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  1. The 428th Tac Fighter Squadron, the Buccaneers, of the 474th Tac Fighter Wing at Nellis had just completed converting from the F-4D to the F-16A/B in the Spring of 1981. Some of her Phantoms went to the 429th and 430th squadrons temporarily, but eventually they all went the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Units. 79-0333 79-0339 79-0343 79-0348 79-0350 79-0361 79-0363 79-0365 79-0366 79-0368 79-0370 79-0373
  2. F-16A, USAF s/n 80-0550, was allocated off the production line to the F-16 Combined Test Force, 6510th Test Wing, Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB as a stability and control, loads and flutter test airframe. I say flutter as one of the flight test disciplines, though in the '80s, the adage was that "the F-16 did not experience flutter" but, instead, limit cycle oscillations (LCO). So when you saw that wing tip vibrating away, it was the digital flight controls unable to keep up with the aerodynamic forces that were bending that wing - still looked like flutter to me. Oct
  3. I was very impressed with the Italeri kit, nice detail and apart from the radome it fitted together really well. Colours all from Tamiya rattle cans; AS-7, AS-26 and AS-27. I made the Sidewinder training rounds simply by cutting off the fins and sanding the stumps down. It's definitely made me want to make more F-16s!
  4. Some images of Full Scale Development F-16A 75-0750 Advanced Fighter technology Integration test bed. During display at three Edwards AFB Open House. October 1982 Stores separation camera housing beneath the rear fuselage. October 1984 - sensor pods added at the wing roots. October 1991 - Ejection seat upgrade and IRST added between the radome and cockpit. Thanks for looking, Sven
  5. F-16A Vipers of the 388th Tac Fighter Wing out of Hill AFB, representing the 12th Air Force at Gunsmoke '83 air-to-ground weapons competition, Nellis AFB, October 1983. 81-0763 81-0764 81-0768 81-0781 82-0905 Thanks for looking, Sven
  6. A pair of F-16As of the 4th Tac Fighter Squadron, 388th Tac Fighter Wing out of Hill AFB visiting Nellis AFB, August 1980. 79-0290 - wing commander and naming ceremony jet 79-0291 Thanks for looking, Sven
  7. F-16A Vipers of the 10th Tac Fighter Squadron out of Hahn AB at Nellis AFB for Red Flag 84-3, April 1984. 81-0700 81-0710 81-0738 Thanks for looking, Sven
  8. Big thanks to Rui Silva for creating a GB Banner that include all the nordic countries. By asking for it and promising to participate in the GB makes me obliged to get a F-16 out of the stash and give it a go. It's been quite some time since I built and finished my last kit but I'll give it a try. The subject is a F-16A, pre-MLU, Fujimi 1/72 kit. The Norwegian F-16s have a rather simple camo, and weathering is also not that prominent due to regularly cleaning . The decals does not include the squadron fin flashes so I probably will manage without. Otherwise my squadron of choice would have be
  9. Some rather bland Vipers of the 363rd Tac Fighter Wing out of Shaw AFB. Representing the 9th Air Force at Gunsmoke '83 Competition, Nellis AFB, October 1983. 79-0398 80-0511 80-0524 80-0531 Thanks for looking, Sven
  10. A question for those more familiar with the various F-16 kits out there, specifically ESCI's F-16A as compared against the Revell kit. I wanted to get a Revell F-16A kit and as the only ones currently available are the MLU versions, I picked up an ESCI F-16A kit. It is very well done with respect to surface details. There are a few areas that I will tweak with some aftermarket bits, but overall a well done kit, especially when you consider how long ago it was when the kit was issued. That brings me to my question. Does the ESCI kit represent a very, very early A? Pa
  11. While chompin' at the bit, waiting for the Mustang GB to begin Dec 14th, so I can jump in with the Piper Enforcer, and as we are approaching the end of another year, I thought it might be a good time to take another trip in the Wayback Machine, back to a time when the now old and venerable F-16 family were just getting started. All these models were built decades ago, and I forget some of the details. Also, the blankety-blank Microscale Clear enamel topcoats have yellowed, and there's a little dust, but here goes anyway. First up, the F-16A, in an early scheme: Next
  12. F-16s of the 311th Tac Fighter Training Squadron out of Luke AFB at Nellis AFB for Red Flag 84-2. 78-0020 78-0026 78-0042 79-0305 Thanks for looking, Sven
  13. Is anyone aware of a decal sheet that offers markings for an ND ANG F-16? Ideally, I'd like to do a 2 seater. One of my stumbling blocks has been to find this marking: That Rough Rider is very elusive. I found a set of decals from Repli Scale, but the Rough Rider decal was intended for the tail, so too big. If any one can help, I'd appreciate it.
