Game

We will release a new AZUR-FRROM kit soon ( March / April 2022). Three boxes will be provided. The goal of the game is to guess what will be this new kit. Scale is : 1/72 nd scale. We will give every day additional information on the plane or the kits (three clues each day, so it might be quite fast), we will request the few people who have inside knowledge not to participate and not to give the information to their friends (staff from Special Hobby group are not allowed to participate).

Information and clues :

  • Reminder : you may play more than once, but only once in a 'play day' (see below)
  • In your answer, please give us your geographical zone (FR or CZ or Rest of the World) and please give your answer in the Title (Objet) of your mail. Thank you !
  • Won for : Rest of the World                       Richard I. Smith      (Thursday, 18 th, 18:05)
  • Won for : Czech Republic                            Petr Patcha              (Friday, 19 th,       20:01)
  • Won for : France                                           Thierry Ghigi            (Saturday, 20 th,  00:05)
  • D1.1     Was involved in a major conflict                                   WWII
  • D1.2     Built at more than 200 units                                           2196
  • D1.3     Already done in injection in 1/72 nd more than 30 years ago          Airfix
  • D2.1     Suffered heavy losses, when not properly employed
  •               when not escorted by fighters, over the Maas bridges and during Campaign of France
  • D2.2     Wingspan : less than 23 meters                               16,46
  • D2.3     Production ceased before 1949                                1940 (november)
  • D3.1     Single engined aircraft                                               Merlin I II or III
  • D3.2     Fought against Italy                                                  Greek Army
  • D3.3     At least one aircraft wore the red and white Polish checkers          Sqn 301 in RAF

Rules :

  • Winner in each geographical zone will get a set of these three  kits, shipment to our charge (the winner will be the first one to give the right answer, according to the rules).
  • 3 geographical zones : France, Czech Republic and … rest of the world (well -yes- France and Czech Republic are a third of the world, for this game)
  • Game will start on Wednesday, 17 th of November, 2021, at 18:00, french winter time. No answer will be taken into account before the start (so please check what that means in your local time)
  • You have to give the manufacturer and the type, or the manufacturer and common name of the plane. Example, in the FRROM range: Vickers Type 132 or Vickers Vildebeest (Vickers Type 132 Vildebeest wouldl for sure be allowed). If there is a discrepancy, manufacturer and type will be taken (Vickers type 132 Spitfire give Vickers  type 132)
  • Answers should be sent by the Contact page of the site Please put in the title (objet) of the message : "Game" and your answer
  • Only one answer is allowed per person (so we need your family and personal name) and per ‘play day’ (see below). In case of multiple answers for a person and a ‘play day’, we will cancel ALL THE ANSWERS for this person and ‘play day’ (just in case some smart person might send the list of all planes of all planes manufacturers on first day).
  • Variations in spelling are authorized (dots or dash or blank in type, Dassaut for Dassault), up to some limit
  • Some additional information will be published every ‘play day’ around 18:00 (french winter time), in english first then in french (but page management may be strange sometimes)  
  • A ‘play day’ runs from 18:00 (French winter time) on a calendar day to 18:00 (French winter time), next calendar day
  • We will publish the geographical zones in which the correct answer has been given, but not the winners names before the announcement (end of game). We will advise the winners by email
  • We will NOT use the emails addresses for commercial purposes or sell these addresses
  • The game may be stopped at any time.