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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #25 on: October 13, 2019, 08:30:42 PM »
And each a mere 500 pieces! ;D
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #26 on: October 14, 2019, 01:26:01 AM »
500 copies of the kit, not 500 parts to the kit! It does look a bit like a flying anus...

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #27 on: October 14, 2019, 03:59:33 AM »
500 copies of the kit, not 500 parts to the kit! It does look a bit like a flying anus...

Funny, I've got some D-ANAL registrations from a Ju-52 Lufthansa livery supposedly.

Although I suspect Roden is just messing with us.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #28 on: October 14, 2019, 04:20:17 AM »
500 copies of the kit, not 500 parts to the kit! It does look a bit like a flying anus...

Funny, I've got some D-ANAL registrations from a Ju-52 Lufthansa livery supposedly.

Although I suspect Roden is just messing with us.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2020, 07:34:52 PM »
If you feel the need to build ugly, this kit is for you.



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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2020, 02:37:44 AM »
I wish these were in 1/48:


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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #31 on: June 02, 2020, 02:10:06 AM »


Mutter, grumble...wrong bloody scale...grrr!!!
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2021, 08:10:39 PM »


Mutter, grumble...wrong bloody scale...grrr!!!

I picked one of those up at one of my local shops just before Christmas. It looks quite nice, though the front end is a four part clear shell around the cockpit and looks like it will require some forethought and jigging to bring together well.

I've got a couple of mild "What if" ideas brewing for it. The Optica isa crazy enough looking concept that it doesn't need anything over the top as far as whiffery goes to make something eye catching out of it.
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #33 on: August 06, 2022, 03:20:36 AM »
How can anyone not want this:

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #34 on: August 06, 2022, 06:54:23 AM »
How can anyone not want this:



How many "no thank you" did I get per calendar year as this is one of them
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #35 on: August 06, 2022, 12:06:06 PM »
Has lots of crazy potential - join two kits together ?  Tho 1/32nd would be a better scale for these - I've seen the Edgely Optica in 72nd built & its toooo small.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #36 on: August 07, 2022, 12:42:59 AM »
I'd buy it in any scale other than 1/48.

Wow, the thing actually flew once.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #37 on: August 07, 2022, 01:12:23 AM »
Some photos of the real thing:

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #38 on: August 07, 2022, 10:05:44 PM »
I'd buy it in any scale other than 1/48.

Wow, the thing actually flew once.



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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #39 on: March 15, 2023, 03:15:12 AM »
In 1/48:

 
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #40 on: March 15, 2023, 04:51:47 AM »
Early AWACS with fixed landing gear  ???

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #41 on: March 15, 2023, 01:43:03 PM »
Some photos of the real thing:




Just proves someone was smoking more than a cigar back then!

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #43 on: March 16, 2023, 07:51:48 AM »
Is there any chance a forumite has contact info for AviS, perhaps from a kit box or instruction sheet, that they could PM to me?
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #44 on: March 16, 2023, 08:10:31 AM »
Is there any chance a forumite has contact info for AviS, perhaps from a kit box or instruction sheet, that they could PM to me?

Their Scalemates entry doesn't list any contact info.

They're a Ukrainian company, but the box for the 1/72 Nemeth Parasol lists IBG of Poland as their importer (I bought the kit from Ukraine!) I know Miniart has moved many of their operations to Poland, so this may be a way Ukrainian model companies are protecting their business from the war.

Their email is : ibgsc@ibg.com.pl

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #45 on: March 17, 2023, 03:39:01 AM »
Thanks Frank, Scalemates was my first (disappointing) stop. I appreciate the help!
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