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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #60 on: January 12, 2012, 02:06:27 AM »
http://www.italeri.com/news_scheda.asp?idNews=105
http://www.italeri.com/news_scheda.asp?idNews=95

Send your thoughts to: idea@italeri.com

They have 3 questions for you to answer:

1) Which are the three most preferred Italeri kits (based on 2011 catalogue)
1. 1/72 B-58 Hustler
2. 1/72 C-130A Gunship
3. 1/72 Spitfire VI

2) Which are the three model kits you would like to see in our line up in the incoming future.
1. 1/72 Canadair RCAF CP-107 Argus MK.2
2. 1/72 Bristol Beaufighter - Any version
3. 1/72 AH-1G  Huey Gunship

3) Which are the Italeri model kits of the past, not more available for years, that you would like to see once again in the new cataolouge
1. ESCI AV-8A Harrier
2. YF-23 with what-if decals and armament
3. ESCI F-5A/B Freedom Fighter
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #61 on: January 12, 2012, 05:04:40 AM »
Given I'm a big fan of Italeri's products, I took the time to answer their questions thusly:

1) Which are the three most preferred Italeri kits (based on 2011 catalogue)
1. 1/72 XB-35
2. 1/35 SLC Maiale
3. 1/35 Biber Midget Sub

2) Which are the three model kits you would like to see in our line up in the incoming future.
1. 1/35 Troops in modern equipment of nations not represented by current manufacturers: eg: Italy / Australia / South Africa / Other European
2. 1/35 Weapon sets of nations not represented by current manufacturers: eg: Beretta / FN Herstal / Denel
3. 1/72 Fiat RS.14

3) Which are the Italeri model kits of the past, not more available for years, that you would like to see once again in the new catalogue.
1. 1/72 Gotha Go-242/244
2. 1/72 Supermodel G.55S Silurante
3. 1/72 AC-119K Stinger

Regards,

John
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John

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #62 on: January 12, 2012, 11:10:53 AM »
Tying in with this thread: http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=168.0

...could we ask for a box of 1/72 pilots? The crew figures (in those italeri kits that have them) are excellent - so how about a big box of 1-piece, mixed era pilots?

Paul

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #63 on: January 21, 2012, 11:28:26 AM »
1/48th scale injection molded plastic F2H3 (F-2C) Banshee.

1/48th scale injection molded plastic XP-67 "Moonbat"
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #64 on: January 21, 2012, 11:40:08 AM »
1/48th scale injection molded plastic F2H3 (F-2C) Banshee.


Well that's odd, I thought there was one already.  I just did a search though and can't seem to find one.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #65 on: January 21, 2012, 12:01:20 PM »
1/48th scale injection molded plastic F2H3 (F-2C) Banshee.


Well that's odd, I thought there was one already.  I just did a search though and can't seem to find one.


Colle¢taire has a couple of very expen$ive re$in Ban$h¢¢ kit$.

Hawk Models produced a very basic F2H-2 Banshee in 1/48th scale back in the good old days.  This was released again under the Testor's brand name and has been out of production for a very long time.

Don Fogal's Hawk (Testor's) F2H-2 Banshee at Hyperscale.
Steve Mesner's Hawk (Testor's) F2H-2 Banshee at Modeling Madness


Additional Banshee references:

Greg Goebel's Air Vectores: The McDonnell FH-1 Phantom & F2H Banshee
PDF File from Navy Historical Center: F2H-2 Standard Aircraft Characteristics
Joe Baugher's page on the F2H Banshee
Wikipedia: F2H Banshee
Boeing-MDD page on the F2H Banshee
Collect-Aire Resin's 1/48 Scale F2H-3/4 Banshee built by Fotios Rouch
Three-view drawing of F2H-4 Banshee (1660 x 1130) from the F2H Banshee page at the Virtual Aircraft Museum
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #66 on: January 21, 2012, 12:07:23 PM »
Must be the Testors one I am thinking of - glad I'm not going madder :-\
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #67 on: January 21, 2012, 12:18:26 PM »
Would also love to see a 1/48 Bristol Beaufort:

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #68 on: January 21, 2012, 12:35:14 PM »

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Would also love to see a 1/48 Bristol Beaufort:


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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #69 on: January 22, 2012, 02:08:28 AM »
How about an F-101A Voodoo in 1/72nd scale?


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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #70 on: January 22, 2012, 08:18:45 PM »
Bristol Beaufighter in 1/72 SVP. The Hase`s are selling for crazy prices on Ebay.

Maybe during a long weekend just after closing,  Dragon, Fujimi or Trumpeter could send some Modeling savvy Ninja`s into the Hasegawa factory, drop in via the sky lights, break into the secret room which has non-prod molds, steal the molds, and escape leaving no sign of them ever being there.  Make it modular (noses, engines) and we can get a family portrait.

Also a reboot of the missing fighters: P-35, P-43, XP-50, XP-72.

Oh and anything with contra-props. I just love contra-props.  ;D
« Last Edit: January 23, 2012, 07:49:35 PM by The Big Gimper »
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #71 on: January 22, 2012, 11:57:00 PM »
I have a folder with these as 3 views, maybe get round to doing some of them as resin masters as they're unkitted.  Scratchbiulding a one-off seems almost selfish...

SAAF

Gloster AS31 Survey
BA Double Eagle
Simmonds Spartan
Avro Avian

Waiting on Bladerunner for:

208 Caravan
Atlas XH-1 Alpha
Atlas Ace

Argentina -

Huanquero
Guarani I
Guarani II
Calquin
Nancu

Misc -

ENAER Pillan
PC-21

What else out there is wanted but unkitted?


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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #72 on: January 23, 2012, 02:30:02 AM »
What scale?

I would definitely love a PC-21.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #73 on: January 26, 2012, 06:50:20 AM »
1/48 Do31:



Would look great either in a diorama with a Harrier or possibly as a shipboard aircraft.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #74 on: January 26, 2012, 06:52:30 AM »
Would also like either a kit or a conversion to allow creation of a 1/48 Mil Mi-24A:

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