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Old 06-10-2013, 10:27 PM   #1
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This is my review of the Fiji Airways A330 by Phoenix, would appreciate everyone's thoughts

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Nicely done review.
I notice the cockpit windows are slightly too high with your zoom-in shots!
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God I hope they rerelease this sometime in the near future! Great job
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I must say that the AC A330 nose is much more accurate IMHO than Phoenix's mould.
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I received both the air Seychelles PHX A332s yesterday. Apart from one having a broken winglet and broken main gear leg, both of their noses are absolutely perfect.
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Broken winglet and main gear leg?? I wonder if that Bae146-200 wanker will make a federal case of it!! Nah, didn't think so. His hypocrisy is too evident!
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I must say that the AC A330 nose is much more accurate IMHO than Phoenix's mould.
I disagree. The AC mould is good, but I cannot get over the silly black outlined cockpit windows. Overall I think Phoenix has done a better job in their mould. Especially with the antennas.
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Broken winglet and main gear leg?? I wonder if that Bae146-200 wanker will make a federal case of it!! Nah, didn't think so. His hypocrisy is too evident!
There is a subtle difference between breakages and things falling apart due to poor manufacturing ...... moron !!

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I disagree. The AC mould is good, but I cannot get over the silly black outlined cockpit windows. Overall I think Phoenix has done a better job in their mould. Especially with the antennas.
PHX has black outlined cockpit windows too. I think they look quite good.
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The one that arrived broken is unsalvageable, but I guess that is just one of the risks of ordering things online. I'm not going to blame anybody, its just sadly one of those things...
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The one that arrived broken is unsalvageable, but I guess that is just one of the risks of ordering things online. I'm not going to blame anybody, its just sadly one of those things...
Sorry to hear of your misfortune, praying mine arrives intact.
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I hope yours arrives in good order too BAe146-200. It really is a stunningly good model, you are in for a real treat.The one that was broken was A6-EYZ. Fortunately I also ordered -EYY and that one arrived in perfect condition.
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The one that arrived broken is unsalvageable, but I guess that is just one of the risks of ordering things online. I'm not going to blame anybody, its just sadly one of those things...
You're a true gentleman!
There's another bloke who posts here who did choose to blame everyone under the sun, except the culprits, for his misfortune.
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PHX has black outlined cockpit windows too. I think they look quite good.
The Alitalia A330-200 Phoenix made on their latest mould that I own does not. Neither does the A340-300 Air France I have by them.
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:45 AM   #15
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Breathed a huge sigh of relief this morning - my Phoenix A330s (Fiji, Mauritius

and Seychelles) arrived in perfect condition from Nick @ Jetway.

My next purchase will be the Cebu Pacific (Phoenix version of course )

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Never heard of a broken winglets on a wide body 1/400 before...wow, that's gotta be some rough handling.
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The key thing about this release is the correct brown on the tail.
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