1980 - 2020
The company produces any type of study or exhibition models
from unique pieces to series, and at any scales..
Jean-François TAPIA Industral Models
Prestige scale models!
The study and manufacturing workshops Jean-François TAPIA models was created in Toulouse in 1980.The company has developed its expertise in many technical and artistic fields such as Aeronautics, Space, maritime, advertising agencies, museum equipment, industry in general and a large number of private collectors internationally.
Our models are renowned for their realism and finesse of execution, major assets, accompanied by originality and creativity, our priorities. The company produces any style of study or exhibition model, from unique pieces to series, at any scales.
The ARIANE 6 program is launched!
The company supplies satellite models to the United States (Space Systems / Loral).
Production and installation of an Ariane 5 model on its launch pad, scale 1:10 in New Delhi where France is exposing.
Realization of different models during the creation of the "Cité de l'Espace" in Toulouse.
Reception at the Toulouse Town Hall. Dominique Baudis deliver to Patrick Baudry the very first Hermes model, scaled at 1:50
The company is selected by all the partners of the HERMES space program: CNES, Aérospatiale, SEP, DASSAUT, ESA..
Creation of the company and opening of a scale model store located in downtown Toulouse.