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      Post #67891, posted on 08-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hello Kurt,

      Again, another mind blowing kit, you capture the a330 lines in magnificent details, the APU intake vent, wow ! the 'upward' curvature of the Airbus, is all there.
      Looking forward to that one and the 767.

      Very nice indeed.

      All the best,
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      Post #67892, posted on 08-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Where are you seeing pics of it?

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      Post #67893, posted on 08-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      https://www.authentic-airliners.de/epages/64205758.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/64205758/Products/K144-51PW

      All the best
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      Post #67895, posted on 08-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Great news, and such a nice feature that now Kurt includes metal landing gear. Somehow I am still afraid of building one of those kits as I've never dealt with an entire resin kit before, it is only me who awaits to "get more experience" before tackling/ruining one?.

      Seems I'll build the Air France A330-200 then, in loving memory.

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      Post #67896, posted on 08-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Stunning as usual. Bravo, Kurt! Once the GE version comes out I'll be picking one of those up!!

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      Post #67928, posted on 08-18-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Any updates on the A310/A300 metal gear?

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      Post #67931, posted on 08-18-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Great news, and such a nice feature that now Kurt includes metal landing gear. Somehow I am still afraid of building one of those kits as I've never dealt with an entire resin kit before, it is only me who awaits to "get more experience" before tackling/ruining one?.

      Seems I'll build the Air France A330-200 then, in loving memory.


      Be aware that the AF A332s all had the older style fin, even though some were post-550 line numbers. Eyeballing that picture, it looks like Kurt's has the older fin style, not sure if the later one will be offered too, or if one would need to go to BraZ for that.

      That kit looks phenomenal, but it would look even better if there were a version with a quartet of CFM56-5Cs ;)

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      Post #67933, posted on 08-18-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks for the heads up, I guess I have the older tail from Braz. Had not thought about the engine either...

      As for metal gear, I would feel more safe to have them on every solid resin kit. Sadly SAC did not reply my email request about that.

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      Post #67935, posted on 08-18-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Wow. Drool. I mean, really. Drool.

      Could this build a Hawaiian or Swissair A330 out of the box? Would the tails be the correct ones? Just curious. I'm buying one regardless, but I've only flown on two A330s in my life, one from each carrier.

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      Post #67936, posted on 08-19-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I have got a few metal gear sets for the A300/-310. The price will be 10,00 including shipping.

      On my web site you can read that the A332 has the later, current in production vertical fin. I`ll make the early one somewhat later.

      Kurt

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      Post #67943, posted on 08-19-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Wow. Drool. I mean, really. Drool.

      Could this build a Hawaiian or Swissair A330 out of the box? Would the tails be the correct ones? Just curious. I'm buying one regardless, but I've only flown on two A330s in my life, one from each carrier.

      Bob


      No to both. For Hawaiian, you'd need the RR engines (wait on the AA or get BraZ), and for the Swissair one you'd need the early fin. With the fins and engines, there's 6 possible combinations out there that I'm aware of, maybe more if some also has the big/small fairing.

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      Post #67947, posted on 08-19-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Kurt,

      How can I order the metal gear from you? I don't see them on your website.

      Thank You

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      Post #67965, posted on 08-21-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Bill,

      Please send me a pm for the deal.

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      Post #68003, posted on 08-25-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Kurt,

      are you attending the IMPS Germany exhibition in Gatow this year? And any chance to see the A332 kit?

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      Post #68005, posted on 08-25-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      It looks like it's available right now! I got the autoemail from AA saying the A330 is now available, and sure enough, there it is!

      https://www.authentic-airliners.de/epages/64205758.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/64205758/Products/K144-51PW

      Does anyone know which airlines flew this particular variant?

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      Post #68006, posted on 08-26-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Okay, P&W powered airlines included Air Greenland having one, Sabena, Air Berlin, Brussels Airlines, Korean, French Blue, American (from US Air, presumably), Delta, Czech Airlines, and Lufthansa flew a small subfleet for a few years. This was just a quick survey from the Planespotters site, and I'm sure some airlines like Lufthansa flew sublfleets of variously engined A330s. There were probably a number that I missed. Not sure about the tail, but engine wise that all appears to match. That AG scheme looks purty. Hmm...

      Let the great decal hunt begin!!

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      Post #68007, posted on 08-26-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Sebastian,

      A double yes !

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      Post #68008, posted on 08-26-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Okay, P&W powered airlines included Air Greenland having one, Sabena, Air Berlin, Brussels Airlines, Korean, French Blue, American (from US Air, presumably), Delta, Czech Airlines, and Lufthansa flew a small subfleet for a few years. This was just a quick survey from the Planespotters site, and I'm sure some airlines like Lufthansa flew sublfleets of variously engined A330s. There were probably a number that I missed. Not sure about the tail, but engine wise that all appears to match. That AG scheme looks purty. Hmm...

      Let the great decal hunt begin!!



      Air India, planning to do that one first.

      All the best,
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      Post #68010, posted on 08-26-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Hi Sebastian,

      A double yes !

      Kurt



      Very Nice, looking forward to the next weekend in Berlin!

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      Post #68034, posted on 08-29-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Would anyone know which line numbers this model is appropriate for with the engine and fin combination? This has the later shorter fin, correct? I just want to be sure before I pull the trigger on some decals - hate to get the wrong ones!

      Thanks,

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      Post #68035, posted on 08-29-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Would anyone know which line numbers this model is appropriate for with the engine and fin combination? This has the later shorter fin, correct? I just want to be sure before I pull the trigger on some decals - hate to get the wrong ones!

      Thanks,

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      Post #68037, posted on 08-29-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Bob, don't worry too much about the fin. I am already preparing the early version, which should be available during October.

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      Post #68038, posted on 08-29-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Awesome, thank you. Will you be doing separate versions for each fin and engine combination, or perhaps an add-on aftermarket thing? I would eventually like to do Swissair, Air Greenland, and perhaps US Air as I have some old decals for it.

      Bob

      PS. Found it here, among other places. I guess Google really is my friend!

      http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=766231

      "Yes, the new A332 tail was introduced on L/N 555, an EVA Air A332, B-16303. A332s produced after L/N 555 came with the new tail, with the exceptions of F-GSEU, F-GZCM, F-GZCN, F-GCZO, and the ill-fated (and quite curious) F-GZCP."

      So, L/N 554 and before is the early tall tail, and L/N 555 and after is the later short tail with the exceptions listed above.

      The Air Greenland bird was L/N 230, so I'll have to wait 'til OCtober for the early version to be released.

      Bob