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Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-02-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 2 British Airways DC10s by Space Models

HOLY GRAIL ! EXACTLY MY WISH ! :envy::eek:
Am I correct that I see also name and reg on it ? Which one is it ?
Was it custom made extra for you ?
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-29-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 2 British Airways DC10s by Space Models

:cool: :eek: WOW

Great finds....I am myself after BA DC10's since years, without any success.
It didnt get bigger than Wooster size unfortunately.

Would love to have one in 1:50 or 1:36 LOL
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 02-23-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 747 Cutaway Saudi Arabian Airlines

Very nice model....I also would leave her as is. It doesnt do any harm to these old models if you can see that they were "in use" and not made new today.
Gives them a bit more vintage look, think...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-21-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,583
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Thoughts on a re livery?

Wonderful choice, especially since you choose the rarer -300 version.

But please make sure you do it with the old south african flag with same colours like this livery. Only my opinion....this...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Airliner postcards ?`which countries in stamps ? :D maybe we should PM
Always good to find someone for sale or swop :cool:
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,583
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Thoughts on a re livery?

The old SAA Springbok livery was beautiful, shame it is gone. Lovely colours and logo.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Thank god my wife is still ok with it, but frankly space becomes an issue. I have actually meanwhile 4 rooms full of stuff from aviation, shipping, road and rail....plus others like stamps, coins...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Very nice. Stil searching for bigger Landors though. Like the one you have in your profile.
Best livery ever in my opinion.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Annoys me a lot, especially when there is now way you can turn it right.

sure :) But the moment still more in the mode to GET more BA's rather than parting.
Have to get that Delftblue 777 on the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Funny chap :D

It is weirtd, the picture was posted correct way round, but showed wrong way round. So tried to trick the system and photoshop it and turn it upside down so it will appear correctly....
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/50 DC 10 Help!

Could have been both, Neil. BA and government. What I meant to say is, that it is not too common that airlines integrated planes serve longer than the companies original ordered ones. BCAL and BA is...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/50 DC 10 Help!

You are right, it is not a that common model of BA. Surely more rare to find than a B 747-400. I have a DC10 from Air NZ in similar scale or a little smaller from Scalecraft.

Funny though is, it...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Yes, the Caledonian is really a nice one. Very heavy.
I have no Whale rider picture, but will ddo one this afternoon and post it.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-16-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

You can find at least the Delft in this thread.

https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/other-scales-antique-models/100347-few-gems-my-collection-incl-syrian-747-sp.html

Not sure if I have a...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-16-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,708
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Which special livery aircraft have you flown o

Puh, difficult to say....
Plane wise I loved the MD82, 717, RJ100 and 747's most.
Livery wise clear favourite from all of them was the Lufthansa Retro. Looks still good, even on a modern plane....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-16-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,708
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Which special livery aircraft have you flown o

Interesting question...I never thought about it, thougfh I register my flights.
Now, after checking, I was really surprised how many it were.
Many I didn't even remember first moment. Didnt...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-16-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: PacMin BA 777 Delftblue (and other world tails

Very nice ! Though I prefer the Landors, I do like the World Tails also a lot, especially Poland, Scotland and USA are nice I think.
Have a large 1:50 (I think) T7 with Delftblue and if if I...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-16-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Classic Airlines Decals Nick Webb

Strange, I also try to reach him since weeks and don't get any reply at all :sad:

Hope he is fine and not hit by that bloody C19.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-06-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Wardair 747 1:36 auction Dec 12

Wonderful model...would love to add it to my collection.
But shipping will be the Killer I am afraid... :cry:
Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 09-02-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,027
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Scale 1:600

Hi Neil,
I am afraid that one is gone already.
But still some other nice birds left, some of the Silver wings series for example.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,651
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: The History of 1:600 Schabaks

Very nice Richard...and I would place a bet that I would see some of my former ones there on the pictures :D

It is good to know they have a good place and home.
Enjoying your pictures, as...
Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,027
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Scale 1:600

If you still need some, let me know. I had a collection of more than 1200 and I sold many of them. But some are still with me. Those were the ones which simply didnt sell back then or the ones which...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 06-17-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Is someone still technically maintaining Foru

Dear Vs-Admin, have you been able to find the mistake ? Thanks.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 06-17-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: 1/72 scale British Airways DC10 custom model

Absolute Beauty....wish I could get a 1/36 model of this, but prefer G-BHDI, since I flew her twice. The Landor Colours fitted nicely to this plane, what an irony it survived it's competitor L1011 in...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-21-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,781
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: KLM's 737 fleet over the years

Nice compilation...the KLM livery with the dark blue cheatline looked so much nicer than todays imo.
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 04-21-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Is someone still technically maintaining Foru

For this thread can only see first page, and not even that is complete. No Chance to scroll and not even to go via last post on last pages….
...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 04-13-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By Speedbird 001
Is someone still technically maintaining Forum ?

