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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-12-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Herpa Lockheed Starliner TWA

Great looking model. Herpa has made beautiful Connies i.m.o. Looking forward to receive a few more of their making.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-06-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Stripped bare naked Inflight...

Thanks for sharing these pics. Quite nice to see. Never considered taking apart an IF plane, but now I have a general idea what to expect if I ever do. It looks quite robust.
I understand that more...
Forum: Airport Creations 09-06-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: JFK International Arrivals Building

That's one nice look back in time!
I remember how crammed the terminal felt in the evening when all heavies prepared for departure back to Europe.
It seemed that any airline possessing a 747 put...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-05-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: The way things used to be...

Great looking model John.
I recoqnise the box and the way Bader packed their models.
I have a wooden KLM Boeing 747-200B SF SUD myself, made by Bader before IF ever released the same model years...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-29-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: New Arrivals Landing heavy Now

Nice and clean Lufthansa machines!
Forum: Airport Creations 08-28-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: TWA Flight Center circa 70's

By far the most beautiful terminal I have ever seen. Great craftmanship and thanks for sharing!

I remember my very first entrance into the USA on a TWA L-1011 and arriving at the Saarinen...
Forum: 1:200 Models 08-28-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Wanted klm 1/200

Just saw that as well.
A crazy amount i.m.o.
Although this model is rare, it reappears on the market every year I have noticed, mostly via Ebay. I have never seen a prize of EUR 1.250 though...
Forum: 1:200 Models 08-27-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Wanted klm 1/200

On the KLM MD-11 "last flight" there is a bidding war going on, on Marktplaats (a Dutch bidding website somewhat like Ebay). The current amount is EUR 425.
...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-23-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Air France Isobloc Bus Eligor

What a beautifully looking model!
My KLM busses look pale in comparison to this craftmanship :eek:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-22-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: 45 B747's Diecast & PVC, my entire B747 Collec

Very flexible system, those Billy's. Different depths available, add some wooden or glass shelfs when needed, add a door when you want to and already available since 1979.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-22-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Dc-5

Shed models did make one and Shapeways...but then you need to finish it yourself.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 08-21-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: PVR Aviation Collectibles

I can confirm. It's the guy!
Patrick van Rooyen
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-21-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: 45 B747's Diecast & PVC, my entire B747 Collec

You have some great 747's in your collection Goldleader. The classic liveries, I fancy most.
Also noted you use "Billy's" to display them. Good and affordale showcase i.m.o.
Forum: Diecast Airplane 08-19-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Does 'Helmet 200 Models' still exist?

Sorry to hear Wojtek is not replying. Is his email still working?
Forum: Diecast Airplane 08-18-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Does 'Helmet 200 Models' still exist?

Hi Will,

Several years ago, the builder of Helmet models, was indeed very ill and has sadly passed away not to long after.

There is still a website which includes Helmet models, Cloudbreak...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-16-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Air Holland B757-200 (PH-AHE) - Inflight

Thanks for sharing your pics Deephalo and a bit of Dutch history as well. A nice read indeed.

I think it is great AMS did an exclusive on this model. It was a piece of missing history in Dutch...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-16-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: An Airbus A 310 with the House colours livery

Me too, ordered one on April 1st, 2020 but still no "white smoke" on when it will be airworthy.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-16-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: New InFlight Concorde UK Flag

I would prefer if model manufacturers would stick to model - airline liveries which actually flew. Fantasy liveries are not my cup of tea.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-16-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,137
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: 1:200 Boeing 747 Thread - Show Yours

Did share my KLM 747 fleet in May last year.
In the meantime it consists of 15 models. Not likely this number will get any bigger....
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-13-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: JC 200 Interactive md-11 and 767

I have to agree. I am happy for all the fans of movable doors and engine cowlings and flaps up and flaps down versions. It seems to be the trend towards the future.
I would prefer an approach...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-12-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Herpa 11/12 2021

I saw PH-LKU added to the Herpa website now as well. The 40 years decal on the fuselage is an added bonus for me. Indeed nice additions.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-11-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Herpa 11/12 2021

If Herpa is also making PH-LKU (which would be great), they need to name it Photon instead of Negaton. The later name was only used for PH-LKC.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-09-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Herpa 11/12 2021

That KLM Connie without the radar nose is indeed good news, but the Herpa website showns something different, so I am curious what it is going to be.

