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Old 02-24-2020, 05:10 PM   #1
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At the other forum, Andrew announced the following hints for March 2020. Apparently coronavirus isn't stopping Aeroclassics!
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With facemask on, Mata Hari has filed this report;

C- , EI- , lots of N , PP- , RP- , and YV- .


For those who collect 200 scale, there are two times "N".
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My hopes:

C--I'd like a First Air in rainbow colors--737-200 mould is active, would love it if 727-100 mould came back even better

Lots of N--I'd like Republic 727-200 Mary Tyler Moore; Republic, Northwest, and hybrids of either DC-9's of whatever variant; United DC-10 in 70's Blue Star / Blue Titles colors; United 737-200 Saul Bass Large Titles

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Gettin' warm BWI..
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At the other forum, Andrew announced the following hints for March 2020. Apparently coronavirus isn't stopping Aeroclassics!
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With facemask on, Mata Hari has filed this report;

C- , EI- , lots of N , PP- , RP- , and YV- .


For those who collect 200 scale, there are two times "N".
EI- = Aer Lingus F27 in the later 'white top' scheme would be nice!
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The missing B.707s still needed to be done in 1/400: Uganda Airlines, Air Zimbabwe (rainbow scheme), Air Niugini.

DC-8s still needed to be done in 1/400: UAT, Iberia ('80s scheme), Air Ceylon, Surinam Airways, Air Spain, Seaboard World (-63CF)

Aeroclassics Comets still missing- Dan Air (4 & 4C), United Arab Airlines/Misrair/Egyptair, Kuwait AW, Sudan AW, East African AW, Saudi Royal Flt.
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I'm hoping for a Spirit A320 in the current livery, would go nicely with my NEOs. JetBlue Binary Code A320 would be great too!
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I'm hoping for a Spirit A320 in the current livery, would go nicely with my NEOs. JetBlue Binary Code A320 would be great too!
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Would like to see a Continental DC-9 standard jetstream livery.
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Amt the other forum, Andrew announced the following hints for March 2020. Apparently coronavirus isn't stopping Aeroclassics!
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With facemask on, Mata Hari has filed this report;

C- , EI- , lots of N , PP- , RP- , and YV- .


My guesses:

- 1 aircraft registered in Canada
- 1 aircraft registered in Ireland (Eire)
- Lots from the US
- 1 each from Brazil, the Philippines and Venezuela.
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YV-... a VIASA B727-200 is missing 1/400..
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that C- is for sure an Air Canada green tail L1011
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- 1 aircraft registered in Canada
- 1 aircraft registered in Ireland (Eire)
- Lots from the US
- 1 each from Brazil, the Philippines and Venezuela.
Fantastic.

Would be nice if theyíve finally 86ed the L1011. More DC10ís and 767-200ís would be great. But the L1011ís.... yikes.
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Fantastic.

Would be nice if theyíve finally 86ed the L1011. More DC10ís and 767-200ís would be great. But the L1011ís.... yikes.
or more 737-300's.

More Canadian North regs, their new colours, maybe their combi's? So many options
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or more 737-300's.

More Canadian North regs, their new colours, maybe their combi's? So many options
I agree, many B733 options. AC doesn’t have the tooling available anymore, though. Personally I’d be more inclined to venture guesses if we got actual hints. But, I find these threads to be mostly pointless.

Madridista was rather astute; the “hints” are laughably vague. It would be like trying to watch the Amazing Race, where their next destination clue is: “it’s in Asia.”
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PP- = Panair do Brasil DC-7?
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The missing B.707s still needed to be done in 1/400: Uganda Airlines, Air Zimbabwe (rainbow scheme), Air Niugini.

