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    The Starfighters demonstration team on the ramp at Reno-Stead, with auxilliary power units hooked up to aid in the ground start:
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    A "hot start" for the TF-104 on the left, as flames are emitted from the exhaust cone:
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    Lead ship (TF-104) signals to his wingman that he's about to taxi:
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    Lead ship (TF-104) taxis out for departure from the ramp at Reno-Stead. A third F-104 will be joining the two ship team shortly. Even with the economy suffering a recent recession, there is quite the future for Classic Jet restorations and two Lockheed F-104/TF-104 Starfighters are proof of that:
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    The single-seat F-104G taxis out in a burst of smoke and heat waves:
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    A beautiful shot of the TF-104 on climbout, but unfortunately, a camera malfunction prevented the photographer from capturing any images of the second bird, though it flew right by him, with roughly thirty feet of separation, afterburners on. A beautiful sight...one we will all hopefully see for many years to come:
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