F-104G 23+07 Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2) at Eggebek AB in May 1979

F-104G, construction number 683D-7190, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 5, 1964; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight February 1, 1965 coded KE+490
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) with "AS.30" and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date May 7, 1965 by BABwMTT
VB+233 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on May 14, 1965
23+07 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on July 6, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) October 13, 1981
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-7190) on September 7, 1981 with 2.165 flight hours
coded as "6-190" of 161 Filo during Dragon Hammer exercise at Grazzanise AB, Italy 1989 noted; withdrawn from use September 3, 1991; coded "8-190" stored Eskisehir AB 1997
displayed coded "8-190" at Eskisehir Aviation Park and Plane Museum noted 2002; 7190 has received a new paint scheme (F-16 style); sadly this scheme is giving the aircraft a very non-operational appearance, no code
Eskisehir Aviation Museum May 29, 2007 first noted; February 2013 noted; handed over to renamed Aviation Park at Anadolu University, Eskisehir (same location), September 3, 2014 noted; February 2021 last noted.

copyright © Hans-Peter Jans