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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-27-2020, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Opsman
MY SIA FLEET grows by 1.

I couldn't resist adding 777-300 9V-SNA to my SIA fleet when it came up for sale. That makes it 6 T777s. Unfortunately, due to Covid 19, SIA have stored some of their A380's, 777-200's and 777-300's...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-24-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By Opsman
Re: Finally 37 new arrivals,(picture)

Yasou Modestos,

I was just thinking the other day that we haven't heard from for a while. Well, you more than made the wait worth while. Very nice additions indeed and its not even Christmas!...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Opsman
My ETIHAD fleet new arrivals

My Etihad Fleet had two new arrivals join the fleet. The first arrival was the B787-10 standard scheme with slightly more details than its smaller brother the B787-9.The other new addition was the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-03-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Opsman
Re: A380 Etihad YEAR OF ZAYED 2018 has landed.

Thanks Mate,

Unfortunately, the only A380's we see in Darwin are technical and medical diverts. Looks like there's another future A380 release by JC Wings, hopefully to get my hands on that as...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-03-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Opsman
Re: A380 Etihad YEAR OF ZAYED 2018 has landed.

Hello PNR1:200 in Melbourne,

As you've guessed it, the thumb screw does raise and lower the model. Without the model on it, it doesn't feel very sturdy, but once the weight of the model is...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-03-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Opsman
A380 Etihad YEAR OF ZAYED 2018 has landed.

Hello Fellow Members,
Finally received the JC WINGS A380 Etihad "YEAR OF ZAYED 2018" model. Having missed out on the Gemini version, I was more than happy to get my hands on this beautiful model....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-20-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By Opsman
Re: Been busy building my fleets!

That's correct its a 1/200 JC Wings SilkAir 737 MAX. You'll slowly see the SilkAir livery disappear as they slowly get incorporated in with their parent company ( Singapore Airlines) colors....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-17-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By Opsman
Been busy building my fleets!

Every now and then someone questions themselves as to whether they should collect fleets or stick to one type. I was one of those people and before I new it, I had started too many fleets! So a word...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-25-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Opsman
Re: Sq 787-10

Hi Turbochop, JC Wings have already made the SQ 787-10 in 2 models, 9V-SCA and 9V-SCB.
https://i.imgur.com/w7unNMi.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/OYcEv8T.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/LSviKZp.jpg
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-11-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,177
Posted By Opsman
Re: Just boeing 747 corporate house liveries

Very nice collection indeed Steve. Its going to be a shame the day these beautiful birds disappear from our skies. Luckily, I have a few freighters come through every now and then. Feel free to send...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-30-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By Opsman
We have Aircraft and we have lights!!!

I finally had a chance to install lights in the cabinet I made some time ago. I wasn't sure how it would look. Well the pics speak for themselves. It was $30 well spent. Nothing better than to switch...
Forum: 1:200 Models 04-23-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By Opsman
JAPAN AIRLINES Fleet for sale.

I'm putting up the following 1/200 JC WINGS JAL aircraft for sale. The models are based in Australia, therefore, please PM me for postage costs. Prices are in US $.
1) JAL 777-300er "member of...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-19-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Opsman
Re: Hobby Shops in Melbourne

I'm currently in Melbourne and visited Modelmania. Whilst the stock is OK, the prices are little too high. I've seen the same models sitting on the shelves for the last five years.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Opsman
Re: 1:200 Qatar 787

I have the Phoenix 1/200 version. Inflight did release the 1/200 version but they had the painted the engine cowlings in all white instead if the Qatar "grey".

https://i.imgur.com/WyrYDgJ.jpg
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-29-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Opsman
Re: China Eastern Disney Toy Story A330-300

Very nice pics indeed. This model will fit in perfectly with my fleet. Also, i like the new box the models come in. They look much more "professional" and much easier to open than the very tight...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-17-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By Opsman
TOKYO 2020 ANA 777-200 ER joins the fleet

Received the JC WINGS TOKYO 2020 ANA 777-200 ER and wanted to share a few photos for those who were thinking about buying the model. She was added to the remainder of the fleet....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-04-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By Opsman
My SINGAPORE AIRLINES Fleet incl. 787-10

A couple of new additions to my Singapore Airlines Fleet. The scary part about this fleet is that I haven't even started on the diecast A380's! Although the livery is somewhat "plain and simple" it...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-02-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By Opsman
Re: QATAR models on show.

