Sunday, May 18, 2008

U.S. Air Force F-104 Starfighter

On this day 50 years ago in 1958 the F-104 Starfighter, a supersonic interceptor aircraft, set a world speed record of 1404.19 mph. (Photos courtesy of the United States Air Force Museum)

1 comment:

The Blue Parrot said...

Very nice! I've always loved the F-104. Got to see a pair of German ones on tour at air shows years back. Just wonderful.