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Old 08-10-2011, 03:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Dragon wings have messed up the horizontal stabilizers' color for the Thai A300 (HS-TAK)

The real thing is supposed to have purple stabilizers, but Dragon wings have made it as grey.

The real thing:
Photos: Airbus A300B4-622R Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

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http://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/...iew-13019.html

So why on earth didnt they check first??
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Old 08-10-2011, 04:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There are Thai planes with gray stabs, and to give DW credit, they fixed it on the A300/777-300 twin pack
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey! at least you got your plane. The rest of us who ordered the RAF C-130 are now into Aug and still waiting
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Old 08-11-2011, 07:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Dragon Wings Messing Up

Well, that was all very interesting...
What was the OP's question again?

Anyway HS-TAK was repainted from the old orchid scheme to the purple scheme in late 2004. At the time the purple scheme included purple horizontal stabilisers. (The grey horizontal stabilisers is a more recent modification of the scheme circa 2008, IIRC.) HS-TAK is still flying with purple horizontal stabs as of a couple of months ago, so I'd say in absolute terms Dragon did indeed drop the ball on this one.
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