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Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 09-02-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Scale 1:600

Hi Neil,
I am afraid that one is gone already.
But still some other nice birds left, some of the Silver wings series for example.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: The History of 1:600 Schabaks

Very nice Richard...and I would place a bet that I would see some of my former ones there on the pictures :D

It is good to know they have a good place and home.
Enjoying your pictures, as...
Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Scale 1:600

If you still need some, let me know. I had a collection of more than 1200 and I sold many of them. But some are still with me. Those were the ones which simply didnt sell back then or the ones which...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 06-17-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Is someone still technically maintaining Foru

Dear Vs-Admin, have you been able to find the mistake ? Thanks.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 06-17-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/72 scale British Airways DC10 custom model

Absolute Beauty....wish I could get a 1/36 model of this, but prefer G-BHDI, since I flew her twice. The Landor Colours fitted nicely to this plane, what an irony it survived it's competitor L1011 in...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-21-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: KLM's 737 fleet over the years

Nice compilation...the KLM livery with the dark blue cheatline looked so much nicer than todays imo.
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 04-21-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Is someone still technically maintaining Foru

For this thread can only see first page, and not even that is complete. No Chance to scroll and not even to go via last post on last pages….
...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 04-13-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Is someone still technically maintaining Forum ?

Thanks to advise if so, have issues entering and viewing my own threads.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-13-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

2 more Beuties turned up ;)
Becoming full now….
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-11-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: One for the Iberia fans out there!

One interesting thing though on this plane (the real thing)...it didnt have the Lineas Aereas de Espana titles on it when it got this new paint scheme first, seems that was only adopted later on the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-11-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: One for the Iberia fans out there!

My friend, for this price I can expect this to be correct, right ?
Since the model otherwise shows almost Nothing of the livery, then I should be able to expect this at least to be correct....
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-09-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Input wanted on airline choices - LHR-SYD

You are welcome. Via HKG would have been charming via BA, as you could have combined it also with QF and back before Corona they had one leg still with 744. Thats gone now of Course.

Seeing your...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-08-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Input wanted on airline choices - LHR-SYD

Flew this way in 4 different varieties.

One was BA/QF via HKG, which was very nice. Same was BA/CX via HKG, BA/QF via NRT and BA/BA via SIN. If you have spare days, use the BA 15/16 leg and spend...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-08-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: One for the Iberia fans out there!

Big one for sure, but the livery is wrong….look at the tail.
Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 04-05-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Cant add my 1:500 to my collection

I think there was an Option of transferring already entered data onto the DIMA platform. Have a read on the site before typing all in again manually.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-06-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

Strange though is...I cant scroll down or get to the last page of my thread...wanted to attach Pictures, but I can only see first page of thread and that is it. Seems broken...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-06-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

Recently got some new models...


Large BA Landor 737-400 and Gulf Traveller 767, as well as around 1:100 SAS DC10, Garuda 747 and Ghana Airways DC10
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-19-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

Hi Folks,
after some silence a few new updates....amongst the best is this Beauty.


BWIA L1011 Tristar, once a common sight in Europe but long gone by now.


Isn't she a beautiful bird ?
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 12-02-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: My Collection

Mine isnt working yet....and most likely it never will again.
With the stop of updates long time ago and now this it is the final nail to the coffin to use this site....what a pity. Used to be...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 11-10-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: My Collection

So that means all the data we entered painstakingly over the years is gone with the wind ??? Not only that the Database is not updated anymore but all old data is gone ???
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-22-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Most Heroic Actions by Pilots

What a strange vote or discussion. I think all are hard to compare and they all show great skills of the respective People involved.

What about for example BA9 ? Flying a 747 in gliding mode and...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-11-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,293
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Air NZ DC-10 1:50 by Scalecraft Models

I know...interesting, mine has the logo like here I am sure.
Need to check upstairs.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-11-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,293
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Air NZ DC-10 1:50 by Scalecraft Models

I think I have the same model. Does yours have the the TEAL logo still under the Cockpit. It is a very nice model !
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-14-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Interflug Memorabilia 2

Nice items.....I still have some timetables and Safeties from Interflug.
Even the rare ones for Leipzig Fairs and the one when they introduced their A310. :cool:
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-07-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: A ship for a change

That Looks classic, doesnt it ? Was a nice ride last year with QM2, nice ship. Would anyday though prefer the QE2, she was the one and only Queen. :rolleyes:

Are you going on Cruises often ? We...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-07-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Don't See These Every Day!

Hm, nice model. If it would have been in the 80ies livery, I would have taken it. Still looking for an SAA model in that livery....the bigger, the better.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 06-18-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: A ship for a change

With Fathom Cruises ? Seen them in Miami when we left for our TA cruise eastbound with AIDA. Usually using them, only once we tried QM2, which was nice as well.

