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REVIEW: 7688 Sports Aeroplane

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#1 frogstudio


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Posted 03 May 2010 - 08:54 PM


Hi!!!  On my way back from Beijing via British Airways, I found they sold this set, so, without doubting it, I got it. So, here's a short review, hope you enjoy it...

Set: 7688 - Sports Aeroplane
Year: 2010
Theme: Town, Airline Promo Set
Pieces: 105
Price U$S 25.-

The Box

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One thing that caught my atention is the relatively small size of the box.  Having 105 pieces, the box is quite smaller than in other sets.  I guess it has to do with the fact that it is sold on airplanes, where there's not much space. :) Just a pic, to compare with a minifig.
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Two bags, some loose pieces and a single instruction booklet.
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One single minifig, with the new style of cap.
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A couple of pages, just to show...
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The support car:
It has a really simple design, but I find it really cute.  comes with a couple of tools to repair the plane and a fire extinguisher.
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The plane:
Mid build
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Complete Set:
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Really nice set to own.  the design od the plane is great and the first LEGO plane to have a bubble cockpit.  If built in other colours, it could easily be turned into a WWII fighter or a brazilian Tucano.  If you have the chance, get it!!!!

#2 prateek


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Posted 03 May 2010 - 09:29 PM

Nice review! This set has good pieces, but it could've came with one more fig. :classic:

#3 lightningtiger


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Posted 04 May 2010 - 12:55 AM

Thanks for your take on this set 'frogstudio' - second review today - man, where did this one come from ! :grin:
Cute surport vehicle and cool plane.
Keep on bricking everybody ! :sweet:

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