  14. F-16s of the Peace Carvin I training detachment attached to the 311th Tac Fighter Training Squadron, 58th Tac Training Wing at Luke AFB. Seen Nellis AFB for a range exercise, October 1989. 87-0397 87-0398 87-0399 87-0400 Emblem carried on the left side, opposite the 58TTW shield. The emblem incorporates the 311TFTS "snake". Thanks for looking, Sven
  15. A couple of Vipers of the 34th Tac Fighter Squadron (The Rams), 388th Tac Fighter Wing out of Hill AFB. On the Andrews AFB transient line, November 1987. 82-0989 82-1008 Thanks for looking, Sven
  16. Hello F-16A Fighter, scale 1:32 by Kangnam. I built the model for over a year. The elements were poorly folded, so I had to bend a little to make the model look something. Flags on both sides, I painted from masks. The antenna, lights and static charge scatterers are not set. Ventilation holes behind the plot and the ones on the opposite side, I cut out the laser in a 0.8mm plaque. Then profiled the plate and pasted into place. The wind deflector was ground and polished. Nice watch.
  17. Another from the 6512th Test Squadron Bozo Fleet Over the then new Edwards control tower Thanks for looking, Sven
  18. Images of the 50th Tac Fighter Wing team at the Gunsmoke air-to-ground weapons competition at Nellis AFB, October 1983. Some will remember that these markings were in Hasegawa's first issue of their long running F-16A kit in 1/72nd scale. 80-0561 81-0666 81-0672 81-0682 81-757 Thanks for looking, Sven
  19. 78-0064 of the F-16 Combined Test Force, 6510th Test Wing, Air Force Flight Test Center. Digital Electronic Engine Control testing, February 1983 August 1983 Penguin integration testing, 1987. Non-standard location of the AFFTC shield on the tail where the AF Systems Command shield should be located. No longer a test jet and relegated to test support with the 6512th Test Squadron, November 1991. September 1992, AF Systems Command is no more and the AFFTC is now part of AF Materiel Command, hence the change in tail shield.
  20. May 1985: Just a little off the beaten path... a USAF F-16 with a parabrake housing. 75-0746 was a Full-Scale Development airframe built to the original Norwegian AF specification - hence the tail fairing. It was also used for a lot of structures testing, so the airframe took a beating. All of those g's took their toll on the airframe. They were always replacing panels and patching fuel leaks. Gotta love the putty job on the back. They are tough to see, but there are wedge shaped blocks on top of the noses of the external tanks with wiring runni
  21. Shortly after arrival at Edwards with the 6516th Test Squadron, February 1990. Moved to the 6512th TS, Test Ops, as a dedicated test support jet, October 1991. Someone forgot the Flight Test Center tail band. On static display October 1992, Systems Command is no more and the AF Materiel Command shield is now on the tail. Safety chase training mission, December 1992. That's the AF Flight Test Center shield behind the canopy on this side. The 6510th Test Wing shield is on the opposite side. Over the Sierra Nevada footh
  22. F-16A, USAF s/n 79-0402, was operated by the Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC) at Hill AFB in the 1980s. The aircraft wore the typical OO-ALC white and red scheme. It also carried the name 'Little Precious'. But first, she was the subject of climatic testing in the McKinley Hangar at Eglin AFB. McKinley is a very large hangar fitted out with equipment to simulate extreme weather conditions to evaluate how an aircraft and its systems hold up in various climates. Here she is, before getting her red high-conspicuity markings in the hangar. View from the hangar's observation station.
  23. After buying a house and finishing the basement, and man cave, it is time to start a new model! I finished up an old one to get in the groove again, but this F-16A will be the first new one in almost 2 years! This is the kit I'll be building. image search host images Keeping this a mostly OOB build, only adding decals for the 174TFW in GW1. Oh, and some ordnance later on, there's nothing useful in the kit... free screen capture References in place... free screen capture free screen capture This doesn't look
  24. Have had this in the stash for 5 years now and it needs to be built! The Hasegawa 1/32nd General Dynamics F-16A (Kit #S20) which will be built OOB and in the mid 70's era 'Demonstrator' red/white/blue colour scheme, aircraft serial 75-0745. Michael
  25. My third completed build this year, the 1/48th Eduard F-16A 'Top Falcon' which is based upon the Kinetic kit. Fought me every step of the way with a final sting at the last second! On the plus side a number of new things for me and the final result should look good firmly tucked away in a corner of the display cabinet So, on to the snapshots... Have to admit I really struggled with the Kinetic kit, somehow I managed to just slightly 'twist' the fuselage parts and so the main parts didn't fit properly and I had to use filler on the strakes. I also struggled with the Edu
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