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Completed : Hasegawa 1/72 Lockheed Martin F-16A ADF ‘Aeronautica Militare’

Kit Info Brand: Hasegawa Scale: 1/72 Media: Injection Plastic and Photoetch Markings: TwoBobs 72-09/32-060 F-16ADF L’Ultima Diana The Subject The Lockheed Martin (originally General Dynamics) F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter. It currently serves in no less than 25 nations, with over 4,400 aircraft built. Commonly...

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WIP : Hasegawa 1/72 F-16A ADF ‘AMI’ Pt. 5

After another gloss coat over the decals, it was time for weathering. I went with Raw Umber oil paint this time and I like how it turned out. It’s subtle on the dark gray sections so I did the wash twice. The weathering looks more obvious on the bottom. Then the pylons, stores, landing gear …...

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WIP : Hasegawa 1/72 F-16A ADF ‘AMI’ Pt. 4

It took a few rounds but the salt weathering is done. It’s still a bit subtle but I think it should look better after some weathering with oil paints. The F-16 I’m modeling requires a black tail and pattern on the nose so I masked and sprayed Black Grey for this. After a day of …...

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WIP : Hasegawa 1/72 F-16A ADF ‘AMI’ Pt. 3

OK… another Queen off the shelf. Painting begins with trying something new. While painting the P-51, I sprayed the leftover paint in the cup on the F-16 in a random pattern. The intention is to have a randomly colored base to cause some variation in the main colors. I then smoothen the base coat with …...

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WIP : Lockheed Martin F-16A ADF ‘AMI’ Pt. 2

Work on the cockpit begins. The consoles are all decals. Looks decent enough especially since I’m keeping the canopy closed. Ejection seat next. There’s quite a few details missing like the prominent canopy breakers and the green oxygen bottle on the left side of the seat. I added seatbelts using strips of masking tape. They...

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WIP : Lockheed Martin F-16A ADF ‘AMI’ Pt.1

I previously previewed this, decided to just try to quickly build one (yeah right). This will be the F-16A ADF (Air Defense Fighter) from the Italian Air Force (AMI – Aeronautica Militare Italiana). As of 2011, the AMI operates 27 ADFs in an air defence mission. The Hasegawa kit is from the 1980s and it’s …...

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