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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Sep 26, 2022 8:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: KLM fokker 100 rear top fuselage antenna?
Replies: 0
Views: 129

KLM fokker 100 rear top fuselage antenna?

https://www.scalemates.com/fr/kits/reve ... 00--103543
Thanks for your answers!
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Hello, I'd like to know more about this part, revell show it as part 18 in step 2 of the manual who can be found here https://www.scalemates.com/fr/kits/reve ... 00--103543
Thanks for your answers!

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Sep 26, 2022 10:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: Road considered for the tupolev 144 outside of russia and japan?

Aeroflot didn't used all of them too, the one from sinsheim doesn't seem to have been used by them, yet it still had the livery. There were negociation to allow it to fly over europe but considering the rules that were put in place (and flying over the US would be a big no for all SST's).

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Sep 26, 2022 8:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Road considered for the tupolev 144 outside of russia and japan?

Hello, I know negociation were taking place to allow the tu 144 to fly over europe but I'm not sure wich road were considered during the negociation.
Thanks for your answers!

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Sep 25, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The BA World Images that never were...
Replies: 51
Views: 15374

Re: The BA World Images that never were...

On the BA union flag for concorde, do we have concept of it or not? I wonder how hard some of them could be done using mask tape

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Sep 25, 2022 12:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

There were ideas to fly it to japan/over europe, but it seems it relied to the plane being improved and from "concorde-Histoire d'un mythe", the negociation to allow concorde flying over the ussr started in 1974 and the russian asked about their plane being allowed to fly there too.

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Sep 25, 2022 10:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

I know, I think if I do a what if tu 144S, it'll be as a joint operation with another airline like JAL. I'm guessing this would necessitate the autorization of the concorde and boeing SST to fly over the ussr since JAL had option for both.

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Sep 25, 2022 8:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

The difference of tech is I think one of the arguments against the idea the tu 144is a concorde plagiat, the wing shape is quite different too and they had to redesign it(also seing them side by side helped showing how different they are). I wonder if they wouldn't start a service with jal and they ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

ok, so it's a might or might not for the livery depending of how strong the cooperation is.

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

What's the OEM? So if tupolev could get the autorization to fly tu 144 to japan, they'd have a hybrid livery (with the possibility of using both variants to go to japan?). Btw, I went inside a tu 144 at sinsheim, it was a good visit and interesting to spot the differences between it and concorde.

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

I know there were projects/idea of roads outisde the USSR for him such as japan but I'm not sure wich airlines outside aeroflot were thought to be potential customers by tupolev

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

Re: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

so only aeroflot would get them, I wonder how much tupolev expected to sell, surely less than a 100.

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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: rear crew rest compartment option on the A380
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: rear crew rest compartment option on the A380

It seem they based it on a farnborough model, not sur if I can post the pics here since it's alamy.

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Sep 22, 2022 12:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: rear crew rest compartment option on the A380
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: rear crew rest compartment option on the A380

It was proposed as an option but I don't have any concept for the upper deck one
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(pinterest, couldn't find the original source)

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Sep 22, 2022 11:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: rear crew rest compartment option on the A380
Replies: 3
Views: 780

rear crew rest compartment option on the A380

Hello, I know there was one, revell decided to put one on their A380 cutaway and I've seen drawing showing it as an option, I wonder if airbus ever released concept of it because so far, I haven't found anything and don't know what revell used to do their. The revell cutaway kit boxart showing the c...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jul 23, 2022 1:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: does the tupolev 144 really count as a concorde copy?
Replies: 4
Views: 1208

Re: does the tupolev 144 really count as a concorde copy?

Tupolev was interested by concorde, but at the same time is it really plagiarism if the final product is quite different ? The wing design being modified on the tupolev shows they were different.

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jul 23, 2022 12:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

The result of my visit at sinsheim, managed to get in both concorde and tu 144 without fearing high but I was still cautious because they're both inclined.. The concorde will be based on a british airways travel agent model in the landor livery a bit different from the real one since the BA name is ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jul 23, 2022 12:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: does the tupolev 144 really count as a concorde copy?
Replies: 4
Views: 1208

does the tupolev 144 really count as a concorde copy?

Hello, while tupolev showed interest in the concorde and both look vaguely similar, when I looked the details of both planes at sinsheim yesterday, they were quite different, the interior design was different between the 2, as well as the wing shape (I think the fact the wing had to be modified beca...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jul 09, 2022 9:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: on trip report and bias
Replies: 2
Views: 836

on trip report and bias

Hello, I'll be honest, whenever I see a reviewer saying they want to make their reviews unbiased(or as unbiased as possible), I think it's impossible since, no matter if their review aren't sponsored by the airlines, it'll still be biased, their report being influenced by their own taste, standard, ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Tue Jun 28, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa lost its 5 star rating
Replies: 49
Views: 10310

Re: Lufthansa lost its 5 star rating

I agree with sam chui when he say the skytracks (and the other) ratings are subjective, I wonder why they had 5 stars while equivalent airlines sometimes didn't.

