1/48 Hasegawa F-104G in Turkish Air Forces Service
October 18, 2015 in Aviation
This aircraft was assembled by Messerschmitt at their Manching facility with parts manufactured by Lockheed and made its maiden flight on November 5, 1962. It was flown by the following German squadrons – JaboG 33, JaboG 36, JaboG 32 and JaboG 34 and underwent many repairs and upgrades. Turkey bought it in late 1985. From May 1988, the aircraft served with 192nd Filo at Balikesir Air Base. It was withdrawn on January 31, 1994, stored at Diyarbakir AB and likely subsequently scrapped.
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