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Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-25-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By David.B
Re: Help with identifying this model

Hi there, well what we have here is the best of the best! Those metal cutaway were made in the late 50´s/early 60´s by the danish models makers Fermo and Osgaard. These 2 brand eventualy merge...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-19-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By David.B
Re: My first Verkuyl 707

Hi there, the tail antenna of the 707 is an HF one, required for long distance communication. HF radio is also needed where VHF radio coverage is poor.The 720 was design for medium distance, and...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By David.B
Re: Verkuyl Canadian Pacific DC-8 find

Hello, I agree, Verkuyl made the most accurate and fine casting... State of the art display models... thanks for the pics.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 05-21-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By David.B
Re: Pacmin Federal Express 737-200

Hi, keep the Fedex sheme, not common! 1/60 is the standard scale for Pacmin models made for Boeing narrowbody customer.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-13-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By David.B
Re: Another new guy with a 1/72 DFM

Let's have a look to that one, it could help.

Gallery (http://www.aviationmodels-online.com/for_sale/page_2/iberiacaravelle_1.htm)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-13-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By David.B
Re: Another new guy with a 1/72 DFM

Hello I would say Mercater from Spain, the stand is typical to that brand.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-11-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By David.B
Re: New guy, help with some PACMIN identification?

Hello, well Pacific Miniature, commonly known as Pacmin, is a long establised company making planes models. Those models are well prized by travel agent model's collectors. Pacmin is still in the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 03-17-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,362
Posted By David.B
Re: 1/24 American 747- interior lights replaced

Hi there, recently I wachted the movie "AIRPORT 1975", the aircraft used is an American 747, so you could see many views of the interior, that seems to match with some of the aircraft seat chart...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 02-25-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By David.B
Re: Transbrasil vintage Bac 1-11-500...

Hi, a true gem! according to the display stand shape, 100% sure for a Vogelaar! David.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-23-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By David.B
Re: Test for you model gurus !

It is quite the same story with Nucci Funderia of Roma, who produce some nice metal
models between the mid 50's to the mid 60's. They produce DC7, DC8 as well as Caravelle for Alitalia. But I think...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-22-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By David.B
Re: Test for you model gurus !

Thrust me guys, NIFTY MODELS, 100% sure, but let's Al confirm the answer!

Gallery (http://www.aviationmodels-online.com/photo_gallery/mediumscale/page4/Finnair_DC9_1.htm)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-22-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By David.B
Re: Test for you model gurus !

Hi, I would say Nifty model of Finland! Do I win the model...? LOL!
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-30-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By David.B
Re: Soviet ‘Model Fest’

Thanks for the link, rare "airport tour" and amazing soviet models!
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-21-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By David.B
Re: Lockheed Tristar 500 Royal Jordanian 1/50

Hello, very nice! I think it shows the short lived delivery scheme, before the livery with the red belly. Any idea where it was on display during its glory days?

David.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-12-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 912
Posted By David.B
Re: Tenshodo/Nemoto Model ?

Hi, 100% sure it is a Nemoto model. Needs a few touch up, but a nice find. I think the stand is not original.
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 12-05-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By David.B
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-20-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By David.B
Re: Tu154M CSA

It is nicely painted, every details are very correct. Looks far more accurate than philippines models, the stand also doesn't looks like from what we see on Philippines models. Maybe Bader, but I...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-20-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By David.B
Re: Tu154M CSA

Hi, here one of mine an interesting comparison, this is also a 1/72 model. Maker unknown, it is made of wood and the shape is very accurate! Uncommon with its landing gear. David.
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Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 02-03-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By David.B
Re: TWA 727 1/20 scale blueprint

Hello, I know a retired ait France mechanic who hold many of them. These were used to paint the real airplane! The same than those in kits... much bigger!
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-24-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,600
Posted By David.B
Re: BOAC 707 Cutaway

Let's have look to that old promotion clip; so romantic...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=srukErH2dl4
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-24-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,600
Posted By David.B
Re: BOAC 707 Cutaway

Hi there, I have 2 1/24 cutaway from Westway. On my opinion the clue to identify a Westway cutaway is the screws located arround the fuselage close to the separating section. Only Westway huge...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-03-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,193
Posted By David.B
Re: wrong Lufthansa Boeing 720 arrives with 6 faults

Buy chinese, buy three time! If you bought it to a serious retailler sure he will swap it!
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-17-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By David.B
Re: Maersk Air Boeing 737-300 Push Fit Model with Metal Stand - 1:100 Scale

Lucky seller!!! I think the standard value is arround 100€ for that kind of model...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-02-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By David.B
Re: 1/100 727-200 Air France

Hello there,

M.E.E. started making models after the second world war, and eventually ceased their buisness in the early 90'. They issued a wide range of models, for the industry, for airlines......
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-12-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By David.B
Re: NW Orient DC 10 Space Model 1:100 scale

Hello Dino,

Well that beauty is still with me! Let's check the link below, might interest you. Not my KLM 8, but the same, for sale in a shop in Paris. What else do you released, I am looking for...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-10-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By David.B
Re: NW Orient DC 10 Space Model 1:100 scale

Hello Dino,

Hope everythings run well for you! I bought a mint Space model 1/100 DC10, British Caledonian, a few month ago, I paied 300€/$ for it. It is mint with original box.

