P.04
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Prototype P.04 - D9592 later 98+05

(C) Panavia Aircraft GmbH

 

- P.04 was the first airframe to include an almost full avionics suite and was used to test this extensively. 

- First flight 02.09.1975

 - Navigation, Ground Mapping and autopilot.

- It was used for weapons release trials and some low level testing of the terrain following radar. 

- First to carry Kormoran missiles.

- P.04 was lost in an accident on the 16th April 1980 killing both crew, Ludwig Obermeier(Pilot) & Kurt Schreiber(Navigator)

- Delivered in Panavia color scheme, later Marineflieger sea grey & white.