Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1035
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
20+62, JG.32 "Bavaria", Luftwaffe, July 1983
True 1/72 scale
Professionally painted unique scheme
Great attention to detail
Markings are Tampoed (pad applied)
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions
Loads of optional armament has been provided
Canopy can be displayed open or closed
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic
Highly collectable
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.

Lockheed F-104G Starfighter 20+62 c/n 683-2072 was flight tested and airlifted to
Germany on June 19, 1962. Re-assembled and flight tested again on July 5, 1962. In
August 1962 the aircraft was delivered to JaboG 33 at Buchel AB. In late 1976 the
aircraft made an brief exchange with the Dutch Air Force 312 Squadron at Vokel AB. In
August 1982 20+62 was assigned to JaboG 32 and several months later was given a
special paint scheme and marked “Bavaria” in honor of the 25th Anniversary of
JaboG 32.
F-104G specifications

Manufacturer:    Lockheed

Designation:    F-104G Starfighter

Crew:    1 (pilot)

Length:    16.66 M.
Height:    4.09 M
Wingspan:    6.63 M
Wing Area:    18.22 Sq. M

Empty weight:    6345 Kg.
Gross weight:    9362 Kg.
Max. weight:    13171 Kg

Range:    1754 Km
Cruise Speed :    821 km/h
Max. Speed :    1844 km/h
Climb :    14,630 M/min
Ceiling:    15240 M.
Wing loading:    563kg/m2

Powerplant:    1 General Electric J-79-GE-11A (A/B 7,067 Kg.)
Thrust:    4356 Kg
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