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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By KLM4me
Re: My KLM 50s Fleet

Gorgeous collection. I especially like the L-1049G. Congrats!
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 08-06-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By KLM4me
Re: The FAA could let the Boeing 737 Max resume fl

Boeing would have to do ongoing test flights of this plane for a year with no incidents for me to feel even remotely comfortable flying on one.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-05-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Wesco Models

According to Secretary of State information, Wesco Models International was dissolved on 13 December 2000.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 08-04-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By KLM4me
Re: anyone recently bought from medy on ebay?

And it won't reek of cigarette smoke.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-04-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Why no American A321T?

AA was also flying them BOS-LAX but with the current situation, I'm uncertain if they still do.

Aside from possibly pax window placement, are there any visual differences between the A321 and...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-01-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Looking for a website that suggests prices

I agree, that's about all you can do. There's also an app called What's it Worth on eBay but I've not used it. And if there are no recent listings, sometimes if you do an internet search they will...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-30-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Loving my new IF200 B787s :D

Congrats! And all of them splendid liveries. ANA's livery has been a favourite of mine for years and I hope they don't change anytime soon!
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 07-29-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Over 600 Aircraft Are Waiting To Be Delivered

No surprise that the bulk of the aircraft are 737s.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-23-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Any good classic movies you recommend?

I'm into films that make me laugh, so here are a few of my favourites:

Auntie Mame
Desk Set
Some Like it Hot
Tootsie
Overboard
Mrs. Doubtfire
Pillow Talk
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-21-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Fun Airliner Article

I remember when the Herpa model was released. It sold out very quickly if I recall correctly. Has any manufacturer ever produced the "This Way Up" livery? And I'm surprised a model wasn't produced of...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-20-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Attn modelers! Need ideas for classic car proj

Thanks, Doug. I've been fascinated by the Edsel since I was a teenager building AMT model car kits. I bought my first 1:1 Edsel in 1995 and have owned about a dozen over the years. I've not owned one...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-20-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Attn modelers! Need ideas for classic car proj

Sadly, I'll only be in London through September. Due to the virus, the course I was scheduled to take has been cancelled. The Edsel I bought is in Bellevue, Washington but I'm looking to buy a home...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 07-18-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By KLM4me
Re: British Airways 747-400 Retirement Confirmed

For my last holiday to London, I specifically chose flights serviced by the 747. I'm so glad I did. The outbound portion was in the upper deck, which I hadn't flown in since February 1989. What a...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-18-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By KLM4me
Attn modelers! Need ideas for classic car project

I recently purchased a 1958 Edsel Citation 2-door hardtop. The car has its original interior, glass, chrome, paint (some touch-ups), lenses, etc. The taillight lenses are in very good condition with...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 07-17-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By KLM4me
Re: British Airways 747-400 Retirement Confirmed

No final passenger flight send off or anything. Just immediately retire it. :(
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 07-17-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By KLM4me
Re: British Airways 747-400 Retirement Confirmed

This news has been shared on BBC, and on other news platforms as well, I'm sure.

I wish there was a way for BA to hold onto just a few of their 747s but I know that's simply impractical.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-17-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Lufthansa Modell Edition 747 disassemble

This is a Herpa model with the upgraded landing gear set. But I don't think Herpa produces the landing gear set any longer, either. This was done back in 2011.
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-15-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By KLM4me
Re: IBEX CRJ 700...It’s different..

Very cool. You can certainly tell which airline it is from below as it flies over!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-15-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Lufthansa Modell Edition 747 disassemble

I think I've found the thread you're looking for but the photos are no longer there. And I could've sworn Kai (B-16707 or kaitanium) posted photos of a "for parts" KLM he had, but I don't see it.
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-07-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,055
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Herpa Premium.. I kindly ask you to look here.

Ta! Wow, he has some amazing stuff!! 1:200 airport builder's dream!!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-07-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,055
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Herpa Premium.. I kindly ask you to look here.

And the seller's eBay name is?



I wondered that, too. Maybe a 3D printer?

Both look amazing.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-06-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Anyone in the mood for Thai?

The royal purple is so pretty. A-ha! So, that's why I have two sets of nose gear with my Virgin 747 flaps-down model. I wondered why I had two sets but didn't really investigate any differences. I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-05-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By KLM4me
Re: B-hui 1:200

Congrats on your latest acquisition! It's a lovely model. I wish CX hadn't changed their livery. This one is so pretty!
Forum: 1:400 Models 07-04-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By KLM4me
Re: NG Model and GeminiJets

In the event there was ever any interest in these models, I've secured shipping boxes for them. Shipping within the UK (only) is £4.70 First Class signed for. Ta.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-01-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,950
Posted By KLM4me
GeminiJets July 2020 1:200 releases

I hope this isn't a dupe post. I didn't see where anyone else posted. Cheers.

Aeromexico DC-9-15
Air Canada Express E175
British Airways B787-10
Interjet A321neo
TAP Air Portugal A310-300...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 06-29-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By KLM4me
Re: B.A Reportedly Sacks 350 Pilots.

