389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (3) | The new wings and change… | Flickr

The new wings and changes for the canopy meant I had to rebuild much of the forward fuselage.

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (3) | The new wings and change… | Flickr

The new wings and changes for the canopy meant I had to rebuild much of the forward fuselage.

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C FS (7) | The 389th FS flew the… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C FS (7) | The 389th FS flew the… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (5) | Here is where things got… | Flickr

Here is where things got difficult. I wanted the canopy to open. Getting there involved some pretty weird SNOT work and a fair bit of trial and error, but as you can see, it works.

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (4) | The 389th FS ''Thunderbo… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (4) | The 389th FS ''Thunderbo… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (1) | Back when I built the fi… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (1) | Back when I built the fi… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (2) | I knew that for rebuildi… | Flickr

389th FS 'Thunderbolts' F-16C (2) | I knew that for rebuildi… | Flickr

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