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      Post #54220, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      We have released a DC9-30 kit, scale 1:144.
      http://www.authentic-airliners.de/epages/64205758.sf/en_GB/?ViewObjectPath=%2FShops%2F64205758%2FProducts%2FK144-33

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      Post #54222, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Another beauty there, Kurt!
      I am really impressed by your rate of development of new releases!
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      Post #54225, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Agree with metropolitan2... Congrats Kurt!

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      Post #54230, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Definitely looking forward to this one.

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      Post #54233, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Kurt, your kit seems a real gem, maybe better than the Fly kit (that's a nice kit for me, apart the lenght...).
      The shape of the fuselage seems correct and I like also the joint of the wings and the engines.
      Looking at some pics of AZ Dc9/30, it is possible to paint the fuselage before attach wings and engines.
      Well done!
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      Post #54234, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Without answering for Kurt, speaking from my own experience, the fit of parts is on a par with and sometimes better than injection moulded kits. So I would easily say that "yes" you could paint everything separately (wings, fuselage, engines) and them attach them all at the end of your build.

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      Post #54235, posted on 07-30-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Kurt,

      Is this the same as the Flying Fish kit? I believe you had a hand in that one?

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      Post #54243, posted on 07-31-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      No, it has nothing in common with the Flying Fish kits.
      The fuselage is a shortened DC9-50 fuselage, while all other parts are common with the -50.
      The DC9-50 kit itself was completely new designed, having nothing in common with any other DC9 kits.

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      Post #54244, posted on 07-31-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Great news Kurt,
      Now I have a high quality DC-9 family.
      Airfix DC-9's heading to evil-bay.

      Keep those wonderful kits coming Kurt!!

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      Post #54250, posted on 07-31-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Keep them coming Kurt! I did not need a DC-9 (but the modeling community surely did as both the Airfix and FLY kits are not exactly perfect) but your announcement made me check your website once again and saw that the 757-200 was in stock again. Yay! I immediately ordered one. Is it true that is has a clear windshield? I can't see it on the photos but the description says it has (sorry for the off-topic)

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      Post #54252, posted on 08-01-2014 GMT-5 hours    
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      Is it true that is has a clear windshield? I can't see it on the photos but the description says it has



      I have it and can confirm it does have a clear windshield. It is a beautiful piece of resin with very little need for sanding as the seems are hardly visible. I couldn't help taking everything out and dry-fitting everything after I received the kit. Let me know if you want to see pictures.

      Regarding the DC-9 kit, I recall that previous offerings had a clear nose and cockpit part. Is that still available?

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      Post #54253, posted on 08-01-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Sorry, but no more clear cockpit pieces for any 1:144 kit.
      We simply had too many molding and fitting problems with these bastards.

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      Post #54260, posted on 08-01-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Will we see a DC9-20 as well? All you'd need is the -30/50 wing and the -10 fuselage.

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      Post #54263, posted on 08-02-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      The demand for a DC9-20 kit would probably not be very high, hence we will not market it as a separate product.
      If you want one however, just email us and you`ll get it.

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      Post #54264, posted on 08-02-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Great deal Kurt,
      I will e-mail requesting a 20 as well.
      I love the 20 in SAS livery but I will do mine
      as a Value Jet Critter.

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      Post #54265, posted on 08-02-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Kurt,

      I agree with Walter - Great deal!
      At last an accurate srs.-20 to wear Rubenīs decals for SASī"hot-rod" version of the 9īer!

      Expect mail from me...
      - Harry B.

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      Post #54266, posted on 08-02-2014 GMT-5 hours    
      Absolutely fabulous especially the photo etch that goes along with the kit
      BTW are you still offering PE for the 707 kits ?

      Al

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