If without a radardome (and wingtip tanks) it...
Forum: Custom Made Models 08-06-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Detailing a Skymarks AA CRJ-200

Nice upgrade! You need good eyes and a steady hand for that.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-05-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: BA 767-300 Delftblue Daybreak (Netherlands)

The Delfsblue Daybreak livery suits the BA fleet. It matches the existing colours in the BA livery well without the contrasting colours. I like the versions where the tail and elevators are...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-05-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: BA 767-300 Delftblue Daybreak (Netherlands)

Beautiful John, although I am biased as a Dutchman. Found this on the internet. Never knew there where soo many version planned. ...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-25-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: 1:200 KLM Boeing B737-300 PH-BDA

So far I have been lucky and mostly pictures become available in the pre-order phase. Buying based on a photo of the actual aircraft I am only inclined to do when a model has never been released...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-25-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: 1:200 KLM Boeing B737-300 PH-BDA

With the extended waiting times for models these days between first pre-order anouncement and actual availability I am inclined to wait for at least some pics of the finished model. That way I can...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-24-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Inflight 200 Boeing 757-200 Transavia PH-TKD

Its been a while back and I have left Aviation quite a few years ago, becoming a passenger in my subsequent jobs. :D Collecting 1:200 is my only connection to aviation nowadays and not even HV but...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-23-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Inflight 200 Boeing 757-200 Transavia PH-TKD

Thanks for the history story of HV and the use of the 757 in particular. I enjoyed reading it. I was lucky enough to fly for HV during the 757 years, although I flew the 737 myself. At the time the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-22-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: First 1/200 model

Recognizable story. I also started with Flight Miniatures and PPC Models, mainly getting them on board aircraft back in the days or at the Schiphol airport model store. Nice you kept some of them. I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-19-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Rainy weekend project - "L'esprit Liberté"

[QUOTE Not fictitious in that I don’t plan to create any new tails, but absolutely so in that I can imagine what might have happened with expansion of the use of existing designs had the program...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-19-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Rainy weekend project - "L'esprit Liberté"

Very nice John. The setting and finish looks beautiful on the 747. I can imagine you still have quite a few projects ahead of you with regard to creating fictitious tails.
Has BA (at the time) ever...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-14-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: 1:200 KLM Boeing B737-300 PH-BDA

That could be an interesting release.
When do you expect availability?
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-11-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 994
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: My Sierra X-Ray fleet (Olympic+Aegean)

I like your Olympic fleet. The Comet and the Shorts are particularly nice i.m.o.
It triggered a question why Olympic ended up operating Soviet YAK-40's.
I read they were on lease from Aertirrena, a...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 06-29-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Worldways Canada Tri Star

Beautiful finished Tristar! Thanks for sharing
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-17-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Inflight 200 Boeing 737-200C Transavia PH-TVE

What a great read VJ and beautiuful pictures as well. Thank you for sharing this with us.
Marc
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-16-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: My first polished Qantas L-1049G

Strickingly beautiful model Steve. Apart from the polished belly, the paintjob on the wingtip tanks adds to its overall appeal i.m.o.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-10-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Photos: Gemini200 China Airlines Cargo 747-400

Thanks for sharing the closed up pics Jan. The nose cargo door I would have to see in person. I am not convinced yet. Indeed, maybe the close up pics makes more gaps visible than the naked eye can...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-09-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Photos: Gemini200 China Airlines Cargo 747-400

Great photography. I would also look forward to some pics with the doors closed.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-01-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: The supersonic aircraft Tuplev Tu-244 in 1-200

True craftmanship. Very nice model.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-29-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Japan Air System B777-200 "Rainbow"

Interesting asymmetrical livery. Thanks for sharing, nice find!
Forum: General Squawk Talk 05-17-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Least Liked Airframe?

The A380. Important aircraft in aviation but just not a aesthetically pleasing aicraft to look at imo.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Original IMC Models

The drugstore was indeed the name of the shop in the basement of the railway station at Schiphol airport before Schiphol Plaza was created in and around the current railway station.

IMC models as...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Display Rearranging

Always good to rearrange the aircraft. Gives you the idea you're looking at a new collection ;). Nice planes btw!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: Air France Airbus A318 F-GUGD 1:200

Both great looking and well made models.
The baby Airbus looks good in this all white livery. It makes the details come out just right imo.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: MD-11 KLM - The world is just a click away - J

My quess too.
The DC-8's are Inflight200 models.
Check Aviation Megastore for the 767. I have the JC Wings 767 in my collection, but the Inflight200 767 looks good from the pictures I have seen.
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: MD-11 KLM - The world is just a click away - J

Several KLM DC-8-63 aircraft on ebay currently. 767's as well.
The KLM 767 will be released by Inflight200 so you can pre-order that one.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-14-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: A Piper Cub

Beautiful model JP. Indeed rewarding to add a model that small to your collection. Last week I added my smallest model to date.

You also make me curious about what F-BFYL meant for you. Always...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By Maarlandair
Re: MD-11 KLM - The world is just a click away - J

Welcome Frank,

If KLM is your interest, I hope you will include some older props as well.

If I am honest, locating a more difficult to find model to me is more satisfying than "buying of the...
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