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Last of the Dam-Busters

A quick dedication to the last surviving Dambusters pilot, Sqn.Ldr. Les Munro, who has died at the age of 96. The legendary ‘Dambusters Operation’ of RAF 617 Squadron flew from RAF Scampton, near Lincoln, in 1943 and successfully used “bouncing[...]

IPMS Race City Modelers January Meeting

First meeting of 2017 for the Race City crowd and it was a good one! There was 18 members and about 22 models. We had a discussions about what tool we use to remove small parts from sprue and different paints. Show and tell was fantastic. As you[...]

Southern California’s Top Gun! Petersen Automotive Museum presents Valley Con 2017

Petersen Automotive Museum presents VALLEY CON 2017. Two floors of modeling fun. Our contest on the ground floor and our vendors on the second floor all indoors, and admission to the Museum gets you into the contest with up to ten model entries.

Water Wings group build

Happy New Year, everyone! This is just a friendly reminder that the Water Wings group build, dedicated to seaplanes and flying boats of all types, is still going strong. Deadline is March 1st, so you still have a few months to get those builds[...]

2016, A year in review

Well I was able to complete 4 of the 12 subjects in 2016, though I was also able to start 10 of the 12. With 4 new projects on the bench with 3 older projects still on going. Even one unplanned build was completed. So all in all it was a go[...]

From the Editor

Christmas is around the corner. Some of us are still searching for the last gifts, travel to visit their nearest and dearest, or in other ways are preparing for the festivities. To all our members, friends, authors, visitors and occasional sup[...]

My Modelling Year (Theme)

Having recently completed my final project for 2016, I wanted to look back at the 'modelling year' to review the annual plan hopefully to find I hadn't deviated from it too much. In terms of subject, the weighting was towards dioramas and vigne[...]

October Imodeler “Random Award”

I want to take this time and thank the staff of Imodeler. I was chosen as the lucky winner for the month of October for the random award. I had by chance joined Imodeler earlier that month. Since then I have made some new friends and have re[...]

Announcing iModeler October Awards

All the work and excitement of Scale Modelworld made us more than a bit late with the announcement of the October iModeler Awards. I'll blame it on the fact that more than half of our judging team was kept busy in Telford! Now let's have a look[...]

Heading for Scale Modelworld 2016?

This coming weekend, modelers from all over Europe (and indeed, the World) will be meeting in Telford for the annual IPMS Scale Modelworld. By Friday I will be on a plane to Manchester to join the crowd, meeting up with my friends @magnusf and [...]