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      Post #65371, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi everyone and a happy new year.

      Why ever, we will get a new mold A320Neo as a display model (no gear, etc.) and a A321NEO as a "normal" kit. This is due to the new Revell LEVEL-kit system, so we were told.
      Anyone any further information? Jennings? Ivo?

      So: 2017 a new B737-800 by Zvezda and another A320/A321 by Revell. Congratulation!

      Have fun!
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      Post #65372, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Do you have any kind of source on this? I knew about the Zvezda 737 but not the Revell Airbuses.

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      Post #65374, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      It's news to me.

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      Post #65375, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Happy new year everyone... :-)

      I have only found a german source: http://www.kitreviewsonline.de/

      Cheers,
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      Post #65376, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      ABBA says: "HAPPY NEW YEAR..."

      ...and from me a Happy New Year too to everyone at first.

      Second: Wouldn't it be easier and better to use a regular standard Revell (or Zvezda)
      A320 kit and buy a A320NEO conversion set from PAS?????

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      Post #65377, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Pictures from the latest Revell newsletter:

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      Post #65378, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Unnecessary in my Opinion, thanks that we have Zvezda for the interesting releases (I mean the IL-76!!!)

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      Post #65379, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm betting money this is the 1990s kit with new winglets and engines.

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      Post #65380, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      This news are ok, I would rather to see an Airbus A340-600 or a long waited Boeing 757, a new DC-10 or 747 "classic" tooling

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      Post #65381, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I'd rather like to see a 1:24 scale Peugeot 205 but that's about just as relevant as mentioning any other object that could be made into a kit. This thread is about an updated Airbus A320 kit, not a Boeing X, Douglas Y or Airbus Z.

      Oh well, I'll stop saying this as comments like these keep popping up in almost any thread about a new kit release anyway. If you like it, buy it, and if you don't, spare your money and buy a beer or two.

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      Post #65382, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      ABBA says: "HAPPY NEW YEAR..."

      ...and from me a Happy New Year too to everyone at first.

      Second: Wouldn't it be easier and better to use a regular standard Revell (or Zvezda)
      A320 kit and buy a A320NEO conversion set from PAS?????

      Sven



      PAS engines are great, but not exactly as the real ones (pylon), and they only offer P&W engines only.

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      Post #65383, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Great news. im keeping positive, this century has brought us all way a lot of new resin kits, new models, decals, accesories,etc, etc. than the last one, so if Revell releases new models im a happy buyer even if theyre western or eastern airliners i dont care, i think we have a lot of alternate options (model companies) to choose from.

      Just my two cents.

      Happy new year

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      Post #65388, posted on 01-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      I'm betting money this is the 1990s kit with new winglets and engines.



      Both are listed on the Revell 2017 new release newsletter as "New Tool".

      I'm a bit confused about Uwe's comment regarding gear and Level (RVG code).
      The 320 is listed as a level 3 kit, the 321 as a level 4. Uwe..are you
      suggesting that the level 3 kit has no gear? I ask only because right
      next to the 320 is the E-190 (02/17 release), also a level 3. I'm pretty
      sure they'd have a gear on that one. All other level 3 kits seem to have
      their gear as well.

      Wish I could post a link to the newsletter. It came as an email with no
      web link.

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      Post #65391, posted on 01-02-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      I'm betting money this is the 1990s kit with new winglets and engines.



      Both are listed on the Revell 2017 new release newsletter as "New Tool".

      I'm a bit confused about Uwe's comment regarding gear and Level (RVG code).
      The 320 is listed as a level 3 kit, the 321 as a level 4. Uwe..are you
      suggesting that the level 3 kit has no gear? I ask only because right
      next to the 320 is the E-190 (02/17 release), also a level 3. I'm pretty
      sure they'd have a gear on that one. All other level 3 kits seem to have
      their gear as well.

      Wish I could post a link to the newsletter. It came as an email with no
      web link.



      Our IPMS-Boss joined the Revell press meeting in November, he told me at january the 1st about this details (A320/A321).
      No other information aviable.
      Perhaps they change their mind. Who knows. About the E190 I cannot tell anything. I hope we will find a E190 fuselage inside ....
      :-)

      Happy new year!

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      Post #65393, posted on 01-02-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      I'm betting money this is the 1990s kit with new winglets and engines.



      Both are listed on the Revell 2017 new release newsletter as "New Tool".

      I'm a bit confused about Uwe's comment regarding gear and Level (RVG code).
      The 320 is listed as a level 3 kit, the 321 as a level 4. Uwe..are you
      suggesting that the level 3 kit has no gear? I ask only because right
      next to the 320 is the E-190 (02/17 release), also a level 3. I'm pretty
      sure they'd have a gear on that one. All other level 3 kits seem to have
      their gear as well.

      Wish I could post a link to the newsletter. It came as an email with no
      web link.



      Revell's way to determine the skill level is only based on the amount of parts. Correct me if I am wrong though. Consequently the level of the kit says nothing about the ease of building and part fit. This could perfectly explain why the A321 is a level 4 kit as the landing gear adds to the total part count. Obviously I assumed that the remaing parts of the kit are the same except for fuselage length. The news letter only mentions that the A320 will come without landing gear adn thte A321 will come with landing gear and that this will be a much debated topic on modelling fora. Other than that nothing else is mentioned.

