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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-22-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Manufacturers monthly release shipping delays

I believe that is the biggest backlog theyíve had in a while, if not ever. Definitely wonít be helping matters for new Gemini releases for the time being.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-22-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,277
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Gemini Jets - 1:400 Future Releases

Here’s the current status of the future release page. The 1:400 Oneworld and both 2 and 400 UNCF were released for this month. Only the 2 and 400 Freedom One models, and the BA Comair MAX are left.
...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Gemini 400 September Release Announcement

Some decent stuff. A few options to consider but I haven’t ordered anything yet. All things said NG has done some of these releases already, notably the Alaskas, but I like to say the Gemini’s are...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Geminijets september releases dropping tomorro

About 7 hours until the new releases are announced. Definitely wanting a model of Breeze, preferably an E190/E195 as they don’t have their A220s yet. Avelo would be interesting to see as well. If not...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-18-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 178,301
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

Finally got the FedEx A300 in the mail after a slight delay from USPS. Thank you again Andrew!
Forum: General Squawk Talk 09-18-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: A300s Just Came In!

Yikes. Still an easy fix but that’s not good. Was there no glue on the horizontal stabilizer?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-17-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: September Aeroclassics release FedEx A300 N692

Unfortunately my package has been delayed according to USPS; when it’s going to get delivered I have no idea. First time I’ve had a delayed package from them, so now I have to hope that they don’t...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-16-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: September Aeroclassics release FedEx A300 N692

Nice. Hoping for mine to arrive tomorrow, still stuck in California though so not sure if it’s gonna make it unless it gets moving today
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-12-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Wouldn't be surprised if they are. Prices on both dropped to $119 as of today.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-11-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Found the FedEx and UPS A300 on eBay already. UPS going for $239, FedEx going for $249. Both from Canada.

UPS: https://www.ebay.com/itm/234183329696?hash=item36866a07a0:g:K-oAAOSw~ahhPL2M
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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-11-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Usually once an Aeroclassics release is sold out, itís sold out forever, unless you can find a third-party seller on eBay thatís willing to sell one, although if you go this route expect an increased...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-10-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Wow. Thatís so cool. I would love to see a high res version of that image because a FedEx A300 with that livery is really awesome to my eyes. I have that interest of aircraft having older primary...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-10-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Awesome, just got the FedEx ordered. So happy Andrew finally did one.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-10-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-10-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Oh boy, I'm gonna have to be waiting at my computer for a while I suppose, if I want to order from Flying Mule or elsewhere except ARD...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-10-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Will the other retailers, such as ezToys and Flying Mule, post the releases at or around the same time as well?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-09-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,277
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Gemini Jets - 1:400 Future Releases

Got some pics of Freedom One and UNCF. Background looks like the same one youíd find with JC Wings pictures, so Iíd assume these are still overseas yet. If anyone knows when they will be released...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 09-08-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Allegiant Raider Nation

Sent Gemini that a couple days ago and they seem interested more so in this than the Envoy retro. Can’t wait to see how they do it
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-07-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

You canít expect everything you want to be made by every manufacturer every month. Thereís tons of markets out there and manufacturers can only satisfy so many of those in said markets per release....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-06-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Youíre kidding... FedEx AND UPS A300? In the same release? You donít know how long Iíve been wanting those, especially with the current livery...

This better be real...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-06-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

For me it could be the first time Iíve acquired an Aeroclassics model upon release. Which retailers can I order the new models from immediately following their announcement?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-05-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aeroclassics - September releases?

Havenít sent any; maybe if AK is nice enough heíll drop the hints sooner than later :D
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-04-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aviation400 August 2021 Releases!

Donít know, but would be cool to see them do it.




Send me a PM and I can help you out best I can. A mod could help you out with anything I donít know.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-04-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,775
Posted By JJ Skippy
Aeroclassics - September releases?

Any idea on what could be released this month? For some reason Iím excited for this next set, and usually I donít get that way with Aeroclassics new releases.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-04-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Aviation400 August 2021 Releases!

Dang, still no United 777... might be 2022-2023 before that’s released LOL
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-03-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,532
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: May/June?? Aviation400 new releases!

I haven’t preordered an AV400 model yet because I know it’ll be a year minimum before they are sent out. The downside is if you wait you may not be able to order it...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-31-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,882
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: NG Model 1:400 September 2021 "Hints"

Could also be N67171, which has winglets.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-31-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,882
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: NG Model 1:400 September 2021 "Hints"

My predictions

Boeing 737
N90XXX - American AstroJet
HP-15XXXXX - Copa
HP-15XXXXX - Copa spilts
HP-18XXXXX - Copa special

Boeing 747SP
N14XXX - United Saul Bass
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-29-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,414
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Panda Models - Tu-134s and A321 Available

Not sure on that, havenít seen an option for such; closest would be an ignore list but not sure if that has similar functions to blocking.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-29-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,414
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Panda Models - Tu-134s and A321 Available

Ah yes, another round of bickering. Getting back on track, the 134s look really nice and would love to have them if I were a Russian/Soviet-era airplane collector.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 08-27-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,225
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: What Do You Collect and Why ??

