TF-104G YA+120 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5928, company model 583-10-20, assembled by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd); assembly according contract lot 6; fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA in September 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Burbank assembled and test flights coded KF+228 at Palmdale in 1965
airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands on February 7, 1966 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line" for reassembling
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date May 10, 1966 by BABwFokker
YA+120 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB delivery date on May 13, 1966 for experimental tests
27+98 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB on August 23, 1973; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on February 14, 1983; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on March 20, 1984
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on March 18, 1987; struck of charge order (AVA) February 10, 1989
MAP (Military Assistance Program) with 2.534 flight hours to Hellenic Air Force April 5, 1989 coded "TF-5928"
flew from Araxos AB (116 Pterix) until their retirement; flown to Agrinion on April 13, 1993 and withdrawn from use
stored Agrinion AB August 1993 first noted; stored Agrinion AB September 2005 noted; stored October 2017 last noted.

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