Model aircraft (Sharepoint)

Small but a workhorse for AA that I’ve flown on a lot.

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Damn you must have had the patience of a saint with those markings. I’m working on mine at the moment, and I’ve gone for a simplistic approach with them. Having the paint pens keep bursting or seeping everywhere is a nightmare. I’ve even avoided curved taxiway lines and just joined them as straight lines as I’ve got nothing to curve them with. :rofl:

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Thank you! The curves are often made much easier by just using a bowl or other round object like a curved ruler.

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It’s a good job I’ve made my airport in a way it can easily be expanded with new pieces of wood then. :rofl:

It’s something I might consider going over in the future, but just painting over old bits at some point does give it that patchy look over time, so I have a reason to revisit things.

I’ve decided to smudge pencil over the stands and I’ll probably do it over the taxiways as well, one reason why I haven’t bothered much with making the lines curved or making them 100% perfect, as the weathering should hide any imperfections. I run like that with making things perfectly line up and being equal distances apart, the fine balance between aesthetics and real life practicality. :joy:



They are reused photos, but for something as simple as smudging pencil it looks really good in my eyes.

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It does look nice. Anywhere aircraft would go (eg turns) you can smudge, even if there is no taxiway, you can see it a lot on satellite imagery.

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Yeah that’s what I’m planning on doing. Want to finish off my stands and airside markings first. Then I’ll be ordering some sand and working on the land side scenery and airside areas which don’t have anything in them. I’m just dreading the thought of spending £60 on buses and some new GSE at some point. :sweat_smile:

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Everything from jetbriges to landslide busses costs an arm and a leg. Where did you get the Jet2 and the covered stairs? I’m looking into GSE for my model, and would love ideas. I’ve only used Gemmijets and Jetset models before.

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The covered stairs were from some random GSE pack I saw on eBay quite some time ago, I think they might be 1/450. The Jet2 stairs I saw on eBay as someone was selling a couple of sets of them. I think I have 4 or 5 of them, haven’t seen anything like them since.

I’ve been lumbered with the Gemini Jetbridges (very annoying as they rarely sit at the angle you want them to, and the stairs part doesn’t clear the engines of my widebodies so it rests ontop of the engine, especially on 787s) despite wanting to use the very difficult to get JC Wings ones. I’ve decided just leave the Jetbridges loose in case I can replace them in future, as I use to have some JC ones and they are night and day.

I’ve never seen any landslide buses. I got a set of 10 3D printed minibuses last week which I’m using as coach transfers, but nobody, anywhere sells public buses or coaches to make it a bit more interesting. Getting a TUI or Jet2holidays coach for my airport would be a very welcome addition!

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Gotta be my newest addition, GJs Gemini200 AN-225 (hand for reference) :slight_smile: :

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My Air Jamaica and BWIA collection. ( And a lost Bamboo A321😂



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While we are talking about favourite models…
Mine would either be this huge 1:100 a346


Sorry for bad quality.
Or this 1:400 GJ BA 772

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Bruh I just recommended that old livery virgin atlantic in the new aircraft livery for Europe thread without knowing you posted this at the same time :joy:

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Lol i saw you replying on that thread aswell :joy:

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Ok lets start on today’s work.
Im not completely sure of what to do as my cat scratched my runway…


Was going to do the runway but not sure what to do now.
I might do some taxi markings as my gates are pretty much finished till i add rubber markings and stuff.
So i might add more markings like this:

Sorry for bad quality.

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My ideas would be to either patch the runway, by glueing more paper on top of the scratches. The other idea, if you’re going to fully paint the runway would be ignore it, and it would probably blend in with regular runway wear and tear.

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Alright thanks.
And yea i do plan to colour the runway so yea ill leave it.
Many thanks

Ive got those 2 easyjets, but i cant see a problem with the a320s cockpit


(A320 left A319 right)

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Wait when i see it closer yeah it does look a bit off

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Look at it directly from the front, and compare it to the window line. Then it becomes noticeable.

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Wow you must have a strong ceiling, how is that hanging from it?!

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