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Forum: General Squawk Talk Yesterday, 01:51 PM
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Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: finally an Air France I would buy

This has nothing to do with the 1/200 scale model aircraft section.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-03-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: I'm still around!

The Piper Cub of my youth but it will probably arouse no interest (wingspan 5 cm).

An AF B 767-300 will follow because so far this model has been forgotten by the mainstream manufacturers.

Two...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-02-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: I'm still around!

Welcome back Graham !

Jean Pierre
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-27-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: SAAB 90 Scandia

Have a kook at the F-RSIN website.

This model is available in the 1/144 scale, if you ask, the decals, SAS and VASP can be rescaled in the 1/200 scale.

Too good to be missed.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-27-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: SAAB 90 Scandia

Some information were released in the TOTS magazine a few years ago.

Wojtek should be able to give you valuable information about this model and its maker.

Decals might be still available to...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-19-2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Trans-Canada Air Lines (TVA) livery A220

Excellent livery !

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 02-18-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Some things get better with age...decals don’t

If your decals are damaged because they are too old you could try to print new ones on a piece of White decal.

That's something I have already done using my basic jet ink printer.
After the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-15-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: 1:200 JC Wings Boeing 717-200 Qantas Link (LH2

Another QANTAS model ...

I am very happy for my Australian friends but I am jealous.

Great model superbly detailed.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-10-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Photos of JC WINGS 1:200 CARGOLUX 747-8F Cargo

Applying decals on a complex surface such as the nose of this aircraft is so difficult that I am tempted to believe that this mask is tampo-printed.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-06-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: British Eagle Viscount 700 Landed

Very nice, I remember these models.

It was yesterday ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-06-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: If200 cotam a342 f-rajb

I have never seen this model.

The date of release, 1970, mentioned on the Inflight website is obviously wrong, the prototype flew in October 1991 ....

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-01-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: A Lufthansa Junkers G 38

Thank you all, I appreciate your encouraging words ...

Douglas DC5, I don't have a B 737-800 in my collection but I attach a picture showing the Junkers with a B 737-200.

Note that just like...
Forum: Custom Made Models 01-30-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Junkers G 38

Thank you Aviaction.

My model has true swastikas on the rudders, simply I modified the pictures to make things more presentable for the people on the forum.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 01-30-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Junkers G 38

Thank you Maarlandair for your kind words.

It is true that I essentially collect and make AF aircraft but I break the rules when there is something unusual or very nice.
Bristol Brabazon, Saro...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-30-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
A Lufthansa Junkers G 38

For many of us this aircraft is certainly unknown or completely forgotten.

In its time, in the 1930s, it was something unusual and fantastic with a wingspan of 44 mètres and its ability to carry...
Forum: Custom Made Models 01-30-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Junkers G 38

This aircraft is the second and last G 38 built by Junkers, it made its maiden flight in 1932, the first prototype having flown in December 1929.

Junkers was a talented German engineer and...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-27-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Which inaugural & final flights have you been

It was the A 340-300.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-25-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Which inaugural & final flights have you been

I had the pleasure to make the first landing of an A 340 at JFK, IAH and SIN.

it was in 1992 during the route proving of the aircraft.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-22-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Fantasy 707?

With a hat-rack door quite visible on some pictures behind the wing, I think it was a -320 C.

Jean Pierre
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-22-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Fantasy 707?

The lack of interest ended the project.

The aircraft was re engined with PW and sold to the government of Morocco as CN-ANR.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-21-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,896
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Inflight 1:200 Boeing 757, 767 with photos

These B 767s look very nice.

An AF version ? I will try to know more from Socatec ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-20-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

It's great to hear that your Dad flew these Carvairs.

The forum is flooded with photos of Airbus and Boeing aircraft, pictures like yours and those published by Aviaction are always welcome.
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-20-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

Could we have pictures of your Carvair ?

I remember that this aircraft was a regular visitor at Deauville airport in the very early 1960s.

The very last I saw was at Johansbourg airport in the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

... and the Allegheny Commuter decals are available from F-RSIN, they can be rescaled at your convenience in the 1:200 scale.

