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F-104F Starfighter Model, Luftwaffe - Hobby Master HA1064


F-104F Starfighter Model, Luftwaffe - Hobby Master HA1064 - click to enlarge
F-104F Starfighter Model, Luftwaffe - Hobby Master HA1064 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA1064
$99.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed F-104 F Starfighter – BB+377, Waffenshule Der Luftwaffe 10, 1961

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.25".  Wingspan: 3.75"



Order in advance for an expected arrival in July 2022. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


Built in 1960 by Lockheed as F-104F c/n 283-5064 it was a dedicated training aircraft without offensive weapons or radar. Originally given the code BB+377 and assigned to the WaSLw10 Luftwaffe in 1967 the codes were revised and BB+377 became 29+13. On March 6, 1970 this aircraft was written off while doing practice touch-and-goes at Jevers Air Base. Apparently after one of the landings the pilot retracted the landing gear too soon and the aircraft did a belly landing destroying the aircraft both occupants were unhurt.

The F-104 Starfighter was a revolutionary design with short razor-sharp wings. It was the first aircraft to be able to maintain Mach 2 not just in short bursts. The Starfighter shattered speed and rate of climb records that still are impressive today. This extremely high speed earned the plane the nickname “The Missile With A Man In It”. Because of financial considerations 15 or more countries purchased the F-104. The Starfighter flew with the USAF in 1958 and the last airplane was decommissioned in Italy in 2004.


Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-assembled, die-cast display models. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-104 Starfighter features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening cover panel and F-104 artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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