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User currently offlineMikedlayer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 399 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 9334 times:

Hi everyone,

I'm actually planning myself over this summer to make a model airport. I'm planning to do London Heathrow (best to start off with a challenge!!  Big grin ) and I was wondering, what sort of scale aircraft do you recommend (1/100, 1/200, 1/400 etc...)? The airport will probably take up the majority of my garage (average garage size!). What do you suggest?


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User currently offlineClewatcher From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 258 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 9325 times:

1:400-1:500 would be the best to do, a 1:100 would be way too big and it may not fit in your garage!
1:200, same as the 1:100, both of those scales, there arent really any GSE available.

1:400 and 1:500, there are plenty of GSE available, also, they make terminals and hangers and towers and jetways for them.

(GSE=Ground service equipment, air stairs, tugs, buses)

User currently offlineMikedlayer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 399 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 9329 times:

Cool thanks, could anyone suggest a good website to be looking on to buy some of these? I do want aircraft from all around the world, but probably best to start off in the UK first  Smile

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