There's been an addition to my QATAR Fleet. I purchased the Phoenix 1/200 version of the B787-8. The quality of the model is ok, but not to the standard of the other three manufacturers. There seems...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-01-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,728
Posted By Opsman
Re: Inflight vs. JCW 737 Max8

Nice comparison picks Charlie Alpha and always good see and compare models for the potential buyers to make up their own opinions. My concern with the Inflight and (maybe the JC wings model) is the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By Opsman
Re: Question on 1/200 JC Wings 787-10 Singapore Ai

Hello Capnstar, as others have stated, this was a "charity" release. The original and standard JCW release had the reg 9V-SVB which had the standard Singapore livery on the box. The model I received...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-11-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Opsman
Re: GARUDA INDONESIA 737 MAX 8 by JCW

Hi Steve, a very nice addition to your collection. Last year we were privileged to have Boeing base their 737-8 Max in Darwin for flight trials. Rego was N8704Q,
MSN 1A004. Looking at your model, it...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-09-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Opsman
Re: Ana 747?

I got mine for PEANUTS! LOL. The prices for models from Japan are unrealistically high indeed. They seem to be especially higher when it comes to ANA models. A friend of mine visited the ANA store in...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-08-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Opsman
My Colorful Collection of Chinese Airliners.

I received a few new additions to my Chinese collection. Now, I know that some members are not too keen on these colorful liveries. But, I think they're better than the boring all white and all bare...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-08-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By Opsman
Re: no rain gutter line on 1/200 hogan

I started out my collection buying Hogan models because the "details" and cost of the models were cheaper than the diecast metal models. But, as time went by, I wanted more details in what I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-06-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Opsman
This must be what "T7's Heaven" must look like.

I was so inspired by Aussiejets last post about his T7's that I had to show my T7 fleet. Trying to fit all 31 models on the table was a task in itself!
Taking them out of the glass cabinet and...
Forum: 1:200 Models 02-14-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
For Sale Collection Sale
Views: 1,136
Posted By Opsman
Re: Collection Sale

Every now and then you come across a genuine fellow collector that is a pleasure to do business with. Theo, is one of those people. Thank you for the great models.LOL
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-10-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By Opsman
Boeing 747-8F by JC WINGS

For those who were thinking about buying the 1/200 JC WINGS 747-8 F here are a few pics from the one I received. I'm sure you will change your mind if you were "sitting on the fence" about this one....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-10-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,633
Posted By Opsman
Re: Jc wings january releases

Just go to EZtoys.com and you will see what ALL the manufacturers are releasing. They also seem to have other releases that don't get mentioned.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-07-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By Opsman
Re: Why I am not posting as much anymore

Hey Leslie, I hope the picture below brings a smile to your face. That's your A340-600 that you sold to me. As you can see she made it all the way down to the land of "OZ". She has joined the rest of...
Forum: 1:200 Models 10-30-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By Opsman
Re: Gemini 1/200 Collection

Hello from Australia,

Is the 1/200 Etihad A380 still available, if so could you please find out the postage cost to the city of Darwin.

Regards
Opsman
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-29-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By Opsman
Re: Etihad Airlines Airport Hub.

Thank you all for your kind words. CA, your setup is really good and you have given me some good ideas for a future project. Yes, the Etihad livery is stunning and I must say a special thank you to...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-27-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By Opsman
Etihad Airlines Airport Hub.

