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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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iModeler November Awards

by Editor on December 11, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 19 Comments

It’s time for the year’s final Awards announcement. As our regular readers would know, our way of celebrating the authors at iModeler is awarding monthly kit prizes among the contributions of the month. November was a very prolific period with […]

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Camouflage & Markings – McDonnell F2H Banshee (Part 2)

by Editor on November 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

In contrast with the profiles posted in the first part of this article, the later versions of the F2H Banshee offered a rather greater variety of color schemes. These late-production Banshees also looked quite different from the original. The F2H-3 […]

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Scale Modelworld 2016 models – #18 (Aviation)

by Editor on November 25, 2016 in Show Reports -- 5 Comments

Here is the last, but by all means NOT the least interesting galery from the 2016 Scale Modelworld show in Telford, UK. The models on display ar all 1/72 scale aircraft. In all, we’ve had well over a 1,000 photographs […]

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Scale Modelworld 2016 models – #17 (Aviation)

by Editor on November 25, 2016 in Show Reports -- 5 Comments

Concluding my Scale Modelworld 2016 series, it’s time for its two final galleries – the 1/72 aircraft in the competition area. Part #18 to follow shortly, or click on the following link to get back to: Scale Modelworld 2016 models […]

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Scale Modelworld 2016 models – #16 (Aviation)

by Editor on November 21, 2016 in Show Reports -- 7 Comments

A surprisingly interesting corner of the Scale Modelworld competition display were the 1/144 scale classes. Easily overlooked because of their diminutive size, these aircraft models featured all kinds of modern improvements usually associated with larger scales such as the detailed […]

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Announcing iModeler October Awards

by Editor on November 20, 2016 in News -- 17 Comments

All the work and excitement of Scale Modelworld made us more than a bit late with the announcement of the October iModeler Awards. I’ll blame it on the fact that more than half of our judging team was kept busy […]

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Scale Modelworld 2016 models – #15 (Ships)

by Editor on November 18, 2016 in Show Reports -- 5 Comments

I find ship models patently difficult to photograph, particularly on shows where about half of them tend to arrive in glass cases – rather impentetrable to a camera unless one uses a polarization filter and/or custom lighting. So here’s the […]