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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-02-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By vg747
Re: Please help me rescue my Lufthansa Modell edition 747...

Don't stress too much! There are plenty of people in your position who have found solutions.

Here is a link from people on this forum who have fixed this issue in the past. You will not lose most...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By vg747
Re: JC Wings!!!!! Those star wars planes that were cancelled

That is some plastic corporate model, I'm not too interested in those. If I wanted a not great plastic model i would just wait a while for hogan

There have been several popping up on eBay

I'm...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-20-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By vg747
JC Wings!!!!! Those star wars planes that were cancelled

I hate disney for this

Does anyone know what exactly happened to the pheonix and jc r2d2 787s that were cancelled? Were they just never produced or did they end up circulating in China (basically,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-19-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By vg747
Re: Gemini BA B787-8 and LH A340-300 side by side!

Looks great! I'm really looking forward to the upcoming A340 releases. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 11-07-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By vg747
Re: Two guys wearing jetpacks fly alongside an Airbus A380

This was definitely the best shot of an aircraft I have ever seen. I think this is the first video I've seen that flies alongside the aircraft, which gives a true sense of the scale of the plane in...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 11-07-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By vg747
Re: Cathay Pacific - New Livery Launch

Everyone is saying that the livery is Euro white. My eyes may be playing tricks but I see that the entire fuselage has a greenish tinge (similar to what the stripe used to be). If this is the case, I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-23-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,175
Posted By vg747
Re: The BEST 1/200 747-400 yet?

From the looks of it, it seems like it could be. Everything after the Gemini Qantas on this mould has looked spot on.

I own more herpa premium 747s than any other kind, but I do think the JC 747...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-06-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,097
Posted By vg747
Re: New InFlight Preorder Announcement

I'm also frustrated with IF's continual announcement of new models before the production of previously announced ones.

On the bright side, I am very glad to see NASA's 905, which is one of the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-06-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,175
Posted By vg747
re: My 1/200 custom GSEs

Yeah, never thought I'd see a prop that makes a herpa premium look inadequate. Incredible work. The fact that the truck looks so good from the up close shots means that it will look perfect in...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-03-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,731
Posted By vg747
Re: Which Era of Aviation Do You Collect? - Survey

Really...
Just another reason why I am excited and interested to see the results.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-03-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,731
Posted By vg747
Re: Which Era of Aviation Do You Collect? - Survey

Just did this, interested to see the results. Most of the current discussion in this thread seems to be about modern era/rapid expansions (with plenty of mention for the 747), but when members post...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-27-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,413
Posted By vg747
Re: G-VFAB Virgin Birthday Girl

The one bright side is that Lufthansa, Air China, and Korean Air are all major carriers that will continue to fly them for a very long time. If you are particular about flying a 747-400, since the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,413
Posted By vg747
Re: G-VFAB Virgin Birthday Girl

Very sad indeed. How do they even plan on replacing these 747s if they won't have any 777s by the time they plan to retire all 747s (April 2016)? If this happens, I think they will be the first major...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 09-09-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By vg747
Re: NCA cancels B748F order

Flying just wouldn't be the same without seeing them in the airports. Just the best looking plane in the sky. If you think about it, pretty much every major airline has either 777s or 747s (if not...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 09-09-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By vg747
Re: Delta's First Boeing 747-400 Aircraft Goes Into Retirement

Very sad to see it go but happy that people can still enjoy and admire the aircraft in a museum. We all knew Delta's phase-out was happening, but I'm surprised there hasn't been more fanfare about...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,010
Posted By vg747
Re: Photos-JCW- CX 747-400 OC pair

We all have our own standards of perfect I guess ;)

I know you're a big inflight guy (the biggest inflight guy!), so I'll also say that the most recent wave of inflight 747s have also been...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-04-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,010
Posted By vg747
Re: Photos-JCW- CX 747-400 OC pair

Please please please bring back the radome outlines!!
It was the best thing about the recent 747 models

Can anybody speak with regards to the radome's status? Will we see it again in future...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-25-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,472
Posted By vg747
Re: BEAUTIFUL GJ KLM 95 Yr. 777-300ER

Very nice model

One question though: Why is the radome not outlined? I thought they added a radome outline on the new liver KLM
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-12-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,175
Posted By vg747
Re: JCW A340-500 and A340-600

One of the only aircraft that has grace even close to a 747 and 100x better looking than the more recent hideous A380 and A350 from airbus

I will welcome LH, SQ, and Virgin liveries with open arms!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-12-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,368
Posted By vg747
Re: 747 Collection's picking up steam - thanks DAC

Trust me, you're fine to keep 'em on a stand. The earthquakes we experience are neither common enough nor strong enough to cause you much of a problem. The recent 4.0 did nothing to my models on...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-08-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,331
Posted By vg747
Re: Gemini Qantas 747-400 VH-OJA Photos

This is by far the best 1:200 diecast 747 ive seen, and I will be waiting for future liveries to order. It seems like jc/gemini have fixed the nose issue, which was the only problem I had with the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 07-24-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,760
Posted By vg747
Re: Trying to start teen series collection

Hi all

Thanks for the very detailed replies. I think I will go ahead with 1/72 as my scale (but maybe still buy some 1:200 as some suggested to go with my commercial collection). I don't mind...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 07-23-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,760
Posted By vg747
Trying to start teen series collection

I've been a regular on the 1:200 DAC page here as a diecast commercial aircraft collector, but lately I've been thinking of branching out into military aircraft.

Although I have a strong interest...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By vg747
Re: The KLM B744 list so far...

Two more to add:

I believe JC has a current livery Tokyo and 95th livery Hong Kong in the works.

