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$1.471 million
interceptor/bomber
one
GE J79-GE-11A
1 x 18,000 lbs.
14,082 lbs.
30,780 lbs.
7,500 lbs.
1 x 20 mm.
4 x air-to-air
54 ft. 9 in.
21 ft. 11 in.
520 mph
1,450 mph
196 mph
2,700 feet
55,000 fpm
64,800 feet
1,200 miles
3/4/54
1958






F-104 Starfighter for sale
Century
F-104 Starfighter For Sale

That's Paul Blanchard with his F-104 Starfighter for sale by Century Jet Models. It has a wingspan of 44 in. and is 86 1/2 in. long. Its fuselage is fiberglass and its wings are wood sheeting over EPS. Paul powers his model with an 18 lb. thrust turbine engine.

The first aircraft to hold concurrent records for maximum velocity, highest flight, and time to altitude was the F-104 Starfighter for sale by Lockheed.

The F-104 Starfighter for sale was designed based on pilot experience during the Korean War. It was originally intended as a fast climbing interceptor. Above all, it was designed for high speed. It saw limited service as an interceptor and as a fighter-bomber with the United States Air Force when it served during the Vietnam War.



F-104 Starfighter For Sale

Pictured above is F-104 Starfighter for sale from Parkjets.com plans. It is designed by Hans Joachim and has a wingspan of 27 in. with a length of 73 in. Hans uses a Mega 16/15/2 motor. All up weight is just 33 oz.

Perhaps the most distinctive features of the F-104 Starfighter for sale are its short, thin wings. With a maximum thickness of only 4", the leading edge of the wings were so sharp that they needed safety covers to protect ground crews.



F-104 Starfighter For Sale

HET has a F-104 Starfighter for sale with a fiberglass fuselage and balsa over EPS wings shown above. The ARF has a 45 1/2 in. length and 26 in. wingspan. It is made to fly with a brushless 480 size EDF unit.

The speed came with the sacrifice maneuverability and handling. It was not meant for dogfighting. The best pilots found that the aircraft needed their constant attention. Novice pilots could find the aircraft outpacing their control inputs. The results were numerous fatalities.



F-104 Starfighter For Sale

A prototype first flew on March 4, 1954, with deployment in the USAF in Feb. 1958.

The F-104 Starfighter for sale was the first USAF fighter aircraft capable of prolonged flight exceeding Mach 2. It was the first aircraft ever to exceed 100,000 feet in altitude without being launched from another aircraft.



F-104 Starfighter For Sale

If you are looking for a large F-104 Starfighter For Sale as a kit, check out Philip Avonds. The beautiful model, pictured above and below, built by Hans Van Dongen, is 1/7 scale. Wingspan is 44 in. and length is 94 in. You can power it with 12 to 27 lb. thrust turbines. All up weight is around 16.5 lbs.

On October 14, 1959 Capt. Joe B. Jordan set an altitude record of 103,389 feet in the F-104.

The Luftwaffe received the majority of the F-104 Starfighter for sale aircraft, with numerous U.S. allies throughout the world also buying the aircraft.



F-104 Starfighter For Sale

Tony Di Giacomo and his scratch built Depron 21 in. wingspan F-104 Starfighter For Sale.

There were 2,579 of the F-104 Starfighter for sale through 1979, of which only about 300 went to the U.S.A.F.


Stumax Aircraft has a F-104 Starfighter for sale featuring a molded glass fuselage, balsa over EPS wings, a 52 in. length and a 38 in. wingspan. It is for winds of over 15 mph and for advanced radio control airplane pilots only.

We have seen a F-104 Starfighter For Sale on eBay with a 36 in. wingspan. It has a fiberglass fuselage and sheeted EPS wings. Power is by a brushless motor driving a 69 mm fan unit.

Banana Hobby has a F-104 Starfighter For Sale. It has a wingspan of 20 1/2 in., a length of 48 in., and is powered by a 70 mm EDF unit.

Green Air Design has a F-104 Starfighter For Sale as a kit made from Depron. It has a wingspan of 20" including tip tanks, with a length of 36 in. It is powered by a 400 size brushless motor driving a pusher prop. All up weight is 18 oz.

JD Enterprises has a F-104 Starfighter For Sale. It has a fiberglass fuse with glass over EPS wings. Wingspans are 42 in. or 46 in., with a length of 78 in. and weight of about 12 lbs. Engines can be from .80 to .91 turning 5 in. fans.

Chuck's Toys has a F-104 Starfighter for sale. It is made from ABS plastic, Depron and balsawood with a 18 in. wingspan and 32 in. length. It needs a Speed 400 size motor and 50 mm EDF for power.

SN Hobbies has a F-104 Starfighter for sale with a 20 1/2 in. wingspan.

Amax has a F-104 Starfighter for sale with a 20 1/2 in. wingspan and 48 1/2 in. length that weighs about 30 oz.

Sky Team has a 20 1/2 in. wingspan F-104 Starfighter for sale. They show it as a foamy with a 70 mm EDF that comes in blue or red paint schemes.

Shenzhen has a F-104 Starfighter for sale with a 20.5 in. wingspan.

At Modelflight.com au you can find a description and pictures of a F-104 Starfighter for sale.

At RCUniverse j.duncker is looking for a F-104 Starfighter for sale as a plan or kit.

Props4ever of RC Universe was seeking a F-104 Starfighter for sale.

At RCUniverse 717 Driver is trying to find a flight sim of a F-104 Starfighter for sale.

At RCGroups jetmax has a F-104 Starfighter for sale.

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