TF-104G "38462" (63-8462) ready to roll in November 1982

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5766, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 63-8462, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale for Germany
test flights with US registration code "63-8462"; aircraft delivered for Germany in 1963
 operated by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB (German shadow serial number 2764) coded 38462 in USAF Silver-finish colors
1.882 flight hours in May 1977; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983
sold to USAF 1983 with "Phase III" lot with 2.696 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to ROCAF 1984 under project "Ali Shan No.8" coded "4189", operated by the 28 TFS of 3 Wing at CCK (Ching Chuan Kang) AB
to 2 Wing at Hsinchu AB in 1994; decoy at Hsinchu AB coded "4189"; stored at Hsinchu AB 2002 last noted
"4189" TF-104G ROCAF monument, titled "Zuan Sheng" (Zoom climb), at CCK AB, Taichung City, Taiwan
January 10, 2008 first noted; 3rd TFG (3 Wing) emblem November 2021 last noted.

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