      I do hope that Revell will this time consider the difference between the A320 and A321 wings...

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      Post #65394, posted on 01-02-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      I'd rather like to see a 1:24 scale Peugeot 205 but that's about just as relevant as mentioning any other object that could be made into a kit. This thread is about an updated Airbus A320 kit, not a Boeing X, Douglas Y or Airbus Z.



      BEST response EVER!

      Because LíOR…AL keeps telling me Iím worth it..........

      Or maybe itís MAYBELLINE...............

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      Post #65396, posted on 01-02-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I think they might cave and throw the sprues in for the 320 gear, the marginal cost of the plastic can't be that high....

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      Post #65397, posted on 01-02-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      I think they might cave and throw the sprues in for the 320 gear, the marginal cost of the plastic can't be that high....



      Not quite as simple as that. It all depends whether or not the new tool accounts for landing gear. That said, we can
      debate this ad nauseum before the fact. I'll wait to see what RVG delivers.

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      The flying Dutchman. you're such an ****, respect everyone's opinion



      Wow nice language... Thanks for that now I have to explain to my 12 year old son that people shouldn't use that language in a public forum and that The flying Dutchman just stated his opinion and maybe you should respect it, and not call people names.

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      Post #65400, posted on 01-03-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Sorry about that. He just got himself banned. Obviously not mature enough to participate in a public forum

      Regards,
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      Sorry about that. He just got himself banned. Obviously not mature enough to participate in a public forum



      Oh man, so I spent five full minutes replying to his PM for.. nothing?

      As an invitation to any of you: I never mean things in a bad way, just PM me and I'll explain why I said a certain thing and invite you over to my hometown to have a drink and debate the need of new model kits.

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      Sorry about that. He just got himself banned. Obviously not mature enough to participate in a public forum



      Oh man, so I spent five full minutes replying to his PM for.. nothing?

      As an invitation to any of you: I never mean things in a bad way, just PM me and I'll explain why I said a certain thing and invite you over to my hometown to have a drink and debate the need of new model kits.



      If you're buying I'll come over this weekend

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      Post #65409, posted on 01-03-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Oh man, so I spent five full minutes replying to his PM for.. nothing?

      As an invitation to any of you: I never mean things in a bad way, just PM me and I'll explain why I said a certain thing and invite you over to my hometown to have a drink and debate the need of new model kits.



      Yeah! Me too! And let's have a relaxed break in a nice coffee shop! 👍🖔

      Back to the topic. Do we really, really need another A320?
      My favor is the ZVEZDA and that's a hint to BraZ, Contrails, Welsh and others:
      Do a conversion set for the A320NEO if PAS isn't right.

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      Post #65415, posted on 01-03-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      One of the actual selling points of aftermarket winglets on real aircraft is the fact they look cool - now don't forget we are not Revell's main target. It's the aunt buying a toy for her nephew's birthday, or the teenager who wants to roughly replicate the airplane he flew to his summer holiday. Most sales are through toy shops, especially in Germany and other western European countries, and not hobby stores. I think those factors are a lot more important to deciding which model to turn into a kit, not what other kits are around. Zvezda kits are a lot harder to obtain outside of eastern Europe unless you're going to dedicated hobby stores. I think Revell's original A320 is just fine (at least it is to me) and if they modify it to be a NEO it saves quite a lot on buying an aftermarket conversion AND a kit instead.

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      Yeah! Me too! And let's have a relaxed break in a nice coffee shop! 👍🖔



      Hahh.. that might give us quite a lot of creative new kit ideas indeed

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      Post #65421, posted on 01-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Back to the topic. Do we really, really need another A320?
      My favor is the ZVEZDA and that's a hint to BraZ, Contrails, Welsh and others:
      Do a conversion set for the A320NEO if PAS isn't right.

      Sven


      Sven, the A320 is the equivalent of the Me109 for the military guys. Therefore, in my opinion, it is useless to talk if we need or not another A320 (Me109). It is an all time selling item, no matter how many times and who will bring it out again. Revell's new A320NEO will be the first to come out on the market, but for sure won't be the last. So, thanks for the hint but I personally prefer to dedicate the time to other projects.... ....unless all plastic A320NEO engines will be complete a nightmare..... ;-)

      Cheers,
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      Post #65424, posted on 01-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I think I have mentioned it in another post, since I got an Zvezda A320 a couple of months ago, I had planned to make the Neo variant, thus my idea was to make the engines with PE as well as include the winglets.

      I do not know about other brands, however I gathered some basic info so far to check things and if possible, start with it after the 1/144 catering model.

      It will be my first 1/144 engines (with new pylon as well) , I never did before (although I have a GE in 1/200 half the way, but will never see the light) so in a way, I want to introduce myself a little bit into 1/144 airplanes besides the GSE


      Best wishes,
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      www.rocascalemotorcycles.com - GSE models for your airplanes! and soon more to come :)

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      Post #65432, posted on 01-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Yeah! Me too! And let's have a relaxed break in a nice coffee shop! 👍🖔



      Hahh.. that might give us quite a lot of creative new kit ideas indeed


      I have a store a few blocks away in Seattle, how do you think I get all of my ideas but lose my motivation?