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Model Airports Thread

Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:52 am

I’ve created a thread for you to post about your model airports (any scale).

I’m building a 1:400 airport (no specific one) out of construction paper. It has 2 runways and will eventually have at least 2 terminals (haven’t built them yet).

What have you built/are building?
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Re: Model Airports Thread

Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:35 pm

When I was a kid (many decades ago) I built a pretty large airport using large sheets of plywood in our unfinished basement. The runway was around four meters long with a parallel taxiway using Christmas lights for night operations. We used model railroad lights to illuminate the tarmac and decent-sized (1:144 or 1:200 I am guessing) plastic model planes and those British version of Hot Wheels airport vehicles to service them.
 
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Re: Model Airports Thread

Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:44 am

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Stitch wrote:
When I was a kid (many decades ago) I built a pretty large airport using large sheets of plywood in our unfinished basement. The runway was around four meters long with a parallel taxiway using Christmas lights for night operations. We used model railroad lights to illuminate the tarmac and decent-sized (1:144 or 1:200 I am guessing) plastic model planes and those British version of Hot Wheels airport vehicles to service them.


Nice!

My airport runway is about 2 meters (I’ve built 2 of those and both have parallel taxiways) because I just can’t find a big enough place to put them.
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