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iModeler Awards – February

by Editor on March 16, 2017 in News -- 14 Comments

It’s high time to reveal the results of of our February retrospective. I’m sure that most of our readers will be well familiar with our long-standing tradition of awarding a prize among all articles of the month. Time to look […]


Water wings extraordinary

by Editor on March 11, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 9 Comments

A legacy of my unfinished book project that I had been working on previously is that I find enjoyment in browsing and researching historic archives on the web. Having a few spare hours today I found a wonderful photo collection […]


Announcing January iModeler Awards

by Editor on February 16, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 25 Comments

Let’s have a look back at some of the notable iModeler contributions in January. The month brought 118 new headline articles and 1836 comments – a very good month with many fantastic models on display. As per our tradition, we […]

1:72 Polikarpov I-3, from Small Stuff [video]

by Editor on February 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Can’t help but marvel at Tom Grigat’s stop-motion modeling videos at Youtube. This time he goes really tiny with 1:72 Polikarpov I-3, a fine resin kit from Small Stuff. Enjoy. The same kit has been built recently by Pavel Aparin: […]


Delivering the iModeler Award

by Editor on January 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

During the four years of the iModeler monthly contest, we have happily managed to deliver around 100 kit prizes to modelers in all corners of the globe. When Stellan Schroeder Englund was elected the winner of our December award, I […]

About Marmite chipping [video]

by Editor on January 29, 2017 in How-to -- 6 Comments

I’ve recently learned about using Marmite instead of salt as a masking medium for chipping, and I immediately fell in love with the idea. Before trying it out on my current project, I’ve found this very useful video tutorial from […]


iModeler December Awards

by Editor on January 18, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 13 Comments

In the context of iModeler, the year 2016 will be remembered for the solid stream of fantastic modeling inspiration. One last remaining action is looking back at our December contributions. It is my pleasure to announce the December iModeler Awards! […]


Camouflage & Markings – English Electric Lightning

by Editor on December 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The English Electric Lightning is one of those iconic aircraft of the Cold War era. It was designed, developed, and manufactured by English Electric, a company that subsequently came to be absorbed by the newly formed British Aircraft Corporation. The […]


From the Editor

by Editor on December 23, 2016 in News -- 22 Comments

Christmas is around the corner. Some of us are still searching for the last gifts, travel to visit their nearest and dearest, or in other ways are preparing for the festivities. To all our members, friends, authors, visitors and occasional […]


Amazing hand-painted 1/35 Mil Mi-24 Hind

by Editor on December 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

A picture in Rob’s latest Friday Briefing showing a Hungarian Mi-24 Hind painted as a bird reminded me of this, the Best in Show winner at this year’s Moson Model Show. This 1/35 scale Hungarian Air Force Mi-24 Hind “Csőrike […]