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Czech Models 1/48 scale F3D-2 Skyknight

by Andrew Frill on November 21, 2012 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Hello all, this is the Czech models 48 scale skyknight finished OOB with kit markings for VF-14. This kit was a lesson in using every tool in your tool box lol ! Andy

How to use dry pastels for washes

by Editor on November 21, 2012 in Aviation -- 1 Comment

A complement to the recently posted video tutorial How to emphasize detail with pin washes, this clip demonstrates the some basic weathering technique using dry pastels or pigments rather than oils. Found on SMConsortium.

Beaver Float Plane

by Craig Abrahamson on November 21, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

A few years back, we were fortunate enough to go on an Alaskan cruise and I managed to cross another one off the “bucket list”. I’d flown in a hot air ballon, a glider, a bi-plane, helicopters, all sorts of […]

Eduard 1/32 Bf109E1, Jagdgruppe 88 “Legion Condor”

by DougN on November 20, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Here is my rendition of a Legion Condor Messerschmitt Bf109E1 using the Eduard 1/32 kit. This is the aircraft of Uffz. Heinrich Windemuth, who was the last member of Jadggruppe88 KIA in Spain. He was shot down on February 6th, […]

Minicraft 1/144th BUFF

by Craig Abrahamson on November 20, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Pretty basic 2-day build. No interior, no gear, a one-color paint job and a few decals. 1/144th isn’t usually a favorite of mine (unless it’s a pretty big aircraft to begin with) – failing eyesight and shaky hands don’t make […]

Revell 1:144 737 ”6000th 737” LN-NOL

by Robin Holm Matcham on November 20, 2012 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

My recently finished Revell 737 with Braz winglets. Nice kit, but needs adjustments. This is my first airliner, and I think it came out quite well! I used cheap rattle can for the white parts, and Revell 31 for the […]

Revell 1:48 F-117A

by Robin Holm Matcham on November 20, 2012 in Aviation -- 1 Comment

Hello everybody on imodeler! First of all, this is my first post here, and I think this is a nice page! So, here is my recently build. Nice and easy, and it went together quite nice! I used Humbrol paints, […]

Building The KINETIC F-84F

by Jack Mugan on November 19, 2012 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

By Jack Mugan Sometime last year at a model show I managed to pick up a new 48th scale kit from a model company called KINETIC. The vendor had a nice build up of the model on display and he […]

Need for Speed

by Jack Mugan on November 19, 2012 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

The Need for Speed By Jack Mugan Have you ever been browsing through one of you reference books and suddenly see a photo of an aircraft in markings you somehow missed before? That is what happened to me while reading […]

1/32nd FW-190D

by Craig Abrahamson on November 19, 2012 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

This post is more a test of Firefox than anything else. My very first post (the Z-M Skyraider) was done through Firefox – my usual browser). Subsequent articles were posted via Safari because the other one stopped working [well, maybe […]