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F-104G Cockpit

by Alberto Borzellino


F-104G Starfighter Cockpit


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This is the old ESCI F-104G large-scale cockpit. I painted all the instruments and panels with black paint then dry-brushed in grey to give this big cockpit a realistic finish. 



The ejection seat is the Martin Baker GQ-7/A as used in European Starfighters. The seat is full of details including the harness, oxygen hose and Anti-G tube.



The helmet was not familiar to me so I modified it to a Gentex HGU-26 - the standard helmet in use with the AMI at the time. I detailed the converted helmet with headset and an MBU/5 Oxygen Mask, then painted on the markings for the 51st Wing, 22 Fighter Group of the Italian Air Force.

Model, Text and Images Copyright 2001 by Alberto Borzellino
Page Created 06 April, 2001
Last Updated 18 July, 2001

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