DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings - DA.C
 

Go Back   DA.C > Ground Control > 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft

Like Tree10Likes
  • 6 Post By frank-ph11
  • 1 Post By Vintage Jet
  • 2 Post By jcahea
  • 1 Post By KLM4me
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
Old 05-29-2021, 06:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Collector
 
frank-ph11's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2021
Posts: 11
Default DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

My latest bird for the collection









I'm just curious, could somebody explain what those things are highlighed in purple? This was also included with the MD-11 from JC Wings.

Last edited by crownvic; 05-29-2021 at 07:14 AM.
frank-ph11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-29-2021, 07:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
crownvic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: Orlando FL
Posts: 12,033
Default Re: DutchBird 727-200 - JC Wings

For those that display the model in the gear up mode they are used to pry the landing gear doors out of the wing and fuselage if they decide to install gears at a later date.

By the way I corrected your title from 727 to 757!
__________________
Gemini Jets 400 Scale....the company collectors love to hate but love to collect..
__________________


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Real tomato ketchup Eddie?
Nothing but the best! "I don't know why they call this stuff hamburger helper. It does just fine by itself, huh? I like it better than tuna helper myself, don't you, Clark?"
"you're the gourmet around here, Ed!"
crownvic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2021, 10:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
Junior Collector
 
frank-ph11's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2021
Posts: 11
Default Re: DutchBird 727-200 - JC Wings

Quote:
Originally Posted by crownvic View Post
For those that display the model in the gear up mode they are used to pry the landing gear doors out of the wing and fuselage if they decide to install gears at a later date.

By the way I corrected your title from 727 to 757!
Thanks for the information, and the edit
frank-ph11 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 05-30-2021, 10:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Collector
 
Vintage Jet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 262
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Fantastic! Brings back good memories. The nice hybrid Condor 757's. Let's hope there is a manufacturer who is also interested in the Condor 757-300 in hybrid Transavia livery, from the same era.

cheers, VJ
frank-ph11 likes this.
Vintage Jet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2021, 12:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
Junior Collector
 
KLM4me's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Palm Pings
Posts: 4,855
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Congrats on your recent arrival! I've not heard of this airline before. Gosh, there are so many airlines I've never heard of. The internet certainly has helped me learn. Anyway, gorgeous livery. Pity the airline didn't last more than four years. They were even awarded “the best Dutch charter airline” for three of those four years.
KLM4me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2021, 12:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
Collector
 
jcahea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 3,649
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Nice addition! Now sit back and have a cup of coffee and a Stroopwafle while admiring your collection!
ETIHAD and frank-ph11 like this.
jcahea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2021, 02:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
I ask a lot of questions
 
Sean's AA DC-10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: LAX
Posts: 802
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

That’s the 1:200 front gear?? Gotta be 1:400 from like 20 years ago, correct..?
Sean's AA DC-10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2021, 03:51 PM   #8 (permalink)
40 Years of Collecting
 
Madridista's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: GEML/EDDL/KSFO
Posts: 2,029
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vintage Jet View Post
Fantastic! Brings back good memories. The nice hybrid Condor 757's. Let's hope there is a manufacturer who is also interested in the Condor 757-300 in hybrid Transavia livery, from the same era.

cheers, VJ
I’d be happy if Gemini (or now Inflight/WB Models/J-Fox) would do that yellow 1990‘s full Condor scheme on both, the 757-200 and-300.
__________________
My 1/200 Wants List for 2021
Gemini200: Condor 757-300 (1999 delivery cs.), Condor 757-300WL (2004 white/blue/yellow cs. with 'Condor' titles)
Inflight200: Martinair 767-300ER (1990's 'Martinair Holland' c/s), Hapag-Lloyd A310-200/-300, LTU-Süd Boeing 757-200, Swiss A330-300 & A340-300 (both in 2003 c/s)
NG Models: Binter Mediterráneo CASA CN-235, Spantax DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
HerpaWings: Spantax Dash 7
Madridista is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2021, 05:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
Junior Collector
 
frank-ph11's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2021
Posts: 11
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Quote:
Originally Posted by KLM4me View Post
Congrats on your recent arrival! I've not heard of this airline before. Gosh, there are so many airlines I've never heard of. The internet certainly has helped me learn. Anyway, gorgeous livery. Pity the airline didn't last more than four years. They were even awarded “the best Dutch charter airline” for three of those four years.
It only had a short carreer. It was a pity, flown with it only once, but it was a good charter company with decend onboard service, comparable with MartinAir (which also doesn't do passenger flights anymore, everything went to Transavia and KLM).

The 757-200 was indeed rented from Condor, they only added the dutch nation flag to it. They also had some A320's in their fleet.

Lots of companies didn't pass the age of time, like HollandExcel with there 767's (would love to see a model from this company), which later becomed ArkeFly, nowdays of cours known als TUI.
frank-ph11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2021, 06:08 PM   #10 (permalink)
Junior Collector
 
KLM4me's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Palm Pings
Posts: 4,855
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Quote:
Originally Posted by frank-ph11 View Post
Lots of companies didn't pass the age of time, like HollandExcel with there 767's (would love to see a model from this company), which later becomed ArkeFly, nowdays of cours known als TUI.
The only model of a HollandExcel 767 in 1:200 was done 16 years ago by Risesoon. Made of solid resin, it wouldn't be nearly as nice as a modern day diecast.
frank-ph11 likes this.
KLM4me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2021, 05:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Collector
 
Vintage Jet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 262
Default Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Quote:
Originally Posted by frank-ph11 View Post
Lots of companies didn't pass the age of time, like HollandExcel with there 767's (would love to see a model from this company), which later becomed ArkeFly, nowdays of cours known als TUI.
The airlines mentioned and their bankruptcies are no coincidence or bad luck. It is one story of people with too much money betting on one horse, or flirting with the illegality. Air Holland, HollandExel and DutchBird were all interconnected.

DutchBird was founded to secure the Sudtours production when AirHolland got in financial trouble (again. They went in financial suspension 3 times). DutchBird had just one financier, was entirely based on a single customer and the free of charge service on board and the small fleet consisting of several types resulted in increasing costs. Most likely they had not a chance from the beginning. when solvency became doubtful, the only major customer switched to Transavia.

AirHolland finally chased operations in 2004 when it became clear that the company had been financed with drug money. The operational certificate was taken over by the Exel Aviation Group, after which an attempt was made to annex DutchBird. This deal bounced as a result of alleged extortion, money laundering and forgery by one of the top managers of the company. That immediately meant the end of DutchBird.

In 2005 HollandExel was declared bankrupt and flight activities were continued by ArkeFly, which took over assets and personnel. Today the company is know as TUI fly (TUI Airlines Nederland B.V.) and has been a stable factor ever since. The origin of the operational certificate is still reflected in the call sign 'Orange', which was first used by AirHolland in 1984.

cheers,
VJ

Last edited by Vintage Jet; 06-02-2021 at 05:55 PM.
Vintage Jet is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:16 PM.

Latest Threads
- by Umpire
- by BA2936
- by Jonatan
 

Models of the Week
 



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.