This Starfighter used to be part of the collection of the former Militaire Luchtvaart Museum (MLM) at Kamp Zeist, and was displayed on a pole along the entrance road to that museum. The museum closed in June 2013 and the inventory was transferred to the collection of the new Nationaal Militair Museum (NMM). This F-104 was recently placed on display as seen here, on an abandoned taxi track at the long closed Soesterberg Air Base, on the west side of road N413, about 200m from the entrance road to the museum.
Replica constructed by Memorial Flight, using an original unrestored aircraft owned by the Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace as a pattern aircraft. The rotary engine and some other equipment are original. Construction started in 1995 and was finished in 2000. The aircraft initially carried French colours, but during restoration in 2004/2005 it was painted in these markings, representing an aircraft of I Squadriglia of the Regio Esercito, the Royal Italian Army. The replica was acquired by Eberhard Fritsch from Austria in 2016 and officially registered to him as F-AZNP on 20 March 2017.