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Avis Aircraft Kits
« on: May 17, 2014, 03:41:35 AM »
Bernhard Pethe has provided an in-box kit review of the Avis 1:72nd scale MiG-8 Civil Aircraft (kit number BX 72013) at Modellversium.de.

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Interesting design and certainly one that I had never seen before. 





***If anyone knows of an actual web page for Avis feel free to share it or send me the link and I will add it to this post. 

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2014, 03:56:19 AM »
Cute…I wish it was in 1/48…or even 1/35.  One could do a nice diorama showing it in the driveway of a house.
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2014, 04:09:09 AM »
Cute…I wish it was in 1/72…or even 1/35.  One could do a nice diorama showing it in the driveway of a house.
It is in 1:72nd scale Greg.  You must be up too late again or  far too early and waiting for the coffee to kick in ;)
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2014, 04:13:49 AM »
Corrected!   ;)  One coffee down...
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2014, 05:01:05 AM »
I don't know if Avis has a web site. I get the impression that they have other companies make their kits for them (in this case, AModel). I have their 1/32 Fokker E.V kit and it doesn't look like a  typical Amodel product; closer to Roden.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2014, 01:50:32 PM »
Corrected!   ;)  One coffee down...

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2015, 07:48:19 PM »
Not so good looking kits: Lavochkin La-200 with Korshun radar



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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2017, 06:01:21 AM »
Another that i wish was in 1/48 or even 1/32:

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2017, 06:54:38 PM »
Hannants just put it in it's Future Releases page. Price is not provided.

https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/BX72029
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2017, 05:52:46 AM »
American Gyro Co., Crusader AG-4.

https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/BX72023

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2017, 08:18:59 AM »
My what lovely spats that kit has.
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2017, 02:27:37 PM »
Nice.  Like to build with engine upgrade.   STOL

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2017, 11:15:04 AM »
Damn, I was hoping for this in 1/48 ;)

If all the people who have ever heard of this aircraft buy a model, it should sell well into the two digits.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2017, 12:24:23 AM »
Nice little oddball. I can hope that eventually an Abrams Explorer will appear from these folks.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2018, 07:14:52 PM »
Work in progress ::

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2019, 02:50:45 AM »


It’s 1/72nd scale and only 500 pcs! Where’s my microscope?
Unless of course they mean only 500 kits produced.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #16 on: January 01, 2019, 02:55:43 AM »
I think it's the latter. ;D
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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2019, 02:57:16 AM »
I think it's the latter. ;D
One would hope so.  It looks like, not counting fasteners, that there were not that many pieces in the full scale original.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2019, 03:01:03 AM »
They also have this one coming:

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2019, 03:02:42 AM »
Is that a covered option for a second seat behind the pilot?

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2019, 03:07:30 AM »
Is that a covered option for a second seat behind the pilot?

Yes, but when flown the engine delivered insufficient power to fly with a passenger...oopppsss. ;D


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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2019, 03:12:53 AM »
Is that a covered option for a second seat behind the pilot?

Yes, but when flown the engine delivered insufficient power to fly with a passenger...oopppsss. ;D


Definitely an oopsie!!  At least they covered it over to reduce drag.

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2019, 02:25:18 AM »
Another I wish was in 1/48:

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2019, 02:27:01 AM »
This on the other hand... ::)

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Re: Avis Aircraft Kits
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2019, 06:54:35 AM »
Ah, no!
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