F-104G "8-277" Istanbul, Yesilyurt at Turkish Air Force Academy on sports camp 2007

F-104G, construction number 683D-8277, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight June 23, 1964 coded KG+377 at Fokker-Schiphol
delivery date August 31, 1964 in Fighterbomber version; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) August 31, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on November 4, 1964 for technical upgrading
DB+108 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on January 5, 1965
damaged due to "over-G" in 1965 and to Messerschmitt for repair, to JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on March 31, 1966
25+13 damaged due to an "over-G" on May 22, 1969 and to MBB for repair, back to JaboG 32 in December 1969
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on March 31, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) March 22, 1984
MAP (Military Assistance Program) with 3.250 flight hours to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 64-8277) on May 23, 1984
coded "4-277" with 4.AJU at Murted AB in 1988, operational July 1989 last noted; withdrawn from use July 30, 1989
preserved coded "8-277" in Istanbul, Yesilyurt at Turkish Air Force Academy on sports camp (Hava Harp Okulu) in 1994
2004 noted, May 2007 last noted, July 2008 not noted; down for restoration
August 2012 on display at 141 squadron operations area at Akinci AB (former Murted AB) coded "4-277" in Silver colors first noted
October 2021 last noted.

copyright  Friedrich Janser