TF-104G 28+35 JaboG 34 in "Lizard" camouflage scheme flying formation with 22+58 1985

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5965, company model 583-10-20, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by Lockheed, Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW; (planned assembly at Palmdale with factory code KF+265 was canceled)
assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting August 31, 1967, planned code KE+123 was not used
first flight November 20, 1967 coded KE+223 with Messerschmitt; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
28+35 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on January 29, 1968; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on December 8, 1977
WaSLw 10 at Jever AB on January 31, 1978; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on February 10, 1983
planned for Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (TuAF) on December 13, 1983, but decision was changed; May 16, 1984 to MBB for "Lizard" camouflage scheme "Norm 83"
JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on October 19, 1984, LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on August 20, 1987
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on April 12, 1988 with 2.751 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 21, 1988
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic Air Force on December 12, 1988 coded "TF-5965"; made its last flight May 18, 1993 from 116 CW at Araxos to 110CW, Larissa
the final destination was Thessaloniki, but the TF-104G could not land there because of landing safety restrictions (no barriers at Thessaloniki)
withdrawn from use on June 20, 1993; TF-104G 5965 was earmarked for display at Northern Greece, made the final leg of their trip in 1997
to Panagitsa Pellas by a low loader; preserved on poles at Panagitsa aero club, 19 km West of Edessa,
in the old fashioned Hellenic SEA camouflage scheme coded "TF-5965", November 2008 noted; March 2010 coded "5965" noted; September 2021 last noted.

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