New Corgi model

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Jelle Hieminga
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New Corgi model

Post by Jelle Hieminga »

Long awaited.... Corgi is finally issueing a VC10 model! But unfortunately it is not the scale and quality we all hoped for.

From a quick search there appears to be a C1 in RAF scheme, and a BOAC Standard. The price is reasonable at 4,99 pounds, but I for one would still like to see them issueing a proper 1/144 scale VC10 in a range of colour schemes!


Buttons . . . check. Dials . . . check. Switches . . . check. Little
colored lights . . . check.

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Post by Tonkenna »


They look pretty rubbish don't they :(

The 1/144 Nimrod looks ok... ordered one as I have over 1000hrs in them!!



Post by JEngO »

Absolutely awful!!! What is going on with the flight deck windows?

Note that the 10 Sqn version is XR806 so I presume it can be posed sat on its tail after a little too much fuel was put in the fin tanks? :lol:

I still intend to have a go at butchering the Airfix K2 kit and converting it into a decent representation of a K3 so I don't think I'll be parting with 5 quid for one of Corgi's offerings.

(I've just learnt that I'll be leaving the VC10 fleet in august for a desk job on E3-Ds :cry: )

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