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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 02:47 PM
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Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Are all Herpa 1:200 heavy planes plastic??

Aviation Center Berlin says this model is metal.
Weight 630 g

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-01-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Latest Inflight's

No problem Robert, your comments are always welcome.

I think I have a good knowledge of the B 707s and B 720s.
There are only four wings from which you can make a difference between all the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-31-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Private Aircraft

Congratulations !

Is it a Mac Donnell 220 that I see on the left ?
Pretty rare and completely forgotten.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-30-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: KLM 747-200B PH-BUA flaps down 1/144

Thank you VJ for these pictures.

Your talent is great.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-30-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Latest Inflight's

Things are very clear.

Inflight made this B 707-320 using the wings of its previous B 707-320B/Cs models.
The wings of these two aircraft are different, consequently the B 707-320 is completely...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-30-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Latest Inflight's

The discerning collector cannot be satisfied with this AF "B707-320" which is an insult made to the real aircraft, it shows clearly that the manufacturer has very little respect for the collectors...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-28-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,484
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Ideas for Gemini 200...

AIR FRANCE EMBRAER BRASILIA.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-28-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

I have to say that I had problems with the previous Gemini Concorde released some four years ago.

On the pictures that were available, the model was exhibiting a significant gap between the nose...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-27-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

Many thanks for these pictures.

One can have different tastes, to me this is a very decent model that I could consider to complement my Hogan and Historic models.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-27-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

Many thanks for these valuable information that could trigger more interest in this model.

Could we have a picture nose 0° with the visor on the nose, supersonic cruise.

Thanks.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-26-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

I am tempted to say : Feel free to ask your own questions to AMS.
We have questions still unanswered.

AF gave recently mandate to SOCATEC to negotiate with the mainstream manufacturers the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-25-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

I received a very quick answer from Henk Timmers (Aviation Megastore).
"Do not worry, these are the JC Wings products and they are similar to JC Wings earlier models".

Jean pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-25-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Antonov An-26 AviaBoss

This model is nicely made, congratulations to Avia Boss.

A Tupolev 104 please ...., A or B, it does not matter.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-25-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

Two configuration with this nose.

< Nose 0, visor down for subsonic cruise.
< Nose 5, visor down for taxing and take off.
or Nose 12, visor down for landing.

Difficult to say from these...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-24-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 632
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: My KLM 747 fleet

Hello Marc.

Great line up !
It's true that when inviting so many guests around your table you need a large one.

Beautiful, thank you for sharing your pictures.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-23-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Notice to all custom makers

Thank you for the information.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-22-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

Finally this model is listed as JC 8911, it is a JC Wings models.

... but without the visor and with simplified thrust reversers ?

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-21-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,650
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Is this a new release of Air France Concord?

This Concorde is very nice and is a new mould.

Note the accurate position of the canard under the cockpit windows, the much better nose cone (Pitot tube) and the nicely detailed main landing gear....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: New A 310

Yes, but it is an Inflight product ...

I note that Inflight is flooding and polluting the market with these substandard models.
As long as the models are bright and colorful, they will sell and...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-18-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: More Gemini 200 TWA 727

B 727s are always welcome.

Excellent model.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-17-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: KLM 747-200B PH-BUA flaps down 1/144

Difficult to find the appropriate words ...

Simply gorgeous,

I am working on another big flying boat ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-17-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: JC Wings Ansett 727-200

It is great to see more photos of the B 727.

To me this aircraft is as iconic as a B 707, DC 8 or Caravelle.
I have eight made by Herpa Premium, Hogan, Jet X and JC Wings.

Herpa, Jet X and JC...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-17-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: The Billboard Pan Am 727-200

I'm afraid I did not answer your question properly.

When you are established on approach with the appropriate speed, thrust and the aircraft perfectly trimmed, all you have to do is to maintain...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: The Billboard Pan Am 727-200

In flight, the lift is usually behind the weight, without the stabilizer, the aircraft would rotate around its pitch axis, the center of gravity being on the pitch axis, the role of the horizontal...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: The Billboard Pan Am 727-200

Could you clarify the question ?

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-15-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: CONDOR A310-200 D-AICM Inflight 200 Mould

Beautiful job, very nice livery.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: The Billboard Pan Am 727-200

The B 727 was a fantastic and very capable aircraft, this model is great.

