aircraft

Pacmin Studios 1/48 Scale G700 models featured at Gulfstream FAA Certification Ceremony

May 2, 2024

It has been recently announced that Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a subsidiary of General Dynamics, has successfully passed one of the most rigorous aircraft certification programs in the company’s history. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified Gulfstream’s flagship, the G700, on Friday, March 29, 2024. Obtaining an FAA certification allows for Gulfstream to begin their deliveries…

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Breaking Barriers: The X-59 QueSST Project Soars Ahead

March 7, 2024

Lockheed Martin’s X-59 QueSST, a revolutionary supersonic aircraft developed in collaboration with NASA’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator project, promises to redefine the future of air travel. Since its inception in 2016, the X-59 has captured the imagination of aerospace enthusiasts worldwide with its ambitious goal: to deliver supersonic speed with minimal noise pollution. At the heart…

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Air New Zealand plane

Evolution of Aircraft Paint and Livery Design

August 31, 2022

Humble Beginnings In the first decades following the invention of the airplane, paint was expensive, heavy, and had poor adherence. For these reasons, airplane manufacturers would leave the exterior of their aircraft bare, or, with minimal markings such as titles or emblems. It wasn’t until after the Second World War that innovations in paint and…

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United Airlines Boeing 377 Stratocruiser Cutaway Model

Miniatures Part II (Collectors Edition)

August 12, 2022

In our quest to uncover the secret to humans’ fascination with miniatures, we explored The Remarkable History of the Miniature. In this installment, we’ll look at the motivations of those perhaps most captivated by miniatures—collectors—and see what they can tell us about our own fascination. Why Do People Collect Miniatures? Nostalgia. Miniatures allow the collector…

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PacMin a hit at 2013 Dubai Airshow

December 2, 2013

The 2013 Dubai Airshow ended November 21 at their new venue, the Dubai World Central’s (DWC)’s Al Maktoum International Airport.  Nearly $200 billion in aircraft orders were announced during the show, including orders for Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier. Boeing also launched their 777X program at the show with a large 1/20 scale PacMin model, complete…

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International Aviation Forecast Summit

November 21, 2013

Each year Boyd Group International hosts a special Aviation Forecast Summit where leaders come to share and discuss emerging aviation trends and strategy.

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