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I’ll be posting any work I’ve done on the 727, VC10’s-10 or 747 under the “On the Apron” title rather than start a separate thread for each airliner build. It’s been a pretty slow month as far as modelling goes but I have managed to get a good start on the 747 P&Ws. It was recommended that I get the BraZ RRs to replace the P&Ws but I like working with styrene so I thought I’d see if I could clean up the kit offerings first. Much of the painting has to be done before the casing/cowlings can be cemented together. That little locator peg is a nuisance to fit the turbine ont
Last year, after advice and suggestions from BM airliner cognoscenti I took a punt on a rather battered looking Revell 747/Shuttle combination. To my surprise and relief both the 747 and the Shuttle were both intact with only the decals in a sad shape. It was the 747 that I was interested in but after working on it for a while I couldn’t help but have a closer look at the Shuttle. I go back to the first launch on April ‘81 and remember the media’s concern about the integrity of the tiles and what would happen if they failed and so on. I followed most every launch for years after that unti