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Alan Clark’s stunning Hawker Tempest

October 31, 2012 in Aviation

Posting the first article on a new site takes a lot of deliberation, as one would very much like it to be reflective of the site’s vision. I can find no better object to inaugurate iModeler with than this, the magnificent scale scratchbuilt Hawker Mk. V by acclaimed British modeler Alan Clark.

It is one of the very best modeling creations I have had a pleasure of seeing over the years. To me, a model like this epitomizes all the joy, creativity and achievement that scale modeling has to offer. I probably cannot ever hope to produce results of this quality myself, but it doesn’t matter: I’m certain that my humble modeling projects bring as much joy and satisfaction to me as this model did to its author.

Thank you, Alan.

(Photographed during 2009 IPMS UK Scale Modelworld in Telford, UK)

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7 responses to Alan Clark’s stunning Hawker Tempest

  1. I think Alan’s Tempest was a good choice! Nice to see it again.

    Regards

    Magnus

  2. I’ve seen it before and yet it is a model you can just keep looking at and still be amazed.

    This is modeling on another level – totally amazing

  3. Wow, that is an impressive piece of scale model art.

  4. One day…

  5. John said on May 19, 2013

    Stunning example of a scratchbuilding art!

  6. Excellent, I only wish

  7. Truly magnificrnt. Did he do the Mk1 Spitfire in Hendon too?

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