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User currently offlinerahulrahul From United States of America, joined Jun 2012, 176 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 8 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 8292 times:

I have quite a bit of 1:600 planes, and I am wondering if you know where to get or how to build a 1:600 scale terminal.


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User currently offlinerampart From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 3202 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 8117 times:

I built my own "architectural model" using foam core and balsa wood. I did it carefully to scale, had plans of my own terminal to go, sort of based on existing facilities but essentially generic. You can find materials at a hobby or art store. Architectural model materials can be had a specialty store, or online vendors. Son of an architect, I had it in my blood to try it.

Here are some professional examples. 1:500 and 1:600 scale seem to be common, so I bet that actual architect model supplies (such as trees and cars) can be found to match. I never tried to add those elements.

This one is 1":40", or 1:480, very close to the 1:500 of Herpa models, which I think they use.

This one is 1"=50', so 1:600 scale, TUL Airport. To me it looks like they are using Schabak models, particularly

This one of Cologne Airport (CGN), 1:500, looks like it's entirely foam core, not much other detail. Easy to do. It works for CGN, layered geometric shapes.

Have fun!


User currently offlinePMUA787 From United States of America, joined Oct 2012, 90 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 7494 times:
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There is always the Herpa 1:500 scale airport accessories that include terminal buildings, jetways, and ground service equipment. I used to have this for my Schabak 1:600 collection. It wasn't exactly to scale but it did the job well.

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