Above the Clouds

Our projects - Currently in progress

Most of our projects are complete recreations / accurate historical reproductions of fallen flag carriers, but others are modifications to factory runs produced by Iconic Replicas.  The Flagstop Tech Team is extremely fussy and very picky, so when a factory run comes out,  we will not "STUFF AND SHIP" a bus if we feel it has errors or deficiencies (yes...even if it was a factory run).  We make the necessary modifications before shipping them out to you.  Unfortunately this can result in delays - we appreciate your patience. Right now we are SEVERELY backed up.

 

Flagstop is always adding new projects - here is an overview of what' we are currently juggling in the queue:

ETA: in progress

Maverick Coach Lines - 4 Sisters

This is the first of three Maverick Coach Lines (MCL) MC-9 projects. The "4 sisters" were purchased new by MCL and were numbered #729 to #732. Distinguishing features include the Maverick horns on the front of the coaches.

Status:

Artwork and graphics are complete along with minor modifications (white rims). 

These units should be shipped out by mid July 2022.

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ETA: In progress

Maverick Coach Lines - #758

The second MC-9 project is Maverick Coach Lines (MCL) unit #758. This coach was purchased from Frontier Coach Lines (unit# 731) and subsequently renumbered into the MCL fleet as unit #758.  Distinguishing features include a black "M C L" band between the front signal lights. Unit# 764 is shown, however this coach is identical to unit #758.

 

Status:  Revision required to black "M C L" front band

Reservations still being accepted

ETA: In Progress

Maverick Coach Lines #759

Our third MC-9 project is Maverick Coach Lines (MCL) unit #759. This coach was purchased used from Ambassador Coach lines and was a favourite to drive among MCL drivers.

Distinguishing features include the black 'M C L" band on the front.

Status: The MCL black band is currently being revised and corrected.

Reservations are still being accepted

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ETA: In progress

Canadian Forces J4500

The Canadian Forces J4500 Highway Cruiser has been held back due to minor modifications to the back of the coaches.  

Status: All artwork is complete - only minor modifications are required to the back of the coach.  Our first prototype is shown.

Reservations are still being accepted

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ETA: In progress

Canadian Forces MC-9
"The Pickle"

The Canadian Forces MC-9 is currently in progress.  

Status: The artwork is not yet complete 

Reservations are still being accepted

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ETA: Customization In progress

CN Roadcruiser MC-9

The Canadian National Roadcruiser MC-9's are being modified with the following: Correct unit numbers based off the prototypes CN#33 to CN#56, excluding CN#54. and corrected or modified destination boards (including PORT AUX BASQUES, GRAND FALLS and others).

Status: All artwork is complete - due to demand we are working through a backlog to get all modifications completed

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ETA: Customization In progress

TerraTransport MC-9

The TerraTransport (ex-CN) MC-9's are being modified with the following: TerraTransport patch, correct unit numbers based off the prototypes CN#33 to CN#56, excluding CN#54. and corrected or modified destination boards (including PORT AUX BASQUES, GRAND FALLS and others).

Status: All artwork is complete - due to demand we are working through a backlog to get all modifications completed

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ETA: Customization In progress

Gray Coach MC-9

Our Gray Coach MC-9's are only being modified to replace the incorrect factory installed white rims with the correct silver rims.  We are also doing some re-numbering of units for customers who wanted multiple number units top build a fleet of Gray Coach MC-9's.

Status: All artwork is in progress - due to demand we are working through a backlog to get all modifications completed.

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ETA: Customization In progress

Grey Goose MC-7

Our "Goose" MC-7's are only being modified to replace the incorrect factory destination boards and also applying custom destinations including BRANDON, GIMLI, PINE FALLS, FT FRANCES, and others.

We are also doing some re-numbering of units for customers who wanted a fleet of different unit#s.

Status: All artwork is complete - due to demand we are working through a backlog to get caught up.

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ETA: Customization In progress

Grey Goose MC-12

Our "Goose" MC-12's are only being modified to replace the factory destination boards and also applying custom destinations including BRANDON, GIMLI, PINE FALLS, FT FRANCES, and others. We are also redoing license places and some re-numbering of units for customers who wanted a fleet of different unit#s.

Status: All artwork is in progress - due to demand we are working through a backlog to get caught up.

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ETA: Customization In progress

STC PD-4107

Our Saskatchewan Transportation Company PD4107's are being modified: Correct unit numbers #901-904 on front cap and rear of coach, corrected Transport Canada mandated Railway crossing sign on back of coach between rear signal lights. Our existing destination boards for the MC-7's, PD4104's and MC-9's will not fit the PD4107's; we have to create new boards.