DC-8s still needed to be done in 1/400: UAT, Iberia ('80s scheme), Air Ceylon, Surinam Airways, Air Spain, Seaboard World (-63CF)

Aeroclassics Comets still missing- Dan Air (4 & 4C), United Arab Airlines/Misrair/Egyptair, Kuwait AW, Sudan AW, East African AW, Saudi Royal Flt.
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PP- = Panair do Brasil DC-7?
Or a Caravelle
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My hopes:

C--I'd like a First Air in rainbow colors--737-200 mould is active, would love it if 727-100 mould came back even better

Lots of N--I'd like Republic 727-200 Mary Tyler Moore; Republic, Northwest, and hybrids of either DC-9's of whatever variant; United DC-10 in 70's Blue Star / Blue Titles colors; United 737-200 Saul Bass Large Titles

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I've been wanting First Air since this hobby started!
The Republic models would be wonderful too.

And how about an AirCal 733? Or even a Presidential Air 732?
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When will have a ZANTOP 1/400?
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Please do not copy posts we make in other forums over to this one. There is nothing but hostility here, and quite frankly, I don't give a rat's azz what anybody here thinks or says.
We have other forums for a reason; to enjoy the hobby without the same repetitive vitriolic negativity from the usual suspects, who are very few in numbers, but seem to control the narrative on DAC.

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At the other forum, Andrew announced the following hints for March 2020. Apparently coronavirus isn't stopping Aeroclassics!
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With facemask on, Mata Hari has filed this report;

C- , EI- , lots of N , PP- , RP- , and YV- .


For those who collect 200 scale, there are two times "N".
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Your post is noted, Andrew, I apologize, I won't copy a post you make from another forum to here again.

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Please do not copy posts we make in other forums over to this one. There is nothing but hostility here, and quite frankly, I don't give a rat's azz what anybody here thinks or says.
We have other forums for a reason; to enjoy the hobby without the same repetitive vitriolic negativity from the usual suspects, who are very few in numbers, but seem to control the narrative on DAC.

Okay, with that in mind, why does it matter if someone takes information on a public forum and uses that to create a relevant thread on this forum? If you truly do not give a "rats azz", then there is no issue in this thread, and there certainly has not been one shred of negativity yet.
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Please do not copy posts we make in other forums over to this one. There is nothing but hostility here, and quite frankly, I don't give a rat's azz what anybody here thinks or says.
We have other forums for a reason; to enjoy the hobby without the same repetitive vitriolic negativity from the usual suspects, who are very few in numbers, but seem to control the narrative on DAC.
What utter crap! The only reason you say that is that you can't delete any posts you don't like here. There is no 'hostility' here at all and it's much more friendly with free speech! You should be grateful that Aeroclassics are being promoted and talked about on here.
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The missing B.707s still needed to be done in 1/400: Uganda Airlines, Air Zimbabwe (rainbow scheme), Air Niugini.

DC-8s still needed to be done in 1/400: UAT, Iberia ('80s scheme), Air Ceylon, Surinam Airways, Air Spain, Seaboard World (-63CF)

Aeroclassics Comets still missing- Dan Air (4 & 4C), United Arab Airlines/Misrair/Egyptair, Kuwait AW, Sudan AW, East African AW, Saudi Royal Flt.
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What utter crap! The only reason you say that is that you can't delete any posts you don't like here. There is no 'hostility' here at all and it's much more friendly with free speech! You should be grateful that Aeroclassics are being promoted and talked about on here.

Agreed. It's quite a statement from the seller to the buyers. Positive comments seem to be taken for granted. Only positive comments allowed, those who make negative comments will be reprimanded. Sounds like the country where these little models are produced in....

I could take this quote, "There is nothing but hostility here, and quite frankly, I don't give a rat's azz what anybody here thinks or says." and reply to every positive post said about AeroClassics models throughout this forum with this quote to make a point.

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Waffle is now selling all in-stock AeroClassics at discounted prices. Nothing interests me even at the lower prices. Also sounds like we won't be buying AeroClassics models in the way we've all gotten used to soon. Someone in Grass Valley, CA will be the go-to person to buy, but no further details. Maybe this new method of selling will improve quality.

