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Leo Models Italian Air Force LMF39
Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter Diecast Model
Aeronautica Militare Italiana 4 Stormo, Italy

1:100 Scale   Length   Width
Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter   6.5"   2.75"

Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter

Designed to meet a need for an aircraft that could successfully compete against the MiG-15 in Korea, the F-104 Starfighter was first flown on February 20, 1958. American pilots believed that the F-86 Sabre was too large and complex to outmaneuver the lighter MiG, and they wanted a smaller, simpler, high-performance aircraft to replace it. The resulting design was a light, aerodynamic airframe wrapped around a powerful J79 turbojet engine. The F-104C was used by the USAF from 1958 until 1967, but most of the 2,578 production Starfighters were built and flown by members of NATO, including the Italian Air Force, which didn't retire it until 2004.

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Leo Models Italian Air Force

The Leo Models "Italian Air Force" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of Italian military aircraft.

Leo Models "Italian Air Force" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic ordnance loads.

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