Nice pic abv, though I personally...
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 05-09-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,846
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: First HEATHROW Aviation Show Sunday 8th May 2016

What Kind of book is it ? Sounds very interesting ?
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 05-09-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,846
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: First HEATHROW Aviation Show Sunday 8th May 2016

If you still Need some older mags and Timetables from EL AL, just let me know. Lots of stuff from 80ies and 90ies still available....
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-02-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Qantas Routes and 747

I know....then let me re-phrase it....I would fly from LHR to SIN/HKG with BA and then onwards with QF, still flying both one world Airlines like you could do before.

Dont like EK, dont like...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-02-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Qantas Routes and 747

They didnt fly PER-LHR nonstop, I think all those flights went either via Asia (BKK and SIN) or the Gulf Region.

Have some old 80ies QF timetables were they even had something like 2 or 3 stops...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-01-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/100 Scale BOAC L-1011 Pacific Miniatures

Yup, those were the ones....the site is a very good source too. But also some BA Books and their annual reports of that time give a lot of info.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-01-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/100 Scale BOAC L-1011 Pacific Miniatures

we all do :D

BA inherited the 320's from BCAL, all of them were 100 series (all been scrapped meanwhile). But those were never with Caledonian, that were 200 series.

Only later BA ordered...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 03-31-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Speedbird 001
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 03-31-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/100 Scale BOAC L-1011 Pacific Miniatures

Hi Neil (and all), thats not 100% correct though.
The A320 turned right away into the BA Fleet as G-BUSB until BUSK and didnt go via Caledonian. They had their own ones.

I think even 2 or 3 A320...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 02-14-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

After quite a break another small update.

Managed to get my hands on these 3 beauties !!!

Best of english (incl subsidiaries) aviation Scene I would say :D

Unfortunately one of the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-24-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Recalling SABENA-Boeing 747-129

Nice model....but why is the "S" in the tail on the right side wrong way round ?!

should be like this...

https://www.aviation-center-berlin.de/i/p/p35/iPDH7Gj.jpg
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-21-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,681
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/36 or 1/50 Spacemodels LANDOR 747?

Strange...somehow doesnt Appeal to me at all, despite I am a huge BA and Landor fan and still looking for exact same model.

Is it only model or does the livery look selfmade ? Compare it to...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 09-14-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,176
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Last DC-10 passenger flight! Final boarding!

It was a Monarch DC10, not Condor.
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 08-12-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,182
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Airbus sells 6 A380s to ANA All Nippon Airways!!!

Nice...Comes as a surprise for me, as I thought the orders were cancelled already a while ago.

would have preferred the 747-8....

Lets hope they dont get a fancy idea changing their...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-28-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,199
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/100-Singapore Airlines-Megatop-1000th Boeing 747

No need for apologies Pinto, we share our hobby and things like this are not meant to be super clever or to correct anyone.
I think with voice things like that would Sound often less serious :)
...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-27-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,199
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/100-Singapore Airlines-Megatop-1000th Boeing 747

Nice Model !
Like the livery.

However Megatop is only SIA's Name for the 400 (like Big Top for the 300) and as far as I recall BA and JAL had larger fleets of 747-400's.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 06-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,577
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: For sale: VERY LARGE KLM Boeing 747 cutaway model

It is a nice model, but taken the size I dont think it is really very detailed like it could be.

No Reg, No Flag, no Name, no Titles, no upper deck Windows....a lot missing actually while there...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-14-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,449
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1:50 Scale Cathay Pacific 747-400 Scalecraft NZ

I volunteer to take care of the BA 747-200 if you dont need it anymore
:envy:
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 04-12-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,540
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Submitting a plane-model for review.

It is dead it seems....if you cant even add pre-2014 models which ARE in the Database to your collection.....this seems to be the end. I have no clue why that function is disabled but to believe the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,234
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/100-Suid-Afrikaanse-Lugdiens-Boeing 747SP

Very nice one....searching for one in the colours that followed yours....
Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 02-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,086
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: NEW RELEASE: 1:500 Netmodels Seaboard World B 747-245FSCD

Are These the ones which were custom made for you by Allan ?
Forum: General Squawk Talk 02-08-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,399
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Pan Am memorabilia

Look, just found this for example...pretty vintage stuff. I know there is more stuff like safeties, timetables, postcards, inflight magazines etc, so digging around a bit.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 02-01-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: The addiction to models is real- do you have it?

Hm, started collecting models more than 30 years ago, first Matchbox, then Schabak's and Schucos with roughly 600-700....now the 1:500 collection is close to hit the 1000 mark.....and unfortunately...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-20-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,399
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Pan Am memorabilia

I have still some stuff left like Timetables, matchboxes, ticket jackets, inflight magas, safeties etc.

It's all for sale...
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