I thought I would try and build an "airport" so I could display the models in a different environment. So, after 2 hours of cutting, pinning and painting a disused fan box I completed a building that...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-24-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By Opsman
Re: Garuda A330-300 Reg. Livery

CA, whether you take my post serious or not is not the issue here. Nor do I profess to be an expert in the field and if you go through my 268 posts, I'm sure you'll find that I stay away from...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-23-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By Opsman
Re: Garuda A330-300 Reg. Livery

Hey CA, whilst I admire your relentlessness admiration for the hobby, especially when it comes to pointing out "deficiencies" and bringing up stats and figures on other manufacturers flaws, I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-27-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Opsman
Re: A Inflight200 A330-200 RAAF exclusive model

Hi Steve, the KC-30 looks pretty good to me. The side camera near the cockpit windows could of been a little closer, but I'm not complaining. I'm lucky to have these beasts visit all the time. Now, I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-18-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By Opsman
Finally! Malaysian "Freedom of Space" and Singapore "Alliance" 777's

I finally got my hands on the Malaysian 777-200 "Freedom of Space" and the Singapore 777-300 "Alliance". Both of these models are made by JC Wings and
are from the old mould. Sorry in advance for...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-16-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Opsman
The sun rising on 6 New Arrivals

Been trying to get my hands on a few hard to find models for my collections and I finally did so. I've also added 3 "newer" releases. The sun was rising when the photos were taken. All but one model...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-30-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By Opsman
Re: 18 Freighters on ramp!!!

Hi David, the Polar freighter is from Hogan.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-29-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By Opsman
Re: 18 Freighters on ramp!!!

Yes Raymond, you are correct, there is no SIA Cargo. But, I see you have one for sale. Maybe we can come to some sort of agreement;)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-28-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By Opsman
18 Freighters on ramp!!!

It was time to clean these freighters, so I decided to set them up for a quick photo session on ramp. I didn't realize how much space I needed, so I had to use the concrete driveway as a ramp....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-27-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By Opsman
Re: Jet-X Cathay Pacific 747-400F plus friends.

Hi Sergio,

Does the 747-8F look familiar? It should. Its the one I purchased from you. I told you it was going to a good family.;)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By Opsman
Jet-X Cathay Pacific 747-400F plus friends.

This was my first purchase involving a JET-X model and I must admit its not as bad as what I thought it would be. My sources tell me that JET-X and Inflight are the same mold. The others are...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-05-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By Opsman
Re: Jc wings march releases

Interesting to see re-runs on the ANA 787-8. I'm sure that JC wings have already manufactured these as I have the JA801A in my collection. From what I have read, the changes will include a stand and...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-05-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,592
Posted By Opsman
Re: These new Virgin 777-300ERS

Very nice collection Steve. Those special liveries on the 737's remind me of the days we use to wait on ramp for our arrivals and how exciting it was to see a non-red VB aircraft arrive. I wasn't too...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-10-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Opsman
Latest arrivals. Something new, old and used.

Been busy looking for bargains. Ended up with something new, something old and something used. JC Wings for most models with Qatar 787 by Phoenix. Now to find space to place them in with the rest of...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-24-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By Opsman
My ETIHAD Fleet including the 747-400F

I received the Etihad 747-400F on the weekend and as usual she was another beautiful model. I thought I'd take some photos with the rest of the family. I would have to say that the livery on this...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-22-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By Opsman
Re: QATAR models on show.

Hello Charlie Alpha,

Thank you. I usually take the models outside and place them on the "home made" apron. But, this time I thought I'd leave them inside the cabinet and try my luck with the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By Opsman
Re: QATAR models on show.

Hello Surinam Air 747,

Yes I have flown on Qatar before, 4 times on the 777-300 from Singapore to Doha and 4 times on the A320 from Doha to Athens and I must say it was a pleasant experience....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By Opsman
Re: QATAR models on show.

Thankyou Kitty Hawk. Yes, I do have to agree with you with your sentiments on the Middle East liveries being nice and smart at the same time. I've also have the Etihad collection and think they have...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-20-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By Opsman
QATAR models on show.

I finally got my hands on the Qatar 747-8, so I thought I'll send some photo's with the rest of the "team". I hope JC Wings decide to manufacture the remainder of the fleet in the future. Enjoy....
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