iModeler

Article Directory: Aviation Page 2

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.
caabreu-170422-58fb9b145068d

1/48 Academy P-51B

by Geoffrey Abreu on April 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

This is the Academy (Accurate Miniatures) 1/48 P-51B. Maketar masks were used for the national insignia and squadron codes. I replicated the scheme that came in the box but painted the markings on instead of using the supplied decals. The […]

Junkers Ju388 in British Markings

by Santiago Hrubisko on April 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

My father has finished another model. He has built a Junkers Ju388. This model is part of the group of captured WWII aircrafts with British markings. We have many models to build in the future. Here are all the German […]

konda24-170419-58f7992b56769

Hobbycraft 1/48 Hawker Sea Fury F.B.Mk. II

by Joe Caputo on April 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Everyone who has built this kit knows how basic it is. My first attempt ended up in the standard paint scheme of the period (grey, duck egg, w/stripes). I bought this kit already started, The fuselage halves, including the prop, […]

remete-170418-58f69b3baa717

The can opener: Hawker Hurricane MKIID, Hobbycraft 1:48

by Gábor Szabó on April 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Hi All, This is my attempt to make a decent Hurricane MKIID from the venerable Hobbycraft kit I bought on evilbay – how appropriate – from Canada 🙂 . I always liked the Hurricane „Fury without the second wing” look […]

f-104nut-170418-58f5753bdb960

1/48 Hasegawa F-104S ASA M

by Brian Scott on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

It’s officially down . I present the awesome 1/48 Hasegawa F-104S ASA M. I used the DACO Starfighter update set , Tauro decals , Master Brass Pitot tube and Royal Resin wheels , cutting edge ejection seat . Painted with […]

tail-dragon-170417-58f528462c361

1/48 Hurricane MK I, Willie McKnight, 242 Sqdn

by Colin Latta on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

This is Italeri’s 1/48 Hurricane Mk I. Loads of improvements, alterations and scratchbuilding, but it’s done. Paint is Tamiya’s acrylics (custom mix for the dark earth), Mix of kit and IPMS Canada “Canadian Aces” decals, and weathered with oils and […]

tom-bebout-170417-58f50ad3e2e23

75th Anniversary Doolittle Tokyo Raid

by Tom Bebout on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The USAF Museum is currently sponsoring a two day tribute commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid. Twelve B-25’s from all over the country were present and they will participate in a fly over prior to a memorial […]

aerodata-it-170417-58f4de4d75bb0

Cessna O-2A “Oscar Deuce” – 1:48 (Testors/Italeri)

Hi all, following my previous articles about Vietnam era helicopters, this is time for a fixed-wing! In late ‘60s USAF introduced twin-powered Cessna O-2A to replace single engine Cessna O-1 (my next project). Testors/Italeri kit is acceptable but almost basic. […]

grgast-170417-58f4b2a3d9093

1/48 MiG-21 UB/bis

by Boris Grgić on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Here’s my temporary collection of MiG-21’s (grey twin seater was sold). Plan was to assemble Croatian Air Force red/white display twin seater and standard single seater. In the meantime I was asked to assembly another twin seater for a friend. […]

tony-prince-170416-58f3475677a1c

Tamiya Beaufighter Mk. VI

by Tony Prince on April 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

This kit was built originally as a RAAF Mk.21 shortly after the kit was released. I later felt that the foliage green overall finish didn’t do it justice & decided to re-do it as a Mk. VI from 30 Squadron […]