ILA is displaying various aircraft from Boeing to Airbus jets but the most prolific manufacturer in the world is displaying a massive collection.
Model manufacturers Herpa produces almost half a million aircraft a year working in close collaboration with the manufacturers and the airlines.

The highly detailed scaled down models are used as promotional tools as well as being popular giveaways and collector items.

“We also produce exclusive models which are only produced for airline events but often end up on ebay at a fancy price,” says Thomas Gunsel from the company’s marketing department.

 Thomas Gunsel  
 Thomas Gunsel (umlaut) of marketing with models

Herpa is presenting a range of its civil aviation and military models at ILA including the Starfighter in 1/200 scale as well as the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 in the 1/500 scale.  It is also displaying a model of the German charter company ‘Atlantis’ with special imprint for the show.

Herpa from a small Bavarian village called Dietenhofen, also manufactures model cars.

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Source: Flight Daily News