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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-23-2015, 03:45 AM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Yes very sad , there was a documentary on it yesterday on tv.
It also heralded in the end of Pan Am.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Boeing Images - 747-100 with 747-200 Windows Painted On (http://www.boeingimages.com/archive/747-100-with-747-200-Windows-Painted-On-2F3XC5GP3RC.html)

Here is a link to explain why windows were...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 06:17 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Confusing huh :D:D:D

In case of this plane it most likely had the full row of windows from the start.
But they were plugged to only show three initially.

Than later when the bar was removed...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 05:57 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Actually i am not completly right in this.
Yes some airlines painted extra windows to create a uniform look on each type.
But in case of the 747 series the initial release had 3 windows.
Than...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

:D yep because the result "after" the crash would not look good in your collector case. ( i know it is a morbid and sick joke )


It is really a common thing even on modern jets to paint on...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

They were painted on the N93119 later stage.
It was a marketing ploy. It only had three windows upperdeck each side.

Thats were the term cheatline comes from.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Just managed to snatch away the last new release pan am cargo 747 aswell lol :D. My poor wallet
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 04:00 AM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Actually on the box of this double release there is no mentioning of it beeing a memorial release. I can understand that people who have lost loved ones in that accident might feel reluctant to buy...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-20-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

It is a bit of weird discussion but an interesting one.

What would you do than with a plane model in your collection that might crash in the future? Will you toss it out too if that happend?
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-20-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Honestly if i would not have been reminded about TWA 800 i would not have know the tragedy behind that registration number.

No matter what both planes were great looking.
Some also collect...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

I am happy i got N305TW the box also shows N93119
Another double reg release i guess lol
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Sorry just to late
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Wow was that N305TW? ( this one)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

This is N305TW btw
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Please enlighten me for i know not what you are talking about.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

No numbers known to me, i do know that of the above TWA they had about six.
I was lucky to get the last one. But the box art revealed another TWA red stripe with a different registration, so...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Big nose 747
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

This really is a side step of my three engined wide body collection.
But i like the latest releases. I pre ordered the Pan Am bilboard just to be sure. The TWA one sold out here in two days lol
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

Red Jet's tail
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 11:13 AM
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Posted By willigenburg
Re: TWA 747 Inflight

A fine ship she is indeed! The picture is taken a bit wrong she looks more like a SP here lol
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-19-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,434
Posted By willigenburg
TWA 747 Inflight

Another great release just landed at my little airfield.
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