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Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 10-18-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Grizz
Re: A330-800 NEO in Air Uganda colors

Love it, great tail livery.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-14-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,021
Posted By Grizz
Re: Gemini 400 October Releases

I didn't know BA had approved it, fair enough, however the point still stands that the first issue is inaccurate, so a re-release is a welcome addition.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-13-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,021
Posted By Grizz
Re: Gemini 400 October Releases

Aye, but GJ screwed up the previous BA A350 by forgetting the winglet Union Jack flags, so this one is much more accurate.
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 09-18-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Grizz
Re: The LHR show November '20 now cancelled.

I've pretty much written everything off this year, so wasn't surprised. It's a shame, but there'll be other times.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-09-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Grizz
Re: New ARD LANDORS 757 + 767!!

It might be a generational thing. 25 years ago modern diecast plane collecting was relatively new and cheap, started off with Corgi WW2 stuff and literally bought everything. Then as you get older,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-09-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Grizz
Re: New ARD LANDORS 757 + 767!!

Nah, just the mainline BA stuff. I picked up some subsidiary stuff like CityFlyer and BA Express, but I'm not overly concerned by them. My main focus is on the Landor and Chatham stuff and a few...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-09-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Grizz
Re: New ARD LANDORS 757 + 767!!

Aye it's becoming to rich for me these days. Funnily enough though, these are the last ones I really need to complete my BA 1/200 collection, so have pre-ordered, will do an overtime shift and that...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-06-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,931
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aeroclassics new releases

Is that just because they don't have the amount of base units to create anymore or is it to duck under licensing issues? Be interesting to know because usually AC say small runs are down to demand,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-02-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By Grizz
Re: Inflight 200 new molds for 757 and 767 coming

You watch though, now there's a new mould coming out, within a couple of months the polished AA and other rare schemes will be announced again by GJ :D
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-01-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By Grizz
Re: Gemini 200 September Releases

The BA A380 will be popular with those that missed out. They go for big money on ebay now.
Forum: Custom Made Models 07-17-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Grizz
Re: UK custom selection.

Man I wish I had half your talent for customs. They're superb mate!
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 07-16-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By Grizz
Re: British Airways 747-400 Retirement Confirmed

Well it's not 100% confirmed, there is going to be a consultation period before the final decision, but yes I expect they will retire the 747 fleet.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-11-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By Grizz
Re: Jc 200 ba 767-300

Cheers me old china, that's fantastic, yours is the same as mine. Appreciate it.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-11-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By Grizz
Re: Jc 200 ba 767-300

Crownvic, do you have a picture of the underside of the model. I got one today and just wondering if there's a flaw by the front of where the wing joins it. There's a tiny white blob, it's not meant...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-10-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aviation Tags

I've got a couple, used them on a couple of bags where the zip tags had broken off. They look cool I have to admit, though not exactly cheap!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 06-28-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Grizz
Re: Wishes for Oxford diecast (my top 10!)

I loved the Puss Moth! Never thought I'd see one in diecast. I think it's great that they go for the quirky and that they produce a decent diecast for the money they charge. Yeah some of them aren't...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-25-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By Grizz
Re: New BA A330

The right hand side of the tail is wrong though isn't it? The small red bits of the cross should be positioned differently. They got it right on the left hand side, but the right is wrong. I'm not...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 06-06-2020, 03:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,905
Posted By Grizz
Re: Waffle collectibles ignorance

You know what you get with Waffle, so you pays your money you take your chance. He has some incredible sales and gets decent restocks of rare models, but again, you take your chance. Seen plenty of...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-05-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG Model - 1:200 May 2020 Release Photographs

It's been commented elsewhere, but is the blue on the Nav Canada a shade too dark?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-26-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Grizz
Re: G-EUPJ Aeroclassics vs Gemini Jets

Oof you had to go mention them didn't you! :D
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-25-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Grizz
Re: G-EUPJ Aeroclassics vs Gemini Jets

Yeah I checked them both out and the AC version did it for me. They both have minor faults, but the weird door printing on the GJ version was just bizarre. Even though the colour of the underside of...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG32003 BA Tristar Disappointment.

