7 open panel added top of fuselage, 2 of them resin parts and remaining panels are scratch build.
I used resin M61A1 Canon bays.Options are HADMODELS and CMK KITS. But HADMODELS resin bay is much more accurate up to me.
Details has shown below.
Main view of open panels after cutting.
HADMODELS resin gun bay attached to fuselage. Open panel next behind of the gun bay is going to be Hydraulic A system reservoir bay.
I used HADMODELS resins for second and last resin panel for fuselage top is for Emergency Power Unit which is very nice detailed. Next open bay behind of the Emergency Power Unit is going to be Hydraulic B system reservoir.
Base of scratch build open panels builded with Evergreen plastic parts.
Some details added.
All open panels airbrushed with proper base colors.
The open bay in front of resin Emergengy Power Unit is for Hydrezine Tank.
Some pneumatic pipes and cabels added to Hydrezine tank bay and all parts started to paint.
Hydraulic B reservoir added and this bay detailed with addind lot of pipe and tubes. All scratch build.
Same scratch build process for Hydraulis A system. The pictures are examples for only hydraulic reservoir before detailed.
And Hydraulic A bay after detailed.
Scratch build Hydrezine tank.
And Hydrezine tank in its place.
Gun bay detailed some cable work and resin ammunition.
In front of Hydrezine tank there is an avionic bay which is totaly scratch builded.
End of this section.
Italeri F-16D Fighting Falcon 1/48 Scale – Part 1
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