F-104G JA+244 JG 71 Wittmund AB 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-8100, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight July 11, 1963 coded KG+200; acceptance date August 23, 1963 by BABwFokker
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with “Wing Pylon Bomb Provision” modification
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB August 26, 1963 for technical upgrading and storage
JA+244 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on August 20, 1964; June 21, 1965 711 squadron rotation with 322 squadron RNLAF
JD+256 transferred to BABwVFW on March 9, 1966; IRAN at SABCA on November 10, 1966 with 221 flight hours
coded JD+256 to JG 74 at Neuburg AB on February 28, 1967
23+91 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on April 14, 1975 with 1.379 flight hours; coded 98+36 on December 4, 1978 prior Phase II flight tests
withdrawn from use and leased to MBB for a Control Configured Vehicle (CCV) and flyby wire technologies five-year research program
Natural stability was replaced with computer controlled flyby wire systems that allowed the aircraft to be made unstable
The aircraft was provided with a triple redundant fly-by-wire system in 1977
20 percent negative stability was finally achieved within the specified limits of Mach 1.3 and 650 knots
the test program ended on April 17, 1984; ErpSt 61 on June 6, 1984, struck off charge order (AVA) on October 19, 1984
The F-104CCV was transferred to the Wehrtechnisches Museum at Koblenz on October 6, 1984
(Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz) July 2023 last noted.

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