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Cold War (1950-1974)
Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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REVIEW
1/144 Boeing 707-351
betheyn
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Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 - 09:39 AM UTC
Minicraft''s 707 is the first widely available kit of the “Intercontinental” variant of the 707 with JT3D engines in the box. Previously, modellers wishing to do a -320 had to convert the Airfix -420 by replacing the Conway engines and altering the wing trailing edge. There are a few inaccuracies but nothing major. A decent model can be built right out of the box, and a little work will turn it into a show stopper.

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kenner
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Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 - 02:28 PM UTC
Great review, and very helpful suggestions (hope I can still remember them when I actually get around to building this kit ).