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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) : […]

1/48 Hasegawa F-104S ASA M

by Brian Scott on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

It’s officially down . I present the awesome 1/48 Hasegawa F-104S ASA M. I used the DACO Starfighter update set , Tauro decals , Master Brass Pitot tube and Royal Resin wheels , cutting edge ejection seat . Painted with […]

„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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Italeri F-104S 1/32

by Eric Galliers on January 29, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Here is the Italeri F-104S, built out of the box apart from a couple of Airscale instrument decals and a Tamiya AIM-7 missile to replace the one in the kit. I used Zotz decals. Lots of fun to build!

Lockheed F 104 C

by Morne Meyer on August 24, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Hasegawa’s 1/48 scale rendition of Kelly Johnson’s manned missile. This has to be the most colourful F 104 C ever. It depicts the first F 104 C that was delivered to Tactical Air Command at George AFB. I might be […]