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F-104

 
 
F-104 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 16, 2018
1. F-104 Marker
Inscription.  F-104s were versatile work-horses in NASA's stable of research and support aircraft, accumulating more than 18,000 flights in a variety of missions.

Registered as N812NA, this aircraft is one of three F-104s built specially for NASA for use as pilot proficiency aircraft, low lift over drag trainers and chase planes; they all received the F-104N designation.

N812NA was recieved at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center in September 1963, and was retired in January 1987 after 4,442 flights. This aircraft is on loan from NASA Dryden Flight Research Center.
 
Erected by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company.
 
Location. 34° 36.582′ N, 118° 7.02′ W. Marker is in Palmdale, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Lockheed Way east of 6th Street East, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1011 Lockheed Way, Palmdale CA 93599, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A.W. "Tony" LeVier 1913-1998 (approx. 1.7 miles away); William J. "Pete" Knight (approx. 1.7 miles

F-104 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 16, 2018
2. F-104 Marker
away); Wright J65 Turbojet Engine (approx. 1.7 miles away); F-101 VOODOO Escort Fighter (approx. 1.7 miles away); MK-20 Rockeye Cluster Bomb Unit (approx. 1.7 miles away); A-4AR Cockpit Trainer (approx. 1.7 miles away); F-86F-30 (approx. 1.8 miles away); B-2 Spirit (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmdale.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
F-104 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 16, 2018
3. F-104 and Marker
F-104 NASA livery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 16, 2018
4. F-104 NASA livery
Nasa 812 image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 16, 2018
5. Nasa 812
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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