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Old 08-19-2011, 05:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What is the problem with GJ 777s?

I have recently started to collect airplanes and have already bought 4 (GJ BA 772, DL 763, CO 738 and Inflight BA 744).

I have been checking the forum for a few days and noted that some members complain about GJ 777 engines. What is the problem with the GJ 777s?

I am really sorry if I bring up a topic already discussed several times. A link to other threads that take up this problem would be appreciated.
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Old 08-19-2011, 06:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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[QUOTE=B747forever;902446]I have recently started to collect airplanes and have already bought 4 (GJ BA 772, DL 763, CO 738 and Inflight BA 744).

I have been checking the forum for a few days and noted that some members complain about GJ 777 engines. What is the problem with the GJ 777s?

Could someone please post pictures of the different engines to fully illustrate these differences of the various types.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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well have a look at the real GE90 engines on the net


pretty obvious
hogan b777-300er has the right size and shape for info regarding the 300er

gemini is a bit small and the shape is off and the pylons are wrong

the main complains is on the 200er and 300er in my side
here is a pic of SQA380-842

the real plane



gemini put engines that look like the RR trent 800 on all b777
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'll leave the specifics of the engines for someone else to explain, but some of the criticism of these models also lies in a few other areas -- and in some cases more noticeable than others.

• First there is the windscreen on the flightdeck. It often doesn't stretch far enough back and the last window frame is somewhat distorted. A check on Anet to see what the real ones look like is the best comparison. Some also feel the nose is not quite accurate as well.

• Then there is the outward splay in the main landing gear. In SOME models this is more noticable than others. For instance the KLM one is pretty good whereas the Emirates one is way out there.

• Then there is the pylons which hold the engines on. From most of the reference I've seen, these also don't match up very well. Surprisingly, the average $35 Hogan plastic model does a much better job (albeit not perfect either, but hey!)

So there you go. Those are my observations in a nutshell. Again, it is best you check photos of current models with Anet photos of the 1:1 (just type the registration into the photo search).

Make no mistake, these models ARE dazzlers with all the surface detail one can possibly take in, and if you can live with these 'niggles', then help yourself to any of Gemini's 777's! I may break down and sucumb to temptation yet myself.
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It is a disappointment that they did not use a GE90 engine. These engines are a very easy thing to notice on the airplane because of its massive size. Even though the Delta777 doesnt have the correct engine it still is a very nice model instead of that and I am glad I have it in my collection.
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Old 08-20-2011, 05:47 AM   #6 (permalink)
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So the real problem is the engine on the 77W? I compared my BA 772ER to real pics on A.net, and I dont really see any noticable difference between the engines.
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So the real problem is the engine on the 77W? I compared my BA 772ER to real pics on A.net, and I dont really see any noticable difference between the engines.
I do not think that the front view of the BA B777-200ER looks like the photo below


it looks more like the regular b777-200


be carefull a lot of pics on internet refers to er but the shoot is on a none er

check the source
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a video
PIA has GE-90

and SIA the RR trent 800

Boeing 777 Takeoff´s - YouTube

enjoy this great video
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well have a look at the real GE90 engines on the net


pretty obvious
hogan b777-300er has the right size and shape for info regarding the 300er
Second to that and I'm glad that I have the Hogan Air India B773ER
and the Egypt Air B773ER. Fantastic models for a cheap price!
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a video
PIA has GE-90

and SIA the RR trent 800

Boeing 777 Takeoff´s - YouTube

enjoy this great video
See what you mean,thanks.Great video
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KLM horizontal stabs are bent up a bit as well.

But still a nice model.
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