CU, David.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-23-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,208
Posted By David.B
Re: Proudly Belplast/Airplast-Milano Owners (all scales, antiques)

Hello, thanks opening the thread Manuel, good idea!

I have a 1/50 Tunisair B727. The model was one display in a travel agency in Birmimgham.

Gallery...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-12-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By David.B
Re: What a Beauty!

Hello, looks to be a Skyland model, what do you think?
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-27-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,385
Posted By David.B
Re: For sale: VERY LARGE KLM Boeing 747 cutaway model

Concerning the number of windows all dash 100 have 3, but some had been retrofit with 8 or 10 windows. I am almost sure the dash 200 always have 10 windows, are you sure Chili that some 200 were...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-27-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,385
Posted By David.B
Re: For sale: VERY LARGE KLM Boeing 747 cutaway model

Hello, we have to be fair it is a close to mint Westway model, moreover in original condition, unrestored. On my opinion the value of that kind of model is arround 10k €. But that's not meaning you...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 07-05-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By David.B
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 03-14-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By David.B
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 02-11-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By David.B
Re: Another TransAsia Crash

It seems the crew encounter a right engine failure but shut down the left engine.
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 11-17-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,809
Posted By David.B
Re: Heathrow Aviation Show Sunday 16th November 2014

Well Robert I was at a corner, close to the stand with the flight simulator. The guy with the stand next to mine had many SAS desk models. I didn't have any BOAC models so maybe you make a fast...
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 11-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,809
Posted By David.B
Re: Heathrow Aviation Show Sunday 16th November 2014

Hi I was there too, having a table, selling 1/400 and desk models. Most off the stuff I bring is gone.

David B.
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 11-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By David.B
Re: Kempton Park Aviation show 16th Nov

Hi, I'll be there, bringing some travel agent models plus 1/400 models.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 10-03-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,602
Posted By David.B
Re: Triang Railways BEA Trident model that never made it

What a lovely model! Thanks, I have never heard about it. Neil you're right the Frog VC10 is really a beautifull model kit. The lights is an interesting feature, but it also had slat and flat that...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 09-29-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By David.B
Re: Air traffic control question

Hi, I am an B777 airline pilot and be sure it is not exact. It some country the air traffic controller give a kind of priority to the "national" airliners: it is the case in China or Spain for...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 02-02-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By David.B
Re: Favorite aviation related movie?

Hello, do you know the french movie of the 60's called " Le clan des Sicilien"? 1/3 of the film consist of a highjack of a DC8 with really nice and long shots of the outside and inside of the plane....
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-15-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By David.B
Re: Westway Aircraft Models British Airways Cutaway Model 1:50 Scale 32.5" Wingspan

Yes Robert, thanks for the link. It is a 1/72 model, according to the wingspan.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-14-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By David.B
Re: Arrived 1/48 BOAC CONSTELLATION For Restoration

Wonderfull, a little time machine...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-12-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,144
Posted By David.B
Re: Large Scale BOAC Westway Boeing 707 Cutaway Model in Original Wooden Crate

Thanks Dino, it is really a nice model even if I am not found of planes without wings... Robert you trully catch a master piece of history, the condition is not so bad at all. Let´s afford it a nice...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-11-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,144
Posted By David.B
Re: Large Scale BOAC Westway Boeing 707 Cutaway Model in Original Wooden Crate

Well done Fred, thanks. D.

PS: I love your MEA skyland 707...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,144
Posted By David.B
Re: Large Scale BOAC Westway Boeing 707 Cutaway Model in Original Wooden Crate

Hello, I hold it, catch on ebay at the end of November. It is amaizing, the model is as new, for unknown reason seems to never had been displayed! There are some close pics in the gallery of...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,669
Posted By David.B
Re: 1.48 BOAC Constellation for restoration

Congratulation! What a bargain, you make a good start in 2014! You will be able to find a recast display stand on ebay or aviation-models. This kind of model could reach close to
10k€ when in good...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 12-27-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,418
Posted By David.B
Re: Shops in JFK?

I totaly agree with you A Tupolev! You could not want some real stores and in the meantime looking for low prices: it simply not working together... And it is not true for models only...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By David.B
Re: 2014 request for Socatec if possible.

Hi there, Socatec is 5 minutes from home. I will let them know they have a fan club here!
Merry X-mas everybody. David.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-18-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By David.B
Re: Vogelaar VARIG 707 1/50 Model for sale

Hi Tucano, no stand I guess as not shown? Regards, David.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-11-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By David.B
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-05-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By David.B
Re: Convair 880 twa 5' x 5' cutout model

Hello, as told you when you first ask my feeling going to a Fermo model.
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