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F-104G Starfighter CCV

June 19 2012 at 6:43 PM

Philip  (Login iluvflying)
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The Control-Configured, fly-by-wire fighter.

Maneuverability is everything. That's why MBB (Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm) developed the F-104G CCV (Control-Configured-Vehicle). This fly-by-wire variant mounted an extra tail wing behind the cockpit and offered computer-controlled avionics. The F-104G/CCV can be seen at Germany's Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz

Here is a link to the Hasegawa 1/72 limited edition kit.

I hadn't been aware of this project. Very interesting.

http://www.hasegawausa.com/product-pages/hsgs1987.html



Philip & Maximilian
Head of Ranch Security, Song Dog, Texas

Where has all the music gone?

 
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  • F-104G CCV - Alberto Accumolli on Jun 20, 2012, 3:53 PM
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