Modeling by Ramon R. Lomeli


AH.7 Lynx, Afghanistan 2006

by Ramon R. Lomeli on July 12, 2016 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

Long time no speak, iModeler! Here is a Lynx gifted to me by my wife’s grandmother Mary, who we all called Nan. She was a very special lady, veteran of ww2 WAAF, and tough as nails. I only wish she […]


1/48 Scale Mi-24 Hind-E

by Ramon R. Lomeli on December 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Hello iModeler! Here is my Revellogram 1/48 scale Mi-24 Hind, converted to Hind-E standards. i used Cobra Company Weapons Set and External Detail Set, Linden Hill Decals and Akan Paints (which I HIGHLY recommend!) For the weapons sight on the […]


Hasegawa 1/48 scale N1K2-J George

by Ramon R. Lomeli on October 8, 2015 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

Hello all! Here is my Hasegawa Shiden-Kai, built straight from the box. The only add on was the EZ Line antenna wire. Once assembled, I sprayed Testors Metalizer Aluminum from a can as a primer coat, then I used Tamiya […]


Academy 1/48 scale SU-27 Flanker

by Ramon R. Lomeli on July 17, 2015 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Hello! Here is my Academy 1/48 scale SU-27 Flanker. This kit was purchased for the equivalent of about $20 in the city of Taegu, Republic of Korea back in 1995 (when I thought $40 was a lot to pay for […]


Hobbycraft 1/48 scale Mig-17

by Ramon R. Lomeli on July 16, 2015 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Hello! So here is my Hobbycraft MiG-17. I bought this kit waaaay back in 1993 while I was in Virginia for AIT. I have been carrying it around with me ever since, and finally started it this past spring. If […]


Thanks Again, iModeler!

by Ramon R. Lomeli on July 15, 2015 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Hello! Last year I won the random drawing for May, and the new tooling BF-109e-4 by Airfix was my prize. I didn’t just want to take a prize and have it sit in my stash because that would seem a […]


Airfix SAAF Hawker Fury, 1/48 scale

by Ramon R. Lomeli on May 5, 2015 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

Hello all! I finished this one this past January. Built OOB with the addition of EZ line for the rigging. Model Master enamel paints shot through my SOTAR 20/20 airbrush. Dressed in South African Air Force markings as used in […]


Monogram AH-1F Cobra, 4th Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Desert Storm 1991

by Ramon R. Lomeli on April 17, 2015 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hello All! I meant to post this one last year when I posted my USMC Cobra, as I built them simultaneously but then time got away from me… Anyways, this is the Revell of Germany boxing of the old Monogram […]


Airfix 1/48 AH.7 Lynx, SFOR Headquarters, Ilidza, Bosnia 1998

by Ramon R. Lomeli on April 13, 2015 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Hello all! I present to you my Airfix 1/48 scale Lynx helicopter. I wanted to build this one to represent a Lynx that we landed next to in Ilidza, Bosnia, back in 1998. All I had to go on was […]


1/48 scale Italeri AH-1W Cobra, Glamoc Gunnery Range, Bosnia Herzegovina, 1998

by Ramon R. Lomeli on November 13, 2014 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Hello all! from my “Good from Afar but Far from Good” collection, I present to you my AH-1W Cobra. It is the Italeri kit with the following upgrades: – Cobra Company cockpit – Cobra Company exhaust correction kit – scratch-built […]