Started when I was a little boy, got a Gemini FedEx 757-200F (I am a younger collector). Waited several years before I got going again (circa 2012), and starting in 2017 I got into full-time...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 08-26-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By JJ Skippy
Air Wisconsin CRJ-200 freighters?

Found this from a friend who found it on Facebook. Has anyone else seen images of this yet and can confirm this will be operating soon?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-26-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,401
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: NG Model 1:400 August 2021 Release Photographs

I’m SO excited for Freedom One! Should definitely try to pick up UNCF too before it’s gone.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-25-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: GeminiSelect list

I think their concern overall is they want a modelís value to stay high by making less of it. Considering the American Eagle and Delta Connection CRJ-900s seemed to sell so well Iíd thought they...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-25-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: GeminiSelect list

I know Gemini did 2500pcs runs with their regular 1:400 models based off DiMA stats (now it just says Limited on newer models), so have they reduced production runs drastically overall?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-23-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: GeminiSelect list

Very nice. Wish I could go there but Iíll try to make it for Airliners International next summer, pending [current situation] doesnít call it off.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-23-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: GeminiSelect list

Took a few days. Looking to find one somewhere, I know eBay has some of them for $30-$75, so not bad prices overall.

I should mention I'm working on a spreadsheet for the other Gemini product...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-23-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By JJ Skippy
GeminiSelect list

For fun, I decided to make a list of all the GeminiSelect releases made in the mid to late 2000s. While Gemini Jets' website has a database listing these already, they never say when they were...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-23-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Phoenix 400 September Releases

Those DHL 763s are tempting, but it’s usually the same American stuff: a cargo 767 or 747.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-18-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Will we see this one made in 1/400 this year?

Envoy released a better pic and it seems like it might be N760MQ instead of N762DT that received the livery, so thereís either two of them, there was a miscommunication, or they rendered the wrong...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-18-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: GeminiJets 2021 Releases Changes!

The whole “models sitting in a warehouse” thing could explain all the item numbers being out of wack at times, an example being the SkyWest CRJ-700 is in the 1200s. I have since been inspired to...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-17-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: GeminiJets 2021 Releases Changes!

I appreciate Gemini’s increased frequency in releasing RJs. It’s probably because they want the little kids to zip it LOL

New widebody molds are always fun to see. Flaps Down models especially; I...
Forum: Manufacturers 08-17-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,852
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Possible New NG Models Molds for the rest of 2

I disagree. As he said he wants to interact with other collectors, old and young, not use this site to promote his social media stuff. I myself do the same; interact with collectors, and no promotion...
Forum: Manufacturers 08-16-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,852
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Possible New NG Models Molds for the rest of 2

Cannot agree with you any more Redriveraviation. Even if you don’t like them you can’t doubt they’ll continue to thrive in the coming months and years, and hopefully they will bring new, original...
Forum: Manufacturers 08-16-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,852
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Possible New NG Models Molds for the rest of 2

I certainly think an A319/A320 announcement would be happening before yearís end, considering they did the 737-600, -700 and -900. For retro a 741 is very likely as they have the SP made. Overall NG...
Forum: Manufacturers 08-16-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,852
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Possible New NG Models Molds for the rest of 2

LOL this gentleman can be quite active on social media, heís a nice person though and seemingly enjoys this hobby very much.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-16-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,277
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: Gemini Jets - 1:400 Future Releases

Current status of the future release page. BA/Comair MAX is still on the website. I feel like scientists will figure out how to bring back the dinosaurs before this model is released LOL
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-15-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,449
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: All these new models!

I will say that if done right, it won’t look out-of-scale. Other manufacturers have done it with a few seemingly getting it right. I have a few models with decent-looking antennae and SATCOM domes,...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-15-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: What is it with weird posts?

That’s what I’ve noticed. Only the second time since I’ve joined last year that I have seen this. I will admit I have replied to those posts following OP’s topic, but looking at it now they are a...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,449
Posted By JJ Skippy
Re: All these new models!

Getting the Lone Star One Panda exclusive, FedEx ATR, and Eastern Electra, with the AA MAX, Hawaiian, and Air Canada 787s up for consideration.
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