Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth.
The F-104 Channel at iModeler
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
To say the nifty Tamiya Mig-15 was a joy to build would not say enough how fun it was to build. Though reading that the tail is more MiG-17 than how the -15 should be is the only negative point […]
F-1o4 Starfighter Length: 17 m Cruising speed: 925 km / h Wingspan: 6.36 m Manufacturer: Lockheed Corporation First flight: March 4, 1954 User: Luftwaffe Engine types: General Electric J79, Turborreactor Revell 1:32 scale model, a fun model to assemble with […]
Another one from the recent past. Hasegawa’s F-104G with as much aftermarket stuff as I could cram into it. This was an important lesson in ‘critical mass’; the idea that at some point Gewgaw A and What’s-it B will eventual […]
Eduard (Hasegawa) 1/48. Here (finally!) the F-104G Natofighter Eduard 1/48 that I was happy to receive here (as “awards of the month” winner) 19 months ago (October 2015). I used almost all the available detailing sets (except the radome) : […]
Two of my latest builds and a tribute to General Chuck Yeager, who was the first man breaking the sound barrier with his Bell X-1. The two models are from the Eduard Limited Editions, it was a great pleasure to […]
I found this out recently. The Norwegian Air Force Historic Flight is active again with a TF-104 starfighter. Have to see. Regards, Dirk
This is Italeri’s 1/72 F-104A done up as a ADC interceptor, going after UFO’s. in the 1960’s. Aside from the obvious fiction. it’s a great little kit to build.
Not a show report as such, but our club had its Aircraft Competition night and my mate Tug brought in this beautiful Starfighter (Italeri 1/32), in the livery of a drone in faded DayGlo, which I wanted to share with […]
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 […]