McDonnell Douglas F-4E
This F-4E was built using Tamiya's 1/32nd scale F-4J and some
parts from the F-4C kit as well.
All of the conversion except the nose is from Cutting Edge.
Seats and decals are from are from CAM # 32-037A. This sheet has markings for 2
Turkish, Greek, and Iranian aircraft. The Eduard PE set for the F-4J was also
A lot of the cockpit was scratchbuilt and the project was
hurried up for a local contest.
I learnt a tough lesson this time about patience, and not
getting to far ahead of one self. This conversion is not as simple as one might
think, and there is a lot of dry fitting that is needed especially with the
Model Masters enamels were used for painting and weathering with
chalk and felt markers.
This F-4E was acquired from the New Jersey National Guard and
the tiger was carried over until the airframe was refurbished and repainted in
the SEA scheme.
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1/32 scale F-4J Phantom II is available online at Squadron.com
Text, Model and Images Copyright © 2001 by Paul
Page Created 31 March, 2001
Last Updated 26 October, 2001
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