Starfighters operates the world’s only fleet of flight-ready F-104 supersonic aircraft.
Based at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and operating under authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration, these aircraft are available to government and commercial customers for a variety of missions.
Captive carry of payloads and test articles
Pre-launch space payload testing/qualification
Suborbital spaceflight simulation
Air-launch of microsatellites
Human factors and flight physiology research
Jet warbird type training and familiarization for pilots
Flight suit testing/qualification
Sponsored video production
Surveillance and intercept