Category Archives: 1/48 Scale

New Project – Mig-29A Fulcrum

MIG-29A FULCRUM A – Starting A New Project

 

Mig-29A Fulcrum plastic model kit 1/48 scale produced by Academy Plastic Model Co.,Ltd at 1993 with box number 2116.

Total 7 plastic parts tree one of them clear parts for canopy.

Panel line details are all good engraved and sharp. Some rivet details are rised rivets needs remove.

Weak cockpit and wheel bays as a standart at that years product.

Air brake can be position open or closed and details is not bad.

Canopy can only be build closed if the kit not supported by detail sets.

Weapon loading are for air to air mission. Kit gives a pair of R-27,R-73 and R-60MK.

Decals for three camouflage pattern: Two pattern for German Air Force and the other for Iraqi Air Force.

Extras are going to use in this building:

  1. Aires Cockpit Set
  2. Aires Wheel Bays
  3. Aires Exhaust Nozzles
  4. Aires AirBrakes
  5. Master Model Pitot Tubes
  6. Eduard Wheels
  7. Eduard Photoetch Interrior set
  8. Montex Canopy Masks
  9. Quickboost Mig-29 Sensing Units
  10. Quickboost Mig-29 Correct Nose
  11. Aerobonus Moders Soviet Pilot
  12. Aerobonus R-60 Missile
  13. Aerobonus R-73 Missile
  14. Miniarm R-27ER

F-16D Fighting Falcon- Chapter 1

Italeri F-16D Fighting Falcon 1/48 – Main Fuselage Details

Kınetic reboxed by Italeri F-16D kit is completed after 5 month works. Kit converted Block 50+  with some additions from Hasegawa F-16 Block 52+.

Livery is for F-16D Block 50+ from 161.squadron 6.Main Jet Base – Bandırma.

This kit is builded to show some scratch build open panel works.

24 scratch build, 8 resin, total 32 open panel builded in 1/48 scale.

The other additions are:

  • Resin cockpit and seats.
  • Resin wheel bays and tires.
  • Resin exhaust nozzle.
  • Resin weapons.
  • Resin Sniper pod.
  • Some photoetch additions like Remove Before Flags.
  • Scratch build FOD covers.

Detailed building phases published in IN PROGRESS section.

This section is for main kits look after finish.Detailed open panel pictures are going to publish later.

Click for Kit Detail

End of this section.

Italeri F-16D Flight Falcon – Part 4

Air intake

4 open panel on intake area fully scratch builded.

Some small inner equipments.

And after detail painting.

3 open panel at radar avionic sections fully scratch builded.

Painted and some details added.

And the results are acceptable.

Doors of radar avionics. Two of them are detailed kits parts and the other is scratch builded door.

All openable maintanence doors are ready. The only three of them is resin door from HADMODELS.

Resin radar used for radome inner from Eduard Resins. But it is also need some improvements.

And the view after some cable works.

Canopy locking mechanism detailed with little additions

All FOD covers are scratch builded on this models. Here examples of two photos.Intake Cover and chaf dispenser covers.

End of this section.