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Airliner Models Which Scale Most Popular  
User currently offlinePUnmuth@VIE From Austria, joined Aug 2000, 4163 posts, RR: 54
Posted (13 years 6 months 1 week ago) and read 3613 times:

Hi!
I just would be inerested in knowing which scale for airliner models is the most popular in terms of different models? 1:100, 1:200, 1:400, 1:500 or any others?
THX
Peter


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User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (13 years 6 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 3537 times:

I have about 90, 1:600 Schabaks. I think that the most popular are the 1.500 Herpas and 1.250 models. I have 2 1.200 models. I dont like the Herpa 1.500s because they are too expensive and some look realy fake.



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User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (13 years 6 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 3533 times:

Definately the 1:400 scales... look at models produced by GJ and DW!

alvin



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User currently offlineElal106 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 975 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (13 years 6 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 3513 times:

i like the snapfits 1/200 1/250 etc. and the big 1/100 kinds..... Smile

User currently offlineSAS_A330-300 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 6 months 6 days ago) and read 3506 times:

My favorite is 1:200. Not to big or small or expensive.

Simon Larsson


User currently offlineBA747-436 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 1259 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (13 years 6 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3495 times:

I like the 1:200's snap fit. I have the following airliners in this scale:

Ansett Australia 747-300
British Airways 747-400 o/c
BWIA L1011-500 o/c
Cathay Pacific 747-400 n/c
Emirates 777-200
Qantas 747-400
United 747-400
Virgin 747-400 n/c

As you can see i like 747's! I tryd to get all the 747's that i'd been on but i ran out of money! So i just get the ones i realy like the look of. Also i went on the BWIA tristar a few years ago and had to buy it!
rgrds-Dan



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User currently offlineEdgardmartins From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 6 months 9 hours ago) and read 3485 times:

peter:
are you interested in flying models or static models?
I'm pilot and also fly scale models . (the last was a bf-110 mesersmith bi-motor) and was the winner in south american championship some years ago. Not only airline but all aviation scale flyers models. Edgard


User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (13 years 6 months 6 hours ago) and read 3481 times:

I like the Schabak 1:600s because they take up the least space and I can make a lifesize airport with them. To make what is the equivelant of a 10,000 foot runway, I need about 15 feet as compared to probably about 20 feet for a 1:500.

I have probably 100 Schabak models in my basement on my airport set up and I will definitely be getting more once the bills are paid off.


User currently offlineAerokid From Belgium, joined Jun 2000, 348 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (13 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3470 times:

The Herpa 1/500 models are my favorites. Like HlywdCatft already mentioned, you can have lots of different types and airlines when collecting small models, without having to own a complete hangar yourself.

I've started collecting just over a year ago and have 16 1/500 models at the moment. Also an A320 and and Avro RJ85 in 1/100 scale hanging on the ceiling.

Best regards,
GR.


User currently offlineBoeing boy From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 64 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 3453 times:

I specifically like herpa 1:5oo and those were the first scale models that i ordered from 'The Airplane Shop'. They have a wide variety of different scales and brands.
Last month i wanted to try something different so i ordered some schabak models. I was very disappointed !
They were sloppily done and were a complete lost of money to me. Herpa are a bit more expensive but i prefer to pay a little extra for quality. I also bought the airport set and it is amazing !


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 10, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3454 times:

For civil aircrafts I prefer 1:144 scale.
For military fighter planes (I have a few) 1:72 scale.

Thom@s



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