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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Project Completed: The 1/32 Tamiya A6M2 Zero

Well I finally completed her. Many of you provided wonderful comments and questions when I posted the past several WIP articles on this complex build. I truly appreciated all the compliments and comments. Overall this was a complex but fun […]

Torp in the water! Another Monogram Classic done

well here she is my 1974 issue Monogram TBD-1. I painter her as a bomber from the USS Yorktown at the Battle of the Coral Sea. Scratchbuilt seats and interior details, Eduard seat belts. One of the interesting things I […]

Airfix 1/72 Junkers Ju87 B-2 Stuka – Battle of Kasserine Pass group build

Well here it is, just finished my 1/72 Stuka from the new tooling by Airfix. Officialy from 6./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, “Immelmann” based at Tmimi, Libya in july 1941. Airfix made fantastic work of the new tooling in 1/72. Lots of fine […]

Savoia S-21 Porco Rosso, Fine Molds 1/48

Sometimes you see something that piques your interest enough to make you want to do something about it, and so it was with this model. The inspiration came from an article here on iModeler posted sometime last year. Without it, […]

Eduard Me 109F-2

This is the Eduard Me109F-2 in 1:48 built by me for Model Airplane International magazine where it will be feature soon. This is a very good kit, loads of detail in it especially in this, the Profipack version. Its perhaps […]

Airfix Stuka 1:48

Here are a few photos of my Airfix Ju87 B-2/R, this is the new version of the Airfix kit which I have built for Airfix Model World Magazine and its featured in this month’s (April) edition. This is a lovely […]

Tamiya 1/48 scale Spitfire MK V, racer

This little Spitfire was purchased at the end of WWII by co-owners Horace Hopkins and Copper W. Danielson (C.W.) , and flew out of the Bernard airport in Beaverton Oregon. Originally used as a motion picture prop is was soon […]

Italeri 1:48 Macchi C.205

My second Veltro (Greyhound), in the service of the Aeronautica Nanzionale Repubblica and flown by Ten. Sergio Mazzerelli. 3ª Squadriglia, 1° Gruppo, Campoformido (Udine), Italy, Apr.-Aug. 1944 This is a reboxing of the Hasegawa kit with more decal options and […]

“Bare-Metal Foil” 1/32 Kitty hawk SNJ/Texan Project: A 1st Attempt

I am a private pilot an a huge WW2 Naval Aviation Buff. Much of this is due to my Dad being a Navy Aviation Crewman during the war. He spent a lot of time in the Navy Aviation Training Command […]

F6F Hellcat Diorama (1/48) – “Anatomy of a cat”

Hello everybody, this is my first submission to iModeler, and I hope you like it. This tiny virtual museum diorama features Jasmine’s awesome “skeleton” Hellcat. I’ve added an Eduard R-2800 engine – which is quite challenging – and other goodies. […]