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User currently offlineSbbre44 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 3364 times:

I am interested in developing some statistics about our aviation hobby community's interests.
For example a breakdown of what percent of aviation hobbyists collect safety cards, inflight magazines, airline memorablia, airline models (scale and brand).
I would really appreciate the users of this discussion groups to respond with their aviation interests which I mentioned above and also mention your location/country please, if possible.
I promise to compile this info and share with the members.
I would like to thank you in anticipation.

Regards,
Arshad


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User currently offlineElal106 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 975 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 3253 times:

hey
i am 13 years old and i live in los angeles. i started this hobby a few months ago. I collect all kinds of airline memorobilia but i am mainly interested in all types of models, posters, and interesting stuff..... 

elal106
yoni10@myalk.com


User currently offlinePetrouchka From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 3255 times:

I save all of my plane tickets, and also write down the tail numbers of every plane I fly on. Then I come to this site and find a picture of my plane, and save it in a directory on my computer.

I also collect models, plastic snap-fit, at 1:200 scale. The models are a new thing that I've just started up. So far my collection consists of:
At 1:250 scale -
British Airways B777
Royal Jordanian L1011
Untied B747 (die cast)

At 1:200 scale -
Continental B777
Lufthansa A340
GrandAir A300
Air Canada B767
America West A320
Malev B737 (On order)
Singapore B747 (On order)
US Airways B757 (On order)
Garuda Indonesia A330 (On order)
City Bird MD-11 (On order)


I order 5 planes (about $125 after shipping) every paycheck (2 weeks). I already have my next two orders chosen, just waiting for the money.   Actually, I have the money, I just need to space it out a little... My favorite company is Long Prosper, but I'll also readily buy from PPC/CMD and Wooster.


User currently offlinePetrouchka From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 3245 times:

Oh yeah --

I'm 23 and live in Sacramento, CA, USA


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8902 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 3236 times:

I collect safety cards and have about 150. I am hoping to pick up some tomorrow at BDL.

Jeff


User currently offlineIberiaa340 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 3238 times:

I collect silverware from all different airlines. I live in Spain currently. Eric

User currently offlineL15PA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 3233 times:

Hi,
I'm 16 years-old and I'm living in Germany, near Frankfurt Apt. I'm collecting safety cards, I've 200 of them, Dragon (1:400) models(20) and timetables(350). Additionally, I've some snap fit (1:200)(50) and Schabak (1:600) models(220). In june I'm going to start spotting-so I'll make slides. Another hobby is my modell-railway from Maerklin- a very good German brand.


User currently offlinePronto From Canada, joined Mar 2000, 328 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (14 years 4 months 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 3237 times:

I build plastic model aircraft, commmercial types in 1/200 scale. Presently I have 179 and I'm always building more...Hasegawa is the brand...Live in Mississauga, just outside(beside, actually) Toronto, Canada. Anytime I fly, I always save items involved, but I don't have a huge collection of that...

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