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Rob P

Revell Airbus A400M Testshots

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I've not seen this mentioned anywhere yet, so thought I'd share.

A400M_1.jpg

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A400M_3.jpg

A400M_4.jpg

A400M_5.jpg

Looks good, will be on my shopping list.

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1/72nd?

Yep.

Best clear a shelf!

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This will be a monster ......over 60cm in length and nearly 60cm in span ....clear a room , not a shelf :lol:

RRP...£39.99 ...very good !

Andy

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Thats a lot of plastic for £40, looks good, full interior as well

Julien

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I'm looking forward to this one.... Compared to the Anigrand C-17 it will be a dream to build

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Looks great ^_^

And still we wait for a decent 1/72 C-130... and wait, and wait, and wait...

.. which has precisely nowt to do with the A400M :shrug:

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And still we wait for a decent 1/72 C-130... and wait, and wait, and wait...

Need to wait for the Germans to buy some then!!

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Now that looks very tasty.

As has been said, lovely looking kit and a lot of it for £40.

.. which has precisely nowt to do with the A400M :shrug:

Some folk are never happy. :wacko:

Steve

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Thanks for the pics, looks like a nice place to start some interior detailing, any links to more pics?

And still we wait for a decent 1/72 C-130... and wait, and wait, and wait...

I`m not, I`m waiting for an alchohol-powered virtual reality machine. :drink::partytime::drink:

This is relevant, isn`t it?

Cheers, Ian

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A400M_1.jpg

A400M_2.jpg

A400M_3.jpg

A400M_4.jpg

A400M_5.jpg

Alrighty then, lets get crackin' on this little lovely shall we!

It's on my wants list!

Cheers,

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I want one !!!!!

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.. which has precisely nowt to do with the A400M :shrug:

So? Is there a tax on non-100% relevant postings (which are only irrelevant in the eyes of the viewer)?? Did I miss a memo?

Just to keep it absolutely relevant, the kit looks lovely. It's a kit of an airplane that isn't in service, has only sold a few dozen, and will probably never be operated by more than a small handful of air forces in its (very expensive) lifetime. I think Revell totally didn't do a very good job by not taking the opportunity to own the C-130 market with a 1/72 kit to match their C-160 and Atlantic kits. But the A400M kit looks lovely.

How's that?

:)

J

Edited by Jennings Heilig

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So? Is there a tax on non-100% relevant postings (which are only irrelevant in the eyes of the viewer)?? Did I miss a memo?

Just to keep it absolutely relevant, the kit looks lovely. It's a kit of an airplane that isn't in service, has only sold a few dozen, and will probably never be operated by more than a small handful of air forces in its (very expensive) lifetime. I think Revell totally didn't do a very good job by not taking the opportunity to own the C-130 market with a 1/72 kit to match their C-160 and Atlantic kits. But the A400M kit looks lovely.

How's that?

:)

J

Maybe one of those American model producing company's you love so much should make a decent and accurate C-130 :D

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I think what you mean Jennings, is:

"Hopefully this fantastic European enterprise, as ordered by various European Air Forces, is a pre-cursor for Revell to produce an ever expanding range of transport aircraft in 1:72, the next of which should be a C-130 and C-17"

;)

I figure the bottom line is, it's a European company producing a European aircraft, and considering the other Airbuses they have produced, I guess we should be gratefull it is 1:72 and not 1:144.

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Jennings is right, the A400M kit is lovely.

We should all build one for the Jennings Heilig tribute GB (European subjects only).

HURRAH!!! :partytime:

Transatlantic, global, and interdimensional peace and goodwill to all modelmakers

Cheers, Ian

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I guess we should be gratefull it is 1:72 and not 1:144

And here's me hoping they do one in 144th.. Looks fantastic but as much as I'd like one, it just doesn't fit amongst my other heavies :(

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So? Is there a tax on non-100% relevant postings (which are only irrelevant in the eyes of the viewer)?? Did I miss a memo?

Just to keep it absolutely relevant, the kit looks lovely. It's a kit of an airplane that isn't in service, has only sold a few dozen, and will probably never be operated by more than a small handful of air forces in its (very expensive) lifetime. I think Revell totally didn't do a very good job by not taking the opportunity to own the C-130 market with a 1/72 kit to match their C-160 and Atlantic kits. But the A400M kit looks lovely.

How's that?

:)

J

You must have really broad shoulders for all those chips that they carry.

How about showing us one of your built models for a change? Go on, you know you want to. Perhaps a super detailed and accurised C-130...

Good on Revell for producing these kits at reasonable prices - if only it was to 1:48 scale.

:giles:

Darius

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Opinions are like chocolate starfish. Everybody has one. Let's respect Jennings and his.

If there was a thread where people could go on and moan about which aircraft/ships/armour e.t.c. that model manufacturers should be making it would soon overtake Obi-Jiffs Word of the Day for the amount of posts.

Let's just be happy with what we are getting.

Peace on you my son.

Steve

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I'm looking forward to this one.... Compared to the Anigrand C-17 it will be a dream to build

I can confer with that bud.

Hows things Ray and your C-17?

Must dust mine off and carry out a few repairs after it fell from a scale height of 200ft snapping the fwd r/h nose section off :(

A400M Looks awesome.

Adrian

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