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F-4E Phantom II

by Paul Stoner


McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II





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 used. 



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 inboard slats. 



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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Tamiya's 1/32 scale F-4J Phantom II is available online at Squadron.com

Text, Model and Images Copyright 2001 by Paul Stoner
Page Created 31 March, 2001
Last Updated 26 October, 2001

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