Seldom has there been an airplane that throughout his career has occupied the minds as the Lockheed F-104G Starfighter.
The first prototype flew in 1953 and with the many technical highlights, this meant an immediate revolution in aviation. In 1962 the first Starfighters came to the Netherlands and in the subsequent period of almost a quarter century they formed the backbone of our Air Force. In this book the author sketches a complete picture of this plane. He describes and illustrates not only the whole history and development, but also gives extensive attention to the technology, with many detailed drawings support the text. Several hundred photographs, including many rare recordings, giving a complete picture of all the appliances that are delivered to our Air Force. spectacular reports of pilots complete the book.