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User currently offlinePanAmPaul From United States of America, joined Jan 2013, 242 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 10 months 13 hours ago) and read 23100 times:

What Anthony Toth has done in recreating a good part of a PAA 747 may top what I've seen people on anet do.

Be sure to watch the video.

Redondo Beach man's lifelike model recreates Pan Am 747 in City of Industry warehouse

"On an unusually warm December night, more than 25 years after her final flight with Pan American World Airways - 11 hours from Frankfurt to Los Angeles - Anna Gunther once again put on her pantyhose and blue uniform with white trim, so she could serve dinner on the upper deck of a Boeing 747.

But this airplane wasn't going anywhere. It was a model, like a child's playhouse, built by a man who had dreamed of re-creating the plane he loved as a boy....

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User currently offlineItalianFlyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1099 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (1 year 10 months 12 hours ago) and read 22768 times:

Looks like the cabin customer service trainer at my airline (sans the upper deck). Love how they mention the SAF serving method lol.

User currently offlinedl021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11447 posts, RR: 75
Reply 2, posted (1 year 10 months ago) and read 20988 times:

Bravo. That's just....bravo.

Is my Pan Am ticket to the moon still good?
User currently offlinebennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7809 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 19736 times:

I noted that " Much of his plane is a former Japan Airlines 747 he rescued from storage space for retired airplanes in the Mojave desert".

Does anyone know which aircraft was involved.

Many thanks.

User currently offlinePanAm1971 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 432 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 18738 times:

Wow. This puts my Pan Am fetish firmly in the minor leagues! Great stuff! He only needs a cockpit simulator!

User currently offlinepiedmont727 From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 108 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 17595 times:

i wonder if someday he'll go for a full on pan am 747 muesem , i know he would if he had the cash , question is will he?

User currently offlinePSA727LAX From United States of America, joined Oct 2012, 18 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 17510 times:

This is great! I applaud his tireless efforts and yes, even envy him a bit. Man that must be somethin in person.

Too bad there isn't someone or a group who want to run an airline the way thye're meant to be that would or could ressurect the Pan Am name in a manner beffiting her former grace and glory.

User currently offlineSulley From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 539 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 17300 times:

The real question is: what is his a.net screen name?  

In thrust we trust!
User currently offlinegarpd From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2005, 2717 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16936 times:

If he opens it to the public as a bookable "Pan Am 747 Experience" he'll surely make enough to keep the warehouse and mock up in situ  

User currently offlinerampbro From Canada, joined Nov 2012, 275 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16542 times:

Quoting PanAm1971 (Reply 4):
He only needs a cockpit simulator!

Now we are talking.

Some people do cosplay, some people wear their favourite sports star's jersey and this guy loves the PanAm 747.

User currently offlineNDiesel From United States of America, joined Mar 2011, 86 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16388 times:

Call me eccentric but when I've earned enough cash I'll buy a 747 ready for the scrappers and attach it to the side of my house.

Delta MD-11 JFK-CDG - Upon sunrise I fell in love with Aviation
User currently offlineAAMDanny From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2008, 376 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 15779 times:

I think the only word I can use to describe his creation is Beautiful.

I'm lucky enough to work on the B747-400 but I've never had the pleasure of working on the Classic models with the famous spiral staircase.

User currently offlinebaw716 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2028 posts, RR: 27
Reply 12, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 14406 times:

In all candor, it looks museum quality. Classic aircraft, classic Anthony Toth.

I wish I had the resources to do that...my dream is to live in an airplane..but again, buying an airplane scrap and turning it into a home worthy of the history of the bird? Not cheap.

Airplane nerd? Guilty as charged.


David L. Lamb, fmr Area Mgr Alitalia SFO 1998-2002, fmr Regional Analyst SFO-UAL 1992-1998
User currently offlinesrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 11775 times:

There was a thread on this topic started several days back in the Aviation Hobby Forum (which is where this thread is better suited):

Pan Am 747 Mockup (by alphazulu Feb 21 2013 in Aviation Hobby)

User currently offlinezippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5549 posts, RR: 13
Reply 14, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 9391 times:

I'm putting in my request for an Eastern and Valu Jet planes.

I'm Zippyjet & I approve of this message!
User currently offlinebeechnut From Canada, joined Apr 2004, 731 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (1 year 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 8471 times:

Anthony, meet Jason:


Now we just need a cabin from the Titanic: land, sea and air  


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