Matteo Marianeschi of Aviation-Report.com sent me an interesting update dealing with the so-called “Warner Village F-104”. As I wrote in my previous post (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2008/07/31/warner-village-f-104-removed/) the aircraft was removed from his previous location in Rome for an unknown destination (or trashed). Matteo met a truck that was carrying the MM6833 somewhere on May 9, 2008, on the A1 highway, next to Arezzo, Tuscany. Amazingly, as the pictures show, the F-104 was almost completely cleaned and wears an unknown badge below the “5-25” code on the right hand side of the fuselage.
Steve McCutcheon left two interesting comments on both my posts “Airborne pickup (rejoining with an F-104)” and “Air-to-Air photography”. He wrote that my story and pictures reminded him about his flight in a 104D and also that he […]
Following the requests I received from aircraft enthusiasts and modelers, I’ve decided to prepare a specific post to describe differences and peculiarities of the various F-104 versions that equipped the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, […]