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The crooked tail printing and screwed up registrations will continue until morale improves.
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So, does this mean that Aeroclassics won't be available through the current retailer network? If so, how are we supposed to get them? Who is the person/organisation in Grass valley, CA?

Seems an odd move to make it more difficult to actually buy a model - strange business decision along with yet another potential price hike...
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Ah that old 400 Scale control freakery is back. Thankfully we live in a free world and not a diecast dictatorship. Keep discussing those models.
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https://www.jetcollector.com/

I have bought from them before and no issues with this retailer, but i only collect 1/200s and waffle quit carrying AC200s some time ago.


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https://www.jetcollector.com/

I have bought from them before and no issues with this retailer, but i only collect 1/200s and waffle quit carrying AC200s some time ago.


And below is something to consider that "some" retailers don't do!

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We pride ourselves on personalized customer service. We always personally inspect each model prior to shipment to be sure that it is in the finest of condition. Should you not be satisfied with any purchase for any reason, we will refund or exchange it. Just contact us within 15 days of delivery and we will take care of the rest.


I haven't bought an AC (at least not at full price) in a long time. They just aren't competing with the others like they used to and I would say the quality issue a good reason why we are seeing this change. Maybe not directly, but it i for sure a byproduct of AC asking ridiculous prices for usually mediocre product.

I will say though if I find an AC I like and I can no longer get it at Waffle, Jetcollector is the place. Waffle is usually faster, but Jetcollector ALWAYS does a great job.
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Well, if we are moving to a "one outlet" system, then that doesn't bode well for collectors outside of the US.

At the moment I can go to my local retailer, have a look, and if its a model I want I buy it - simple. If it's no good or not as good as I thought it might be I don't buy it and put it back on the shelf.

If I have understood this correctly based on comments on the Waffle site then in the future I will be directed to the one and only source which is in the US; I will pay a higher price (than currently because of a another general price hike)plus shipping to the UK and then, if I am really unlucky the shipment may also be subject to customs charges when it lands here in the UK.

Doesn't sound like a positive change to me - have I misunderstood what is being proposed or will models still be made available to certain retailers outside of the US???
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So JetCollector is the mysterious entity in Grass Valley? Agree, I have had no problems ordering anything from them. The lack of competition is a minus though. If we are talking about yet another price hike, I'm pretty sure I'm not alone in saying the scrutiny on the releases will only get stronger to be sure these models are worth the money.

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To answer some questions prior to the official announcement.

I have spoken with Andrew a little and he is obviously best placed to explain. But my understanding is that if you are in North or South America then the only way to buy will be through a new website coming soon (not sure if jetcollector will also stock, they may do or they may just manage the new site). Outside of the US things stay the same. I don't know about any price changes. This is an interesting move since Waffle sold a good % of all Aeroclassics and North America is the primary market. I'll leave Andrew to say more for now.
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To answer some questions prior to the official announcement.

I have spoken with Andrew a little and he is obviously best placed to explain. But my understanding is that if you are in North or South America then the only way to buy will be through a new website coming soon (not sure if jetcollector will also stock, they may do or they may just manage the new site). Outside of the US things stay the same. I don't know about any price changes. This is an interesting move since Waffle sold a good % of all Aeroclassics and North America is the primary market. I'll leave Andrew to say more for now.
This is literally going to kill the Canadian market unless we have a retailer stocking in Canada as well. If AC wants to ship to all of N/S America from the USA, lots of countries like Canada are looking at a high priced model + shipping + duties (Sometimes) all in $USD!! Convert that into $CAD and I can just go buy myself a decent 1/200.
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Why don't you all just wait until AeroClassics makes an announcement instead of belly aching and whining about some fake news or rumors you may have heard!!!
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Why don't you all just wait until AeroClassics makes an announcement instead of belly aching and whining about some fake news or rumors you may have heard!!!
Because it's a discussion forum and people love to gossip and you bite more often than not, so those that like a wind up know how to push your buttons. Just ignore and make your announcements when you're ready.
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Here's the announcement from the Waffle website:

