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F-104 Starfighter

by Carmelo Rodrigo on September 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

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 […]

Hasegawa F-104C

by Brad Bronov on August 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

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 […]

F-104G Belgian Starfighter “all open”

by Christian WERY on May 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

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 Iconics“ – F-104 Starfighter and Bell X-1 „Machbuster“

by Christian Ristits on January 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

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 […]

F-104 Norwegian Air Force (In the air again)

by Dirk Derks on October 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

I found this out recently. The Norwegian Air Force Historic Flight is active again with a TF-104 starfighter. Have to see. Regards, Dirk

“Blue Jay Four have you got visual contact yet?”

by Robert Royes on August 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

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.

QF-104A Starfighter Drone

by Rob Pollock on March 16, 2016 in Show Reports -- 22 Comments

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 […]

1/48 Hasegawa F-104G in Turkish Air Forces Service

by Ayhan Toplu on October 18, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

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 […]

Italeri 1/72 F-104 G

Here is my gold medal in the Brazilian convention of 2013, my F-104 G. The kit is simple but with good fit, the weathering was not done in excess, because in general these planes were very well maintained. I hope […]

Hellenic Manned Missile

by Mark Housley on May 6, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hi Chaps, This is the Italeri 1/72 F104G not the best 1/72 scale 104 out there but still a nice little kit no vices a bit basic is the only fault but it builds easily enough the panel lines are […]