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Posted on August 29, 2011 at 5:37pm 3 Comments

Hey guys, 


sky-classics are releasing a 1/200 TU-104 in Aeroflot, CSA and soviet airforce colors in september....very hard model to getting 1/200 i would see it as a must for ruski fans like me !!

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At 8:40pm on November 7, 2013, Krish said…

Hi Tony, it's been awhile since we haven't seen you around, just giving you a shout out and hope to see you soon. We miss talking to you on Model Airplane Collectors! Take Care Krish


At 7:23am on May 19, 2012, Shin Ishiguro said…

Thank you for your comment. ...and I sincerely apologize for my late reply.

At 12:45pm on May 3, 2012, Sergey Korolev said…

OK, clear, real beauty indeed, however personally I prefer Tu-154 as the most beautiful triholer. But the Lady I fell in love with long ago is 747. Pity that there is not a single realistic model of 747 in 1/200 except for Hasegawa. 

At 1:35am on April 28, 2012, Sergey Korolev said…

In general Herpa Tu-154M is more or less OK, but tailplane is totally wrong (they have installed one from Tu-134, it's completely different, check I would put Herpa TU5 the second after the Phoenix's one. Phoenix ain't right either (stupid retracted toy-like flaps) but overall aircraft shape is the best. So if you can survive with this small bug (I mean flaps), better take Phoenix.

BTW, I am really impressed with your Tu-114. Is it Small World?



At 12:29am on April 27, 2012, Sergey Korolev said…

Hi, Tony,


Among recently released models of Soviet/Russian aircraft I would recommend only An-24 from Herpa. It's more or less OK. An-12 requires a lot of putty and sanding to eliminate ugly seams (and for sure new painting job and decaling afterwards). The best An-12 available now in made by Small World. Tu-154M from Phoenix is the best in show, but who the hell told them to make movable flaps? I hope strongly that Il-76 (coming up in July inshallah) will be OK.

As you see not much models in 1/200 are now in the market unfortunately. 

At 12:48am on April 26, 2012, Sergey Korolev said…

Hi, Tony,

Great to hear from you. I've been twice to Ireland, very enjoyable Country. Your Aeroflot collection is very impressive. Is it 1/200 or 1/144? If you are a kit maker I'll recommend you the whole bunch of Soviet and Russian aircrafts in 1/144 (resin) made by Rus Air. Being very realostic they are very detailed at the same time. Try them, you won't be disappointed. I am telling this to you just because I see no convenient models of Russian/Soviet airliners (diecast) in 1/200. I am both collector and kit maker (1/200). Now I make 747s (from 741 to 744). Pics will follow soon (sorry, I am pretty lazy guy to post it).   


At 1:50pm on December 6, 2011, JEAN-FRANCOIS QUILLIEN said…

Hey, Tony!!

I was joking, for sure!!

in fact, at the time, The Tu 144 was nicknamed Konkordski because it looked loke The Concorde! But all calculous gave the same shape for all these supersonic airliners, so it was not a spy copy but a calculous conjunction !!

At 2:10am on August 26, 2011, JEAN-FRANCOIS QUILLIEN said…

Hi, Tony!

My pleasure to be your friend!

Breizh a Tao !

(same as Erin Go Brath, but for Brittany !!)

At 1:32pm on August 22, 2011, Ben Godlington said…
I talk quite regularly with Paul, he's a great guy, and i'm sure the model will look fantastic! You picking up any other models? Come onto the chat room!
At 1:09pm on August 22, 2011, Ben Godlington said…
That's fantastic! I am very very jealous! How soon do you think you will see it?

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