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iModeler April Awards

May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

Time to announce a new round of iModeler Awards. Familiar to all our registered members, the ongoing iModeler contest is designed to promote great content and modeling stories on the web. To that end, all Headline entries at this site are automatically considered in our monthly roundup.

We’re awarding the Best in Show title to the entry that wins the jury’s award, plus one Random Award as a token of appreciation to all our contributors. We also list runner-ups as Honorable Mentions because we usually find many great submissions that deserve recognition.

iModeler Best in Show – April 2015

The jury’s vote goes to Gábor Szabó’s excellent scratchbuilt Latecoere 28.3H in 1:72 scale. The “real modeling” skill and effort that went to this model has been difficult to miss… Better still, the builder also opted to share a selection of construction photos, explaining the process and giving valuable insight into his techniques. It is a kind of article that we really loved to read!

Gábor’s other creations – all of which have been attracting many comments – can be admired at his iModeler blog.

And so the iModeler award goes to Hungary…

Latecoere 28.3H 1:72 scratchbuilt

But wait, there is more…

We are also awarding a prize as a token of appreciation to all our contributors. This is selected through an entirely random draw among all the entries of the month. This time, our lucky winner is Steve E with 1/48 Strombecker X-1B Restoration. Thank you for bringing this variety of old and new modeling to iModeler!

Honorable Mentions: Our Extraordinary Finalists

(in no particular order)

1. Ulf Lundberg – CIAO BELLA! TRUMPETERS ROMA IN 1:350
2. Ulf Lundberg – Dragons Scharnhorst in 1:350
3. Rob Pollock – Roland D.VIb
4. Ricardo Dacoba – IAI C-420 Dagger , 1982 Falklands War
5. P.k – The SUPERMARINE Type 300 Conversion 1/48 Tamiya – Paragon
6. Marek Halas – PZL P-11c
7. Eric Galliers – 1/32 HK/Fisher Models Gloster Meteor F8, RAAF.

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12 responses to iModeler April Awards

  1. Thank You All! It’s a great honour for me!

  2. Well done Gabor , Steve and the rest mentioned..
    All are excellent builds.

  3. Congrats one and all….and thanks to the iModeler staff as well.

  4. Congratulations, Gabor and everyone! The bar just keeps getting higher!

  5. Well deserved congratulations to all those mentioned.

  6. Congtulations to all. Gabor yours is so well deserved. Since I have been on this site I am in awe at the skills of those here and even though we are worlds apart I feel a kinship with my fellow modelers as if I know you all personally.

  7. Well done, Gabor. Well deserved.

  8. Congratulations!!


  9. Well done to all, some great models there.


  10. Congrats to the winners. Its a well deserved award, beautiful build !

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