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Just Finished the F-16C.

The markings are those of F-16C block 50 serial no. 90-0828 of the 22nd fighter Squadron. The unit was permanently based at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, and the model represents the jet as it appeared while deployed to Balad AB, Iraq in the fall of 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

This project is a conversion of the Italeri 1/48 scale F-16C Barack kit using spare parts from the Kinetic 1/48 scale F-16I Sufa. The Italeri kit represents a Block 40 F-16C of the Israeli Air Force. Converting to a USAF Block 50 is a simple matter of putting the right markings and underwing stores on the jet. The targeting pods are from Hasegawa Weapons set E and the rest of the stores are either from the Italeri or Kinetic kits, I didn’t keep track of which parts came from which kit, they are from the same mold. The decals are from Afterburner Decals (sadly, no longer in business.)

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Just Finished the decals on the F-16C.

The markings are those of F-16C block 50 serial no. 90-0828 of the 22nd fighter Squadron. The unit was permanently based at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, and the model represents the jet as it appeared while deployed to Balad AB, Iraq in the fall of 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Still have to put the decals on the underwing stores, then clear coat and weathering before final assembly.

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The decals on the underwing stores for the F-16C are done.

In the first pic, we have all the stores laid out as they will be on the jet. Out to in they are: AIM-120B AMRAAM radar guided air-to-air missiles; GBU-38 500 lb. GPS guided JDAM bombs on the left, and GBU-12 500 lb. laser guided bombs on the right; 370 gallon fuel tanks; Targeting pods, on the left, AN/AAQ-33 Sniper XR targeting pod, and on the right, AN/ASQ-213 HTS (HARM targeting system) pod.

The second and third pics are both sides of the targeting/navigation pods.

Finally, pic four is the AIM-120B’s.

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