Thanks to advise if so, have issues entering and viewing my own threads.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-13-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,274
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

2 more Beuties turned up ;)
Becoming full now….
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-11-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: One for the Iberia fans out there!

One interesting thing though on this plane (the real thing)...it didnt have the Lineas Aereas de Espana titles on it when it got this new paint scheme first, seems that was only adopted later on the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-11-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: One for the Iberia fans out there!

My friend, for this price I can expect this to be correct, right ?
Since the model otherwise shows almost Nothing of the livery, then I should be able to expect this at least to be correct....
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-09-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Input wanted on airline choices - LHR-SYD

You are welcome. Via HKG would have been charming via BA, as you could have combined it also with QF and back before Corona they had one leg still with 744. Thats gone now of Course.

Seeing your...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-08-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Input wanted on airline choices - LHR-SYD

Flew this way in 4 different varieties.

One was BA/QF via HKG, which was very nice. Same was BA/CX via HKG, BA/QF via NRT and BA/BA via SIN. If you have spare days, use the BA 15/16 leg and spend...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-08-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: One for the Iberia fans out there!

Big one for sure, but the livery is wrong….look at the tail.
Forum: 1:500 Scale Model Aircraft 04-05-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Cant add my 1:500 to my collection

I think there was an Option of transferring already entered data onto the DIMA platform. Have a read on the site before typing all in again manually.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-06-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,274
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

Strange though is...I cant scroll down or get to the last page of my thread...wanted to attach Pictures, but I can only see first page of thread and that is it. Seems broken...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-06-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,274
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

Recently got some new models...


Large BA Landor 737-400 and Gulf Traveller 767, as well as around 1:100 SAS DC10, Garuda 747 and Ghana Airways DC10
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-19-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,274
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Few gems of my collection (incl Syrian 747 SP)

Hi Folks,
after some silence a few new updates....amongst the best is this Beauty.


BWIA L1011 Tristar, once a common sight in Europe but long gone by now.


Isn't she a beautiful bird ?
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 12-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,083
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: My Collection

Mine isnt working yet....and most likely it never will again.
With the stop of updates long time ago and now this it is the final nail to the coffin to use this site....what a pity. Used to be...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 11-10-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,083
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: My Collection

So that means all the data we entered painstakingly over the years is gone with the wind ??? Not only that the Database is not updated anymore but all old data is gone ???
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 04-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Most Heroic Actions by Pilots

What a strange vote or discussion. I think all are hard to compare and they all show great skills of the respective People involved.

What about for example BA9 ? Flying a 747 in gliding mode and...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-11-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,893
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Air NZ DC-10 1:50 by Scalecraft Models

I know...interesting, mine has the logo like here I am sure.
Need to check upstairs.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-11-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,893
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Air NZ DC-10 1:50 by Scalecraft Models

I think I have the same model. Does yours have the the TEAL logo still under the Cockpit. It is a very nice model !
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-14-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Interflug Memorabilia 2

Nice items.....I still have some timetables and Safeties from Interflug.
Even the rare ones for Leipzig Fairs and the one when they introduced their A310. :cool:
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-07-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: A ship for a change

That Looks classic, doesnt it ? Was a nice ride last year with QM2, nice ship. Would anyday though prefer the QE2, she was the one and only Queen. :rolleyes:

Are you going on Cruises often ? We...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 07-07-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: Don't See These Every Day!

Hm, nice model. If it would have been in the 80ies livery, I would have taken it. Still looking for an SAA model in that livery....the bigger, the better.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 06-18-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: A ship for a change

With Fathom Cruises ? Seen them in Miami when we left for our TA cruise eastbound with AIDA. Usually using them, only once we tried QM2, which was nice as well.

Nice pic abv, though I personally...
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 05-09-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,935
Posted By Speedbird 001
Re: First HEATHROW Aviation Show Sunday 8th May 2016

What Kind of book is it ? Sounds very interesting ?
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