Checked mine and no issues with them at all.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-20-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 775
Posted By Grizz
Re: I would love to see more 767s

Well JCW must have a back catalogue of orders on 767s going back a couple of years. Still waiting for the BA one 18 months later.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-12-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Grizz
Re: Assistance with BigBird400 part/item number

I've got both models in my collection. If no one else pops up with the answer, if you give me a day or so I'll pop up to the loft and find the boxes to confirm their part numbers.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-25-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Grizz
Re: Vickers vanguard

There was a cracking article about BEA's Vanguards in Airliner World a few months back, excellent read, like your review.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-08-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,512
Posted By Grizz
Re: AeroClassics Re-invents the Wheel

I'm glad we'll still be able to go through ARD for these, would hate to miss out, but as others have said UK customs would make it prohibitive for me. Good luck with the website, I hope it's as...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-04-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,600
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aeroclassics March 2020 are a go--Speculations

Well they're in this to make a profit, so I can't see them going 'well we'll make a loss for a few months, to be considerate to the hobbyists'. Don't be daft. The only thing a price increase does is...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-04-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,600
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aeroclassics March 2020 are a go--Speculations

Because it's a discussion forum and people love to gossip and you bite more often than not, so those that like a wind up know how to push your buttons. LOL Just ignore and make your announcements...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 02-27-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Grizz
Re: Schuco 1/72 models ARD

The Ju52 looks a little suspect. I know it's only one photo, but it doesn't look a patch on the Corgi version.
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 02-05-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Grizz
Re: Plane breaks apart after skidding off runway!

Gotta be about time FlyPegasus had their Operators Cert taken off of them. I'm sure this is the 3rd or 4th incident they've had recently.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-01-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,738
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG Model - 1:400 February 2020 Hints

I hope there's no BA stuff in there this month, my wallet needs a break after ordering the ARD 1/200 A350 :), but having seen the Tristar regs I'm hoping they're BCal or Caledonian.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-29-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,828
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG Tristars we still might need

I do love these threads. It's amazing to see how liveries were actually carried by the Tristar in all its variants.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-29-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,892
Posted By Grizz
Re: The Wuhan Coronavirus

Aye BA have just suspended flights to China. I hope they find a vaccine as quickly as possible, must be very scary for those in Wuhan and the surrounding areas. You have to look on be amazed at the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-25-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Grizz
Re: Herpa 05/06 releases

Ohhh I shall partake in the BOAC :)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-21-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,752
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG Model - 1:400 Latest Release Photographs

ARD sent the notification today Al. I got the previous one a couple of weeks back, so this one must be the re release.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-21-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,752
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG Model - 1:400 Latest Release Photographs

Just got my notification that the redone BA Tristar is waiting collection, which is great news.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-16-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG 'British Airways' Negus livery L-1011-100

Finally got round to picking my one up yesterday. Another great job by NG, she is lovely. Be great to get the amended one soon as well.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-14-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By Grizz
Re: Gemini200 B747-400 British Airways G2BAW840F

One of my favourite bits of diecast in 2019. Bloody beautiful model
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-14-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,935
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aeroclassics janauary 2020 releases

Well this is is going all rather well isn't it :D
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-13-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,935
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aeroclassics janauary 2020 releases

Some immense releases there, plenty for everyone! The Pluna 737 looks stunning.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-22-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By Grizz
Re: JC Wings January Releases and beyond

See the BA 762 is on the list, however we're still waiting for the BA763 that was announced last December, so won't hold my breath on this one.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-18-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Grizz
Re: A350 and 787 Mould Recommendation

If agree that the Av400 A350 is the best out there, have the Carbon Livery and it looks spot on compared to GJ. The 787, swapped my GJs out for the NG version, but just watch out for the early NG...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-01-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aircraft Model Store

Since you're in the UK, well worth looking at moons-mo on ebay or demographer_x. He's based in Hong Kong, but I've bought a lot of models from him over the years and he always packs them well, always...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-01-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By Grizz
Re: Aircraft Model Store

Have bought from them a couple of times, reputable company, just always found them to be expensive, so only ever went there when I couldn't find the model anywhere else
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-29-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Grizz
Re: Are you a happy collector?

I'm with DC Tony. Love collecting, thoroughly enjoying the new impetus the hobby has received recently. Love looking at the planes in my cabinets. Very happy collector.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-26-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,040
Posted By Grizz
Re: The NG 747SP preview and Heathrow 'Heathrow Ex

Picked my 3 up from ARD today and like the others that have posted they're fantastic models. Love the "Poppy - pause to remember" one.

If anyone is after them I think ARD had 3 or 4 sets left on...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-14-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,066
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG November Hints?

I'll being having those two BA Tristars thank you very much! :)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-08-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Grizz
Re: Phoenix - Just Not Good Enough

The argument about retailers checking every model they send out goes around and around and around. I've been in ARD when they're shipping out hundreds of models every other day. They do their best,...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-31-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,085
Posted By Grizz
Re: Ng Model - 1:400 October 2019 Release Photogra

Some lovely models there. Nothing for me this month, but the Westjet 757 looks stunning! Love the China Southern C919 as well. Oh for a house twice the size of the one I have, I'd buy so much more...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-30-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Grizz
Re: NG amazes me once again - new arrivals!

Thanks IflyHA, appreciate it. It's not something that'll stop me buying it, but good to know.
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