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Old 12-23-2020, 03:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Air Gabon 747-200 Hasegawa

Hasegawa kit build using the ANA 747SR kit from the 1980's. Decals used are from Flightpath and windows/details are from 26Decals.

Fun build, colorful livery, what more could you want? And look, it even has leading edge lights





















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Old 12-23-2020, 03:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Not your everyday livery. Very nice built!
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Old 12-23-2020, 04:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Very unique livery yea, this is an Air Gabon B747-2Q2B(M) was built in 1978. which was also used from 1978 to 2006 and scrapped in 2006.
https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b747-21468.htm

More info of this aircraft can be found here:
https://www.planespotters.net/airfra...r-gabon/r1v66r
Only 27.8 years this one, quite the average age.
Also note this one has General Electric CF6-50E2's, if this was a die cast metal model heck I'd even see it as one with added weathering

Very neatly built though, many thanks for sharing, every B747 is a welcome one!
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Old 12-23-2020, 05:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Very stunning, this is a master piece!

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This is very nicely done !
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Old 12-23-2020, 06:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Very nice. Perfect weathering.
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Old 12-23-2020, 08:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Sharp build! Thanks for sharing!
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Great job on the Air Gabon, I flew this aircraft long time ago between CDG and LBV.

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Old 12-24-2020, 07:03 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Great models and great photo's. Thanks for posting them
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Old 12-24-2020, 07:32 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Absolutely fantastic work!


I remember seeing the Air Gabon at Gatwick back in the day and the Air Afrique is great to see to.
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Old 12-24-2020, 10:02 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Brilliant work again. The weathering makes the model.
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Old 12-24-2020, 10:35 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Wow,
Nicely done Bill-ayy. As the others already said, love the weathering too.
Keep up the nice work.
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Old 12-24-2020, 01:22 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Thank you all for the comments.

As you can see, the real aircraft was an absolute pig:
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