F-104G VA+101 MFG 1 carrying a practice bomb dispenser and a Rocket pod on the right pylon

F-104G, construction number 683D-7081, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting February 6, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight June 18, 1963
acceptance date by BABwMTT on June 28, 1963 coded KE+381 in Silver finish colors
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed, "AS.30" anti-ship missile wiring system
and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part; LwVersRgt 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on July 2, 1963 for modifications
VA+101 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on March 13, 1964; SABCA for IRAN June 23, 1965 with 158 hours,
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; back to MFG 1 on June 21, 1966
22+11 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1972
instructional airframe (GIA) at MFlgLehrGrp Sylt on February 14, 1979; back to MFG 1 on August 7, 1980
instructional airframe (GIA) at MFlgLehrGrp Sylt on October 16, 1981
stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft according tech order "TA-1485"
airlifted to Manching AB with Transall transport aircraft on April 24, 1985
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on April 24, 1985 with 2.263 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 30, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) August 21, 1985 (with TuAF serial number 63-7081)
coded "6-081" with 6.AJU at Bandirma AB in August 1989; with 193 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB with Turkish camouflage scheme in 1990
with 193 Filo in January 1993; with 181 Filo of 8.AJU at Diyarbakir AB in May 1993
withdrawn from use April 31, 1994; stored Diyarbakir AB April 1994 noted; dump Diyarbakir April 2003 last noted; scrapped.

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