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Nevermore
2006-03-08, 11:01 PM
Just like the Railbots were available in Europe several months before they came out in US KB stores, there's a good chance the Aerialbots will once again be available over here first.

We already saw the Aerialbots in hexalingual "Cybertron" packaging a while back, and now UK-based store The Entertainer has them listed as "in stock".

Air Raid (http://www.theentertainer.com/pws/ProductDetails.ice?ProductID=3774)

Fireflight (http://www.theentertainer.com/pws/ProductDetails.ice?ProductID=3777)

Ro-Tor (http://www.theentertainer.com/pws/ProductDetails.ice?ProductID=3776)

Silverbolt (http://www.theentertainer.com/pws/ProductDetails.ice?ProductID=3775)

Skydive (http://www.theentertainer.com/pws/ProductDetails.ice?ProductID=3772)

Storm Jet (http://www.theentertainer.com/pws/ProductDetails.ice?ProductID=3773)

Credits to Dark Perceptor of Seibertron for originally finding these (http://www.seibertron.com/energonpub/viewtopic.php?t=79725).

And just in case: The Micromaster Aerialbots will be available in "Cybertron" packaging in Europe, and in "Universe" packaging at KB Toys stores in the USA. :)

Quintesson
2006-03-09, 02:40 AM
Sadly, it looks like Hasbro missed an opportunity to improve the coloring and names of these guys.
The following should have happened:

Air Raid << Flanker/"Fireflight" in black
Skydive << Falcon/"Silverbolt" in gray and black
Fireflight << Missile Run/"Air Raid" in red (and white?)
Blades << Chain Gun/"Ro-Tor" in red (the color it already is; with light gray?)
Silverbolt << Supersonic/"Skydive" in extra light gray (the colors it already is)
Storm Jet << Raker/"Storm Jet" (as is, in white and red; "Cloudraker" is another naming option)

The parts (which make up a vehicle) Should be the following colors:
Head >> black, w/ gold face and bright red eyes
Wings/chestplate >> white (or extra light gray), w/ red trim (as it already is)
Feet >> white (or extra light gray)
Fists >> white (or extra light gray)
Thighs/waist >> red (or black), w/ thighs painted gold
Gun >> red (or black) w/ cockpit painted metallic light blue

I'd appreciate it if Hasbro took this into account when selling them in the States.

-- Quintesson.

chimung
2006-03-09, 04:49 AM
I gotta have it...I'm a sucker for Micromasters, and gestalts....so yeah!
The UK does deserve to get some nice things first! They get screwed royaly like 90 percent of the time on releases for everything!

Nevermore
2006-03-09, 09:27 AM
Originally posted by Quintesson
I'd appreciate it if Hasbro took this into account when selling them in the States.

Too late for that. We already saw the packaged US versions last August, and aside from the packaging, they're identical to the European versions.

Frankly, I'd be surprised if Hasbro toys ever looked different between the US and Europe these days.

Angelophile
2006-03-09, 12:22 PM
I'm a whore for Micromasters, especially the combiners.

Ordered!

inflatable dalek
2006-03-09, 04:35 PM
They'll have to try and manage to put at least one of every toy in the case this time. Whilst the previous micro's and the bigger Cybertron toys have been selling well at work they've only sold a few railbots (to me)- presumiably because people want the set.