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Old 06-14-2021, 09:38 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: Inflight Air France A319/320/321 trio

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Originally Posted by Aussiejets View Post
... i have been try to find that AF 80th Ans model with no luck.
The problem with Herpa is that their models are produced in very limited numbers.

It was particularly true when they released the AF B 707-320, the AF museum received so few models that they felt very frustrated almost humiliated and ordered a second batch.

I seized the opportunity to contact Herpa and suggest that a B 707-320 with a short fin, no ventral fin would be a nice complement to the first release which had a tall fin and a ventral fin.

Not sure that the AF museum was in the loop or aware of my exchanges with Herpa but i was very happy to welcome this new version ...

Back to the A 320 with a commemorative livery ...

SOCATEC is refurbishing its website, we have no access to it but unless I am wrong, I think that the 75th anniversary livery is still available.
Just a retro livery with the 75 th anniversary logo on the engine nacelles.
It is an Hogan snap fit model, a decent product, good enough to go in my cabinet and you know that I can be very selective.

Hopefully something will be made for the 90 th anniversary in 2023.

I attach pictures.

Jean Pierre.
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