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Old 01-24-2022, 12:44 PM
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Kit arrived today from Holland. Complete sealed wood crate delivered to my door with no external damage. Can't wait to unpack it. Will post more pictures after I liberate the kit from the

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Thatís a pretty big wine glass in there!Ö 😁
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Sufa-jet city?
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Old 01-26-2022, 04:28 PM
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Fuse unpacked heading for the shop
Old 01-26-2022, 05:22 PM
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Burner can
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Old 01-26-2022, 06:07 PM
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Nice nozzle! Looking like some really nice parts there... Gonna have to check out their website, if they have one...
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Nice nozzle! Looking like some really nice parts there... Gonna have to check out their website, if they have one...
Complete F-16 D - I kit Scale-Jets ? Scale-Jets.com
Old 01-26-2022, 08:00 PM
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I have looked at ordering this kit many times. Interested in your thoughts will be following.
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paging falcon wings!

looks really good! Those conformal tanks and the 'spine' along the back truly make a unique bird!
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Centerline tank and one of the wing tanks. Already fitted to the wing. Very light. Fiberglass work is amazing even has weld lines molded in
Old 01-27-2022, 03:47 PM
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Gear is robust. Gear doors were mounted. I have removed nose gear door
Old 01-27-2022, 05:15 PM
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Do you know what paint job are you planning to this jet.
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Old 01-27-2022, 07:11 PM
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This is what Iím assembling right now for next summer

Old 01-28-2022, 06:49 AM
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Really like IAF camo colors
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paging falcon wings!

looks really good! Those conformal tanks and the 'spine' along the back truly make a unique bird!
It's been out for a while, but have not seen a single one flown. I think they also make a Block 60 version. That's a $15K model....not many out there.
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Congrats on your jet. Unbelievably scale jet but above all a great flier. Perfect combo with the Jetcat P220 as it's super light jet.

Lots of work though and tricks to get it airworthy and lots and lots of hours to finish..... lots of fun.

Here are a few pics from mine, happy to assist if you need advice pm me. Specially when you get to the CG...

Thanks, Tassos







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Rudder servo bay
Old 01-30-2022, 12:41 PM
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Tassos, PM sent
Old 01-31-2022, 05:31 AM
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Congrats Roy!
looks highly detailed and will be interesting to follow your thread.

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The vertical fin to fuselage fit is perfect.
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Very cool jet!
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Old 02-07-2022, 05:46 PM
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So this is clever. The rudder servo is mounted to a piece of aircraft plywood. In order to mount, the rudder bay had a rectangular section removed. The plywood plate is slid in vertically then oriented horizontal. The servo with remounted servo arm/ball is then screwed into the pre-existing holes with blind nuts. I had installed a long bolt in the front of the servo plate that was adjustable for height and made a jig to support the rear of the plate. I then dropped the assembly down, spread E20 Hp with a brush, then pulled the rudder assembly upwards and suspended the back and front so it looked perfectly horizontal then checked 90 degree with a straight edge. I had previously run the servo extension forward.




Old 02-08-2022, 04:45 AM
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Hi Roy,

i dont want to hijack your thread, but i also own a Scale-Jets F-16. If you want i can provide you with some pictures. I think the Scale Jets F-16 is the best you can get.

Cheers

Hajo


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Of course you and other scale-jet F16 owners are welcome to contribute to this thread. I am always open to sage advice from others with experience assembling and flying this excellent model kit.

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