Status: The artwork was completed June 23/22.

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ETA: Customization In progress

Voyageur PD-4107

Voyageur PD4107's had unit numbers to #2200-2215, and #2230 - 2254.  We are doing a correction and renumbering our coaches to # 2215.  We understand that the PD4107's typically had "Voyageur" lettering on the back of the coach with the unit number placed above. Our modified unit is on the left.

 

Status: This artwork is now completed and has been printed - we just need to apply the graphics. Once finished this project will be posted on our completed projects web page.

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ETA: Customization In progress

Canada Coach Lines PD4104

We are making modifications to the Iconic Replicas factory run for Canada Coach Lines PD4104's. We are only customizing a fleet of coaches with every number that Canada Coach Lines owned, including custom destinations, for one customer. Unfortunately no other units will be available for sale - this run is sold out.

Status: All artwork is in progress.

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ETA: Customization In progress

U.S. Air Force Ambulance bus

We are producing a custom Flxible transit bus (based on the photo) for the U.S, Air Force on an Iconic Replicas coach.

Status: This artwork is now completed and has been printed - we just need to apply the graphics. Once finished this project will be posted on our completed projects web page.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

Acadian Lines PD4104

We are producing a custom run Acadian Lines PD4104, unit#'s 101, 102 and 103. 

Status: This  artwork is complete - this project is only in the queue awaiting painting of the light blue stripe on the roof and application of graphics. 

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

STC MC-7

We are producing a custom run Saskatchewan Transportation Company MC-7, STC # 706 

Status: This  artwork is complete - this project is only in the queue awaiting painting to match the Iconic Replicas STC PD4107. Once complete the graphics will be applied.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

BREWSTER MC-7

We are producing a modified run to convert Iconic Replicas Gray Line Sightseeing MC-7's (87-0257) into a Brewster Gray Line MC-7 unit #93 (unit #94 is shown).

Status: This artwork is now completed and has been printed - we just need to apply the graphics. Once finished this project will be posted on our completed projects web page.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

STC D4505's (Horizontal yellow)

Our custom run of Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) D4505's is in progress. 

Status: This artwork is being redone. We had devoted time to full graphics to do an entire bus wrap, however we are going "old school" and painting the coach then applying our vinyl graphics - the same way the original buses were done in the STC paint shop. We have paint chips from an STC D4000.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

STC D4505's (Incline yellow)

Our custom run of Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) D4505's is in progress. 

Status: This  artwork is being redone. We had devoted time to full graphics to do an entire bus wrap, however we are going "old school" and painting the coach then applying our vinyl graphics - the same way the original buses were done in the STC paint shop. We will be doing all unit numbers in this large run.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

STC MC-9 (Green / yellow)

Our custom run of Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) MC-9's is in progress. 

Status: This  artwork is not complete. We  are going "old school" and painting the coach then applying our vinyl graphics - the same way the original buses were done in the STC paint shop. 

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ETA: Custom run

 PENDING

STC MC-9 (Red band)

Our custom run of Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) MC-9's is in progress. 

Status: This  artwork is not complete. 

NOTE: Since this scheme was an interim scheme, it may be deferred or dropped due to time constraints - and no demand / limited info.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

STC MC-9 (Red / Tan)

Our custom run of Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) MC-9's is in progress. 

Status: This  artwork is not complete. 

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

Coachways PD4104

Our custom run of Canadian Coachways PD4104's is in progress. 

Status: This  artwork has to be redone due to new information being provided on this obscure coach and scheme.  Special thanks author Brian Grams for his assistance on this project.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

Coachways PD4107

Our custom run of Canadian Coachways PD4107's is in progress. 

Status: This artwork will be done at the same time as the Canadian Coachways PD4104.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

VICL PD4104

Our custom run of Vancouver Island Coach Lines PD4104's is in progress. 

Status: This project has become our most expensive and time consuming to develop, unfortunately all prior artwork still cannot be used.  Please be patient - we will do this run.

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ETA: Custom run

 In progress

Trentway Bus Lines PD4104

Our custom run of Trentway PD4104's is in progress. 

Status: Our artwork has to be redone due to improvements in our processes.

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ETA: Custom run

Pending

1:50 scale Corgi MCI 102DL3

We have a significant number CORGI 102DL3's that have been set aside as part of a special project.

We have not determined which schemes to produce but Greyhound, Ontario Northland, and Saskatchewan Transportation Company are being considered.

Development is ongoing - we are also in discussion with Hubtronics to have these units installed with full lights and sound.  More to follow.