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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-24-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,847
Posted By Mpir225
Re: 58EUR for an A320 !!!

One would think that personally insulting potential customers is a rather poor marketing strategy but hey, if it works for Aeroclassics.... :rolleyes:
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-27-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Vistara 787 - NG or JC wings

NG also has opted for for an undelivered registration (VT-TSF) even tho it was already unclear at the time if any of the to-be delivered planes would have the TSF reg or even wether the remainder of...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-18-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Wings400.com FlyBe Embraer 170 & 195 Models

Would have gotten the Yorkshire one but shipping is wayy too expensive outside the UK and Europe....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-18-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Panda exclusive Qantas Australia Post 737-400

Looking forward to that one as well
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-03-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mpir225
Re: May/June?? Aviation400 new releases!

I rarely ever preorder anything before i've seen actual pictures of the model, usually makes the wait much shorter.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-25-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Phoenix 400 September Releases

AMS has it available to preorder
«Get all 3 Phoenix ANA Tortoise liveries in a gift box designed specifically for these 3 models.»

For 140 GBP i sure hope that include the models themselves. No...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-24-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Phoenix 400 September Releases

Does anyone know when the ANA A380 triple boxed set is supposed to release?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-14-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,065
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Hints July

Crossing my fingers that the OY A330 is Air Greenland....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-28-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,114
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Jc Wings CANCELS 789 'DREAMS TAKE FLIGHT'

40 pounds? That's a steal.

I managed to get my hands on one for a less affordable amount.... and it literally came in a box of chocolates, talk about evading Boeing's lawyers.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,973
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model 1:400 May 2021 "Hints"

That change was diappointing indeed, i was looking forward to the vistara 787 and definitely would have bought it if the reg hadn't been changed......
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-26-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,669
Posted By Mpir225
Re: PandaModel New Releases

PH-GOV has been on my list for some time now, glad to see it done so soon.
I quite liked Panda's Westjet 737-600 so i'm confident this one will be good too. Can't wait to get my hands on it!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-05-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,375
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG - mould vs artwork

https://i.imgur.com/Zki6LEk.gif
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-28-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,114
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Jc Wings CANCELS 789 'DREAMS TAKE FLIGHT'

Now that is hugely disappointing, this model was probably the one i was looking forward to the most last year.

We know the models were produced so now i guess we'll have to see if some of the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-23-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,102
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Models Next 3 New Moulds Are...

There are a few -700s i'd be interested in: Westjet, Luxair, ASL/Europe Airpost among others

But one I've been wanting to see for a while would be Netherland's government PH-GOV:
...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-22-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,894
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Models Quality Control issues

The worst i've had is a detached wing on two A330s, also a couple of missing or damaged aerials here and there but nothing too difficult to fix really.
Forum: Manufacturers 01-11-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,189
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG 2021 wishlist

Not much love for the A330 i see, especially with the PW engines now available (and most likely GEs not far behind).

My top 5 holy grails:
-Air Seychelles A330-200 (S7-VDM)
-Air Greenland...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-10-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By Mpir225
Re: 2020: The 400 Scale Year In Review - Part 2

Looks amazing indeed. Such a shame i had 2 preorders for it get cancelled and now all there is left are a handful of heavily inflated ones on ebay........ :sad:
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,793
Posted By Mpir225
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,176
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Happy holidays! Looking forward to see what NG has in store for us next year.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Gemini Emirates 777 without aerials?

Happy about not getting what you paid for? Now that's something I don't understand.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-21-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Air India B777-300ER photos

Absolutely gorgeous. I was reluctant to preorder so far in advance but it was well worth it. Can't wait to get my hands on it!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-04-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By Mpir225
Re: WestJet B737-600

Damn I didn't know it was a prairie diecast exclusive, might grab one with my next order!

Panda has a 737-400 mould too right? What I would give to have OWG's C-GGWX made in 1/400....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-04-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,437
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 November 2020 Release Photogr

Oh my, this will be an expensive month for me....

Still there are some pictures missing. I was looking forward to the Xiamen 737-800
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-20-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,722
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Phoenix November releases

First phoenix 777 i got was the Fedex Panda Express 777F last spring and it's quite nice, no noticeable issues.
The only weak area imo is the APU tailcone.

In any case I'd gladly replace my old...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-20-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,722
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Phoenix November releases

Now that is interesting, has anyone seen that listed by any other retailer?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-20-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Question to GJ

To be fair NG awnsers practically everything by vaguely saying that they're looking into it. I find it a bit silly that so many people take this mere hearsay seriously.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-01-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,593
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 November 2020 "Hints"

Boeing 738

C-GJXX and C-GAXX are both most likely Westjet but unfortunately not the Disney ones as those both start with GW.
GAXX could also possibly be Sunwing in the hybrid TUI livery.

