There is definitely an award required for model of the year. there have been some outstanding models, and some that don’t deserve to have even been packed in a box and shipped. Sadly most of those models were made by Gemini Jets whose spiral of qualitative decline seems to have continued as they produce high […]Read more "Model of the Year 2014"
Sometimes you wish you might have bought something earlier then chance encounter with the real thing a few weeks back at Manchester Airport made me want it in my collection and it arrived as an early Christmas gift from a good friend. Aircraftmodelstore.co.uk had one in stock and here we are. Why? The livery, introduced […]Read more "Saudi Arabian 777-368ER HZ-AK13 Phoenix 10660 Late 2012"
Southwest 737-7H4 N708SW (New Livery) AeroClassics 1:400 December 2014 Release As Phoenix rarely make a model of a US Airline (presumably for legal reasons) the much awaited appearance of the new Southwest livery fell to AeroClassics. I’m a little surprised Gemini didn’t get their finger out a bit sooner with this one, but there we […]Read more "Southwest 737-7H4 N708SW (New Livery) AeroClassics 1:400 December 2014 Release"
Azul A330-243 PR-AIZ Phoenix 11020 November 2014 Release 1:400 Phoenix Azul A332 This model is of Azul Lineas Brazilaeras A330-243 PA-AIZ leased from Aero Capital and delivered to Azul on July 1st 2014. She’s actually a 2003 machine and was previously EI-LFY of Bally Sky Ireland and before that A9-CKG of Gulf Air and before […]Read more "Azul A330-243 PR-AIZ Phoenix 11020 November 2014 Release 1:400"
Now this is the first time I’ve ever wanted a whole group of AeroClassics models. This company has a long record of mistakes and errors that many in the collecting community have pointed out and there have been serious words in several forums between the company and its commentators. Frankly, I have never gotten involved […]Read more "Aeroclassics release a group of 737’s and a jetBlue A320 for December 2014"
No, you’re not seeing things – this is in fact the sister of another recently purchased Alitalia ERJ-145, I-EXMB. Why bother? This one has the 700th aircraft of its type tiles on the fuselage and being another Ebay bargain at £13 it seemed silly not to get it while it was there. They make quite […]Read more "Alitalia ERJ-145LR “700th” I-EXML JC Wings 1:400 2009 Release"
China Airlines A350-900 B-18401 Phoenix 11016 November 2014 Release in 1:400 This model is of the soon to be delivered A350-900 in China Airlines (Republic of China, Taiwan) livery. It’s my second one of this aircraft type and was supplied by aircraftmodelstore.co.uk costing £28.00 ($46 USD) with discounts including tax at 20%. This time I […]Read more "China Airlines A350-900 B-18401 Phoenix 11016 November 2014 Release in 1:400"