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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Dec 10, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

got some work done on the wing and fuselage and started masking the engines but had a b it of an issue with my paint, I'll have to sand it
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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Dec 09, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why are interior so different between aircraft and airlines?
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

Re: why are interior so different between aircraft and airlines?

on the upper deck, another brochure clearly show that airlines can go ham on its design since boeing developed a lot of design, wich mean my SAS 747 200 upper deck lounge can be what if, so it's not much of an issue if it's innacurate (the interior will be based on the general description brochure f...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Dec 09, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are you favorite current, standard airline liveries?
Replies: 27
Views: 2864

Re: What are you favorite current, standard airline liveries?

I'll go for unpopular with the lufthansa since it inspire me a lot of model with concept they released when they did their new livery. I do prefer the new aeroflot over the old one . Just from the making, I can do lots of what if like a revell 1/144 scale 747 8i with a red tail (odd they decided not...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Dec 09, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why are interior so different between aircraft and airlines?
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

why are interior so different between aircraft and airlines?

Beside the airline brand and the customer need, what make airlines chosse different interior, sometimes between aircraft? I'll use SAS boeing 747 200 as example since I'm tempted by the revell cutaway. The upper deck lounge would be a good example since compare to the revell model, both lounge are d...

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by thebunkerparodi
Tue Dec 07, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

another problem I see with this kind of wing assembly is room, a full 1/144 scale 747 take a lotof place, I got 6 of them so I decided not to do them with their wing attached but separated and the zvezda is forcing me to have 1 full 747 .

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

maybe use the 8i for a 800X? we don't have much in term of picture except bad quality pic. You already did the zvezda kit?

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Aeroflot wanted to negociate for 28 A350 but the maimum number of A350 900 on order I got is 22 (from wikipedia), That either aerofolot reduced their order expansion or order were canceled, I haven't found news of this 28 A350 900 order since july 2018 https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/aeroflot-negoti...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Decided to get less model for my birthday, finally got the "légende heller" gift set now with zvezda A350 and boeing 747 8i wich will be done in the landor retro livery, I got the decal from my 400and since BA compared the 8i against the A380, why not make the 8i a retro livery? https://ww...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 328987

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

https://www.flightglobal.com/airbus-a35 ... 81.article
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Ok! Founded this flightglobal article showing it was in talk already in 2007, so airbus really took its time to launch it https://www.flightglobal.com/airbus-a35 ... 81.article

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 328987

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

there seem to have been talk about either a 900F or a 1000F but airbus decided to go for a shorter 1000, why?

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did Airbus studied A350 1000 freighter variant?
Replies: 1
Views: 749

Did Airbus studied A350 1000 freighter variant?

Hello, before airbus finally launched the freighter variant, I do wonder if they studied the A350 1000 as an option, speculating a bit here but I don't see why they wouldn't do that since the stretched fuselage of the 1000 would give more cargo capacity, not sure why airbrus decided to go for a shor...

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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

You're talking about the fairing? I thought the joint wasn't visible on that wing but it was. The airfix allow me to do the modification I want and I'd like to have a air india aircraft in my collection. Can I use revell A321 neo black windows decals on their austrian A321? It'll be based on a airbu...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Despite some issues with my airbrush (clogged nozzle) I still worked on my 747 8F wing, one is now done but the other need some putty on the fairing
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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: wich airlines released their concept when they revealed a new livery?
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: wich airlines released their concept when they revealed a new livery?

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1451053 They studied a red engine ring and I'll do my zvezda with that.
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here on my civilian what if thread viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1451053 They studied a red engine ring and I'll do my zvezda with that.

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Nov 27, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: wich airlines released their concept when they revealed a new livery?
Replies: 3
Views: 881

wich airlines released their concept when they revealed a new livery?

Hello, beside lufthansa and SAS showing studies they did behind the people who designed the livery, wich compagny released concepts? Asking because I'd like more inspiration for my what if.

Thanks for your answer!

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: how come air india 1990 rebrand failed so hard compare to other such as lufthansa?
Replies: 10
Views: 2258

how come air india 1990 rebrand failed so hard compare to other such as lufthansa?

