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Sergej I added a new photoalbum.
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Updated: August 26, 2019
8. August at 14:00:27 Share
Jos Jansen Nice Sergej I...looking forward to this GB, excellent choice by the way...
8. August at 15:08:33
8. August at 20:44:04
Jos Jansen Good and interesting story about the history of the F-16N series, thanks for sharing this...
8. August at 22:04:45
Nathan Dempsey Great subject and a great article too. In the article I like the one painted tan and black.
8. August at 23:26:15
Daniel F-16N - nice!
@Nathan: I agree, that looks somehow really elegant
9. August at 13:12:11
Nathan Dempsey @Daniel: Right? I almost want to buy one just to try and build that bird. I did buy and F-5F and will try and complete this one for the group build as well. Love those Florida aggressors from VFC-111.
9. August at 19:04:17
Roland Revolvermann Great subject So many beautiful birds...
24. August at 20:49:39
Sergej I So this is it, I will build two in parallel...
26. August at 18:54:00
26. August at 18:54:39
Roland Revolvermann Pic 4 looks like christmas in august ;)
26. August at 18:55:10
Sergej I It looks like an empty Paypal account too :D
26. August at 18:57:56
26. August at 19:40:37
Hans Robben Nice scheme!
27. August at 13:47:17
Maciej Bellos A difficult one, especially with the walkways. I love it nonetheless.
27. August at 13:49:20
Sergej I Thanks, Hans.
Maciej, I haven't decided entirely on the walkways method, this being a 1:72, decals are still an option... but AK RC paints are a pleasure to work with, can take heavy taping and weathering without the lacquer protection so... let's see :)
27. August at 14:01:48
Dejan Lukic Hello Sergej.. Just a heads up. If You intend to build BDU splinter keep in mind that is USAF Blk 30 bird and not USN F-16N. N version had small intake mouth, u will need big one for Blk 30. Any chance both intakes are in kit?
27. August at 19:50:25
Maciej Bellos I concur. Block 30s got the big mouth intake after 86-0262. Before that, all F-16s had the same intake later called NSI.
27. August at 20:21:13
Sergej I Thanks for the heads up, Dejan. Indeed the Hasegawa kit only includes the small intake, but for the Splinter F-16C I got the CMK 7053 Exterior set with large resin intake and some other parts.
I will also use the other parts for the F-16N, except the intake.
Have to study the nozzle aswel. The wa I understood is, that F-16N already had a stronger engine and nozzle like F-16C. Is that about right?
27. August at 20:28:27
Dejan Lukic Nozzle is ok for Blk30 General Electric F110 and 18th Aggressor squadron (AK). 64th Aggressors (WA) Block 32 F-16C's have the P&W F100-PW-220 engine and different nozzle.
27. August at 21:12:31
Sergej I Hvala Dejan! Thanks for clearing this :)
27. August at 21:44:03
Sergej I Just dumping both airframes to be built:
f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1744/
f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2078/

Also found out I will need to scratch improvise the RWR "beer can" antennas on the splinter aswel, Hasegawa model is a Block30C with antennas on the fuselage. Might rework the RWR's from intake and position them on front wing where the Block30D have them...
20. September at 23:17:15
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