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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

1/72 F-14D Super Tomcat VF-2

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hello, this is one of my F-14 build – F-14D Super Tomcat VF-2 Bounty Hunter, BuAerNo.163894 NE100 CAG, USS Constellation CV-64, 2003. 1/72nd scale Hobbyboss, OOB. The aircraft carrier deck diorama is be based on a 27.7cm x 18cm chopping […]

Tamiya 1:48 P-51B of the 486th FS, 352nd FG

by David A. Thomas on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

OK, folks, my first article on IModeler. As my profile states, I’d been out of the craft for about 35 years doing life, and now life seems to have granted me to get back into it. This featured model is […]

1/72nd Minicraft PBM-5 Mariner

by Jim Sullivan on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

I found the Minicraft PBM-5 to be an enjoyable build but not without its challenges. For the most part, the kit is nicely engineered with clean crisp parts and finely recessed panel lines. On the negative side, I found that […]

Italeri F-35A Lightning II (1/72)

by Goran Perger on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Made OOB, it has few mistakes, but s*** happens 😀 I am not completely satisfied, but it will be better in next projects. 😀  Enjoy.

Riding on A Canon-ball! Me 163B Komet (V35) – Kit: Testors/Hawk 1/48th.

by Paul Barber on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

I happened recently to re-read some of the material on Hanna Reitsch’s flights in the Me 163 B. On YouTube I then revisited her famous description of ‘riding on a canon-ball’ in an interview and clip that related her 5th […]

1/48 Tamiya Bf-109 E-4/7 Tropical, 8 / JG 27, “StaffelKapitan” Werner Schroer

by Louis Gardner on June 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

I little while ago I took some photos of two Tamiya 109’s that I built about 18 years ago. (man time really flies……….). I had planned on posting them, (along with the other 1/48 Tamiya Bf-109 E-4 / 7 that […]

Miles M.2F Hawk Major 1:72 – scratchbuilt

by Gábor Szabó on June 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Hi Everyone! This my scratchbuilt 1:72 Miles M.2 Hawk Major, specifically an early „F” version. I have a plan – near on the top on my modeling „bucketlist” – to collect all the „Macrobertson” entries (and maybe a huuge diorama […]

1/72 Zvezda MiG-31 Foxhound

by Boris Grgić on June 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Another excellent kit by Zvezda. Model is out of the box, display stand included. As in previous Zvezda kit, parts fit very well together. Missle launch effect made of PUR foam applied on piece of wire and just “stuck” on […]

‘Planesy’s 1/24th scale collection

by Martin Planes on June 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Hi all Here are my 1/24th scale models so far. The Desert scheme 109 is my little replica of ‘Black 6’ which flew for a number of years on the airshow circuits in the UK after an extensive re-build by […]

Airfix B-17 100 Group

by Alan Price on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is my first post in a while, I’ve been busy building though. This is the Airfix 1:72 B-17 built from the new kit which is a 100 Group RAF Fortress III version. This has all the Eduard sets – […]