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      Post #72396, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Not sure on the kit no landing gear in the pics


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      Post #72397, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Closed Fan disc

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      Post #72398, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Ya think i might be doing so re molding for this kit and landing gear as well
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      Post #72400, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Not really sure, but the engines appear to be CFM LEAP, judging by the number and shape of fan blades and spinner...? While LH birds are PW-powered. Maybe they’ll provide both?

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      Post #72403, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Actually looking at it very closely it looks like the fan blades are open. My eyes could be fooling me?

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      Post #72404, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Windows to close the holes?

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      Post #72405, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Looking very Zvezdaesque IMHO. (mostly a good thing...just looking much more like typical Zvezda engineering than what I am accustomed to seeing in Revell 1/144 airliner kits) Whada y'all think?

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      Post #72408, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Looks like it doesn’t come with side sticks either. Ugh.

      I like the idea of a simplified kit. It might not take me years to finish, obsessing over every detail. If the lack of gear bums you out, steal one from another kit, or throw these engines and sharklets on one of the ceo kits.

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      Post #72409, posted on 05-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Doing the "view image" right-click and looking at the full-size photo, it looks to me like there is some sort of under-cut to each fan blade. It's hard to tell because the plastic is so dark and the lighting isn't optimal - it could be just enough to give an illusion, or it could be a complete under-cut and you get full blades. In either instance, it looks like enough that most modelers could do some skillful painting and shading and make it look convincing, and it sure beats the daylights out of the flat discs with raised ridges that 20 or 25 years ago were the industry standard.

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      Post #72412, posted on 05-14-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Not really sure, but the engines appear to be CFM LEAP, judging by the number and shape of fan blades and spinner...? While LH birds are PW-powered. Maybe they’ll provide both?



      Engine pylons looks more PW style

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      Post #72416, posted on 05-14-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      If anyone needs my Zvezda gear, holler and I can send them over.

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      Post #72420, posted on 05-14-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      There's a part on the main wing sprue that looks like it might be a nose gear bay. So my guess is that it will come with gear - there is just no photos. Also, the wings look to be nice and thin too.

      I promised myself not to buy any more models because I have too many, but I think I will buy this one when it is released.

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      Post #72421, posted on 05-14-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi all,

      I've been able to have a close look at the NEO engines, while the test shot was presented at Euro Model Expo, last March. The fanblades are molded on a background, so you can't look into the engine

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      Louis.

      I am one of the three 'crew members' of IPMS The Netherlands 'SIG Airliners & Civil Aviation'.

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      Post #72422, posted on 05-14-2019 GMT-5 hours    

      I managed to upload a picture :-)

      I am one of the three 'crew members' of IPMS The Netherlands 'SIG Airliners & Civil Aviation'.

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      Post #72424, posted on 05-15-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Other people will complain about the engines and condemn the kit to the bin but to me that's more than acceptable. I don't spend a great deal of time looking at my completed models on my display shelf and even less time staring into its engines. I'm looking forward to this release.

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      Post #72427, posted on 05-15-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      There are main gear doors on the sprue with the cockpit tub and instrument panel.

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      Post #72431, posted on 05-15-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      There are main gear doors on the sprue with the cockpit tub and instrument panel.

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      They are only for landing gear up no short ones for main gear on the kit will check with revell rep next time i see him