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      Post #71599, posted on 02-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Which engine type is depicted in the Zvezda/Revell 777-300 kit?

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      Post #71600, posted on 02-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Which engine type is depicted in the Zvezda/Revell 777-300 kit?

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      Gerry,

      The Zvezda/Revell kit is of the 777-300ER. The only engine available on the -300ER is the GE90-115b so that is what all the Zvezda/Revell kits have.

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      Post #71601, posted on 02-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      To hijack my own thread, do all -300ERs have the "ski-jump wingtips? Some photos seem to show what used to be called "raked wingtips".

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      Post #71602, posted on 02-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      To hijack my own thread, do all -300ERs have the "ski-jump wingtips? Some photos seem to show what used to be called "raked wingtips".

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      I'm not entirely sure what you mean by "ski-jump wingtips" but ALL the -300ERs have the same wing tips. These are known as "raked wingtips." See one in the picture below.

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      Post #71603, posted on 02-10-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      The wingtips in my kit must be warped into a ski-jump appearance. Perhaps I should have waited for the Revell molding

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      Post #71604, posted on 02-11-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Correct. All -300ER have the GE90-115B engines. They also all have the same raked wingtip. If it looks like a ski jump then itís badly warped.

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      Post #71606, posted on 02-11-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Sadly, warped plastic is a feature of Zvezda kits, most of my 737 suffer the same outer wing warp.

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      Post #71613, posted on 02-12-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Sadly, warped plastic is a feature of Zvezda kits, most of my 737 suffer the same outer wing warp.



      Fixable, and a small price to pay for the quality of what's in the box!

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      Post #71614, posted on 02-12-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Sadly, warped plastic is a feature of Zvezda kits, most of my 737 suffer the same outer wing warp.



      Fixable, and a small price to pay for the quality of what's in the box!



      Not always. I have a Zvezda Boeing 767 which is so warped it's unbuildable. Unfortunately it was in my stash for a while and I can no longer remember where I bought it. £19 isn't a "small price" for a kit which is not fit for purpose.

      My experience is similar to Jeff's. I have three Zvezda 738s. All have badly warped wings and two of them have broken undercarriage struts. These problems may or may not be fixable but why should I have to? Zvezda kits aren't cheap. They are supposedly brand new and state of the art, not something ancient first tooled in the 1960s. Zvezda need to have a serious look at their quality control. If I have the choice between a Revell boxing and a Zvezda boxing it will be Revell every time.