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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2017, 02:57:02 pm »
Most progress was made in the Mig-25 project: conformal tanks are fitted, puttied and sanded smooth. Here a picture with the centerline tank in place.

IMG_20170310_164154768_HDR by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
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Head-on view. the droop of the wings is evident
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2017, 04:36:35 pm »
That Mig-25 is becoming a beautiful big beast!! :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2017, 08:17:30 am »
Nice looking MiG!! :thumbsup:

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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2017, 10:59:05 am »
Gorgeous !

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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2017, 01:04:23 pm »
Looking better by the day. :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #20 on: March 19, 2017, 02:53:51 am »
I love your tail-less Foxbat :wub: :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2017, 01:07:41 pm »
Ok, time for an update.. PSR=done, mayor camo spraying= done. Now time for detailing, weapons and undercarriage....

IMG_20170328_210501849 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
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Testing placing of the weapons under the conformal tanks and wings. Not decided if it needs air-to-air missiles like R60-ies.......If ic hose to do so, I gues they're placed on the side of the most inboard hardpionts, F-15 style....
IMG_20170328_214025173_HDR by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

I hope you like it, so far...

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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"....picture page 2
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2017, 01:13:45 pm »
Also update on the Su-15 MP:

Also sprayed the camouflage or Maskirovka and undercarriage is fitted (drying now).
IMG_20170328_210600358 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
IMG_20170328_210543690 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

No missiles will be fitted.

Hope you like it.
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2017, 01:21:52 pm »
They're both looking SUPERB!  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #24 on: March 29, 2017, 03:14:55 am »
I'm in love with the Foxbat.  :wub:
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #25 on: March 29, 2017, 07:21:08 am »
They're both looking SUPERB!  :thumbsup:

Agreed  :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #26 on: March 29, 2017, 08:07:44 am »
Very very nice, and very inspirational for us fans of Soviet stuff. :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #27 on: March 29, 2017, 02:08:25 pm »
They look absolutely brutal and unmistakably Soviet.

Which means they're going to be lovely :wub:

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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #28 on: March 29, 2017, 03:05:31 pm »
Can't choose a favorite... love them both!!  :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG-25 "Foxbat-G" and Su-15MP "Mantra"
« Reply #29 on: April 28, 2017, 04:00:13 am »
Time for an update:

No heavy strikefighter is "real" if it doesn't carry bombs. So, I checked how many stations it could carry on the tanks (just like the F-15E) and came to four (inline) in two rows per side. But that wasn't enough...the parts bin provided me two rather cluncky looking MER's, perfect!

I took all medium sized bombs from an Italeri Il-28 kit and made a mould of it. Now the last set of four bombs is setting and this bring the total to 28 bombs (I guess all FAB-500's). For self-defence four Atoll's will be carried F-15 style, two missiles on the inner wing hardpoint...
IMG_20170428_121749016 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

Only the outer stations have to be "filled" with ornance.....what to put on it?
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IMG_20170428_121607185_HDR by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

Not happy with the "odd rods" IFF antennea just in front of the canopy.....

Enjoy your weekends!
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