I don't have many, only eight but two of them are Herpa Premium, PANAM and United.

With its triple slotted flaps, a...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
New A 310

The good news is that JC Wings is about to release A 310s, the first model will be Singapore, 9V-STP with PW engines.

I look forward to seeing a model with GE engines and AF livery ...

Jean...
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-08-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Aurigny SAAB 340

Very nice and colorful little model.

Congratulations.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-08-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Korean Airlines Boeing 747 OC

Great model nicely made.

Hogan models are very convenient to use as donors, with the wings removed you have an unrestricted access to the fuselage making application of the decals easier.

Very...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-05-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Starting a classic airport

I used to fly to AMS with the Air France Caravelles between 1969 and 1972 ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Vladivostok A320 by Western Models

Interesting ...

I would like to share with you some pictures of this WM A 321, I think it was the first Airbus produced by WM.

I bought it some twenty years ago from CAM at LHR.

It is a...
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-03-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Aurigny AT75

Hello Tim

We are more familiar with the manufacturer designation, ATR 72-500.

I suggest you to go to the F-RSIN website, you will find a model of the ATR with the Aurigny livery.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-03-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: 1/200 Herald metal kit problem

This Dart Herald is quite interesting.
Thank you for sharing pictures showing your progress.

A few words about the assembly of a white metal model kit.

I use some kind of synthetic metal which...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-02-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Latest FedEx Acquisition + Collection

Very comprehensive collection, you even have a Falcon 20 which was at the origin of FedEx.

Congratulations.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-02-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Replaced Delta CRJ-900

Great collection nicely displayed, I love it.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-02-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Air france a 310

Skyteam was created in June 2000 and the F-GEMQ left the airline in January 2002.

Skyteam creation was very important and the airlines involved were very proud to display the new logo on their...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-29-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Air france a 310

I have also submitted a wish list with the best manufacturers to make the different models.
Not sure I will be listened to.

There is always a big gap between those who think they know and those...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-29-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Air france a 310

Long e mail sent to SOCATEC ...

There will be no change with a magic wand, I simply wanted to say that they need to be more selective when it comes to choosing a manufacturer.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-27-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: Two new Airbusses (BA A350 and LH A310)

Thank you Tom for these comparison shots showing the A 300 and the A 310.
If you turn a blind eye on the over wing emergency exit and the passenger windows, the A 310 looks fine.
The AF A 310 has...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-27-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Air france a 310

An AF A 310 is available on the SOCATEC website

It is sold as a SOCATEC product, have a look at the passenger windows and the height of the emergency exit threshold over the wing.
It is a safe...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-26-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: And the last Detolf ...

The Caudron is something completely different, it has no roof.

It was designed by its manufacturer in the same spirit as the Flyer of the Wright brothers or the Zeppelin you can see on the shelf,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-26-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: And the last Detolf ...

Elémentaire mon Cher Watson !
Elementary my dear Watson !

That said, French are rare on this forum ...

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-26-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: And the last Detolf ...

This was my last cabinet.

Thank you all for your kind words.
Thank you Ethan35, I appreciate your compliment written in an excellent French, I would like to be able to speak English in the same...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-26-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: A few other models ...

There is a story about the AW 650 / 660 Argosy.

In 1955 the Air Ministry issued a specification for a medium range cargo but it was also specified that the aircraft should meet civil airworthiness...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-26-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: A third flying boat in my Air France fleet

Sorry, I did not answer your question, it is a HBM resin kit, it has been at the back of a drawer for five years, I am afraid it is hard to find.

Jean Pierre.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-25-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: A few other models ...

It is an excellent Herpa Aeroflot Antonov 2.

Jean Pierre
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-25-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: My Air France fleet Seventh shelf

Hello Danny.

Thank you for your kind words.

The Mercure was Chris's project but too few people were interested to move forward.
Chris made the decals and suggested to buy the model made by...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-25-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: A few other models ...

According to my source the speedpak was offered on the last twelve 049s and available on all subsequent standard Constellations.

Which aircraft do you mean ?
What is the nearest model ?

Jean...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-25-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By AIR FRANCE 340
Re: A few other models ...

Just for you ...

The TWA L 749 has a speedpak, very nice, something we could suggest to Andrew.

Of course, I also have the AN 22, the TU 114 and the TU 144, too good to be missed.

Jean...
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