I for one am very happy to see so many releases. Because I really liked the new livery Tokyo...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-08-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By vg747
Re: 747 cockpit windows

It seems they fixed this issue. Check out their 95th KLM and the EVA.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-27-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,189
Posted By vg747
Re: Few Customs and a Cabinet

Nice! Where do you get your decals?
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-22-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,239
Posted By vg747
Re: Photos-JCW-QF 744 All Red

Is this brow changed compared to the RR wunala? Maybe its just the paint scheme, but for some reason this all red's brow looks a lot better. If this model does in fact have a fixed brow, I still...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-20-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,451
Posted By vg747
Re: Last Time I Buy From Waffle!!

In this case Jan did nothing wrong. As a customer buying from a retailer it's your right to expect that if your model is damaged, it will either be replaced or returned for a refund (unless it was...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-10-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,223
Posted By vg747
Re: JC Wings Wunala Dreaming models

Great to hear! Sounds like I'll be getting one of these!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-09-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,223
Posted By vg747
Re: JC Wings Wunala Dreaming models

Yes! It's all the more frustrating that this model is excellent in nearly every way if you ignore these pylons. Just make this simple fix, and suddenly, the model is nearly perfect!!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,223
Posted By vg747
Re: JC Wings Wunala Dreaming models

Yeah the same thing happened with the new livery KLM. The cheatline, brow (although I would not have expected them to fix that because its the actual mold), window alignment, and radome on the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-09-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,223
Posted By vg747
Re: JC Wings Wunala Dreaming models

I definitely see a slight orange tinge on the blue kangaroo behind the orange hump, but I can't really see any of the orange on the hump/nose sections. Those engine mounts may be a deal breaker...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,997
Posted By vg747
Re: If200 vietnam airlines a350 ...pics!

Very nice! I especially love everything about the wings, engines included. As always thank you for the detailed photographs!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-28-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,522
Posted By vg747
Re: B747-206B KLM OC Polished

Judging by the new EVA and 95th KLM, they fixed the v-shaped cockpit windows. The front of the model is looking pretty great now actually, perhaps even better than the JC.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-28-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,765
Posted By vg747
Re: Comparison Thread---JC Wings vs. InFlight

Yeah it's possible to put the detail on a 1:200 model. The car and plane models are almost parallel: 1:18 cars are similar in size and weight to 1:200 planes and 1:43 cars (the other common scale)...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-27-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,765
Posted By vg747
Re: Comparison Thread---JC Wings vs. InFlight

I have that zonda R and many other 1:18 cars. The zonda r is particularly expensive because I believe it has over 600 individual components and working suspension and steering. 1:200 aircraft don't...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-27-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,765
Posted By vg747
Re: Comparison Thread---JC Wings vs. InFlight

I think that JC has the better 747, but they REALLY need to fix the flight deck/windscreen angle. If they could make a 747 model that is IF's flight deck/nose and JC's body, that would be the ideal...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-27-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,522
Posted By vg747
Re: B747-206B KLM OC Polished

Can we get some more pictures if possible? I would just like to see how it looks from some other angles and more detailed shots.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-25-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,706
Posted By vg747
Re: A380 Singapore Airlines 50th Anniversary livery !

I was a big fan of the old 50th livery, but I think this one looks silly and messy. I can't tell if the a380 just can't pull it off or if the scheme is faulted. Still, I am sure JC will make this as...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-24-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,251
Posted By vg747
Re: If200 eva air b744...pics!

Wow, I am pleasantly surprised by inflight. It seems they fixed the issues on their terrible Beijing klm release like the missing attachments and antennae on the top of the fuselage and v-shaped...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-23-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By vg747
Re: Jcw b747-400 klm nl

There are plenty of mistakes including the angled radome, incorrectly positioned cheatline around the nose, and misaligned windows. We saw all of these issues in the initial photos that Marcus...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-23-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,529
Posted By vg747
Re: Inflight200 Garuda B777-300ER...pics!

Thank you for putting in the effort to post all of these pictures. Now that you have actually held the model and seen it in detail, how would you compare it to the JC/gemini? I understand that both...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,003
Posted By vg747
Re: My FedEx Collection

Nice!

I had no idea Fedex (or any freighter service for that matter) did special liveries and that always makes collecting more fun. The panda livery is cool- it stands out without taking over the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,479
Posted By vg747
Re: JFox 1:200 Boeing 747-300 Qantas VH-EBU, 'Nalanji Dreaming'

Thats pretty interesting, i never knew that. Thanks for teaching me something new. I knew that some airliners had the upper deck stretched on their 200's but i had no idea that they had two versions...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,003
Posted By vg747
Re: My FedEx Collection

Did you ever work for FedEx or something?

I know many people here collect for airlines that they have flown frequently, and I think it's pretty neat that someone takes an interest in a shipping...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,143
Posted By vg747
Re: QC Issues on Fedex MD-11

Yeah, it became kind of clear when he complained about "detached wings"

Even disregarding the identity of OP, he went one complaint too far
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,479
Posted By vg747
Re: JFox 1:200 Boeing 747-300 Qantas VH-EBU, 'Nalanji Dreaming'

Well the hump is definitely the shorter one that would be on the 100 or 200, but the wing are the biggest thing with the 300. All they really have to do is put these wings on the 400 fuselage.

...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,479
Posted By vg747
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,479
Posted By vg747
Re: JFox 1:200 Boeing 747-300 Qantas VH-EBU, 'Nalanji Dreaming'

Oh wow, I never saw this. I guess the classics will come over the next few years then.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,479
Posted By vg747
Re: JFox 1:200 Boeing 747-300 Qantas VH-EBU, 'Nalanji Dreaming'

Again, at this moment, JC does not have a 747-300 mold, so you are taking a risk by waiting. There is obviously a possibility that they will make this mold in the future, but if you skip this release...
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