This is going to have a ripple effect. Not only will it affect BA employees, but LGW employees, too. I assume many have already been furloughed and if both VS and BA pull out, they most likely will...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-27-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By KLM4me
Re: What was the most expensive model you've purch

I can obvs only speak for myself but 1) it ain't nobody's biznezz how much I pay/paid for a model but mine; 2) when I owned the Herpa Premium KLM (and I also owned the HP ANZ corporate livery) it was...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-27-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Inflight RAF A330-200 Boris Force One

I asked the same question on a different thread and robertjon5's reply was, "Gemini was deemed the better one iirc."
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 06-26-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Royal Air Force One new colours

I may actually buy one but I'll wait to see who else releases it. It's been so long since I've purchased models on a regular basis that I've no idea if some manufacturers are less expensive than...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 06-26-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Royal Air Force One new colours

Robertjon5 stated in one of the 1:200 threads that he's heard two 1:200 manufacturers and one 1:400 manufacturer are producing this one. I've not owned an IF200 A330 before. I've only owned their...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 06-26-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Foam or plastic covering?

I know this doesn't answer your direct question, but...whilst I keep the plastic sleeve that covers the nose, I don't use it. I use tissue on the bottom where the cradle makes contact with the...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 06-26-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Royal Air Force One new colours

I like it and it's in keeping with the next generation of Royals. I can definitely see William and Kate and their family using this aircraft as their mode of air transportation.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-26-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By KLM4me
Re: What was the most expensive model you've purch

The most expensive model I've ever purchased is a 1:200 Herpa Premium KLM B747-400.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-25-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By KLM4me
Re: New BA A330

This particular aircraft is used primarily for transporting the PM, staff, and Royal Family. Their thinking is that if it needs to once again be used as a tanker it can easily be repainted back to...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-25-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By KLM4me
Re: New BA A330

I like the new livery a lot and I'd not be surprised if IF200 produces a model of it, given they produced a model of the aircraft in the former livery.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-24-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By KLM4me
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-24-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Jc 200 ba 767-300

Russell, what happened? Your photos are right side up! LOL

Awesome model!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-24-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Skymarks/Risesoon Qantas B787-9

Whilst I don't own this model, I'd venture to say you have a one-off error.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-24-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Jc200 sas a350

Ya know, despite it being yet another mostly eurowhite livery, the silver titles and engine nacelles make it unique and classy looking. Much better than the new Lufthansa livery with the same dark...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 06-22-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,574
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Overseas Purchases...Shipping Delays Anyone?

Dated June 18:

https://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/information/2020/overview.html

Google Translate: "We would like to inform you that there was a notification from each postal business through...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 06-22-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,574
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Overseas Purchases...Shipping Delays Anyone?

An item I bought from a seller in Australia on 4 April was finally delivered last Wednesday, 17 June. But it was delivered to Seattle and I've since moved to London. Now my friend needs to forward it...
Forum: 1:400 Models 06-21-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By KLM4me
NG Model and GeminiJets

Before I list what I've decided to sell, I need to state that I moved to London a little over a month ago. I don't have shipping boxes and packaging, and I'm not going to try to find it where I live,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-21-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Virgin Atlantic B747-443 G-VLIP "The Falcon"

Thanks, Russell. I'll try looking!



I agree 1000%. I've been spoilt by the JC/GJ mould on the 747s.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-20-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Virgin Atlantic B747-443 G-VLIP "The Falcon"

Amazing video. Lovely to see the wing wave. I suspect most of you know how much I adore Virgin Atlantic so it's sad for me to see their 747s retired. And on that subject, have they all been flown to...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-20-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Two (old) new arrivals

Wonderful acquisitions, including the really cool lanyard. I like the airplanes on it. My ex collected some of the lanyards. I was big into collecting the Olszewski buildings/attractions and the pins.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-19-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,203
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Yes this Baby Bus is rare..

I'm surprised Hogan didn't do them, given they have the mould and did the Frontier A319 with interchangeable tails.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-19-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,881
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Which B747 is your absolute favorite?

I'd love to own a flaps-down KLM (though not in the new livery) to go with my Virgin Atlantic. Prices have gone up so much though. I'd like to pull the trigger and pre-order the house livery L-1011...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 06-19-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By KLM4me
Re: In Photos: Last Airbus A380 Fuselage Travels T

"Airbus has nine still to deliver, eight for Emirates and one for ANA. As well as the ANA A380, three of the Emirates A380s are nearing completion. Emirates has said it will take these three, but...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Do you see what I see.... A stunning MD-10-30F

That doesn't mean you can't have one made. ;)

Didn't Dylan also fly on it? Or was he on a different DL L-1011? I remember seeing photos he posted from it and a few cabin parts he was able to...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 06-18-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By KLM4me
Re: Virgin Atlantic retires "The Falcon" 747

If you do, please post photos!
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