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jun 16, 2022 9:55 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

The progress I did on the concorde this week.While the airbrush worked well on one side, the other, it spitted and I had to clean it. Tried it again on the underside and it worked this time. I did the other side well today and I'm going to go for another layer on the underside https://i.servimg.com/...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jun 09, 2022 9:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where did revell got their pan am livery for their boeing 2707 100?
Replies: 0
Views: 719

Where did revell got their pan am livery for their boeing 2707 100?

Hello, I'm asking because when I look for period artwork or pan am desktop models from the time, I often see variation between the liveries, the flag will be in different position or no "pan am" on the wing and I haven't found yet a artwork who correspond to the revell livery (For mine, my...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jun 09, 2022 12:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

It's been a while but I'm getting back at my airliners and my airbrush (ha a broken part that neded to be replaced not so long ago, now it work). I decided to re-do the primer layer of my A320 neo from revell because I had to re fill the join and get them better and I didn't do the first layer well ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Jun 06, 2022 9:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gulf traveller fleet expansion if more succesful?
Replies: 0
Views: 627

Gulf traveller fleet expansion if more succesful?

Hello, while looking for a revell boeing 767 300 ER with this livery, I looked for information on the airline and it ran from 2003 to 2007 and operated 6 767 300. If the airline was more succesful and added more destination than the one they planed in the UK, would they get more planes? If yes, what...

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by thebunkerparodi
Tue May 17, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1560

if the tupolev 144 was exported, would it be sold only to the warsaw pact airlines or not?

Hello, by curiosity, if the Tu 144 was more successful and the ussr decided to export it, would they allow it to be sold to the western airlines or only to the warsaw pact one?
Thanks for your answers and sorry for my absence, I know it's been a while.

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by thebunkerparodi
Wed Apr 06, 2022 7:59 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

still progressing on my concorde, I'm done sanding the putty sooner than I expected, now it's time to go for the raised cheatline and air france flag
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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Apr 03, 2022 8:39 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

It's been so long since I haven't posted an update, so here's one. My motivation for my concorde came back, I'm done sanding the underside, now it's time to do the wing top. https://i.servimg.com/u/f38/20/32/47/80/dsc_6757.jpg https://i.servimg.com/u/f38/20/32/47/80/dsc_6757.jpg The last liner kit I...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Mar 07, 2022 11:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: difference between DDR and normal russian mig 21PFM with the double piece canopy?
Replies: 0
Views: 1509

difference between DDR and normal russian mig 21PFM with the double piece canopy?

Hello, planning on getting the ak interactive release of the mig 21 PFM with DDR and luftwaffe marking and I wondered wha are the difference between those 2, I know the export mig 21 are different from the russian one and the GP 9 gun pod wasn't available at the start for the german too. Thanks for ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Jan 30, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Didn't post my fixed concorde wing and stab. It look much better now and I also started renovating a old heller A380, hesitating turning it in a A380F or A3XX 100F . https://i.servimg.com/u/f38/20/32/47/80/dsc_6727.jpg https://i.servimg.com/u/f38/20/32/47/80/dsc_6728.jpg https://i.servimg.com/u/f38/...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Jan 24, 2022 12:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: how did boeing and BAC/sud wanted to reach the number they forecasted for their 2707 and concorde?
Replies: 0
Views: 642

how did boeing and BAC/sud wanted to reach the number they forecasted for their 2707 and concorde?

Hello, did they expected more airlines to get thier plane or the customer airlines getting more after their first order? The number for the boeing 2707 are verry optimistic, same with the concorde when reading pierre sparaco book "Concorde-Histoire d'un mythe". The number for the SST come ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jan 22, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

I was at my modelling club meeting this afternoon and decided to work a bit on the concorde there when I remarked my horizontal stab weren't symmetrical, cheked the wing and noticed I didn't did it properly so I unglued then re-glued it and now I see why I had a big step to put putty on. https://i.s...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jan 22, 2022 10:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: inside color of the concorde prototype engine cowling?
Replies: 1
Views: 1227

inside color of the concorde prototype engine cowling?

Hello, I'm working on my heller 1/100 scale 1964 concorde project, but I have difficulties figuring out what color I need for the inside cowling. I know part of it need to be black, but I'm not sure for the rest. Can anyone tell me what color I can use for this part? It seem to me be a metal yellow ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air looks to rebrand
Replies: 130
Views: 41959

Re: Korean Air looks to rebrand

My point is that it's not lazy, the concept show they worked on it and clearly spend time and effort on the livery, I don't get how you can't get my point, are you going to say air france livery is the same because it's eurowhite despite the amount of work that went in the rebrand?

