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Another book in the Series: Lockheed F-104 Starfighter


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Our 25th in the series is a big one: a 180 page book with a complete portrait of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter. A lot of research went into this book and a lot of sometimes overlooked details are included in it. This book shows many different versions of the Starfighter, from the G, J, F, S and the final version S ASA/M, which flew until 2004 with the Italian Air Force. In this book the differences with earlier models, like the A or C are pointed out. The action photos in this book are from two sources: historic collections and current airworthy Starfighters. The cover looks like this:

 

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This photo is of the two-seat Starfighter that was brought to airworthy condition in Norway after a restoration project that took 13 years. We also take a closer look at the aircraft flying at Starfighters Aerospace in Florida. 

 

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No detail is overlooked in this book, from the fuselage and wings to the landing gear and of course the cockpit. 

 

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We take a look at the wider air intakes of the F-104S, the modifications for the RF-104G and modifications made by different countries.

 

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Starfighters from many countries are included: USA, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Canada, Turkey, Japan, Italy, Spain, Greece, ... and differences between them are pointed out.

 

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Of course, the cockpit is shown in great detail. 

 

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traditionally, an extensive maintenance chapter can be found in this book showing many details that were previously hidden. Ideal for those who want to super detail their 1/72, 1/48 or 1/32 scale kits !

 

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This book was made with a lot of passion for the spectacular jet and contains over 450 photos, all made by talented photographers with an eye for what modellers and aircraft enthusiasts look for.

 

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We hope that this book will please the many Starfighter aficionados. We sure had a lot of fun making and writing it. It will be available from your favourite model- or book shop or from our website.

 

Nic

 

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