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      Post #78466, posted on 06-26-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Does anyone know of a release date for this kit?

      https://www.revell.de/en/products/modelmaking/planes/civil-aircraft/boeing-767-300er-british-airways-chelsea-rose.html

      Any info appreciated.

      Thanks.

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      Post #78468, posted on 06-27-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Al,

      One UK retailer says it's available 1 August.

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      Post #78469, posted on 06-27-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Nice to see this kit re-released !

      I hope the correct engines are included, unlike on the built model.

      Aside from that, it is a nice choice of livery. I read that Revell was to tool less and less new model kits and concentrate on re-releases and toys. If they carry on including nice decal sheets I am all ok with that. And please make that Cartograf instead of Zanchetti, the later one have strange uneven clear carrier, at least on all my sheets.

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      Post #78470, posted on 06-27-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Would have been good if they included the RR engines. Based on the photos on that link above it only has those GE/PW hybrid things. Kind of strange since BA operated both engine types.

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      Post #78471, posted on 06-27-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Wasn't aware that BA operated anything other than RR engines on their 767-300ERs. I would like to see any photos anyone has of a PW or GE powered 767-300ER from BA.

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      Post #78472, posted on 06-27-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm pretty sure their 300ERs only ever had the RR engines. There was a time when BA and US teamed up and painted BA colors on a 200 with GE engines:

      https://www.airliners.net/photo/British-Airways-USAir/Boeing-767-2B7-ER/394233


      That kit also has the wrong doors: the small overwing versus the four-door layout that BA had. I strongly suspect it's a repop of the PW/GE hybrid look and they either don't know it's wrong or they figure 95% of the audience won't notice. That's what the aftermarket is for....

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      Post #78475, posted on 06-27-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      The BA Landor release of many years ago had both hybrid and RR engines. Tough to tell
      from the sprue shots if the RRs will be part of this one. I don't believe the hybrids
      have been tinkered with. As pointed out above^^. If you want GEs or PWs, it's either
      Druz or BraZ. Kurt did some very nice PWs (and winglets) for the 76. But I don't think
      he's got stock on any of it. I'm working on a -300F now using Sergey's GEs. They're gems!

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      Post #78477, posted on 06-28-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      The Amazon sprue shots show only the PW/GE sprue, no sight of the RR sprue, but that could just be a generic image.

      Anyway, Sergey does beautiful late RB211s to go with 767-300s and even 747-400s.

      Still very impatient about this decal sheet.

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      Post #78478, posted on 06-28-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      A review of the British Airways 767-300ER fleet list on planespotters.net..... they flew 28 in total, all were RR RB211 powered. 25 frames in the G-BNWA-Z series (except Q), and G-BZHA/B/C.

      BA leased three US Air 767-200ER's for a period, these were GE powered and operated in Landor colors (N652US, N654US, N655US).

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      Post #78479, posted on 06-28-2021 GMT-5 hours    
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      Wasn't aware that BA operated anything other than RR engines on their 767-300ERs. I would like to see any photos anyone has of a PW or GE powered 767-300ER from BA.



      Oh yeah, right you are. That makes the kit release even more strange! Lets hope it comes with have those lovely RRs as well as the weird revell GE/PW hybrid things

      edit: Just noticed the box art seems to depict the RR engines...this kit is alot more strange. Collectors item anyone?

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      Post #78491, posted on 06-30-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Ok, a post on another forum mentions the correct RR engine sprue being included in the box, good news !

      The model featured on the photos was probably built while the said engine sprue were still not available.

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      Post #78494, posted on 07-01-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      The RR engines were part of the original release. At least, some of the kits had them. The US Revell
      United tulip scheme was one of those. I've used the RRs on MC 757s. Just working on an old Gulf Air
      boxing of the kit and the RRs were in that one as well. I'll be using Sergey's GEs for this one.

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      Ok, a post on another forum mentions the correct RR engine sprue being included in the box, good news !

      The model featured on the photos was probably built while the said engine sprue were still not available.


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      Post #78496, posted on 07-02-2021 GMT-5 hours    
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      The RR engines were part of the original release. At least, some of the kits had them. The US Revell
      United tulip scheme was one of those. I've used the RRs on MC 757s. Just working on an old Gulf Air
      boxing of the kit and the RRs were in that one as well. I'll be using Sergey's GEs for this one.

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      Ok, a post on another forum mentions the correct RR engine sprue being included in the box, good news !

      The model featured on the photos was probably built while the said engine sprue were still not available.





      Not to mention the "Ace" rip-off Revell release in the late 90's which had both engine types.

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      Post #78497, posted on 07-02-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      ^ How was that a rip-off? I thought it was a licensed release.

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      Post #78498, posted on 07-02-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Mine's just arrived. It does have both sets of engines. The RRs are on their own sprue in a separate bag. The decal sheet is very nice, designed by Danny.

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      Post #78502, posted on 07-03-2021 GMT-5 hours    
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      ^ How was that a rip-off? I thought it was a licensed release.



      I was told it was by a hobby kit importer who imported them Academy kits to New Zealand back in the day. He was selling them 20nzd (about 10usd) then, total bargain. But then again I could be totally wrong here.

      Good to hear the new release comes with both. Bummer for me, I just finished my Qantas 767 using the Zvezda kit and revell RR engines saved from one of those Ace kits I bought years ago

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      Post #78610, posted on 07-16-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Ok, I bought mine 2 hours ago.

      The decal sheet, designed by Daco & printed by Zanchetti, is very nice. Carrier film is glossy & do not seem thick. Cockpit windshield & cabin windows are provided in 2 choices : traditional grey panes & frames or frames only (white & silver for the cockpit windshield, perfectly accurate for BA, & silver for the cabin windows).

      RB211 & hybrid PW/GE sprues included.

      Quite amazed at how well this kit holds up the years : not a single flash, no sight of warping. I still think the Zvezda kit is superior but this Revell re-release is still a very competent kit and at least gives you an excellent decal sheet.

      Now go on Revell, please more re-releases, A330 or A340 for example.

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