Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon

U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt. Don Taggart

Download F-16C Drawing(pdf version)

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations. About 4000 F-16s are manufactured from 1978. Steep swept back wing at front of body is called Strake. Strake reduces drag during supersonic flight and increases stability at large angle of attack.
UP (Rev 1.1) Center of Gravity point is moved backward slightly for better gliding performance.
UP (Rev 2.0) Apply the structure of F-2, it is more easy to make. Center of Gravity point is moved backward slightly for better gliding performance.

How to manufacture F-16

Download the drawing and print it on thick paper. (Refer toMaterial and Instrument.) Set up your printer for thick paper.
Cut the paper according to the thick line. Start with body of plane. Fold up as dash and dot line " _ . _ . _" , and fold down as dash line " - - - - " . At first make cockpit 1. After folding the forepart of body2, paste cockpit1 inside the body2 and re-fold. After folding the body3, open and paste the forepart of body2 inside the body and re-fold. Cut out the catapulting hook. Paste nose cover 7 8 at nose of body. Bend down horizontal tail wings at thin line as 10 degrees from horizontal level like figure. (Horizontal tail have anhedral angle of 10 degree.) Dihedral angle of main wings is 0 degrees. Paste main wings 4 over the body. Put and paste vertical tail fin 5 in basal parts of vertical fin 6 and attach on wings 4. Bend up rear edge of horizontal tail wings slightly. No balance weight is needed. (lead-free policy)

Bend down main wings slightly as a bow shape to make camber. Form washout (decrease angle of incidence at wing tip) at the tip of main wings slightly. Spray paint thinly if fly outdoor.