Hence the interest to have these models available in kit form.

Jean...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-19-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

So much money asked for this model is not realistic.
I prefer mine ... home made.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-19-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

And this is certainly true for the SE 2010 Armagnac which was briefly seen some years ago.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-18-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

Today two pilots can do the whole job.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-18-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Avro Ashton Western Models

The kind of model I would like to buy in kit form.

Interesting aircraft and interesting model.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-18-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,167
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Shipping is a Mess (Don't order from China atm

A good friend of mine living in UK wanted to order decals from a US retailer but due to new British VAT regulations he is unable to deliver to the UK.

Decals will be shipped to my address in...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-16-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Inflight 200 B727 mould

Unless I am mistaken, Inflight used Hogan tooling to make Air France B 727-200s.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-13-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,904
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Nitpickers Whiners and Complainers

When I say that Inflight should use some money to rework the wings of its "B 707-300", is it nitpicking ?
I could add the Comet to the list ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Manufacturers 01-13-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,884
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: 2021 Wishlist for Inflight200

Use some money to rework the wing of what is supposed to be a B 707-320 ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: EMB-120 anyone...

I forgot the picture ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: EMB-120 anyone...

AIR FRANCE please ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Manufacturers 01-08-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,601
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Ideas for Gemini 200...

That's what I mean, making a model is Air France Museum's decision ...

Add to this that the AF Museum has never been interested in model aircraft.
After many years of inaction SOCATEC received a...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-08-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,985
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: QANTAS 747-438ER flaps down by GJ

I'm coming a bit late ...

These B 747-400s with the flaps down are gorgeous, it is great you have this model with the QANTAS colors.

A flaps down version of the B 727 with its very generous...
Forum: Manufacturers 01-08-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,601
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Ideas for Gemini 200...

I have already made this suggestion to SOCATEC but I am afraid that the Air France Museum has the last say.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-06-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Aviation 200 Models - January 2021

F-WWBA pre-ordered ...

It would be nice to have an A 340-300 with the same livery, special request : Registration F-WWAS.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-05-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Beluga XL by JC wings 1:200

Pre ordered from day one when announced on Aviation Megastore website.

Still nothing ...
With JC Wings it can take as long as more than a year to have a model delivered, 13 months for the AF B...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-25-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: GJ200 DEC Releases

It would be the solution, but ...

I have spent many weeks and in fact a few months making custom models of my Latécoère 521 and 522.
I really enjoyed.

Why should I spend time to do something...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-25-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: GJ200 DEC Releases

Aeroflot is not bad at all, I would even say that it is a good model but I prefer to ignore the Air France version.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-25-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: GJ200 DEC Releases

Very nice A 310 ...
Look at the position of the emergency exit over the wings ...
That's what is wrong on the Inflight model.

If Gemini cannot make an AF version, let's hope that JC Wings will...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Air Gabon 747-200 Hasegawa

Great job on the Air Gabon, I flew this aircraft long time ago between CDG and LBV.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-18-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,357
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Very nice and very promising model of an early DC-3 (engine cowls), my guess is that the passenger door is on the right hand side.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-17-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,357
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Superb, great ! !

The most beautiful hand made model I have ever seen.

I stay tuned for the next production ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-16-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: OLD Inflight 200 AER LINGUS B707

Excellent B 707-348C, great model.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-08-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,357
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Krystal Klear + Window decals = Great idea

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-06-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,357
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

I apologize if I am a bit late to congratulate you for this exceptional job.

Beautiful, I would like to be able to do the same, I imagine that you have first hand documents to bring all these...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-30-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,725
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: United Caravelle

Thank you Laurent.

Poor Caravelle ...

I have repeatedly said that the wing fences should be bare aluminum, no paint of any kind, no corogard.

Pure invention.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-29-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Custom 1/200 XC-99/Convair Model 37

Very interesting model.

Only one built, the military version, which flew for the USAF, maintenance was difficult.

In my opinion, no weather radar for this model.

if you like unusual...
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