Doing research on the jetley livery after seeing it in my french 15 volumes encyclopedia from the 90' "toute l'aviation", I found out it was part of a rebrand started by rajan jetley and that people in india didn't liked it at all. My idea is that it was way too radical and I don't think j...

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by thebunkerparodi
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Thanks finnished it, but I'll have to wait to use my airbrush beause I have issues fitting the O ring back in for some reason and due to the paint, I had to put the lver in a thinner bath as well as the nozzle. Anyone did the boeing 707 from airfix? I want to do the air india retro livery, the diffe...

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by thebunkerparodi
Tue Nov 23, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery
Replies: 234
Views: 57992

Re: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery

I was a bit curious about what A.Net think of this livery, and it didn't disappoint since I guessed correctly it would be the same argument that were used to criticise the new LH livery. I'm The kind who like simple livery and enjoy eurowhite. I do like the circle on the tail and nose and that they'...

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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

I'll do one of the concept on my SAS A320 neo, the one with the red engine ring. The cargolux is done but since I got some part out of advanced freighter with 7E7 engine nacelle, I think I'll add them on my cargolux. I worked on the landing gear yesterday and I got idea for a cheaper 400 with the ne...

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by thebunkerparodi
Tue Nov 16, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

while waiting for my 15 volume french encylopedia "toute l'aviation" this morning, I worked on the engines and modifyed them to make them look like the one of the 7E7 model. https://i.servimg.com/u/f38/20/32/47/80/dsc_6645.jpg https://theairchive.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/DREAMLINER-A...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

no, I didn't got any problem with the wing or the fuselage

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 328987

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Finally, airbus considered a freighter variant for a long time before launching it

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Am done with the primer on the UPS
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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: why the A321 neo prototype has 4 doors while the production aircraft 3?
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Re: why the A321 neo prototype has 4 doors while the production aircraft 3?

ok thanks! I do wonder if lufthansa didn't got any of those (and use the A320 kit for a A322 because why not)

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Nov 14, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Didn't thought I'd got models yesterday but I did with a revell A321 neo and the boeing 747 8i with lufthansa new livery https://www.scalemates.com/products/img/3/2/9/1146329-27767-47-720.jpg https://www.scalemates.com/products/img/7/1/0/1119710-15610-98-720.jpg The 8i will be done in one of the red...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Nov 14, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: why the A321 neo prototype has 4 doors while the production aircraft 3?
Replies: 3
Views: 799

why the A321 neo prototype has 4 doors while the production aircraft 3?

Hello, after getting the revell kit (still unsure why they didn't gave a stand for it but they did for the A320 neo), I wondered why does the prototype has 4 door on its fuselage while the production aircraft I see have only 3, I know at one point door 2 was seen as an option but then got removed (f...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Nov 13, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: why did some thought the boeing 747 advanced/8 wouldn't be build?
Replies: 1
Views: 545

why did some thought the boeing 747 advanced/8 wouldn't be build?

Hello, searching for thread and information (still looking for the 747 advanced freighter pic from the brochure, I only found the passenger variant) on the forum, there was some comment saying boeing wouldn't build it, why? Was the 747 already fadding away in the 2000'? Thanks for your answer and if...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Nov 11, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: what do you do when model company don't supply windows decals?
Replies: 2
Views: 2789

Re: what do you do when model company don't supply windows decals?

I'm not sure if I like the shipping cost to france (where I live)

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by thebunkerparodi
Wed Nov 10, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: was a freighter variant of the 800X studied alongside it?
Replies: 0
Views: 984

was a freighter variant of the 800X studied alongside it?

https://www.flightglobal.com/boeing-out ... 57.article

Thanks for your answer!
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Hello, not sure if I worded my title correctly, but while I found a 2002 article from flightglobal showing that boeing is outlining a 800X studie, I didn't find anything on a freighter variant yet https://www.flightglobal.com/boeing-out ... 57.article

Thanks for your answer!

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 08, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 67
Views: 14098

Re: civilian aircraft what if

Here's how far I got with my UPS 747 8F, I had some bent needle problem but my grandpa fixed it
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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?
Replies: 11
Views: 2781

Re: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?

or it was configuration considered before but they decided not to retain it

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: how many windows do I need to cut to get a 747 advanced from a normal revell 747 8i?
Replies: 2
Views: 3036

how many windows do I need to cut to get a 747 advanced from a normal revell 747 8i?

