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      Post #53666, posted on 06-12-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      I've just released 7 new decal sheets for the DC-4. They are:

      American Airlines System DC-4 (1946 Delivery Colors)
      American Overseas Airlines DC-4
      American Airlines DC-4 (Final Colors)
      Pacific Northern Airlines DC-4
      PSA DC-4
      Pan American DC-4 (Bare metal delivery scheme)
      Pan American DC-4 (White top scheme circa 1952)

      All sheets are available in both 1/144 and 1/72 scales.

      Images and prices are up on the vendors page and on my website, www.vintageflyerdecals.com.

      Thanks,

      Mike
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      Post #53684, posted on 06-14-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Out of curiosity, how do sales of vintage propliner decals compare to those for 1st and 2nd generation jets?

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      Post #53692, posted on 06-14-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Todd,

      Actually, depending on the subject, I have propliner decals that outsell my 1st gen jet decals triple fold.

      Mike
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      Post #53703, posted on 06-14-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Mike,
      Really good to hear!
      Thanks for making excellent decals from the "golden era" of propliners!
      -Harry B.

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      Post #53705, posted on 06-15-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Yes Mike I'll second the thanks.....

      Interesting about your sales reports. Not a huge surprise to me as there's nothing to beat the sound of a radial engine or engines. Jets are great but there's something more about props.

      The PSA DC-4 decal "pushed me over the edge". Expect an order in the next few days for that and a couple of other decals.

      Ken

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      Post #53940, posted on 07-04-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Might want to give EAL livery a go on the 737-8 since they are in the process of a restart-
      http://easternairlines.aero/design-of-aircrafts.html

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

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      Post #53942, posted on 07-04-2014 GMT-5 hours    
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      Might want to give EAL livery a go on the 737-8 since they are in the process of a restart-
      http://easternairlines.aero/design-of-aircrafts.html



      WOW - it is MARVELOUS to see this iconic livery re-launched! And it really suits the B738.
      Decal-makers; PLEASE consider...
      What a model this would be; a B738 with EAL "NEO" decals together with Kurtīs enhancement parts for the Revell B738
      Have a nice week-end all!
      - Harry B

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      Post #53943, posted on 07-04-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Not very Vintage!I had rather see a correct Eastern red spear scheme for the Super Constellations.
      Sparky

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      Post #53947, posted on 07-04-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      As interested as I am in the prospect of a re-launched Eastern Air Lines, and as tempting as an Eastern 737-800 will be as a subject, I agree with Sparky that the field for vintage liveries that we have yet to see is still too rich (and I heartily concur on the need for an accurate red-spear Super Constellation sheet). I think and hope Mike has too many good things in the works for us as it is, and I'm content to let him surprise us with what's coming up.

      Not to mention, it's always possible, and has happened too many times to count, that a livery proposal will differ from what the actual aircraft emerges looking like. If there are to be decals for the new Eastern's 737s, it may be the wiser course of action to wait until the real thing exists.

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      Post #53949, posted on 07-05-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Sparky, Jody,

      I shanīt be too long and intellectual about this:
      1. Maybe the rebirth of Eastern Airlines deserves its own thread. In my post I addressed decal makers in general and not our
      excellent producer Mark of Vintage Flyer Decals exclusively.
      2. The Oxford Dictionary definition of VINTAGE: "Denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something
      representing something the best of its kind." There is absolutely NO reference to age requirements..
      The published forthcoming livery bears a very strong ancestry and resemblance to the VINTAGE Eastern livery from the 60īs
      and onwards.
      3. Almost needless to say, it is quite obvious that potential producers of decals for the "semi-vintage" Eastern livery will wait the
      short time to the release and access to the real thing in August (hopefully) to achieve the best accuracy!

      X-ing my fingers for the rebirth of Eastern Airlines and its livery - and might a decal maker embrace the idea of reproducing it in 1/144 (and other scales as well...) regardless of being 100% vintage-similar to the one from the 60īs or not!
      All the best,
      Harry B.

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      Post #53979, posted on 07-07-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Letīs put a stop to this ridiculous philosophic roller-coaster and simply hope that a decal maker will produce a sheet of the (when-it-has-emerged) Eastern Airlines in the disguise of B738......!
      - Harry B.

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      Post #53980, posted on 07-07-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      You guys are getting too bent-up over what's vintage and not. The "new" Eastern will carry a livery somewhat representing the previous/old/classic/wide/before going bankrupt livery. Simple as that. Who cares if it's vintage, retro, classic, old, whatever.

      What happened to this thread is exactly the reason why I need to stop people from highjacking threads. As you can see it has nothing to do with the original post. From now on, anyone throwing in an off-top question in to another thread will get their post deleted with no explanation or anything from me. As you can see, this question:

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      47 driver :
      Might want to give EAL livery a go on the 737-8 since they are in the process of a restart-
      http://easternairlines.aero/design-of-aircrafts.html



      has absolutely nothing to do with Mike announcing his new decals!

      Regards,

      ahmed

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