Originally Posted by Garry77
IS AV400 and AV200 both other sub-brand names for Inflight200? Why not just have the AV200 as Inflight200 then?? Do not see why they give themselves so many names?????
My understanding is as follows....
There are the big brands... like Gemini and Inflight. They work with a factory in China to commission the moulds which can be $$$. They have a right to those moulds and release models on those moulds like normal.
Then there are third parties who may work with the brand and/or the factory to release different models. For example, I think this is the set up used by JC Wings using Gemini's molds. JC wings commissions the models from the factory on Gemini's molds. I'm assuming everyone gets a cut.
Then there are white box type models released by the big brands with zero branding because of licensing issues. (Inflight's Blue Box methinks?)
Then there are factories that may use the molds and release stuff under their own brand or make their own molds. (Phoenix?)
It's all a giant cluster f--k.