Author Topic: Chicka-deecals  (Read 981 times)

Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: Chicka-deecals
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2018, 05:38:49 AM »
Something different:  maybe offer a set providing the various historical US roundels:  http://wwiisquadronpatches.com/NationalInsigniaHistoryUSAircraft.html


I'd be up for those! Especially in the "gentleman's scale".

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Offline kitnut617

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Re: Chicka-deecals
« Reply #31 on: October 21, 2018, 06:31:18 AM »
Some "what if" decals for BAC Concorde in 1/144 scale

Pan Am
Virgin
Quantas
Air New Zealand
Braniff
Air Canada

You get the picture.

I know there are some sets available at around $20 US which is acceptable but they are charging extortionate prices to ship to EU at around $20 - 30 US for something that can be slipped into a reinforced envelope and posted.

Anyway just a thought

Mog
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This is something that I am interested, Mog, thank you for your suggestion.

There are a lot of excellent suggestions here, please, keep them coming in. At present I'm mainly looking at aircraft, just to get started, but there is potential to move into other areas too.

I really appreciate your support and encouragement.

Regards
Karen

Also on the Concorde theme, how about some for the proposed RAF bomber variant

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Re: Chicka-deecals
« Reply #32 on: October 21, 2018, 09:17:15 AM »
Something different:  maybe offer a set providing the various historical US roundels:  http://wwiisquadronpatches.com/NationalInsigniaHistoryUSAircraft.html


I Like the low vis stars and bars and any other WWII items ie tail markings. 

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Re: Chicka-deecals
« Reply #33 on: October 23, 2018, 07:19:59 AM »
Google "Santa Fe Skyway" for what images are there (a lot of separating the wheat from the chaff).  I'll send what I've managed to find (including a couple of a model done of it).  I'm ordering a copy of the ATSF Historical Society's magazine with articles on the short-lived operation (only a few years 'til the ICC shut them down) and on modeling their aircraft.  Apparently the Southern Pacific in California tried a passenger airline and that has potential for some whif possibilities
Well, it seems that decals for Santa Fe Skyways already exist from Vintage Flyer Decals.  Interesting whif would be to extend the concept beyond the DC-3/C-47 and DC-4/C-54 to other aircraft they might have operated if they had continued.  Beyond that, there are several whif possibilities for airline affiliates of other railroads if you're interested.

On a second look-thru, Vintage Flyer does one of three C-47s and one of four C-54s; it should be possible to do decal sets for the remaining aircraft.  One set for the C-47s and another for the C-54s with the decals set up so one complete aircraft can be made but with the necessary differentiators (name, NC number) for all the ones VF does not cover.
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