I'm...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-23-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Mpir225
Re: New to me Air Canada A330 NG

So did I, i'm still salty about them changing it to the totally uninspiring black and white current scheme.

NG's rendition of the toothpaste is amazing (and on the 787-9 too). I'm very happy to...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-14-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,456
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Gemini 400 October Releases

It's also a fact that I haven't purchased a single Aeroclassics because of their lack of modern quality detailing (such as antennas), amongst other issues.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,534
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 August 2020 Release Photograp

I've been told it would arrive with the september releases in 2-3 weeks
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-10-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,944
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 August 2020 Release "Hints"

BTW we still haven't seen the production pictures for this month's batch, are they coming soon?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-09-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,944
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 August 2020 Release "Hints"

Quite a bold choice given the current context and uncertainty of the Vistara 787 order.....

If I may ask, what motivated the change from the originally planned VT-TSD?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-30-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,435
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model please produce this

A rare beauty almost impossible to find these days: Air Seychelles A330-200

Anyone else in for it?

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/4/4/4736449.jpg?v=v4d8abee703b
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-14-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,944
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 August 2020 Release "Hints"

So far Vistara has only taken delivery of their first 787-9 VT-TSD, the second VT-TSE is reportedly going to be delivered in the coming weeks/months.

The airline is also reportedly in talks with...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-13-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,944
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 August 2020 Release "Hints"

The Vistara 787-9 is listed as VT-TSF, but the preview shows the reg VT-TSD.
Which one is correct?
...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-04-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,770
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Detailed 1:400 Scale Model Reviews

Is this the ''big thing'' that people were hyped for last month?

To say the model look dated is an understatement...
Wingfit seam is far too noticable imo, no fine details print, the silver...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-01-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,643
Posted By Mpir225
Re: 1:400 Air India B777-300ER release

Awesome! I'll definitely be getting one of these. Canadian customers can preorder directly on the prairie diecast website?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-15-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,216
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 June 2020 Release Photographs

If this guy had paid a bit more attention instead of acting so pissed off, he might have noticed that the ''missing'' antenna was right there in the plastic cradle, it's even visible in the video.....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-10-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,325
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 July 2020 "Hints"

Disney-Frozen livery is on C-GWSV so it's a possibility, but it could also be C-GWSZ, the one with mickey mouse, or the standard Westjet colors.

Sunwing also has 738s with C-G regs.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 06-12-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,599
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - New 1:400 Boeing 747SP Mould

+1 for the Pratt & Withney Canada engine testbed C-GTFF


Also even tho it would require a bit of tweaking of the mould, Nasa's SOFIA flying observatory (N747NA) would be an instant buy for me.
...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 06-12-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,448
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 June 2020 "Hints"

Does NG plans on making the other engine options on their A330 mould?

So far all the A330 releases had RR engines, but there would be many more potential models to be made with GE and PW engines.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-17-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 183,540
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

Oh yes I just noticed, well that's strange, probably means there's a KLM 787 somewhere lacking the logo on the engines :P
You should try to contact NG's custommer service about it.

At least it...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 183,540
Posted By Mpir225
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

Got the Qantas 787-9 too, together with the 100 years livery VH-ZNJ. The whole pandemic situation is considerably slowing down mail services, it took over a month for those two to arrive from Hong...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,395
Posted By Mpir225
Re: As the JC400 777 mould is the best available..

An Air India 77W would be an instant buy for me.

Qatar and Singapore are quite hard to find too, wouldn't mind seeing a new release of those.

Also would anyone else like to see a non-gemini...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-15-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Mpir225
Re: 747-8I Korean Air JC Wings and Phoenix compari

The only 747-8 I have is the Boeing Sunrise livery from JC and I like it quite a lot, though mine doesn't seem to have that ''indent'' around the nosegear, or at least not as noticable.

I...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-12-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,554
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 February 2020 Hints

According to Planespotters.net, Prime Air has 5 737-800BCF, all operated by Southern Air:

N5113A
N5147A
N5153A
N5167A
N5179A

I agree that it would be nice to have a different registration...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-01-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,554
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NG Model - 1:400 February 2020 Hints

Shame, i got excited about NG making the 787-8.
Still hope they'll do it eventually, there's quite a few i'd like to be made.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-28-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NGs latest announcement...

NG hasn't even officially announced this model yet.
Be patient and i'm sure when they do it'll have the correct reg.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-19-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NGs latest announcement...

See in this article:
https://simpleflying.com/etihad-boeing-787-greenliner/
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-18-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mpir225
Re: NGs latest announcement...

I beleive that's indeed Etihad's ''greenliner'', NG posted a picture of it on their Facebook page but without explicitely stating that they were making it.

I read somewhere that the greenliner...
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