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Forum: Jet Aircraft Tweak Lists August 27th, 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,446
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Nice work Bruce. I know it's a tough build. ...

Nice work Bruce. I know it's a tough build.

It was nice to meet up with you again at the Nationals.


Mike V
Forum: Jets August 27th, 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Viper Enforcer
If that's 85-1567, I was an ACC on that jet in 89...

If that's 85-1567, I was an ACC on that jet in 89 when it was a Misawa jet with the 14th AMU. She still flying? We have some of her sister jets; 85 1560, 1547, and 1551 still flying here at Edwards....
Forum: Jets August 27th, 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 606
Sticky: F-16 Viper FAQ
Views: 271,972
Posted By Viper Enforcer
That is the lower RWR antenna plate/base. It's...

That is the lower RWR antenna plate/base. It's directly left of the tail hook hoof.
Forum: Jets March 5th, 2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By Viper Enforcer
At our original F-16 Flight test AMU, there were...

At our original F-16 Flight test AMU, there were some great shots of the YF-16 gear and some decent shots of the wheel wells. The YF's gear wells were essentially bare compared to the production...
Forum: Jets February 24th, 2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Viper Enforcer
As mentioned already, that canopy lock handle...

As mentioned already, that canopy lock handle (typically called the spider handle) is present on all production, even the pre-production FSD F-16s. It's folded down by the pilot/CC once the canopy is...
Forum: Jets December 26th, 2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By Viper Enforcer
That jerk ripped off our 32nd F-4 Intakes for the...

That jerk ripped off our 32nd F-4 Intakes for the Revell kit. When Erik mastered them, he used the Tamiya intake as a basis, but due to some dimensional compromises (kit fault) had to rescribe nearly...
Forum: Jets December 26th, 2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By Viper Enforcer
That's where I got my FS call outs for the Ferris...

That's where I got my FS call outs for the Ferris Heatly XL. Keith and I have been corresponding on this and other subjects since the 90s.

Mike V
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models December 22nd, 2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 34,722
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Thanks Mark. Contact me direct: ...

Thanks Mark.
Contact me direct:
Mikevaldez151ATmsn.com
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models December 20th, 2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 34,722
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Your order is going out today. I was out of town...

Your order is going out today. I was out of town for family matters last week.

The website has changed servers and we are still getting the new account situated for the Paypal cart. Links for some...
Forum: Jets September 24th, 2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,450
Posted By Viper Enforcer
I saw the plastic over a month ago when I met up...

I saw the plastic over a month ago when I met up with Ernie Gee of G-Factor. He had the plastic and instructions. I was fortunate to get a complete sample two weeks ago. It's really impressive.
...
Forum: Jets September 24th, 2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,450
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Just got mine sample. It is truly amazing.

Just got mine sample. It is truly amazing.
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models September 6th, 2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,514
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Upcoming Events/Show SHM will be attending

Heads up for those of you in the Southern California area, I plan to vend at following events:

Sept 18: Brewer Brothers Show on the USS Iowa (http://brewer-brothers.com/) (LA, CA)
Oct 8:...
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models September 1st, 2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,210
Posted By Viper Enforcer
What's wrong with the Intake ramps again?

What's wrong with the Intake ramps again?
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models August 31st, 2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,210
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Thanks again, as I had a great time. I also got...

Thanks again, as I had a great time. I also got to meet up with Paul Fisher, Roy, and Ernie on some collaborations. Great show and will be up there next time.

We have started a transition which...
Forum: The Workbench August 20th, 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,417
Posted By Viper Enforcer
It's been a while since I've been on any forums....

It's been a while since I've been on any forums. As far as work; you and me both. I was out for medical issues earlier in the year, but once I was back on my feet, I was working similar hours, though...
Forum: The Workbench August 19th, 2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,417
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Nice work. I like that Kinetic included intake...

Nice work. I like that Kinetic included intake ducts, just don't like that they are way too narrow; closer to 72nd scale.

Are the vertical tails too short?

Mike V
Forum: Jets August 8th, 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 606
Sticky: F-16 Viper FAQ
Views: 271,972
Posted By Viper Enforcer
I was quite bummed I couldn't make it. Yes, will...

I was quite bummed I couldn't make it. Yes, will be at Omaha next year. I had way too much on my plate since January; TDY a lot in support of that KC-46 Tanker and other obligations.

Also, many...
Forum: Jets August 7th, 2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 606
Sticky: F-16 Viper FAQ
Views: 271,972
Posted By Viper Enforcer
The Block 20s have the "same basic Airframe" as a...

The Block 20s have the "same basic Airframe" as a late Block 15 (not Block 50); with all the "Falcon Up" mods implemented in production. So yes, Block 20s have the same "Fuel Cell saddle bay panels"...
Forum: Jets August 5th, 2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 606
Sticky: F-16 Viper FAQ
Views: 271,972
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Note that the Pave Penny mount points are still...

Note that the Pave Penny mount points are still configured on just about all the NSI Intakes, from Block 10 to 42.
Forum: Jets August 2nd, 2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 606
Sticky: F-16 Viper FAQ
Views: 271,972
Posted By Viper Enforcer
The 4 upper holes are actually 3, as one is the...

The 4 upper holes are actually 3, as one is the EPU fired indicator window. The other 3 are mount holes for the PAVE Penny Pod. The lower 4 are mount holes are the Targeting Pod (Sniper, Litening,...
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models August 16th, 2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,228
Posted By Viper Enforcer
We're about a week out from full stock. They are...

We're about a week out from full stock. They are done and in production. We sold out of 45 sets at the Nationals, so they seem to be more popular than anticipated.
...
Forum: Sierra Hotel Models August 16th, 2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,323
Posted By Viper Enforcer
I have 2 full sets on hand. email direct for more...

I have 2 full sets on hand. email direct for more info. We're waiting on a shipment that will restock the A-10 Inlets and Exhaust sets; so at least 2 weeks out.

New stock has come in; to include...
Forum: Jets August 12th, 2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 123,854
Posted By Viper Enforcer
Just one minor difference between...

Just one minor difference between Pratt-100/200/220 & -229 Exhaust Nozzles besides the composite turkey feathers. The trailing edge of the Pratt-229 Divergent Flap has the bolt flanges configured for...
Forum: Jets August 11th, 2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 606
Sticky: F-16 Viper FAQ
Views: 271,972
Posted By Viper Enforcer
I'm afraid full stenciling is only a Fort Worth...

I'm afraid full stenciling is only a Fort Worth thing, to include the walkways. Some units will stencil the walkway lines on the F-16, but it's getting more rare and also varies withing any given...
Forum: Jets August 6th, 2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,091
Posted By Viper Enforcer
I believe decals are a must for this conversion,...

I believe decals are a must for this conversion, so we are definitely looking into it.







I was amazed at the level of detail and skill it took to pull of that EA-6A tail and Radome. Up ...
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