Alex1978 Posted July 10, 2017 Share Posted July 10, 2017 (edited) Revell released the Fokker 100 kit back in 1995. Its very nicely molded and well detailed. Since then I had this kit in my stash...when I bought it,I started it right away but back then I was still using brushes on my builds. After some parts were brush painted,I thought I wasn't very happy with the outcome,so the kit was put back to the box were it had stayed ever since. Due to some home movings I managed to lose the cockpit clear part and for some time I had no idea how to fix it. Recently,and now with more experience,I took it off the shelf of doom and thought that now its the time to fix this kit and build it properly. All pre-painted parts were cleaned,primed and re-painted by airbrush and also using the correct colors for the Swissair version. The decals had yellowed badly in all those years but I was lucky to find another Swissair Fokker 100 which had pristine decals. The missing cockpit window was replaced by putty and a 3D window from Authentic Airliners. The cabin windows were filled with clear. The build itself after the cleaning and repairs was straight forward as the parts fit well and filler is needed at an absolute minimum. Painted with my usual Revell and Testors enamels. I am very pleased to add this nice little kit into my collection after more than 20 years on the shelf of doom... Sadly its out of production for some time now and sometimes gets high prices on ebay.Would be nice if Revell would do a re-release like they did with their Boeing 727-100 kit. Swissair was launch customer for the Fokker 100 and received its first example in 1988.It was in service until 1996 when Swissair replaced them with Airbus A319 and A320s Today some Fokker 100s are flying with Helvetic Airways,so they are still a common sight at Zurich Airport altough their days are numbered as well. Cheers, Edited July 10, 2017 by Alex1978 26 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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