F-104G DA+103 JaboG 31

F-104G, construction number 683-2055, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; flight test release January 29, 1962
Lockheed test flights with register number coded "155" only; acceptance date by BABwLockheed March 3, 1962 coded KF+130 in Silver-finish colors
airlifted to Germany on March 28, 1962 with 22 flight hours; Messerschmitt test flight on May 7, 1962; project "Replace" was not implemented
DA+103 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 16, 1962; project "19" upgrading in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
"Category III" system tests (operational evaluation) from April until July 1963; emergency landing at Norvenich on June 2, 1965 after collision with DO-28 D-IBEW; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" at VFW in 1966
SABCA for periodic inspection (IRAN) November 2, 1966 with 374 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on January 30, 1967; NATO exercise "Tactical Weapons Meet" 1967 at RAFG Wildenrath in June 1967
20+47 withdrawn from use and stored LwSchleuse 11 on September 6, 1976; instructional airframe (GIA) for JaboG 32 on January 24, 1980; BDRT airframe JaboG 32 in 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) September 27, 1983
preserved at the "Internationale Luftfahrtmuseum Schwenningen" in October 1989; August 8, 2005 noted in bad state (weathered); November 2020 last noted.

copyright  Paul Tips

Right wing of DA+103 after the collision with the Dornier Do-28