F-104G KE+439 Messerschmitt factory test flight 1964

F-104G, construction number 683D-7139, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching December 4, 1963; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5
test flight March 9, 1964 coded KE+439; project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 27, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+240 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on April 29, 1964
heavily damaged on March 9, 1965 during take-off abort due to nose wheel shimmy, repaired by Messerschmitt; back to JaboG 34 on February 24, 1966
22+58 EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
to LwSchleuse 11 on October 30, 1983 and stored with 3.481 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) March 18, 1986
BDRT airframe (GIA) at Erding AB October 22, 1986 after road transport with training aid code "C031"; fire brigade trainer at Erding AB in 1996
private owned by Mr. Robert Dietz in 2003; preserved Technik Museum Mittelbiberach 2003; stored in Mr. R.Dietz factory at Berg, near Ravensburg 2004
June 23, 2005 transported to Memmingen (EDSM) at former US Detachment area, December 15, 2008 last noted
August 27, 2009 transported to "Meilenwerk Stuttgart" at Böblingen, near Stuttgart and displayed inside
opening of the museum September 12, 2009; May 2013 noted; the "Meilenwerk" in Böblingen was renamed in January 2014 to "Motorworld"; June 2023 last noted.

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