I am posting this 1/48 scale Turbo Mentor on behalf of a fellow club member of mine, Dean Winfield. (I am not sure if I am allowed to upload on behalf of someone, so if I am breaking any iModeler […]
Modeling by Morne Meyer
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My name is Morne Meyer. I am a History teacher. 42 years old. Avid modeler since age 10. Very interested in aviation from WW II , Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam war to present. Mainly building US Navy and USAF aircraft in 1/48 scale. Favourite aircraft: P 38, P 47, P 51, P 61, Century Series, SAC bombers and ALL US Navy jets! GO NAVY!!! Member of IPMS South Africa.
Some more photos to augment those posted by Marc.
My contribution for the group build will be Academy’s F 4B dressed up in Vagabond decals for VF 84’s SEA 1965 cruise. Eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Aires cockpit set to add some spice to an excellent kit.
This is Monogram’s classic Super Sabre in 1/48 scale. It is typical 70’s and 80’s Monogram with raised panel detail and good detail ie. open gun bay ammo chute, open speed brake and raised cockpit details. This model represents an […]
Recently my 9 year old daughter, Micaela, expressed an interest in building a model aircraft. I managed to get hold of the exact same model kit that I built back in 1982 as my first model when I was 10, […]
This is the classic Monogram Thud in 1/48 scale. The model depicts the Thud flown by Capt. Peter Foley on 13 March 1968. This Thud belonged to the 469th Tactical Fighter Squadron of the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing. The 469th […]
This is Revell/Monogram’s gigantic 1/48 scale rendition of arguably the most aesthetically pleasing bomber to emerge from the Cold War, the Rockwell B-1 B Lancer. This model is depicted in a typical 1980’s wrap around colour scheme of dark green, […]
This build was inspired by a scene from the movie WE WERE SOLDIERS, where Huey gunships fly in low to unleash rockets at the advancing NVA. The kit is the Academy/MRC 1/35 scale Huey Hog in the colours of the […]
The A-37B Dragonfly was one of those unsung heroes of the Vietnam air war. Over shadowed by more glamorous jets like the Phantom, Crusader, Super Sabre and Thunderchief, the A-37 was deployed to Vietnam to replace the F-100 and B-57. […]
This is Italeri’s 1/72 scale rendition of arguably the deadliest of the Sukhoi design bureau’s fabulous Flankers. The side-by-side seating Su-27 variants are radical developments of the original Flanker interceptor. The Su-27 IB, Su-32 FN and Su-34 are dedicated tactical […]