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air looks to rebrand
Replies: 130
Views: 41959

Re: Korean Air looks to rebrand

it's not a bad thing, and sorry but its not lazyness, people who dislike eurowhite should really stop with this one for me, I'll give lufthansa and air france as example, lufthansa did lots of concept for their livery with diferent color, same with air france when they did their 1975 rebrand,here a ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air looks to rebrand
Replies: 130
Views: 41959

Re: Korean Air looks to rebrand

I don't agree with the idea they are similar or that eurowhite is dull, I think it make the aircraft look cleaner and I'd not say air france eurowhite is the same as lufthansa or that lufthansa is the same as LOT because of difference in color, name and tail

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air looks to rebrand
Replies: 130
Views: 41959

Re: Korean Air looks to rebrand

ah I see the tradition of disliking new liveries is respected (sorry but that's how I feel whenever I see thread of new liveries, people will often hate them). Do we even have a pic of the livery ?

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:19 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

I'm done sanding the nose and I found some verry interesting and simple to do air france livery concept from 1975, so I know what to do with my easykit https://actualites-air-espace.blogspot.com/2019/03/et-si-le-logo-air-france-etait-different.html https://www.sebastienbouyssou.com/2009/02/13/air-fr...

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by thebunkerparodi
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

finally done sanding the underside of my heller concorde wing, I glued the landing gear again and the door are in place.
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by thebunkerparodi
Wed Jan 19, 2022 1:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.
Replies: 7
Views: 3544

Re: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.

Another odd thing is when air crash investigation has to blur registration letter for some reason when they show certain plane. I don't get why is it such a issue to photograph an aircraft for them, it's not liek the pilot/passenger will be that visible (depend of how the pic was taken) and what's t...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Jan 13, 2022 11:48 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Got the boeing SST today and... I can't my 1/200 scale revell concorde in pan am livery because the pan am logo are too big for concorde, I may do it either inspired by FWTSA or one that was ordered by brannif in a calder livery, not sure when brannif expected their concorde to arrive.https://finear...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did BA consider a blue belly for Negus/Landor liveries on Concorde?
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Did BA consider a blue belly for Negus/Landor liveries on Concorde?

https://www.yesterdaysairlines.com/ba-l ... -2015.html
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Hello, asking because this link on british airways liveries history seem to say they at least considered it but decided not to do it because the blue paint was problematic (why?). link to the liveries https://www.yesterdaysairlines.com/ba-l ... -2015.html
Thanks for your answers!

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Jan 09, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

got the revell boeing SST today, one will be pan am, the other braniff flying US color livery from alexander calder (boeing brochure state an entry in service considered for 1975, so it's still valid for a what if braniff aircraft and they had 2 option) https://www.scalemates.com/products/img/7/0/2/...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Jan 09, 2022 9:35 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

I decided to do a before/After sanding, so here's what my concorde look like before I sanded it
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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jan 08, 2022 9:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: boeing 2707 100 first flight, certification and delivery to the airlines schedule?
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Re: boeing 2707 100 first flight, certification and delivery to the airlines schedule?

from a brochure from theairchive.com website, they also targeted 1970 for the first flight and saw thing really big with 500 by 1990 at least and they expected the sales to reach 1000 to 1200 (note the brochure date from the time the first concorde flight was scheduled for 1968, it was delayed for a...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: boeing 2707 100 first flight, certification and delivery to the airlines schedule?
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

boeing 2707 100 first flight, certification and delivery to the airlines schedule?

Hello, reposting it because I didn't knew I needed to mention the source, I got information on the SST first flight from the french book "Concorde-Histoire d'un mythe" by Pierre sparaco, edition docavia. It say the 300 was planned to enter service in 1978, and the first flight in 1972. Wha...

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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Jan 07, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: aerospatiale A200 from the 1980'?
Replies: 13
Views: 2108

Re: aerospatiale A200 from the 1980'?

I compared it with the heller A320 and it looked a lot like a A320 with some difference (can totally make one out of the heller kit without much modifcation)

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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: aerospatiale A200 from the 1980'?
Replies: 13
Views: 2108

aerospatiale A200 from the 1980'?

http://theairchive.net/aerospatiale-memorabilia/

Thanks for your answers!
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Hello, would it be possible to have more information of the project? it look a lot like the A320 and seem to be base on a A300 with CFM 56 engine http://theairchive.net/aerospatiale-memorabilia/

Thanks for your answers!

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: do you see flight reviews as subjective or objective?
Replies: 9
Views: 1045

Re: do you see flight reviews as subjective or objective?

something that I don't like with some people who complain about sam chui being bias is when they act as if other reviewer aren't when their taste and standard will influence their reviews as well and sam acknowledged airlines are going to use im for PR in his skytrax video and I do agree with him th...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 68
Views: 15513

Re: civilian aircraft what if

The british airways being a what if with different engine and interior, I won't add registration letters. The project doesn't seem to ahve much pictures to go by beside bad quality stuff

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