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Airline world’s tiny secret: infatuation with model planes

March 18, 2015

Around the world, airplane models are used to mark aircraft deals and commemorate milestones. They also serve as unique conversation starters and can be found proudly displayed on an executive’s desk, meeting room, or lobby display.

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LA times article of Miniatures firm an export model highliting Pacmin airline models

L.A. Times Article Focusing On PacMin

January 3, 2011

The December 23, 2010 issue of the L.A. Times newspaper featured an article on PacMin.  The story found in the Business section focused on PacMin’s use of Export-Import insurance.

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Artists Respond to AI-Generated Image Phenomenon

October 19, 2023

There is an ever-increasing abundance of AI-generated images being published online. In response, professional artists reveal a host of varied sentiments. On one side, some artists find posts of AI-generated images unethical and distasteful. Others embrace the phenomenon with reverence and seek to incorporate the technology into their practice. In this article, we’ll explore some…

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 in Alaska Airlines Atrium at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle. Source: Alaska Airlines.

Corporations Benefit from Stadium Spots and Naming Rights

January 18, 2023

Constructing and maintaining massive stadiums is an expensive enterprise. For example, the approximate cost to construct the SoFi stadium in Los Angeles was $5.5 billion. To cover stadium expenditures, today’s corporations have strong incentives to pay for perks such as naming rights and sponsored stadium locations. Read on to learn how stadium investments are beneficial…

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AI-generated image of an airline pilot. Generated with Midjourney version 4.

You Won’t Believe These Images Were Generated by a Computer

November 1, 2022

Since the introduction of GANs (Generative Adversarial Networks) in 2014, AI Image generation has escalated at an alarming rate. Recently, systems like DALL·E and Stable Diffusion have put AI image generation into the hands of the public. Users can generate amazing images from the input of simple text prompts. When Did it Start? Artist Harold…

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Miniature dolls sitting in Pacmin aircraft model next to miniatures cleaning tools and molds

Conservation: Preserving History and Fostering Legacy of the United Air Lines DC-8

September 14, 2022

What is Conservation? According to ICOM (International Council of Museums), conservation includes “all measures and actions aimed at safeguarding tangible cultural heritage while ensuring its accessibility to present and future generations.”1 Additionally, Alisa Eagleston-Cieslewicz, Curator of Conservation at SFO Museum describes conservation as “providing an ethical framework” that guides the decision-making process regarding the treatment of…

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