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Academy 1:48 F-15E

February 12, 2014 in Aviation

Hello everybody!
This is my last build, the huge Strike Eagle. Buildind this beast took some time, dry fitting, sanding and filling is essential to achieve a decent finish, especially on intakes and fuselage-wings join.
The weapon loadout is huge in this kit: there is a lot of ordnance you can fit to the aircraft. I choose this asimetrical loadout I saw on the web.
The model was painted with Gunze aqueous and weathered with oils.
Hope you like it even though the quality of the pictures.

Best wishes:


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15 responses to Academy 1:48 F-15E

  1. Outstanding! Beautifully finished. Great photos too.

  2. I love the subtle weathering job you did. It looks great!

  3. I can only add to the aforementioned comments….very nice indeed!

  4. Nice clean build, very nice paint applications.

  5. Great build there, very subtle weathering as the other coments stated.
    Well done sir.

  6. Emeterio,
    Stunningly beautiful. Magnificent job on this.

  7. That really is special-something to be proud of.

  8. Cracking build. The ordnance looks good too. It’s sometimes a last minute item overlooked by modellers.

    Really nice.


  9. Absolutely first class; paint, weathering, attention to detail all outstanding! I can’t fault your photos either.

  10. That is amazing mate, the cockpit detail is stunning, as are the nozzles. Infact all of it is impressive!

  11. Really impressive, like the others have said, everything is just right.

  12. Thank you very much for your kind words!!
    Right now I’m Working on the I-16 I won in the November contest. I will post photos of it when I finish.
    Best wishes:


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