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Forum: Custom Made Models Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: AIR FRANCE Caudron Goéland

Dear JP,

We already briefly discussed it in a private email, but now also in the forum: what a great addition to your AF fleet. The level of detail compared to the euro coin is amazing. You...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 08-15-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Air Holland B757-200 (PH-AHE) - Inflight

Thank you Deephalo: good story, nice review and beautiful model. I enjoyed reading it. Well done Sir.

cheers, VJ
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-31-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Ams exclusive release: B767 Air Holland

Fantastic! Short lived on the 767, but epic livery from the 90s. Indeed LHS is giving great opportunities for vintage fleet builders. On my wish list a bit more Martinair from that era: 767-300,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-24-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Inflight 200 Boeing 757-200 Transavia PH-TKD

dec. 1992 - dec. 1993? That makes us like colleagues, despite the fact that I joined 10 years later. Once I would like to hear the stories!


No, Unfortunately not. I have to make choices...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-23-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Vintage Jet
Inflight 200 Boeing 757-200 Transavia PH-TKD

Once again: thank you LHS for bringing on yet another ‘exclusive Aviation Megastore release’, together with Inflight200. It brings us perhaps the most beautiful jetliner in the Transavia history, the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-11-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,183
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Gemini 200 new Mould Twin Otter

Fantastic aircraft! I do agree with Airlineguy, I would love to see a WINAIR livery! I for sure would go for the current livery, but also the (in my eyes classic) 'Dutch tricolor' will bring back...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-17-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Vintage Jet
Inflight 200 Boeing 737-200C Transavia PH-TVE

Dear people,

Another vintage gem has arrived. Once again, an 'exclusive aviation megastore release'. Thank you LHS!
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-16-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Inflight Boeing 757-200 Transavia PH-TKD

For me, this is fantastic news. The HV 757 was high on my list and I was already looking for a customized one. Maybe I'll do this one day with the first 'Nedlloyd' livery of the Transavia B757...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-02-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

The airlines mentioned and their bankruptcies are no coincidence or bad luck. It is one story of people with too much money betting on one horse, or flirting with the illegality. Air Holland,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-30-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: DutchBird 757-200 - JC Wings

Fantastic! Brings back good memories. The nice hybrid Condor 757's. Let's hope there is a manufacturer who is also interested in the Condor 757-300 in hybrid Transavia livery, from the same era.
...
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-19-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: A Piper Cub

It's a fantastic gem! Thank you for posting it. I do love this kind of tiny models with a big history. If the real aircraft only was able to tell tales... pure history. And the model itself is...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,266
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Fokker F28 1:200!!!!

Thank you crownvic! Highly appreciated.

kind regards,
VJ
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-16-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,266
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Fokker F28 1:200!!!!

These nice little promises were announced over a year ago...
Does anyone know what the current status is?

cheers, VJ
Forum: Custom Made Models 04-25-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Klm dc-3 ph-alw 1/200

Hello Jean Pierre,

Forbidden? Is that the environmental lobby (again)? There is one french site who supposed to have some stock left: https://www.super-hobby.fr/products/Putty-White.html
But my...
Forum: Custom Made Models 04-24-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Klm dc-3 ph-alw 1/200

The story of the ‘Wielewaal’ (Dutch for ‘oriole’, a colorful passerine bird) reads like a story book; from KLM pre-war flagship on the Batavia route, via military transport and general MacArthurs VIP...
Forum: Custom Made Models 04-24-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Vintage Jet
Klm dc-3 ph-alw 1/200

Dear forum members, my next project to share with you is a tiny one. A partly scratch build pre-war KLM DC-3. An historic aircraft that survived the times and is still on display. I would like to...
Forum: Custom Made Models 04-24-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Air france b 767-300

Hello Jean Pierre,

Sorry for stepping in late; that is a very nice 767 you are showing there! The details look very nice, especially on the belly. It might not be the "perfect finish" when you...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-04-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Here my 39th B747, KLM B747-406 PH-BFA!

