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User currently offlineBraniff1968 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 8 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 10776 times:
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What scale do you think is best???? I like 1/600th for fleet displays 1/400th and 1/500th for airport displays and 1/200th scale hanging from the ceiling. What scale is most popular???  airplane   airplane   airplane 

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User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 4095 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 10738 times:

Hi Braniff1968! Welcome to A.net!  Smile

Actually you might get a better answer by posting this kind of question in the AvHobby forum... otherwise you might get flamed by a whole bunch of people...  Smile (been there done that)

As for your question: 1/500, all the way!

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User currently offlineMarshalN From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2005, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 10719 times:

1/1 :p

But yeah, you might get a better response there on the hobby forum

User currently offlineIRelayer From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 1107 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 10711 times:

I would say 1/400 IMO. No way even the new generation Herpa's are as detailed and realistic as the 1/400 GJ's, DW's, and Aeroclassics. The only thing that seperates the two scales is that there is a greater variety available in 1/500...but that gap is rapidly closing. In the end it is whatever makes you happy.


User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4904 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 10714 times:

I use:
1:600-airport display
1:500-waiting to get enough to bother making a seperate airport
1:200-display model
1:250-My An124 display model

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