braniff1968
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Best Scale For Model Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:38 am

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 
 
Birdwatching
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RE: Best Scale For Model Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:08 am

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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MarshalN
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RE: Best Scale For Model Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:15 am

1/1 :p

But yeah, you might get a better response there on the hobby forum
 
irelayer
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RE: Best Scale For Model Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:22 am

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.

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NWADC9
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RE: Best Scale For Model Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 11:47 am

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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