Very interesting question. It is actually the opposite! If it wasn't for the 747SP the SUD types would be non existent.

Let me explain. Actually the 747SP was a new type of aircraft that only...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-03-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Here my 39th B747, KLM B747-406 PH-BFA!

The -200SUD modification brought the aircraft to exact to the -300 standard. It was not only the stretch of the upper deck. Also some systems were modified, such as the Rudder ratio changer. The...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-03-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Here my 39th B747, KLM B747-406 PH-BFA!

He Gold Leader,

The current light blue (PMS 299C) is defined as RGB 0, 161, 221. The 'old blue' color is estimated as RGB 91, 194, 231 (definition unknown), hence the comment about a more red,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-02-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Here my 39th B747, KLM B747-406 PH-BFA!

Hey Gold Leader, That is an excellent threat about the beloved KLM 747 fleet. I am just started a build of a -200SUD (full interior of course) in de 'KLM Royal Blue Livery'. Just to add some...
Forum: Custom Made Models 02-18-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,009
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM 747-200B PH-BUA flaps down 1/144

Thanks very much for the kind words! I do love to build the interiors, as I also did with the KLM DC-10. Planning for a blue top 747-300M at this moment. When ready, I'll show it here on the forum. ...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-04-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,809
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Herpa releases 05/06 2021

I do adore the Boeing-Vertol 234 in the livery of British Airways Helicopters! Very interesting that they produce such an exotic. Just hope they have the details better organized than in the image....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-01-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Aero Classics 1/200 Martinair DC-8-33 PH-DCD

You are so right Surinam Air 747! My Martinair wishlist:

- F28 PH-MAT or PH-MOL (3rd ever built F28 and still present @Bamako, Mali)
- MD-82 PH-MCD (flew in it as a kid)
- A310 PH-MCB (first...
Forum: Custom Made Models 01-31-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Junkers G 38

Dear Jean Pierre,

Thank you for the honor of showing me some preview pictures in advance of this threat. So, I already spoke these words to you in private.

I do admire your fantastic Junkers....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-31-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Vintage Jet
Aero Classics 1/200 Martinair DC-8-33 PH-DCD

Aero Classics AC219869 is my latest diecast!

https://modelbrouwers.nl/media/cache/46/8b/468b1d3a16f7be34ef3c79131e900e52.jpg
...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-29-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Korean 747SP w/ a little bit of history

Indeed a moving story. Thanks for sharing. Could it be that the aviation virus (in the good sense of the term) has been passed on at such a young age? And then your first flight in one of the most...
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-18-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,585
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Indeed, although the decals with door and windows still have to be applied (in drawing process at this moment). The short 'eye-lid' cowling, 9 piston radial engine and landing gear are build from...
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,585
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Hola, Bonjour, goedenavond,

Thanks for the kind words! Tobacco stains indeed. This is from the era were you still had assigned 'non-smoking' seats (as smoking was the norm). Times they are a...
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-17-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,585
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

engine cowling and flap parts: ALC-119 Airframe Aluminium (shades created by multiple layers)
cowl lip, control surfaces: ALC-106 White Aluminum
exhausts: ALC-111 Magnesium
Belly, wing, leading...
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-17-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,585
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Dear people, in this time of despair it's a small joy to show you the roll out of my beloved DC-10, returning from the D-check ;-) I hope it's less cartoonish.
...
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-06-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,585
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Very nice comments, dear friends.

Thank you for your interest in this project. Despite the corona crisis hitting aviation hard, I am privileged to say that I am very busy at work. Not with...
Forum: Custom Made Models 11-17-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,909
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: AIR FRANCE Latécoère 522

wow! This a stunner. A true flying boat from the time that air travel had 'grandeur'. What an impressive machine this was in its days. Imagine the sound it made. It all comes to live in your model....
Forum: Custom Made Models 10-24-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,009
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM 747-200B PH-BUA flaps down 1/144

@Skosh: You are right but for one thing.