Hello, I got the siegreflieger fanhansa box in my stash and I thought "why not adapt the livery on a "pre 8i" like the advanced"? I found a boeing model from their archive and I already know I'll have to modify the hump windows. I estimated that I have to cut between 3 or 4 windo...

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by thebunkerparodi
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?
Replies: 11
Views: 2781

Re: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?

Have I vision trouble or some windows are clogged on the other side of this model too (and if someone has a pic showing the other side of that model, please post it here)? https://img.gulf-times.com/Content/Upload/slider/0eac67a3-5c82-45fe-b64c-b0724e11e733.jpg https://www.gulf-times.com/story/39446...

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by thebunkerparodi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When did the 747 fade from service?
Replies: 16
Views: 2610

Re: When did the 747 fade from service?

I wonder if the A380 hadn't had any influence on the 747 fading away since company had the choice between the 8i and A380, some prefering to go for the A380 (and he decision to stretch the 8i was criticised by some airlines like emirate)

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by thebunkerparodi
Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: wich variant of the 747 were designed with a P2F conversion in mind?
Replies: 14
Views: 746

Re: wich variant of the 747 were designed with a P2F conversion in mind?

There is no such aircraft as an 800X you sure about that? https://www.flightglobal.com/boeing-outlines-747-800x-study/45757.article Absolutely. NO such thing. Without being rude, I guess you’re very young , or new to the aviation world. 747’s came in these variety’s only SP/ 100/200/300/400/8 Throw...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: wich variant of the 747 were designed with a P2F conversion in mind?
Replies: 14
Views: 746

wich variant of the 747 were designed with a P2F conversion in mind?

I wonder because it would be interesting to do in model (as "what if" if variant like the 400X, 500X, 600X, 700X and 800X if boeing designed their interior with a P2F convertion being possible just in case company would want that). I readed boeing did it for the 8i but since not much have ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Mon Nov 01, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?
Replies: 11
Views: 2781

Re: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?

thanks, there are render on the boeing website showing concept with both side having a similar arrangement https://secure.boeingimages.com/CS.aspx?VP3=DamView&VBID=2JRSN2AERK00XX&SMLS=1&RW=1600&RH=775#/DamView&VBID=2JRSN2AERK00XX&PN=4&WS=SearchResults The website also hav...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?
Replies: 43
Views: 2576

Re: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?

I recognise all of them and I'd say they're all as recognisable as the LH new livery Something that i don't really get is why did LOT thought LH new livery was similar since both company use verry different police for the name ,the LOT name is much bigger than the LH one and the tail is verry differ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?
Replies: 43
Views: 2576

Re: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?

doesn't look like nothing to me and while it was blurred I could still recognise that it's the LH blue and the LH name on the nose (and another thing that make me like the new livery is how many model I can make out of it by doing concept released by the compay in the making off since I'm a modeler ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Why did you fall in love with aviation?
Replies: 34
Views: 10966

Re: Why did you fall in love with aviation?

Because I'm a modeler who enjoy doing what if (one of the reason why I like the new LH livery being that they released concept that I can do in model form and make something original[I'll use the blue/yellow tail concept for my revell A380 per example]). I'm a lot into aviation content as well such ...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?
Replies: 43
Views: 2576

Re: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?

The old livery also looked more retro than modern in my eye and seirously? blurry picture to tell me the livery is unrecognisable? Isn't that a bit of bad faith argument here? And just because it's iconic for you doesn't mean it shouldn't be change, to me it's a good change beause the new lviery loo...

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Oct 30, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: what airlines did boeing thought would get the 747 8?
Replies: 37
Views: 4568

Re: what airlines did boeing thought would get the 747 8?

would thai airways count as a potantial customer for the 8i?

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?
Replies: 43
Views: 2576

Re: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?

Jutlander wrote:
The new LH livery makes me think of FedEx, the old one was really LH. There's nothing LH about the new LH.

how so? the name and crane are still there, it wouldn't be LH if they got rid of that

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by thebunkerparodi
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?
Replies: 11
Views: 2781

Re: why did boeing blocked some windows on one side of 747 8i hump?

so that's why they decided to get rid of them on one side?

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