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#3509074 - 02/01/12 06:44 PM F/A-18E/F's LEX
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I'm having a hard time finding high res top view images of the leading edge extentions. Do any of you photographer have any I can use so I can finish the 2048x2048 VRS superbug skin?

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#3509145 - 02/01/12 08:34 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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#3509160 - 02/01/12 08:57 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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Unfortunately no. frown Thanks for trying.

This close works, but I need the inner LEX now.

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#3509206 - 02/01/12 10:51 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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This is the best I've found while looking through some of my photos. I'll keep looking.

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#3509233 - 02/02/12 12:26 AM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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Here's a couple more, but still not very good. All my shots from these angles are while it's flying, and that makes it tough to get much clear detail.


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#3509340 - 02/02/12 08:22 AM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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'Fraid this is the best I've got; crappy side-view from a static shot. I don't see much in the way of rivet lines on it, other than that panel just aft of the black friction surface.


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#3509578 - 02/02/12 01:25 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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IT's bad when I have to resort to model pics to find a pic. LOL I can find more details about the Shuttle than the lowly F-18. biggrin

To give you some idea, but lighter! Maybe?


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#3509718 - 02/02/12 04:44 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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Hi guys, thanks for your efforts :thumb: I should have been clearer though.

What I need is the inner leading edge flap top view. Some notes I've read call it the LEX also.

Ken, your 3rd photo should do the job if I can get more of the leading flaps.

Falstar, I've definately looked at models all the time, but as you know, I gotta cross reference as I try to make my skins as realistic as possible. smile
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#3510008 - 02/03/12 12:00 AM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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How's this?

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#3510059 - 02/03/12 03:21 AM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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This will work, but as close as you can. Looking to get detail of the edges where there are small panels. smile

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#3510648 - 02/03/12 05:18 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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Let me know if this is any better:

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#3510748 - 02/03/12 07:33 PM Re: F/A-18E/F's LEX [Re: Rudel]
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Wooo, that'll do it! Every picture I find like this the vapor is showing. It's great that you have this shot smile

Thank you very much!
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