The Seychelles has a simple yet most interesting history. The Seychelles, an African Island chain of 115 islands is the smallest in population compared to any African sovereign nation. However the Seychelles is not short on vibrant culture and beautiful scenery. As a result the airline, that is basically shared between the Seychelles government (60%) and Etihad Aviation Group (40%), is not hard to pick out in a crowd whether that be in the old livery or the new.
Up for review today is an Aeroclassics attempt at the A300-200 (old livery). This airframe which was initially issued to Air Seychelles in 1979 but would go on to serve with about a 1/2 dozen other suitors before her tragic end has quite a story line. This 2014 effort by AC,
The model itself is based on the overall superb Aeroclassics mould. The mould first saw action in 2007. It's premier release was a China Eastern Airlines A300-605 Reg. B-2318. Once on the market it renderd older efforts from likes of Dragon Wings and Herpa rather redundant. It improved on these efforts from other manufacturers with an all metal construction, and more sophisticated gear legs and printed details.