This is the second one of these I’ve purchased simply because I want something that isn’t basically made of cardboard and needs putting together like some giant puzzle. Maybe one day I’ll try that! With one already in use, mirroring it seems like the best way forward for the RLSI re-modelling and small expansion now […]Read more "Gemini Jets 1:400 Scale Airport – Airside/Landside Complex GJARPTB"
Thomson 787-804 G-TUIA 1:400 Gemini Jets GJTOM1018 2013 Release The aircraft is a model of a 787-8 that I frankly dithered over for far too long in 2013 while buying so many other things and they ceased to be available before I could get one. Nearly two years and no less than 6 attempts later […]Read more "Thomson 787-8 G-TUIA 1:400 Gemini Jets GJTOM1018 2013 Release"
TAM’s 77732W(ER) PT-MUD by Phoenix, late 2012 but still exceptionally good for its day. This model is of “The Magic Red Carpet” PT-MUD and while it dates back to 2012 (and late 2012 at that if I’m not mistaken), it shows you who good Phoenix were trying to be then and how much better they’ve […]Read more "TAM 777-32W(ER) PT-MUD Phoenix Item:10620 2012 Release 1:400"
Boeing’s latest forecast for the next 20 years issued annually suggests that world cargo will expand by 100% between now and 2033. 91% of all cargo by air freight will be in the northern hemisphere, between the US and Asia and Europe and Asia. 70% of all freighters will be large aircraft. By which Boeing […]Read more "Boeing’s 20 year cargo forecast lauds big freighters. Well it would wouldn’t it? And some freighters in 1:400"
If you’ve ever seen the frightful First Choice Air Traffic Control Tower, which is a design based on something from the mid 1950’s and looks more like a 1930’s concept of a futuristic TV tower, never mind being painted so badly it looks like a mouldy wedding cake on a stick, you’ll understand why I […]Read more "Herpa Airport Tower Set 1:500 Scale 519670 (used on a 1:400 scale diorama)"
Virgin Atlantic Little Red EI-DEO JC Wings XX4337 1:400 February 2014 Release (First published on Aviationdelightforum.com in Feb 2014) Please note that since this review was first written in February 2014, on 6th October 2014 Virgin Atlantic announced the closure of the Little Red service by the end of September 2015. This is the second […]Read more "Virgin Atlantic Little Red EI-DEO JC Wings XX4337 1:400 February 2014 Release"
I’d thought about buying this when it was new in May this year and thought better of it, having had a bad experience with the earlier Gemini 738 in the new American Airlines livery – the nose was flat and frankly the metallic paint look like Christmas card glitter. However this came along on Ebay […]Read more "WestJet 737-8CT C-FKWJ Gemini 1:400 GJWJA1400 May 2014"