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      Post #73438, posted on 10-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      A bit of beauty






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      Post #73439, posted on 10-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Any idea when this kit will be released?

      On the bench and in the works....

      A mixed bag of aircraft.

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      Post #73441, posted on 10-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I donít know exactly, but most likely it will be next year.

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      Post #73442, posted on 10-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I really like the way the aft pressure bulkhead is represented in these CADs. I was worried that wasnít going to be done right.

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      Post #73445, posted on 10-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Oooh baby! Bring it!

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      Post #73475, posted on 10-08-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Gimmie gimmie gimmie!!! I'll take 3!!

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      Post #73477, posted on 10-08-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Really can't believe it!!!!!!
      WOW!
      Now a Pan Am SP might come true!

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      Post #73481, posted on 10-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      The Qantas box art suggests we will be getting a RB211 powered version as well as the JT9 of the CAD renderings and TWA box art. Should be able to cover any example as I donít recall any GE CF6 powered SPís , but I could be wrong .

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      Post #73482, posted on 10-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Nope, no CF6 powered SPs were ever built. Just JT9D and RB.211.

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      Post #75619, posted on 05-22-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      "First-hand information", promised by the end of summer - beginning of autumn.

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      Post #76417, posted on 08-02-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Any updates on this?

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      Post #76481, posted on 08-17-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      All in progress and so much news for today.



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      Post #76516, posted on 08-20-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I like what I see.

      The engine pylon sprue is strange, so many parts for a pylon (between 4 and 5 parts each), obviously to cater for the early and late pylons found on Classic 747s. Alignement will be sporty.

      Nice JT9D engine fan with snubbers and separate spinner, very good point IMHO.

      Wheel rim details look a bit simplified, ŗ la EE A310. Perhaps will we have a nice surprise from ResKit ?

      Multi-part landing gear wells, I like this too.

      Hey, it is a new mould 747SP injected kit after all, I cannot wait !

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      Post #76529, posted on 08-20-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Interesting choice on the pylons. If that is in fact the early style outboards, that only applies to one SP - the prototype before it was delivered to PAA. All production birds had the later style pylon with the cranked aft end.

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      Post #76580, posted on 09-09-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi guys,

      Any news on the release of the 747SP?

      BR
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      Post #76664, posted on 09-26-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Small update...

















      taken from here:

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      Post #76666, posted on 09-26-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks for the update. So far it looks promising.

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      Post #76667, posted on 09-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Any further estimate on when it will be available?

      Unfortunately a lot of this stuff isn't really panel lines, and will need to be filled in.



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      Post #76668, posted on 09-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Any further estimate on when it will be available?

      Unfortunately a lot of this stuff isn't really panel lines, and will need to be filled in.







      Jennings those lines are accurate and just looking at a Pan Am BOEING-747SP photo there are nine of those lines.

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      Post #76670, posted on 09-27-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Jennings :
      Any further estimate on when it will be available?

      Unfortunately a lot of this stuff isn't really panel lines, and will need to be filled in.







      Jennings those lines are accurate and just looking at a Pan Am BOEING-747SP photo there are nine of those lines.




      Those lines are correct, they are supposed to be raised to begin with, they are present on the real aircraft and series 100ís, also on the AA 747sp and the Platz 1/200 Kit...some sort of vortex generators...if someone else have more info please share...

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      Post #76671, posted on 09-28-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Just found this


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      Post #76681, posted on 09-30-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      They are raised [img][/img]

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      Post #76682, posted on 09-30-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I believe the lines are just aerodynamic fairing compound to fill panel lines when the panels are removed and replaced for maintenance. They are supposed to be painted over with touch up paint but a lot of mechanics will send it out like that due to time constraints, lack of paint, laziness, etc. Sometimes the touch up paint wonít match the wing color either because they use the wrong color or the faded wing paint doesnít match the new touch up paint.

      Also I donít think the 747 has any vortex generators anywhere (gotta keep that M.88 cruising speed!

      Best regards...Duncan

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      Post #76683, posted on 09-30-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      [img][/img] Here's another view

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      Post #76685, posted on 10-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Sorry, those are *not* panel lines, they are external static dissipators. On a 1/144 model, the most accurate way to replicate them would be with a dark grey decal. They are factually not panel lines. Iíve walked on the wing and seen them with my own eyes.

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      Post #76686, posted on 10-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      The gray panels between those lines are blowout panels. There are large pneumatic pipes that run through the leading edge from the engines to the air-conditioning packs. Should a pipe or junction rupture, the escaping high pressure air would need somewhere to escape rather than producing structural damage. This is the reason for those blow out panels.

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      Post #76690, posted on 10-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      They are raised [img][/img]



      This pic is not of a 747SP. There is no 747SP with a side cargo door behind the wing (where would you even fit that?!). And those flap guide fairings below the wing are clearly from a -100/200.

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      Post #76692, posted on 10-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      True, that is definitely not an SP, but those lines would be the same. I have them as decals on my 747 detail sheet:
      https://www.fcdecals.com/page.php?id=73

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      Post #76693, posted on 10-02-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I really hope this gets released soon. I've been saving so much money working from home due to covid19, I need to spend it!

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      Post #76695, posted on 10-03-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Do the 400 and -8 have those as well?

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      Post #76696, posted on 10-03-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      No, only I believe the 747-100 and 747-SP series. Remember them vividly on British Airways 747-100's from IAD to LHR and back.

      On Arrival (1/144 scale):

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      Post #76703, posted on 10-04-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Do the 400 and -8 have those as well?



      No. Only the -100 and early -200 and the SPs had them.

      HOWEVER... if thatís the worst problem this kit has, Iíll be both very pleasantly surprised and exuberantly elated.

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      Post #76705, posted on 10-06-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Phew, thought I'd messed up another thing on one of my builds....

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      Post #76707, posted on 10-08-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Any news on when this kit will be available?

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      Post #76753, posted on 10-14-2020 GMT-5 hours    


      Coming up !!
      Few days.

      All the best,
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      Post #76754, posted on 10-14-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      ^ Damn, I thought for a second there that there was going to be 12 liveries!

      Edit, I just remembered that Ray said he'd be reboxing it with a variety of screen-printed decals.