1:100 Scale – Lockheed - Mitsubishi F-104 Starfighter - Japanese Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) Length: 6.5", Width: 3.25”
This F-104 model is made of plastic and diecast metal. The diecast metal part happens to be the lower part of the fuselage, the rest is plastic. The model is designed to be displayed on its landing gear. No display is included. A transparent plastic plate is included with the model's information.
The maker of the model did a good job with the model, the panel lines and details are very clear and crisp.
These models are Japanese imports, so the branding and lettering on the packaging are in Japanese. These models come enclose two plastic transparent shells. The package measures 9" by 6.5" by 2.75"
These models are not toys, they will not last long if played with.
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is a single-engine, supersonic interceptor aircraft which later became widely used as an attack aircraft. It was originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force (USAF), but was later produced by several other nations, seeing widespread service outside the United States. One of the Century Series of fighter aircraft, it was operated by the air forces of more than a dozen nations from 1958 to 2004. Specialized interceptor version of the F-104G for the Japanese ASDF, built under license by Mitsubishi for the air-superiority role, armed with cannon and four Sidewinders; no strike capability.