In this article, I will not intrude into the world of flying models (controlled, cord, etc.), and try to express, and who are interested in and discuss some of their thoughts about collectible scale models of aircraft (ie non-flying) in the First of all I would like to provide prefabricated model airplanes. Many remember that during Soviet times to sell these inexpensive plain naborchik as the Yak-18, IL-18, AN-24 and Tu-104, Mi-2 and other well-remembered landmark price of the Yak-40 – 40 kopecks naturally! Completely different look from the GDR model company "Plastikart" – the workmanship is a cut above. But we must honestly admit that they both provided a good creative school for many fans, and it is not surprising that until now these rarities are found on sale. Currently on the market of prefabricated models presented a wide range of both manufacturers and aircraft types. Rossi, the undisputed leader in these models enterprise is "The Star", and interestingly, produced range is regularly updated. Relatively recently, "experts" finally waited for the release of the Tu-154.
Eyes get from a lot of beautiful boxes that surround the store. But not every potential buyer realizes that the distance from the contents of the box to the image on the right side – a very, very big, and for many simply irresistible! In Internet is not difficult to find a professional photo (otherwise you will not tell) assembled models. Their resemblance to the original is simply amazing. If you look closely at these works, you realize how much work and soul man invest in their offspring. Therefore like to express gratitude to a true master, creating almost museum pieces and allow all of us to "attend" virtual online exhibition. The second largest group vintage airplane ready to create scale models of aircraft.
The overwhelming if they are made from quality materials, with good color, distinct representation of logos and signs, plus a harmonious stand. In stores such models are sold much less frequently. The main player in this area is the German firm HERPA, presented a wide range of passenger aircraft usually on a scale of 1:400, 1:500. We will not hide – naked glance they look too small and some chassis nepotnyatnye, and a distance meter or two they can not be overlooked. But that being said, for an amateur – a certain demand for them is. Firms offering ready-made model airplanes (ModelAVIA) fulfill orders on a larger scale: 1:200, 1:144, 1:122, 1:100, 1:72 and 1:48. This way the bird looks solid steel, and a favorite type of airplane you have to really be you cast a spell, delight, and just a delight. In conclusion I would like to make a suggestion (I think many would agree) – scale model aircraft to complement any office as well as living quarters, and no doubt will give one side an element of seriousness, and on the other accentuate your romance and, therefore, soulfulness.