This is my take on the Italeri F104C as it may have looked while operating out of Udorn, Thailand circa 1967.
I did add a resin cockpit and seat plus resin afterburner/exhaust . Kit decals were used and they were excellent.
This is new tooled Italeri kit (scale 1:32) and it is very straightforward build with very few issues. I had troubles to glue rear part of the fuselage because when using kit the engine support I was 3 ° off axis (to right side). I decided to gl[...]
HASEGAWA 1/48, out of box build including kit decals. Filled most of the rivet holes on wings and tail, since these were puttied over on the teal one. Model painted in Alclad, mostly aluminium and dark aluminium.
Japan JASDF operated the F-104J [...]
This is a Revell kit with Aires resin cockpit and wheels bays. It represent a Belgian AF fighter circa 1978.
Not very well adjustments but the final result looks like a Starfighter.
Hope you like It
This is my Hasegawa F-104 Starfighter. Nice kit to build OOB, although some of the decals were not that nice.
First time using Gunze Mr. Metal Color Aluminum and I was not pleased. I mean, the color was beautiful, but it kept releasing[...]
I was looking at headlines and came across Tommy Killander USAF 104 Starfighter. Like it very much so I decided to post mine own that I done about 4 years ago. By the way this is not to compete against Tommy's 104. This is when I first started t[...]
This build that I did as a tribute to one of my favorite movies - The Right Stuff, made by Philip Kaufmann in 1983. The Eduard 1/48 "Bundesfighter" kit (reboxed Hasegawa with some aftermarket) has the decals for the aircraft individual that wher[...]
This is a cool new site. It has inspired me to add a little article.
I'm building Italeri's 1/32 F-104C. It's a decent kit but lacks the refinement and detail you might find with some other manufacturers. I was drawn to the scal[...]
Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth.
Length: 17 m
Cruising speed: 925 km / h
Wingspan: 6.36 m
Manufacturer: Lockheed Corporation
First flight: March 4, 1954
Engine types: General Electric J79, Turborreactor
Revell 1:32 scale model, a fun mod[...]