Italeri F-16D Fighting Falcon 1/48 Scale – Part 2

Fuselage Bottom And Tail Section

19 engine access panels builded at bottom fuselage.Only 4 of them at bottom fuselage and tail section are resin detail set from “HADMODELS 148003 Exterior set for Hasegawa kits” used in Italeri F-16.

All access panels planning to be detailed are engraved. Two of them detailed with some proper size of metal coffee filter

Bottom of the fuselage,2 open panels behind the landing gear on the left of jet are the “Jet Fuel Starter”. Front panel with filter is for air delivery and rear one is for exhaust during engine start. They are going to have half closed cover before finishing model.

Hyraulic filling and servicing doors. One for hydraulic A,left side and the other is for hydraulic B right side of the bottom fuselage under front wing root. Totally builded from plastic, detailed with spare gauges decals

Coming next two scratch builds. Small one is for Ground Air Cooling Plug, big one is for Fuel Servicing panel.

Close up look for fuel servicing panel after install.

And Ground Cooling plug.

Picture above also shows complete Hydraulic access and servicing panel after assembly.Panel between these panels base look for gun compartment gas delivery bay. It will be almost closed panel thats why detail is builded less.

Coming photo is showing some parts of “HADMODELS 148003 Exterior set for Hasegawa kits” resin detail set after painting.

And looks after attached the “HADMODELS” resin parts in the fuselage. After the resin  assebly i added some hydraulic lines over the resins.

Remaining 4 engine access and maintanence panels are totally scratch builded with various plastic and cables.

Final photos of F-16D Fighting Falcon – Part 2 are from tail sections. The detail shows the Fight Control Acumulators area for the rudder sections.

The detail is a part of “HADMODELS 148003 Exterior set for Hasegawa kits” resin again which is perfect detail for this area.

End of this section.

Italeri F-16D Fighting Falcon 1/48 Scale – Part 1

Italeri F-16D Fighting Falcon 1/48 Scale – Part 3

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