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Old Jan 29, 2003, 12:53 AM
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GWS Bf-109

Has anyone been to the GWS site lately? The ME-109 looks MUCH better than the first pics I saw. The exhaust stacks are in the right place, flat panel canopy, supercharger intake and horizontal stab struts (BF-109E)! These guys seem to be doing their homework. Not that I'll hold my breath........


http://www.gws.com.tw/english/product/airfly/me-109.htm
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Old Jan 29, 2003, 06:59 AM
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Re: GWS Bf-109

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Has anyone been to the GWS site lately? The ME-109 looks MUCH better than the first pics I saw. The exhaust stacks are in the right place, flat panel canopy, supercharger intake and horizontal stab struts (BF-109E)! These guys seem to be doing their homework. Not that I'll hold my breath........


http://www.gws.com.tw/english/product/airfly/me-109.htm
Splatman,

You can come up for AIR! Stop holding your breath..

I hope all can be seen at the US soon with respect to the EPS-400C, and all the other models that are under the "COMING SOON" posting !

Carlos.
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Old Jan 29, 2003, 08:23 AM
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I hope you're right Carlos. After some of the GWS bashing I've seen, I find it hard to believe that some people feel good about paying $100+ for a foam plane and plunking down another $35 for a motor/geardrive/prop! I have a beaver and a P-51 and love them both! I guess if you want to pay $130 for a P-47 or me-109 without a motor, it's your money. Both of these planes are beautiful, but I would rather get an F4U, a BF-109 and a spit all for the same price as one of them w/grd mtr!
Can't you just see that DC-3 in olive drab with invasion stripes?
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Old Jan 29, 2003, 11:39 PM
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According to the most recent dealer product listing from Horizon it won't be available until the Spring.
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Old Feb 19, 2003, 02:57 AM
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GWS Me-109 will be shipped at the end of Feb.

GWS Me-109 will be shipped from Taiwan at the end of Feb.

Fly performance is great!

Back order from your LHS.
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Old Feb 19, 2003, 03:36 AM
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I found more photos there:

E Zone Forums > Open Discussion > GWS ME-109 Spy Photo Shots....
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ighlight=me109

E Zone Forums > Open Discussion > More Spyshots of the GWS ME-109 and Spitfire!!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ighlight=me109
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Old Feb 19, 2003, 05:55 AM
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great to see you posting on the forum mr Lin, you`ve answered my question re the availability of the 109, looking foward to gettinf my hands on one.----martin
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Old Feb 19, 2003, 10:38 AM
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I can't believe the detail in the BF-109 and Spitfire. Is this paint, decals, molded in detail? I sure hope the final production versions look like this. Very good looking stuff!!!

-Adam
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Old Feb 19, 2003, 12:45 PM
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you`ve answered my question re the availability of the 109, looking foward to gettinf my hands on one.----martin
In UK you need to push JP Distribution. Since 1st lot of GWS Me-109 will be lunched from Taiwan at the end of Feb.

I gave them my samples which shown at Nurenberg Toy Fair. I guess the UK magazines will write reports soon.
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Old Feb 19, 2003, 02:08 PM
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i`ll phone them in the morning, though they still can`t give me an answer on the A-10 which should be here first.---martin
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Old Feb 22, 2003, 01:30 PM
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I can't believe the detail in the BF-109 and Spitfire. Is this paint, decals, molded in detail? I sure hope the final production versions look like this. Very good looking stuff!!!

-Adam
The kit contain foam pcs similar way GWS P-51 did.

Also with very nice and detail decales! Except the wheels still ugly!
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Old Mar 14, 2003, 08:08 PM
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Last sunday, we went to a military collage for there celebration.

GWS Me-109 flew very well even the windy day! With 9.6V and EP9070, pretty speedy!
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Old Mar 14, 2003, 09:54 PM
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Last sunday, we went to a military collage for there celebration.

GWS Me-109 flew very well even the windy day! With 9.6V and EP9070, pretty speedy!
Quit teasing us! WHEN will we be able to get our grubby little epoxy-stinking hands on it here in the US? I want one.
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Old Mar 14, 2003, 11:31 PM
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Those pic's rock. I gotta have one! Bigger house needed, plane's taking over-
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Old Mar 15, 2003, 05:14 AM
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I hear from production manager said: We can expect first container to be shipped on the way before end of March from our deck!

But the rest parts depaend on you. Ask LHS, get the anser from Horizon. I never unstand why A-10 was badly delayed? GWS staffs worked so hard before Chinese New Year, and made shipment on the way at the end of Jan. 2003! Why the LHS shop in USA still did not get the kits?

In case there will be dozens reasons from Horizon cause delay another month again. GWS will be foreced to consider to make an offer for qualified Ezoners to buy new products before regular sales moving on USA.
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