F-15 E Strike Eagle, 1:32, ModelArt

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by fluthecrank, Apr 22, 2006.

  1. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    :???: :confused: :-D that`s it:-D :-D :-D


    Tomorrow will be the beginning

  2. yaniv

    yaniv Active Member

    i have the F15C virsion but never got the guts to start it


    good luck my friend
    and i will wait to see some progres and tip on this 1 :)
  3. Texman

    Texman Guest

    I have this one as well. OH MY! Flu, ya got me hooked to keep watching!

  4. jasco

    jasco Member

    Hi, Flu! I bought this,too a couple of weeks ago. It was going to be the best model I ever built. I spent a couple of evenings very carefully making the wing framework, but when I got back from a Boy Scout camping trip- it was gone! No one knew where it went. I suspect my dogs or a poltergeist. I look forward to your build.
  5. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Hi jasco, which parts do you need ?

    only the framework and the wing formers ? I can send you the page with this parts, I scanned the whole model for such situations...........

    Tell me which parts you need and I will see what I can do for you!!

    best FLU
  6. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Wing section "A"

    Hi friends, here you can see the first pics:

    on the left hand the wing framework, on the right hand the waste cardboard


    here the framework before assembling:


    and the first section "A"...............


    best FLU
  7. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    and here is section "B".....................

    view inside the air conduit:
    whole section "B"
    an a check for later assembling:

    good night FLU
  8. jasco

    jasco Member

    Thanks for the offer of the parts my dogs ate, but I bought the downloadable version, so I have an unlimited number of tries before I decide the darn thing is beyond my skill level! My son now has me building a M-44 Pulse rifle from Alien for him to play with, so the F-15 will have to wait. I can see from your pix that your skill level seems to be ap to the challenge! Looks Great.
  9. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    @all friends

    I´m sorry but the thread is closed !

    The paper is not after my fancy, obvious I made some mistakes ?!? Yesterday I built section "C", today I tried the next step in assembly and it looks terrible !
    Best solution is to look for a new model :grin: :grin:
    I scanned the whole Kit so I can try one more time some time later Sorry Guys.....:? :?

    best regards FLU
  10. ml5716111

    ml5716111 Guest

    What went wrong?

    Hi Flu,

    I already built the F-15I (most of it), and have pictures of the assembly process. You can send me a pm, if you like.

  11. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    second attempt........

    Hi folks,

    here is the second attempt, fresh printed sheets and now let´s go !!


    you have seen the same section somme weeks ago,......compare...........

    best regads FLU
  12. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

    Flu............. Glad you are back on the Eagle, but I will miss the Mil-17. I've got that kit and was very interested in the progress.

    I understand the aggravation, and having to put stuff down for a while. I know you will get back to it........... and the Eagle is a nice diversion:twisted:

    Those BIG wings look great........this will make a good compainion to the Falcon you just finished!

  13. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    the first sections are succesfull built.......

    Hi friends,

    the second attempt seems to become more succesfull than the first, have a look:

    the wings

    the first fuselage sections
    it looks much better than before.............not glued !!!


    best FLU
  14. Ashrunner

    Ashrunner Member


    The Eagle is looking real fine....really 8v)

    I am looking forward to this one being finished more than any other model I have seen go together. But then, in my opinion, there hasn't been a more beautiful aircraft ever designed.

  15. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    under fuselage section......

    here you can see the progress............everything fits well, no problems:


    to stiffen the sides of the fuselage I used cardboard, this is an improvement I suggest to all interested in this model.....


    best regards FLU
  16. Tirta

    Tirta Member

    Hi Guys,

    How is model art f15 compared to halinski, gpm and fly model?
    Which one is the better kit?
    which one is easier to build?


  17. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    Nice use of the clamps, I dont think of stuff like that on my own for some reason..... - keep em coming - I learn from almost every post I read :)
  18. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    marriage of wings and lower fuselage.........

    ...........and the first engine nozzle.
    here are some pics of the present progress:


    and a viewe from the underside:

    white flashs will be retouched at the end...........

    best regards FLU
  19. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    today it works,...............

    the second engine nozzle is finished !!!!
    view top side:
    back side view:
    an extreme impressive view, you can feel the power......:grin: :grin: :grin: :
    lower side:

    best regards FLU
  20. Willja67

    Willja67 Member

    Just curious, I have the F-15 A/C kit and the rear portion of the engine housing that is white on your model should be metallic. Do you have any plans to fix that or was that the way your model came?

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