Although the article primarily focuses on military aircraft models; what's everyone's thoughts about plane manufacturer's and airlines receiving royalties for models being made and sold? Does Boeing, Airbus, etc. and the airlines receive royalties for every model produced by Herpa, Gemini Jets, etc. bearing the likeness?
"TransEastern! You'll feel like you've never left the ground because we treat you like dirt!" SNL Parady ad circa 1981