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iModeler August Awards

by Editor on September 13, 2017 in News -- 20 Comments

With 119 new articles and a record-breaking 2065 comments, August was a sweet month here at iModeler with an abundance of great modeling to behold. Continuing our tradition, here is our selection of models and articles that we think have […]

iModeler random award July 2017

by David leigh-smith on September 2, 2017 in News -- 27 Comments

Well, the postman arrived with this lovely prize from everyone’s favourite modeling community, the sun is shining, the smell of pancakes is wafting from the kitchen, and the teenagers are sleeping in. And it’s Saturday. Thank you to Martin and […]

RIP John Alcorn

by Tom Cleaver on August 30, 2017 in News -- 13 Comments

Noted scratchbuilt modeler John Alcorn died this past Sunday of complications of Alzheimers and congestive heart failure. I first met John 45 years ago, when he walked into a meeting of Golden Gate IPMS in Berkeley, California, at the behest […]

Peace at last for the brave men of the USS Indianapolis and their families.

by David leigh-smith on August 22, 2017 in News -- 6 Comments

In a world where it can be easy to succumb to cynicism through pessimistic images and events, there was some great news this week that after 72 years the Indianapolis was found at rest in the Philippine Sea. A civilian […]


by Josh Patterson on August 22, 2017 in News -- 11 Comments

Pictures (especially from my camera) cannot do justice to seeing a total eclipse with the naked MK1 eyeball. The hue the atmosphere takes on while having a sunset 360 degrees around you is indescribable. It’s one of those things you […]

iModeler Awards – July

by Editor on August 21, 2017 in News -- 23 Comments

I hope that all readers enjoy checking back at iModeler as much as I do, with so many cool and interesting updates filling the headlines every day. Thanks everyone, what’s not to love about modeling? Let’s keep that feeling and […]

NASA Archival Flight Footage – Now Released

by Greg Kittinger on July 25, 2017 in News -- 4 Comments

I saw this posted in one of my blog feeds yesterday, and thought I’d pass it along. NASA has basically posted up (or is in the process of completing the postings) of over 500 new videos of archival historical flight […]

iModeler Awards – June

by Editor on July 19, 2017 in News -- 19 Comments

Once again it’s time for a review of the last month’s highlights at iModeler. In many respects June was a record month averaging five(!) new articles every day and 15 comments per article. A large part of this activity was […]

The iModeler team is growing

by Editor on July 3, 2017 in News -- 27 Comments

Four weeks have passed since our announcement about iModeler becoming a company. The response we received was simply overwhelming, with many best wishes, tips and suggestions for which we are deeply grateful and which we found very, very energizing. Today […]

Announcing the “Year of the Cat” Group Build

by Louis Gardner on June 21, 2017 in News -- 57 Comments

”Year of the Cat” Traditionally, the Chinese have a calendar year that is named after some sort of animal. This year is the “Year of the Rooster”. So what do you think about this? The year of the “Cat”… Anything […]