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      Post #69227, posted on 01-31-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      The first part completed for the new 1/144 CV990 kit is the vertical fin. More pics will follow soon.


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      Post #69234, posted on 01-31-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      looking very nice Kurt!

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      Post #69236, posted on 01-31-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I am looking forward to this one!!! Outstanding!

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      Post #69237, posted on 01-31-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Looks great Kurt! Any chance of an 880 model in the future?

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      Post #69250, posted on 02-02-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Here is the fuselage, still without details and panel lines.


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      Post #69270, posted on 02-03-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Fantastic!

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      Post #69277, posted on 02-04-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Gorgeous! Does it come with blue suede shoes?

      Glad to see you're back in action. I hope the health issues are behind you.

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      Post #69285, posted on 02-04-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      The stabilisers, nothing really exciting.


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      Post #69291, posted on 02-04-2018 GMT-5 hours    
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      Gorgeous! Does it come with blue suede shoes?



      I think that one was an 880, but I like the idea.

      Great work Kurt!

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      Post #69294, posted on 02-04-2018 GMT-5 hours    
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      Gorgeous! Does it come with blue suede shoes?



      I think that one was an 880, but I like the idea.

      Great work Kurt!



      Indeed it was an 880!

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      Post #69298, posted on 02-05-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Yep, this is going to be good.

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      Post #69305, posted on 02-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Tail unit completed.




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      Post #69307, posted on 02-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Looking great, Kurt!!

      I also need to duplicate your methods for spraying primer! That finish is outstanding!

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      Post #69308, posted on 02-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      It is Mr.Finishing Surfacer 1500 straight from the can. A bit expensive but works great!

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      Post #69312, posted on 02-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Thank you, Kurt! Looks terrific. Just have to ask, will this be the 990A version, or the pre-modification example. Thanks.

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      Post #69313, posted on 02-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
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      It is Mr.Finishing Surfacer 1500 straight from the can. A bit expensive but works great!

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      And here I was thinking you'd mastered spraying primer with your airbrush!!

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      Post #69320, posted on 02-08-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Here are the wings:



      Making the wings was not the problem but designing the very unique upper WBF and making the wings fit was a challenge.


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      Post #69323, posted on 02-08-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Splendid!!! Looks great!! I can imagine that WBF was a challenge!


      BTW to all.. The early shots of the A340-300 are up on the AA website

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      Post #69391, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      And now the engines:


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      Post #69394, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Nice, I fancy a Swissair CV990.

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      Post #69402, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      These are the final pics in this topic showing the main parts of the master pattern without the landing gear.



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      Post #69405, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Kurt,
      I never was a big fan of the CV990 but your model just looks outstanding!
      The detail on this kit is mouthwatering, as always!
      I am in for one, just need to find a decent livery ... maybe Alaska?
      http://www.vintageflyerdecals.com/cv-990.html


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      Post #69407, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I'd never really considered building a 990... But now it looks like I may have to! Looks great as usual!!

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      Post #69409, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Definitely will get one (or two) American Airlines, Alaska scheme looks good too !

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      Post #69413, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Wow!

      I did a F-Rsin Kit in American Airlines but I will need to do one of these. So Kurt, can we plan on an 880 in the near future?

      Thanks,

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      Post #69418, posted on 02-14-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm in!!!

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      Post #69423, posted on 02-15-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Wow, that looks great, I never knew the Kuechemann carrots were that flat on the underside.

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      Post #69458, posted on 02-17-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I'll start fitting all of my 990 decals to this beauty as soon as I can get my hands on one!

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      Post #69459, posted on 02-17-2018 GMT-5 hours    
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      I'll start fitting all of my 990 decals to this beauty as soon as I can get my hands on one!

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      Dear Mike,

      Great news, will get the kit when available and await your decals.

      Regards,
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      Post #69479, posted on 02-18-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      [photoid=file:///C:/Users/Owner/Pictures/MySlides/scan0041c.jpg]
      If I did this correctly you should be able to see a photo.

      Kurt, will the kit have the strake near the top the vertical fin as shown in the photo or an add on piece?


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      Post #69480, posted on 02-18-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Here is a NASA shot of the underside of the "carrots."



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      Post #69481, posted on 02-19-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Are those tabs on the inside of the engine exhaust a 990A feature?

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      Post #69483, posted on 02-19-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Jerry, these strakes will be included as separate pieces.

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      Post #69500, posted on 02-19-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks Kurt, sorry the photo did not come through.

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      Post #69526, posted on 02-20-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Looks beautiful, and it's indeed a 990A. Much appreciated! As shown, it has the exhaust cones suitable to do Swissair, VARIG, and Garuda-delivered examples. Kurt, please tell us the 990A engines will be eventually available for purchase separately. Great job as always.

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