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      Post #72963, posted on 07-23-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Servus!
      It seems to be happened below your RADAR - but since some weeks here in Europe you can buy this kit: Airliner A220-100, made in Russia from Eastern Express. I did not only present this nice kit at the german Modellversium, I am now finishing my model in Swiss livery. Nothing against Delta, but the Delta A220/CS100 had on all pictures I have seen the typical dorsal bladder to house the satellite antenna for passengers internet. The kit did not include this part. But that's only essential lack. Have a look at the pictures in my Presentation, next will come those from the built model.
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      Post #72965, posted on 07-23-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      No, not under the radar, it's been discussed in several places here.

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      Post #74033, posted on 12-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Good morning!

      Seems we will also see a version of the CS300 / Airbus A220-300 as I see in this forum:

      http://www.pas-decals.ru/forum/novosti/1078-novinki-vostochnyj-ekspress?start=648

      This opens us many more decal options for this plane.

      Greetings Daniel

      Have fun! Life is short enough.

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      Post #74034, posted on 12-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Lots of them on ebay. Both the -100 and -300 kits. Cheapest one I saw was $46usd delivered to Florida. A bit pricey but normal for EE here. I would be interested in a build review when you complete it.

      Thanks,

      Mark

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      Post #74035, posted on 12-13-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Perfect!
      My flight with Swiss A220-300 was one of the best flights ever. I have to build it!
      And all the nice special colors of Baltic.
      I really hope to get it soon.
      Christmas is coming :-)

      Cheers
      Uwe

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      Post #77326, posted on 01-08-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Uwe, have you manage to find Swiss decals for A220-300? I suppose the decals for the -100 will fit but buying two kits just for the decals is bit over the top :-) // Cheers Anders MMX

      AeBal B717 decal would be very nice!

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      Post #77327, posted on 01-08-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I've been watching for Swiss A220-300 decals as well. I think I recall one of the vendors (maybe Nazca?) saying that they were considering making them, but I haven't found one anywhere. I have a mostly completed -300 kit that is waiting for them.

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      Post #77330, posted on 01-08-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      No, there are no decals for A220-300 SWISS out there. So I did them on my own with Coral Draw and windows /stencils by NAZCA.
      Because of I am one of those who aren't able to load up a picture, I can´t show.

      Cheers
      Uwe

      PS: Still hope to get a Revell/Zvezda A220 some time..... :-)

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      Post #77332, posted on 01-08-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Why wouldn't the 100 ones fit on the 300? I thought the two are externally identical minus the fuselage length.

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      Post #77336, posted on 01-09-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      The SWISS Logo and the windows are one decal in the A220-100 box. In my copy they are missprinted, not useable. Window frames and the inside of them do not match. Even with the Delta ones. As I found out, many others had the same problems, but not all. Second thing is, that I found out that the decals of the tail do not match perfectly.

      I tried severall times to get in contact with EE for new decals. No chance. Russia seams to be far away - far away from customer support.
      So at the end: If you will not pay for this expenseive bird ones again in the hope to get better decals, that means, even for a A220-100, you will need new decals.

      So thats why.....

      Greetings
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      Post #77352, posted on 01-10-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Ah ok, thanks for the explanation.

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      Post #77354, posted on 01-10-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I have been working on this kit for almost a year now.
      Going to finish it cause I won’t give up. But it is by far one
      Of the worst airliners I have ever built.
      The fit is horrible! Like a ton of putty and primer!
      And yes, I wish someone would re-do the Delta decal.
      The kit decals are horrible as well!

      Walter
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