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RF-104G Starfighter Model, Luftwaffe - Hobby Master HA1075


RF-104G Starfighter Model, Luftwaffe - Hobby Master HA1075 - click to enlarge
RF-104G Starfighter Model, Luftwaffe - Hobby Master HA1075 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA1075
$88.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

Lockheed RF-104G Starfighter – EA+235, AG 51"Immelmann", Luftwaffe, 1966

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



Order in advance for an expected arrival in March 2024. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide

The West German Air Force received their first Lockheed RF-104G Starfighter in 1963. One of the RF-104Gs delivered was EA+235, which arrived on November 22, 1963. In July 1966 four Starfighters from the West German Air Force AG51 “Immelmann” based at Ingolstadt-Manching Air Base did an exchange with Canadian Starfighters from the 439th and 441st Squadrons at RCAF Marville, France. During the exchange West German aircraft from AG51 wore their “Red Squirrel” logo and Canadian flags on the tail covering any AG51 markings. AG51 "Immelmann" was decommissioned on March 17, 1993.

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, diecast 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 F-104 Starfighter artwork


  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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