F/A-18C Hornet “Chippy Ho” – Academy 1/32

F-18C Hornet - Chippy Ho F-18C Hornet - Chippy Ho

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The underside of the picture frame, showing the foam supports and battery holder

 

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One of two metal pins that supply power through the main landing gear tires when the Hornet is placed on the base

 

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Here the model is raised slightly to show the pin-socket connection that supplies electrical power for all the lighting

 

 

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Here’s a video showing the front landing light being tested

This video shows the full circuit being tested on the bread-board

The completed model, with blinking strobe on the vertical stabilizers