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Old 01-05-2017, 09:51 AM   #1
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I don't know much about the companies that are making 1/500 scale models but to me it seems like Herpa wings is the only one active? Are there any other company making 1/500 scale models? I only have two 1/500 scale model I have a DHL dc-8 and a Evergreen supertanker b-747 I am thinking about getting the dc-10 tanker and maybe starting a 1/500 military collection.
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:29 PM   #2
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herpa wings is a pretty fine 1/500 model maker !
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Herpa has definitely the most extensive 1/500 lineup!!

Aero500 has released a few 777s during 2016, and also has a DC-10, which may see some final action in 2017.
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Herpa has definitely the most extensive 1/500 lineup!!

Aero500 has released a few 777s during 2016, and also has a DC-10, which may see some final action in 2017.
Aaah glad to hear this I hope Swissair, Icelandair and Laker Skytrain (or maybe an interesting Laker-Caribbean Airlines hybrid) will finally be released!!
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Old 01-21-2017, 02:57 PM   #5
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Hi TonyBDL

Hogan, JC Wings also makes 1:500 scale models:

produkte ? Hogan Wings - Discover the World of Hogan Models

https://www.facebook.com/JCWingsOfficial

Many other companies as well located in China:

https://www.alibaba.com/countrysearc...-aircraft.html

Hope that this info helps.

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Herpa is the main manufacturer in 1:500 scale, but occasionally other manufacturers release a model or two in that scale. Here's a link to the 600 or so 1:500 models we currently have available.

1:500 Scale: diecastairplane.com category 1:500 Scale - The Aircraft and diecast collector's source
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StarJets used to make 1:500 models too, but too bad it already ceased operations.
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