F-104G "8-065", ex 20+56 display at Corlu AB, Turkey 2018

F-104G, construction number 683-2065, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
flight test release January 29, 1962; test flights with register number coded "165" only; coded KF+140 accepted by BABwLockheed on May 22, 1962
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching on May 29, 1962 in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
test flight by Messerschmitt on July 10, 1962; project "Replace" was not implemented
DA+116 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on September 5, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
project "19" upgrade in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
instructional airframe (GIA) at OGMA at Alverca, Portugal on July 19, 1965
20+56 to Messerschmitt for modifications and upgrading on February 26, 1968
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1968
JaboG 31 on December 9, 1968, heavily damaged during landing at Decimomannu AB due to
loss of nose wheel steering in high crosswinds on May 12, 1970; July 2, 1970 to MBB for repair and back to JaboG 31 on July 4, 1972
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
April 9, 1980 to VFW for IRAN; January 19, 1981 to JaboG 33 at Buchel AB; February 26, 1985 to JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on September 26, 1985 with 2.887 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
to TuAF (TuAF serial number 62-2065) on December 16, 1985; coded "9-065 at Balikesir in August 1990; transferred to 8.AJU afterwards
withdrawn from use with 8.AJU at Diyarbakir AB coded "8-065" on January 31, 1994
flown to Çorlu Reserve Base (Tekirdag International Airport) on February 1, 1994; preserved as display on Base November 2021 last noted.

OGMA: Oficinas Gerais de Meterial Aeronautico (Portuguese maintenance center)

41° 8'40.02"N 27°54'45.22"E

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