The part you are right: My models are by definition an interpretation of reality. Panel lines in 1/144 represent gaps that would be inches wide compared to...
Forum: Custom Made Models 10-23-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,585
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Flaps down rebuilt of an old model

Five years ago I build KLM’s first DC-10 PH-DTA in a "Cutaway" version. It was a Revell kit that has been thoroughly rebuilt. Basically it is not a good kit at...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-10-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Review of a Friendship in 1/200

Let go indo the detail (giving me new insights...)

https://modelbrouwers.nl/media/cache/9f/8c/9f8c9524abb58bb9e78f6f00d5f17b97.jpg
The forward part of the F27/Fokker 50 fuselage indeed is had an...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-10-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: 1:200 JC Wings Fokker F-50 SAS Commuter (XX205

In order not to hijack this threat I'll go into detail about the fuselage cross-section in the Review Friendship threat:...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-09-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: 1:200 JC Wings Fokker F-50 SAS Commuter (XX205

Thats a stunner! Beautiful model and indeed it looks good down to the details (from a glimpse).

I do apologize in advance, but I just love this aircraft. So, just one small thing I would like to...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-08-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,714
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM's 737 fleet over the years

Here it is! JFox PH-BXN:

https://modelbrouwers.nl/media/cache/63/53/63531c70f4e2d7bc965d1398d0347096.jpg

Very nice model (I flew the aircraft when it had this livery) and excellent shade of...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-08-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: 1:200 JC Wings Boeing B737-500 Aer Lingus (XX2

What a beautiful lovely green aircraft. And what a nice livery it was! Too bad they joined the Eurowhite Club...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-08-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Review of a Friendship in 1/200

Isn't it ironic? There was no great "Friendship" between Albert Plesman (founder of KLM) and Fokker after all. After some fine wooden wing Fokker airliners during the '20s, KLM was more interested in...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-07-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Vintage Jet
Indeed, I didn't bought any of the F27 in...

Indeed, I didn't bought any of the F27 in Henrion's horizontal striped livery until now.
PH-KFA (Western Models AC21979) was a -300M 'Troopship' (former military reg. C-9) with the short nose,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-07-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Review of a Friendship in 1/200

Ouch! That Hurts... I was lucky to read the post of Maarlandair first, so I was warned in advance. Before purchasing at the LHS I thoroughly checked the model, like I did a real preflight...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-07-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Vintage Jet
Review of a Friendship in 1/200

Last week two new Friendships arrived in my cabinet!
F-27-200 PH-KFC, sporting the NLM livery ‘72/’76 and F-27-100 PH-NIV prototype F1, or at least something that looks like it.

The deficiencies...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-28-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,553
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM Lockheed history

You just made my day! What a gems... especially the L749; a VHTF model. I love the decal additions to it. I would like to plead again for more (polished) KLM Connies. Please, bring them on!
...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 08-01-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: Airbus' self-flying plane just completed succe

Wonderfull! Pull de CB for the Landing gear transfer unit, kill the left engine and see how an 'fully automated go around' will work out... (don't know how the hook up is in a A350, but a 737 will be...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-26-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,643
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM - McDonnell Douglas history

That is awesome! Very pretty models and the backbone of KLM's history. In many ways, the current Boeing management is a continuation of the (not so strong) MDD management.
I am not sure if that is...
Forum: Custom Made Models 07-14-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,009
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM 747-200B PH-BUA flaps down 1/144

Thank you all for the nice words!


How do you do this mind reading? :D At the moment I am working on the 40th anniversary of the BV-234, to celebrate this mind blowing piece of aviation with a...
Forum: Custom Made Models 07-12-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,009
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: KLM 747-200B PH-BUA flaps down 1/144

Thanks a lot Meneer Guggenheimer. My apologies for the delay, there was some unplanned waiting time for the new set of decals. But now the Queen is ready: 'The Mississippi'.
Registered as PH-BUA,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-05-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Vintage Jet
Re: My BuyGoneWorldLimited experience

I had an experience with BuygoneWorld and it was disappointing. He seemed to have models on stock that were sold out everywhere. I also had the "this seller does not ship items to my location"...
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