1:48 Lockheed F-104C Starfighter U.S.A.F.
The F-104C was developed as a tactical fighter for the Tactical Air Command of the USAF. Equipped with a refueling nozzle on the forward left side of the fuselage and special “Boundary Layer Control” (BLC) systems which increased the performance of the flaps, 77 F-104C’s were produced in total.
Fighter-bomber version for USAF Tactical Air Command, with improved fire-control radar (AN/ASG-14T-2), one centerline and two wing pylons (for a total of five), and ability to carry one Mk 28 or Mk 43 nuclear weapon on the centerline pylon. The F-104C also had in- flight refuelling capability. On 14 December 1959 an F-104C set a world altitude record of 103,395 ft (31,515 m).
479th TFW, USAF George AFB, California 1963
479th TFW, USAF George AFB, California
Skill Level 3
Length: 14.4 in (367 mm)
Width: 6.3 in (160 mm)
This plastic model kit requires paints, glues and basic tools to complete.