A long time without any update in these treads. Have had a very busy fall of last year, so have not been too good at keeping these treads up to date. However, hoping that 2018 will turn out better, I’ll start this year with some new models from last fall.
From North America we have:1:500
Air Canada Express Bombardier Dash8-Q400
Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400F N705CK
NASA Boeing 737-100 N515NA
United Airlines Boeing 737-700 N14735
C-GBJZ, a two and a half-year-old Dash8-Q400 with Air Canada Express in September 2015 with fleet number 422, it features the full Air Canada livery but is operated by regional airline Jazz Air.
N705CK, a 747-400F with Kalitta Air, now 16 years old she was originally delivered to Korean Air in 2001, but acquired by Kalitta in 2017, first with registration N635BC, and later re-registered N705CK.
N515NA, the first ever Boeing 737, a 737-100 first used by Boeing as test aircraft, certified the type in December 1967. Acquired by NASA in July 1973 as test aircraft and featured a second cockpit in the aft of the plane. The plane is now preserved at Boing Field since 2003.
N14735, Boeing 737-700, delivered to Continental September 22nd, 1999 with fleet number 735. Continued service with United post-Merger with same registration and fleet number. However, has since been modified and fitted with split scimitar winglets.1:400
Aeromar Airbus A320 XA-AAR
Aeromexico (Aeromar) ATR 72-600 XA-NLP
estafeta Boeing 737-300 XA-GGB
XA-AAR, a fictional Airbus A320 in Aeromar livery. The small Mexican airline does not operate this aircraft, but this is a design of how it could have looked if they would have.
XA-NLP, four-year-old ATR 72-600 belonging to Aeromar and delivered in 2013. She was painted in this Aeromexico express livery between 2014 and 2016 when on a lease but still operated by Aeromar.
XA-GGB, this 28-year-old 737-300 has flown in four parts of the world. She was originally delivered to TEA Switzerland, leased to both Vietnam Airlines and Air Afrique. She has then seen service with another five other airlines before being acquired by Mexican Estafeta in November 2006 with this registration.1:200
Midwest Express McDonnell Douglas MD-88 N601ME
N601ME, an MD-88 first delivered to Midwest Express in 1989 with registration N159PL, re-registered in early 1990 to N601ME, and operated with Midwest until 2010 when bought by Dynamic Airways and registration N884DA.