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Re: A Model
« Reply #30 on: September 12, 2009, 02:13:37 pm »
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Re: A Model
« Reply #31 on: September 12, 2009, 05:24:22 pm »
LMAO - Artistic License perhaps?

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Re: A Model
« Reply #32 on: September 15, 2009, 12:52:01 am »
Now, this is definitely something that needs to be seen to be really appreciated.  A Model has announced that they will be producing a 1/72nd scale Hughes H4 (often referred to as the "Spruce Goose").  Here are the links thanks to a member of ARC for the information which also includes a couple of images of another 1/72nd scale H4 under construction with a BV-222 sitting next to it for a comparison on size and to really appreciate how large this model will be when assembled.  

The ARC Topic: WOW! What a monster!, AModel announces Hughes H-4 1/72

modelizm.pl.ua page with images of the A Model Hughes H4 (Polish language page, translate at your own risk)
H4 with same scale helicopter model perched on top (click for larger image


Size comparison between the Hughes H4, Boeing 747-400, Airbus A-380-800, and the Antonov An-225 Mryia (click for larger image)

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Re: A Model
« Reply #33 on: September 15, 2009, 07:07:51 am »
Size comparison between the Hughes H4, Boeing 747-400, Airbus A-380-800, and the Antonov An-225 Mryia (click for larger image)

(image source: wikipedia.org)

Coincidently enough, I found that only a couple of days ago and was going to post it here.  As I said further back in the post, I had a chance to buy the Heavy Kits moulds of their 1/72 Spruce Goose but after chatting with my friend Steve Gardner (ex-Aircraft in Miniature Production Manager) I decided not to, it was a bit expensive for a male moulded kit.  I'm relieved now that I didn't, I would never have been able to sell any of them, would I?
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Re: A Model
« Reply #34 on: September 15, 2009, 02:25:21 pm »
My first thought is in MATS/Air Transport Command livery for the Berlin Airlift.  The next is to arm it up, like Short Shetland on steroids.
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Re: A Model
« Reply #35 on: September 15, 2009, 02:30:52 pm »
Dat's a big chunk o' fiberglass.
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Re: A Model
« Reply #36 on: September 22, 2009, 10:13:48 am »
Just noticed this on Hannants - interesting.....

http://www.hannants.co.uk/search/?FULL=AMU72152

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Re: A Model
« Reply #37 on: September 22, 2009, 10:29:58 am »
I wanna know what the guy in front did that was so bad he got that job as punishment!
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Re: A Model
« Reply #38 on: September 22, 2009, 10:46:34 am »
I wanna know what the guy in front did that was so bad he got that job as punishment!

Maybe he's a volunteer who knows what the guy in back had for lunch...... ;)
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Re: A Model
« Reply #39 on: September 22, 2009, 01:17:26 pm »
I wanna know what the guy in front did that was so bad he got that job as punishment!

Maybe he's a volunteer who knows what the guy in back had for lunch...... ;)
LMAO - not the right scale for me - looks like Hobbycraft is the only option.

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Re: A Model
« Reply #40 on: September 28, 2009, 03:35:04 pm »
modellversium.de has recently uploaded in box reviews of the following 1/72nd scale A Model missile kits:

Kh-55 & Kh-55M (NATO designation and codename AS-15 Kent)(1/72nd scale kit # 72127)


Kh-35 & Kh-35U/E (NATO designation and codename AS-20 Kayak)(1/72nd scale kit # 72173)


It is nice to see that A Model has included a missile handling cart in these kits.
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Re: A Model
« Reply #41 on: September 28, 2009, 04:25:15 pm »
Those are some cool looking missiles !
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Re: A Model
« Reply #42 on: September 29, 2009, 11:22:25 am »
Oh goody, more missile kits to add to my collection!
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Re: A Model
« Reply #43 on: September 29, 2009, 10:02:28 pm »
Bernhard Pethe has provided an in box review of the A Model Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer (1/72nd scale kit # 72189) over on modellversium.


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Re: A Model
« Reply #44 on: September 29, 2009, 11:16:43 pm »
Ken Duffy is building a test shot of the new A-Model White Knight & Spaceship One

http://www.flankers-site.co.uk/modl_ss1.html
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