Gemini Jets G2UTY765 – 1/200 Scale Fokker 100 Diecast Model
|Length||17.7 cm||3.50 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||14.0 cm||6.96 in||Approx|
Diecast model features include:
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage fixed extended
- Display stand included.
1/200 Scale Fokker 100 – Gemini Jets G2UTY765
Gemini Jets G2UTY765 diecast model replicates in 1/200 scale the Fokker 100 (F28 Mark 0100), registration VH-UQC. In the livery of Alliance Airlines.
This aircraft, powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines, was ordered new by United Airlines in 1991. Onsold in September 2004 and least to Austrian Airlines in 2005, then sold to Alliance Airlines in 2018. The aircraft is currently still with Alliance Airlines.
Alliance Airlines is an Australian aviation company based in Brisbane, Queensland that provides fly-in fly-out (FIFO) air charter services for the Australian mining industry. As well as private charters throughout Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and South East Asia. The Company operates an all Fokker a fleet including Fokker 50, Fokker 70 and Fokker 100. Alliance was established in 2002 by Alliance Aviation Services Limited.
The F28 Mark 0100 “Fokker 100” is a Dutch medium-sized, twin jet regional airliner. It first flew on November 30, 1986, and entered service in February 1988 with Swissair. Production ended in 1997 with 283 airframes built. Bigger in size than the Fokker F28 Mark 4000 it is based, with increased maximum weights, fuel capacity and passenger capacity. Other changes include a digital flight deck, updated avionics and new more efficient engines and wings.
The Fokker 100 design is of an all-metal semi-monocoque construction. With a low mounted cantilevered swept wings, retractable tricycle undercarriage and T-tail. The tail cone splits opened to the sides to act as an air brake. The flight crew consists of two pilots and typically seats 97 passengers in two classes, maximum 122.
It uses two Rolls-Royce Tay Mk 650-15 Turbofan engines mounted on the rear of the fuselage. They give the aircraft a cruise speed of 800 km/h (497 mph), a maximum cruise speed of 856 km/h (531 mph) and a service ceiling of 10,668m (35,000 ft).
Produced in several versions; an extended-range model, -70, a shorter version (seating to 80), -100QC a quick-change passenger/freighter and -100EJ (Executive Jet), using remanufactured, used airliners.