1/72 ERTL F-104G

Gallery Article by Jeff Stoermer


This is my 1/72 ERTL F-104G in the retirement colors of WtG-61, which is the German test unit at Munching. For it's retirement, it was painted in this very catchy scheme and flown at the Open House.


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The kit was built completely OOB. I even left off any weathering as I wanted to capture a clean aircraft for this occasion. 

Painting was done with white spray primer, then the wings were masked off for painting. I used RML 04 and 05 for the yellow and red (of course!) and Model Master Aircraft Interior Black to finish off the tri-colored wing. The decals were applied to heavy coats of Future and then sealed in with the same. 

Hope you enjoy it!

Jeff Stoermer


Photos and text by Jeff Stoermer