"Late breaking news!!! Aeroclassics is disbanding their retailer network!! I say good luck with that as Aeroclassics wanted to increase prices this month by another 10-20%!!!! 55+ USD for a DC-10 and nearly 50.00 for an A320!!! Aeroclassics now say they are going to sell direct to every single one of you fine collectors through the miserable customer service provided by none other than the miserable folks in Grass Valley, CA!!! [...]"


Yet another price increase, so soon after the already major increase seen on the new year?? Gotta question the logic, or lack of, considering the demand elasticity of hobbyists.
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Waffle IS NOT the spokesperson for AeroClassics. His breaking news is nothing but defamatory and slanderous.

It's also what President Trump would characterize as "Fake News"
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Here's the announcement from the Waffle website:

"Late breaking news!!! Aeroclassics is disbanding their retailer network!! I say good luck with that as Aeroclassics wanted to increase prices this month by another 10-20%!!!! 55+ USD for a DC-10 and nearly 50.00 for an A320!!! Aeroclassics now say they are going to sell direct to every single one of you fine collectors through the miserable customer service provided by none other than the miserable folks in Grass Valley, CA!!! [...]"


Yet another price increase, so soon after the already major increase seen on the new year?? Gotta question the logic, or lack of, considering the demand elasticity of hobbyists.
Well they're in this to make a profit, so I can't see them going 'well we'll make a loss for a few months, to be considerate to the hobbyists'. Don't be daft. The only thing a price increase does is take away their leeway in the QC stakes. With a premium price comes a higher expectation, and rightly so, so they'll need to be on their top A game to keep the customers happy.
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Here's the announcement from the Waffle website:

"Late breaking news!!! Aeroclassics is disbanding their retailer network!! I say good luck with that as Aeroclassics wanted to increase prices this month by another 10-20%!!!! 55+ USD for a DC-10 and nearly 50.00 for an A320!!! Aeroclassics now say they are going to sell direct to every single one of you fine collectors through the miserable customer service provided by none other than the miserable folks in Grass Valley, CA!!! [...]"


Yet another price increase, so soon after the already major increase seen on the new year?? Gotta question the logic, or lack of, considering the demand elasticity of hobbyists.
I have serious questions about the feasibility of buying models directly from the dealer. It will be difficult to first convince the buyer that the buying method offered will be as smooth and easy as regular distributers. Then will come the doubt about service, then there's the doubt about overall quality. Then you have to hope you're making something people want, AND are willing to pay. I've decided since the last price hike a model just isn't worth the cost of two tanks of gas or a weeks worth of groceries. I can't imagine there is a high number of collectors who are willing to spend over $100 USD for two models. I'd rather retire earlier! Save and invest! For the sake of the over all 1/400 market, I really hope for the best. I've been shocked and surprised before, who knows where this development will take us...?
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We're all aware that Waffle isn't a spokesperson for AC. But, silence never controlled a narrative. This is, after all, a forum; users go by the information they have in hand.

His announcement is also not slanderous, because slander is spoken.

By the by, just because an announcement reflects negatively upon a company, does not make it libelous. One might not like that negative news is being reported, but it doesn't remotely make legal standard for libel.

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Well they're in this to make a profit, so I can't see them going 'well we'll make a loss for a few months, to be considerate to the hobbyists'. Don't be daft. The only thing a price increase does is take away their leeway in the QC stakes. With a premium price comes a higher expectation, and rightly so, so they'll need to be on their top A game to keep the customers happy.
I'm assuming you're not quite sure what demand elasticity is??

At $40 dollars a piece, consumer XYZ buys two, for a total of a $80 dollars spent. At $50 dollars a piece, consumer XYZ changes their purchasing habits and only buys one. Now only a total of $50 dollars spent. While the profit per unit is now higher, the total revenues are less.

