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      Post #72435, posted on 05-15-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Could someone please point me to a good resource for converting the Airfix 1/144 DC-9-30 to a DC-9-14/15?
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      Post #72440, posted on 05-15-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      On this site is a guide for doing the same conversion in 1/200. Multiply the dimensions quoted by 1.38 (200/144) for 1/144 scale.

      https://www.airlinercafe.com/page.php?id=55

      You can find the official Douglas model drawing for Series 10 through 40 here: https://postimg.cc/mt3wqHCH

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      Post #72442, posted on 05-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      On this site is a guide for doing the same conversion in 1/200. Multiply the dimensions quoted by 1.38 (200/144) for 1/144 scale.

      https://www.airlinercafe.com/page.php?id=55


      Not quite. That guide is for a -40 to -10 conversion. (The -40 is longer than a -30 and has a different wing-fuselage fairing)

      I had this drawing in my files (can't remember where I found it), but it should make things clearer:



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      Post #72453, posted on 05-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks!

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      Post #72459, posted on 05-17-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      On this site is a guide for doing the same conversion in 1/200. Multiply the dimensions quoted by 1.38 (200/144) for 1/144 scale.

      https://www.airlinercafe.com/page.php?id=55


      Not quite. That guide is for a -40 to -10 conversion. (The -40 is longer than a -30 and has a different wing-fuselage fairing)

      Cheers!



      Oops. Obviously not enough coffee when I wrote that.

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      Post #72462, posted on 05-18-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Have you considered just buying a DC9 kit produced by "FLY' models? They offer a kit which includes a -15 fuselage. Still can be found on Evilbay or Old model kits from time to time. The DC9 " Hot Rod" makes a real nice model, good luck.