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1/48 Monogram Junkers Ju-87G-2 Stuka, backdated to a Ju-87 D-5, STAB 1 / SG5

by Louis Gardner on May 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

It’s been a while since I have posted anything here on Imodeler. Today I took a break from working on anything and decided to post something previously built instead………………………. Here’s one from the display case that I built many years […]

Vought F4U-4 Corsair, Hasegawa 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on May 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

First completed build of the year. It wasn’t supposed to take this long! Having pulled this one out of the stash last November thinking it would be a quick build, I wasn’t expecting life to intervene as much as it […]

Bell X 1, 46062, USAAF Muroc Air Base California 1947.

by Allan J Withers on May 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

1/72 Hobbycraft, almost OOB, I replaced the pitots with brass wire, finished in Floquil F110030 and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and other decals, built 2007. This aircraft named “Glamorous Glennis” flown by Captain Charles “Chuck” Yeager.

1/72 scale ESCI F-5

by Bruce Lewerenz on May 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Sometimes you just have to…

1/72 Airfix Fairey Swordfish Mk.1

by Phil Steele on May 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Despite being busy (like a long tailed cat in a rocking chair factory) I got another one finished ! It’s OOB with some scratch built items and general repairs, mostly the result of brittle plastic. Rigged with pre-blackened 2 lb […]

F-100D Super Sabre ‘Pahodee Tiger’

by IAN JACKSON on May 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Hello all. So here’s my just completed Trumpeter 1:48 ‘Hun’. What a kit !!, simply fell together with almost no input from me. Only additions are a Quickboost seat and Eduard pre-painted etch set for the pit – neither of […]

Kitty Hawk F9F-8P Photo Cougar

by Marvin Reyes on May 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

Here’s my take on the Kitty Hawk F9F-8P Cougar (1/48th). I originally was going to do the VF-61 fighter version, however, I messed-up by adding the intake spltter plate, before I realized that this version did not have the splitter. […]

Trumpeter 1/32 EA-18G Growler VAQ-141 Shadowhawks

by Andrew Frill on May 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Fellas, just finished the Trumpeter 32 scale kit. I had to use the Steel Beach resin update that has all the fuselage humps and bumps of the Growler, as Trumpeter only gives you the wing tip ALQ-218 pods and the […]

Convair XFY 1 Pogo, 138649, Naval Auxilliary Air Station, Brown Field California USA 1954.

by Allan J Withers on May 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

1/72 Kovozavody, I modified the propellers, pitot tube and seat, finished in MM metalizers and enamels with MM metalizer sealer over kit decals. built in 2007.

Tribute to the Princeton and the men and Hellcats of VF 27

by David leigh-smith on May 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

The USS Princeton (CVL-23) was lost on October 24th, 1944 at the battle of Leyte Gulf, after a single bomb hit the aft elevator and several ‘locked and loaded’ Avengers. Eight F6F’s from Fighting 27 were on patrol and engaged […]