Lockheed F 117-A Nighthawk, 1:33, Halinski

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by fluthecrank, Mar 19, 2006.

  1. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Hi @ all, folks out there.........


    today I started with the alighting gear ! Everything fits very well.:) ,


    ....and for (my) motivation a total view :-D :-D :-D .........


    best regards and a nice rest weekend FLU
  2. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Hi folks

    already completed with tires and headlamps.....................

    regards FLU

  3. Ashrunner

    Ashrunner Member


    You're doing a great job on her. That gear looks fantantic.

  4. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Thank`s Ashrunner,

    a praise from a specialist like you counts triple.........

    best regards flu
  5. Jim Krauzlis

    Jim Krauzlis Active Member

    Hi, Fluthecrank!:)

    Really excellent work!
    She's coming along quite well.
    Thanks for posting a great set of photographs for all of us to enjoy your build.

  6. Rick Thomson

    Rick Thomson Member

    Great looking undercarriage.
  7. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Thank´s to all of you .......

    .....for the friendly words. Perhaps I´ll start this evening with the covers of the wheel wells, -----is this the correct term ?? -----.:???: :grin: :roll:

    Best regards FLU
  8. Willja67

    Willja67 Member

    Landing gear doors or gear doors for short, and the wheel wells are called landing gear bays.
  9. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Here they are...........

    the gear doors (Thank`s willja67), I`ll try to install more hydraulic hoses......




    best FLU
  10. Ashrunner

    Ashrunner Member


    I'm far from a specialist when building a model is concerned. Out of the 30 or so aircraft I have started builds on, I have finished three. The rest were "destroyed" in the process. 8v) Even vehicles have suffered the same fate, but double the number of attempts.

    However, I know good work when I see it and you do do good work. 8v) Keep it up!

  11. dwgannon

    dwgannon Member

    But Grand Phoo Ba you have a great line of models. I've seen them and they do look good.
  12. cmdrted

    cmdrted Active Member

    This looks great, very good building, thanks for sharing,T
  13. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    oncemore Thnak you all.........

    .....for the friendly words, but...........:roll: :roll: it´s just a long way to go to complete the model !!

    best FLU
  14. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Hi friends, Next step........

    ....will be the weapon bays ?? ( is that the right word ??).
    Here you can see the first parts assembled...........



    and here a quick check of plan and reality.........:)


  15. w1xq

    w1xq New Member

    Your craftmenship is great. I really enjoy seeing this model take shape.
  16. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Hi @ all..............

    Dear dwgannon,

    what`s the meaning of "Phoo Ba" ?? I remember the film "soldier james ryan", there it was an item for the german word - furchtbar - in english it´s - awful - ...........I´m right ?? :wink: :wink: :wink:

    best FLU

    P.S.: I enjoy this english speaking forum, because I have not so many chance to improve my english.............if you all out there do not understand me please correct me ......:oops: :) :grin:
  17. Ashrunner

    Ashrunner Member


    In the 60s, there was a weekly half hour cartoon on US television called the Flintstones. They were a stone-age family. Fred, the main character of the family, and his neighbor Barney, were members of the Loyal Order of the Water Buffalo, a "men's only" club. The president of the club was called the Grand Poobah.

    The blue cap on my avatar's head, and on my former photo avatar is the symbol of the Grand Poobah. 8v) I guess it has something to do with the Flintstone card models I produce.

  18. Bengt F

    Bengt F Active Member

    Meet The Flintstones


    I remember very well Fred, Barney, Wilma, Betty, Bam-bam, Dino and the other characters. "The Flintstones" was one of my favourite TV shows back in the 60s when I was in my early teens and TV was black & white.

    How about when Fred gets a giant spare rib delivered at the Drive-in that flips his car over, or when he tries to take Dino 'the dog' out in the evening but the smart little dinosaur locks him out and he yells "WIIIILMA!" and bangs furiously at the door to get in.
    We rolled with laughter every time!

    Bengt :grin: :grin: :grin:
  19. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

    Funny how this really is a small world! The Flintstones............. I would have never thought that folks around the world would understand Yabba Dabba Doo!:grin:

    fluthecrank.......... your English is way better than the anything German that would accidentally come out of my mouth. The one thing that we lack over here in the states is understanding/speaking a second language. Some of us took one in High School but most of us could not even spit out a complete sentence now. You just keep showing us your fantastic work, and believe me, if you are not understood somebody will ask!:grin:

  20. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

    Yes of course I know the Flintstones too,

    sometimes you can still watch them on TV............

    And today I can present you the whole device...........




    Good evening FLU

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