While a simple example, it absolutely holds true to hobbyists, and one can find countless examples of it on the forum. "At those prices, I don't see anything I want." Lightsnack87 illustrates my exact point. Granted, manufacturers usually insulate themselves from this risk, as their sales are to distributors and retailers... not the end-users themselves.
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I have serious questions about the feasibility of buying models directly from the dealer. It will be difficult to first convince the buyer that the buying method offered will be as smooth and easy as regular distributers. Then will come the doubt about service, then there's the doubt about overall quality.
I've bought from JetCollector before, and I agree with others that they have excellent service, albeit a bit slow. They seem to list their products significantly later than other retailers, when new pre-order announcements are made. Not to mention they can take 3-4 days to ship an order, where Waffle was always within 24 hours.

Given the recent rash of QC issues at AC, I always liked the Waffle 3-view photos, to inspect accuracy and quality before clicking the "add to cart" button. JetCollector typically only has a single side-view, that doesn't offer the most detailed vantage point.
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I've bought from JetCollector before, and I agree with others that they have excellent service, albeit a bit slow. They seem to list their products significantly later than other retailers, when new pre-order announcements are made. Not to mention they can take 3-4 days to ship an order, where Waffle was always within 24 hours.

Given the recent rash of QC issues at AC, I always liked the Waffle 3-view photos, to inspect accuracy and quality before clicking the "add to cart" button. JetCollector typically only has a single side-view, that doesn't offer the most detailed vantage point.
Exactly, so the question is, can Aeroclassics do it better? They are now the ones who have to both make a buyable product, AND provide the quality service to deliver the product. They haven't been great at the first thing lately so I question if they can now be good at both. I hope so!
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Given the recent rash of QC issues at AC, I always liked the Waffle 3-view photos, to inspect accuracy and quality before clicking the "add to cart" button. JetCollector typically only has a single side-view, that doesn't offer the most detailed vantage point.
AC would be wise to provide similar 3-view photos at their site. Because of their recent accuracy and QC issues, I have waited to see photos before I buy.

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Actually Andrew has had some experience selling directly to customers in the past. Trust me I know from experience. I don't anticipate that it will not be anything he can't deal with. In terms of prices We are all going to get to see what the market will bear. The interesting thing will be if he decides to launch them from China or the US or both. I haven't talked to him in years so I don't know if he still splits his time between both countries as he used to do. It will just be a function of looking at a website on a monthly basis and making a decision.
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Forgot something. I do agree that at $50 a pop, people are going to scrutinize the quality of the product more intensely. Should be interesting.
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JetCollector has great service and communication, fast shipping and all models are well packaged. Very easy to deal with.
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Forgot something. I do agree that at $50 a pop, people are going to scrutinize the quality of the product more intensely. Should be interesting.
Gerry, long time no see!!! Stay healthy my old friend; Coronavirus is doing a number on King and Snohomish Counties!!

Did not return to China Feb.1st as planned, and my rebooked flight for April 1st has been cancelled. Looks like I'll be enjoying the Pacific Northwest a bit longer than usual!!

Where's the $50 a pop coming from? Never mind; part of the fake news narrative.
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Gerry, long time no see!!! Stay healthy my old friend; Coronavirus is doing a number on King and Snohomish Counties!!

Did not return to China Feb.1st as planned, and my rebooked flight for April 1st has been cancelled. Looks like I'll be enjoying the Pacific Northwest a bit longer than usual!!

Where's the $50 a pop coming from? Never mind; part of the fake news narrative.
Sir, with all due respect, the last price hike put last month's Western DC-10 at $48 USD before tax. We're basically there. Additional price hike or not. (Not trying to argue or criticize the actual cost of production)but if that's the reality of where things are going, I'll be spending more time with the models I already own and A LOT less time looking to grow the collection.
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