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Announcing iModeler May Awards

Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective – a look back at some of the notable March additions at iModeler. Altogether, 84 new articles were posted to the headlines during the period, prompting a healthy 989 comments. As […]

Kraków Model Fest 2016 (Festiwal Modelarski – Kraków 2016), Poland, June 11-12

On 11th and 12th June 2016, in Kraków, Poland, Kraków Model Festival will take place. It will be hosted by the Kraków Polish Aviation Museum which has been scored as eighth world’s best aviation museum by CNN television. Both plastic […]

IPMS Race City Modelers May Meeting

We had another successful club meeting this past Sunday at the Mooresville, NC Hobbytown USA. A lot of great models for show and tell. We had several discussions on the type of glues we each like to use and what […]

We’re Looking for New Contributors

The following has been reposted from Hush-Kit…. Do you waste a great deal of time reading about flying machines? Do you find the way aeroplanes are written about boring? Do you find repeated questions irritating? We’re looking for some new […]

Top Ten Fighters, 1946

1946 was the zenith of piston-engined fighters. The bloody lessons learnt from the hundreds of thousands of dogfights fought in the War had been carefully noted by designers. This knowledge had been distilled into the creation of a generation of […]

Historic Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth (2)

As there seems to have been reasonable interest in my previous posting, I’ve added a second and final tranche of images, from both HMS Victory and HMS Warrior, with a selection from the museum areas themselves, as described previously.

Historic Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth

In keeping with a current project (wooden ship model HM Bomb Vessel Granado), for inspiration I visited the famous Historic Naval Dockyard and Museums at Portsmouth. The best known exhibit is HMS Victory (yes, THAT one). I include here several […]

Then and Now

The last veteran of “The Great War,” Florence Green, passed away in 2012, leaving few people to share the stories of that bloody time or remind us of the world as it was… but we still have the pictures. In […]

iModeler Yearbook 2015 – Celebrating diversity (video)

Time to do a final editorial roundup of the year 2015, celebrating the diversity of another amazing 12 months at iModeler. This 3-minute video rewind presents but a small selection from over 1,200 modeling projects posted by iModeler members during […]

Building Airfix 1:72 Fokker EII (late) Eindecker

Here’s a rather charming little video promoting the new-tool Airfix 1:72 Fokker EII (late) Eindecker; produced by Tom Grigat