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Hobby Master 1:72 Lockheed F-104C Starfighter 56--0886, 479th TFW, Da Nang AB, 1965

Hobby Master 1:72 Lockheed F-104C Starfighter 56--0886, 479th TFW, Da Nang AB, 1965

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  • Product Code: HA1038
  • 1:72 Scale Diecast Model
  • Diecast Aviation Model
  • Interchangeable Undercarriage
  • Weapon Loads
  • stand Included

The Lockheed F-104C came about as the result of Tactical Air Command (TAC) decision that the F-104A wasn’t a capable supersonic tactical strike fighter. The F-104C was equipped with an in- flight refueling probe to extend its range and was capable of delivering a tactical nuclear weapon. Put into service during the Vietnam War the USAF realized the F-104C wasn’t the aircraft for Vietnam and was replaced with the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II. The surviving F-104Cs were transferred to the 198th TFS of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.

Lockheed F-104C Starfighter 56-0886 was produced in 1956 c/n 383-1174. The 479th TFW sent 28 F-104Cs to Da Nang Air Base in April 1965. The 476th TFS from April 19, 1965 until July 11, 1965 the 436th TFS, which included 56-0886 “Fannie”, operated from July 12, 1965 until October 12, 1965. When the 435th TFS took over until December 20, 1965 F-104C 56-0886 was transferred to them. These aircraft performed combat air patrols protecting EC-121 Warning Stars and later air-to-ground missions. The 479th TFW flew 506 missions accumulating 1,707 flying hours.

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