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      Post #76850, posted on 10-31-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Snuck into the scrollable Products banner on the top of their home page:

      Airbus A330-200:

      Boeing 707-120 (short tail):

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      Post #76851, posted on 10-31-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Interesting choice of the 707-100 short tail. Just a few airlines operated them in the original configuration like that. I hope it's a new tooling and not just a re-pop of the old Frog mold they offered before.

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      Post #76855, posted on 10-31-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      its funny though, still after over a month nobody saw the PAN AM B747-100

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      Post #76858, posted on 11-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Re the 707, hopefully the engines will be correct in shape and size. That will also be true for the proposed DC-8-30/50 also shown.

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      Post #76859, posted on 11-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm betting that the 707 is just a re-pop of the old Frog/Novo kit, (again...) After all, EE labeled its Pan Am 707 kit as a -121. Show me the kit runners!

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      Post #76860, posted on 11-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Any word on a A330-900 NEO model from anyone? I would think they would if anyone.

      On Arrival (1/144 scale):

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      Post #76861, posted on 11-01-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Whie it's good to see an A330 kit available again, it's a pity they didn't take the opportunity to release a RR Trent powered version as Revell have already produced the GE and PW versins.

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      Post #76863, posted on 11-02-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      its funny though, still after over a month nobody saw the PAN AM B747-100


      I saw it and waiting to see if they follow through .

      If it has wings I can crash it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Post #76864, posted on 11-02-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Any word on a A330-900 NEO model from anyone? I would think they would if anyone.




      +1 on a A330-800/900NEO kit! I am a bit surprised nobody has offered a Engine/winglet upgrade for the Revell Kit.

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      Post #76868, posted on 11-03-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Any word on a A330-900 NEO model from anyone? I would think they would if anyone.




      +1 on a A330-800/900NEO kit! I am a bit surprised nobody has offered a Engine/winglet upgrade for the Revell Kit.

      Mark



      You'd need more than just the engines and winglets. The Revell kit has the old fin fairing and flap track canoes that are different on the NEOs, plus its myriad inaccuracies, most glaringly the fat nose.

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      Post #76869, posted on 11-04-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Greetings,

      LH707 you make a good point.... Of course, we do know somebody who is skilled in the art of making beautiful, accurate kits, who already has a line of all versions of A330 aircraft in 1/144 scale!


      I hope that he is following along......

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      Post #76872, posted on 11-05-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Mark,

      I am following this discussion with interest and thank you so much for your kind words. Indeed, I am planning an A330NEO, it is just of matter of time available. Also, I would highly appreciated to get detailed informations about the differences to the classic A330.

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      Post #76873, posted on 11-05-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Not to go off topic here, but that is great news Kurt.
      Always a treat to get new kits from Authentic Airliners.

      All the best,
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      Post #76874, posted on 11-05-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Yes Iíll second that as I too am interested in an A330 NEO.

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      Post #76896, posted on 11-12-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      its funny though, still after over a month nobody saw the PAN AM B747-100



      Thanks for noting that! I didn't see this indeed! Can't wait to see a new Jumbo...

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      Post #76897, posted on 11-12-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Hi Mark,

      I am following this discussion with interest and thank you so much for your kind words. Indeed, I am planning an A330NEO, it is just of matter of time available. Also, I would highly appreciated to get detailed informations about the differences to the classic A330.

      Kurt



      The flap track canoes:

      Old:


      New:


      Looks like they also changed the WBF and inner slat dogtooth:
      https://leehamnews.com/2017/10/20/bjorns-corner-airbus-a330neo-flight-test-starts/

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      Post #76898, posted on 11-13-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Thank you very much Merlin, this helps a lot.

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      Post #76899, posted on 11-13-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      The flap track canoes:

      Old:


      New:


      Looks like they also changed the WBF and inner slat dogtooth:
      https://leehamnews.com/2017/10/20/bjorns-corner-airbus-a330neo-flight-test-starts/



      I think there is a mistake on the second picture: it's the same as first one. The winglets are very different on the Neo that is well shown on the link you provide.

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      Post #76900, posted on 11-14-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      I think there is a mistake on the second picture: it's the same as first one. The winglets are very different on the Neo that is well shown on the link you provide.

      Gerard



      Gerard, the second one is indeed not a neo. When Airbus came out with the 242T A330, they did an aerodynamic cleanup that involved new flaptrack canoes that became standard on l/n 1627. That second picture is l/n 1627, aka N822NW, the first 242T A330 delivered. It's got the new flaptrack canoes, but the older winglets that all other CEOs have. The earlier picture is N814NW, which has the older, longer flaptrack canoes.

      What I want to know is why they left the bottom of the winglet gray on 822 instead of filling in the blue completely down to the wing like they did on all the other DL 330s I've flown on. That drove me nuts the whole flight....

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      Post #76901, posted on 11-14-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Looks like the WBF is a neo-only thing to help area ruling with the new engines, here you can see the differences (convenient, if ugly, that Airbus puts those little seals around the WBF)....

      L/N 1867: note the short flaptrack canoes and the WBF running roughly parallel to the window belt:
      https://www.airliners.net/photo/Shenzhen-Airlines/Airbus-A330-343/6203855/L

      L/N 1795: new winglets, same newer short flaptrack canoes, WBF has forward bulge and different shape:
      https://www.airliners.net/photo/Airbus/Airbus-A330-941N/6103035/L

      Also, why did they insist on putting that stupid trash panda paint on the neo? I think it spoils the look of the 330 nose.