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GEORGE DUBYA

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Hey where can I get some kind of model that is not 200 friggin dollars anyone have an idea? Looking for Us airways express or the generic saab paint job.
 

DX Rick

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You might be SOL on this one, unless you want the promotional one. That one is garbage as well.
There are a few model companies that do make the USAirexpress Saab 340, that you build. But they are tiny. Wingspan is about 5-6 inches.
 

Dr Feelgood

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they were selling a couple at the training center at flight safety in houston. $15-20.
 

Mysteryofflight

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I think they will pay YOU $50 to take one with a Colgan paint scheme......
 

shuttlepilot

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One of our captains had a bunch custom made. very nice . e-mail me and I'll direct you to him.
 

generaltso

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Why don't you just buy the aircraft itself? You can get them pretty cheap these days.
 

IbeFlyenhye

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This guy will do it.

This guy/company will build a SAAB 340 wooden model with any paint scheme you want.. Mesaba old or even the new Silver SAAB paint scheme. He'll even throw on whatever N-number you want on it. I ordered and received a BEAUTIFUL model (as beautiful as the SAAB can get) and it was somewhere around $75 bucks. Email Winston Uy at builderscience@yahoo.com. I am VERY PLEASED with the model he built for me.
 

English

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generaltso said:
Why don't you just buy the aircraft itself? You can get them pretty cheap these days.
Not as cheap as you'd think. I tried to pick one up after 9/11 (to do an LA-Grand Canyon shuttle) and it was a couple mil.
 

"TheBigPicture"

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We got some of ours for around 600K
 

English

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600K is how much it cost for the C check, landing gear AD, and TAWS. Hard to believe you bought the thing for nothing.
 

I.P. Freley

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BigPicture speaks the truth, English. He might even be exaggerating on the high end, I thought they were closer to $500k.
 

CWASaab

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Last time I was in BGR -last summer- there were plenty of tired (but up to date MXC wise) A model Saabs getting pinker by the day, just dreaming of a new home.

I would guess that some of those double-digit serial number ships with around 70,000 cycles could be had for a song.
 

I.P. Freley

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Hey, I'd grab a used-up A-model Saab for a half mill before I'd spend the same money on a new light twin. :)
 

Veemoh

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English said:
Not as cheap as you'd think. I tried to pick one up after 9/11 (to do an LA-Grand Canyon shuttle) and it was a couple mil.
Can it drag 30 200# pax off GCN in the middle of the summer?
 
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