F-16C German AF – update 5

I glued the main gear in place as well as parts to the bay.

Landing gear added
Landing gear added

The tires and rims was painted and the seam on the intake as well.

Tires and rims painted
Tires and rims painted

Then the wheels was assembled.

Wheels assembled
Wheels assembled

The intake was glued in place.

Intake in place
Intake in place

The canopy was masked.

Canopy masked
Canopy masked

Gear parts and missiles painted white.

Parts painted white
Parts painted white

Then I started adding the pylons.

Pylons added
Pylons added

I had to re-glue the cockpit tub and put the HUD in place before adding the canopy and later the nose (after addding weights).

Nose and canopy in place
Nose and canopy in place

A bunch of bombs was painted with OD.

Bombs painted
Bombs painted

The bombs will be masked and painted yellow on their noses. I also need to figure the proper colours for the missiles provided.

Not much left to do before it’s time to put some primer on. I think I’ll go with AK’s grey primer, even if it smells a bit. It gives a very nice and smooth surface.

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