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Old 09-11-2020, 07:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Are you happy with the Gemini mould? Honestly I think the cockpit windows are a bit lower than they are on the actual aircraft ...
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NO....

Gemini have frequently mismatched antennas and drain masts on the underside or even missing details (SatComm antenna near the beacon on the top fuselage and the small masts on the bottom of the engine cowling) that are always present on JC Wings mold (even though it's the same mold).

So I switched to Inflight. Much better and consistent detail. Only the main gear rubber tires are to big on the Inflights compared to the real aircraft, but I can fix that myself.

About the cockpit windows, I find them OK on both molds.
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Old 09-11-2020, 10:59 AM   #3 (permalink)
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For some reasons, i don't know why the nose of the A350 is so hard to get correctly by most model makers. Maybe because the profile is different from the older one? the 787 nose also has a different profile compare to older models
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I have to say that the nose of Geminiets A350 is the best for me ... IF200 is far from real ... Herpa 200 is better but not there yet ... I have Ethiopian A350 and Vietnam , not that happy with these models ...
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I have the Gemini Lufthansa A359 and it looks fine to me.
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Old 09-18-2020, 07:54 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I recently picked up Delta N502DN for $98 with shipping included over a Labor Day sale. Overall I’m impressed. Crisp and detailed printing. Magnetic landing gear seem to be holding in place. The nose may be slightly on the pointy side, but nothing too off to cause bother. Unrelated to the model itself - the stand had a large scratch in the silver paint.
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Old 09-18-2020, 10:51 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I feel like no one got the nose completely correct still. the real nose actually slope down more than any of these available models.
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Old 10-29-2020, 02:19 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Feels to me like the nose is OK. I have both Gemini and JW models, and I have compared them every angle.



I think the cockpit window placement might be the discrepancy. Gemini's placement is too low and small, while JWC's placement is too vertical, and maybe large.



It seems to me like the problem is that there is a computer in charge, and Gemini's photo editing looks like 3d line drawings. JCW's model painting looks like it should have been shrunken a bit, to be more linear. Like Gemini used the side-drawings from the Airbus airport planning line drawings for their cockpit windows, and JC used the Airbus airport 'airport planning doc' plan-view for their drawings. I think that something in between should have been used.



I think you are all correct. The nose is nice, but the cockpit windows are REALLY tough to get right. I wish we could get a nice compromise between the Gemini and JCW A350's. The model is really good. I think you all would be ok with the plane's nose if the cockpit windows were precise as you would like.

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