TF-104G "5722" (ex 27+21) displayed at Afyon AB as Gate Guard in grey (F-16 style) camouflage scheme 2011

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5722, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3051, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA); Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded with US serial number "61-3051"
acceptance date February 28, 1963 by BABwLockheed; to Germany coded KE+222
airlifted to Manching with a Canadair CL-44D of the "Flying Tiger Line" on March 21, 1963 with 11 flight hours
DA+051 for Messerschmitt reassembly and test flights; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date September 24, 1963 by BABwMTT
DA+361 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on October 3, 1963
27+21 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on April 21, 1983; stored TechnGrp 11 on March 22, 1984; with 3.199 flight hours to LwSchleuse 11 on July 23, 1985
struck off charge order (AVA) September 24, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-5722) on October 22, 1985; coded "6-722" with 162 Filo of 6.AJU at Bandirma AB
with 162 Filo at Cameri AB May 22, 1988 for squadron exchange with 21°Gruppo; August 1989 coded "9-722" with 191 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB; in 1992 to 181 Filo at Diyarbakir AB
January 31, 1994 to 182 Filo; withdrawn from use and stored on May 5, 1994 coded "8-722" at Diyarbakir AB
preserved in Afyon AB as Gate Guard coded "4-722" April 2000 first noted; repainted F-16 style camouflage scheme without a code May 14, 2010 noted; May 2015 noted
March 2022 last noted.

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