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Dan Teker April 16th, 2011 03:32 PM

Tomcat Help
 
I was working on a Project I traced some Lantirn pods and my question is it at the right place on the Aircraft and is it the right size. Any help would be great.


http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/g...Right-copy.jpg

David F. Brown April 18th, 2011 09:37 PM

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w...AVIDFBROWN.jpg
Photo Copyright David F. Brown

The National insignia looks about right according to this photo.
Move the Pukin' Dawg forward slightly
Modex on nose should be slightly larger

Dan Teker April 19th, 2011 03:48 PM

Thanks guys for the Input will work on it tonight.
Thanks
Dan

David F. Brown April 19th, 2011 06:53 PM

Dan, this might help a little better with the pod size.
http://www.airfighters.com/photo/474...Tomcat/162701/

ENS. "Bones" August 5th, 2014 02:50 AM

Fuel tank stripes are going the wrong direction. Check out the picture in the link given.
They go from forward top to bottom aft. (:

Brian Marbrey August 8th, 2014 10:24 AM

Here ya go Dan..this is about as straight on as I ever shot an LTS pod.

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/a...3guy/10522.jpg

wright2626 December 25th, 2014 02:52 PM

anybody know when vf-154 started using the lantirn pod?

tomthegrom December 29th, 2014 03:11 AM

My guess is probably about 1998 or something like that. Was introduced to the fleet about 1996 I think off the top of my head, or that may have been testing.

wright2626 December 29th, 2014 03:33 PM

thanks. i spent some time on google at lunch this morning, found where it said they started the transition in the 1997-1998 timeframe.


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