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Going to Scale Modelworld?

The weekend of 7-8 November will see modelers from all over the world gather in Telford for the annual IPMS Scale Modelworld. The event is now only days away. I will have a pleasure of joining it, looking forward to be a part of the world's [...]

Posting images at iModeler – now also with style!

The straightforward image uploading function that came to be the hallmark of iModeler has just got better! Last weekend brought the update of the iModeler system to version 1.03. In this update the image uploader, arguably the centerpiece of th[...]

R.I.P. Douglas Carrick

I was just informed by a friend that Douglas Carrick, the accomplished draughtsman, aviation artist and historian who's airplane drawings served generations of modelers worldwide, passed away last week, aged 85. Doug was a legendary figure who'[...]

Pilot’s death reported

Our thoughts are with the family of the Marine pilot who died near here yesterday when his F-18 crashed shortly after takeoff from RAF Lakenheath. One of six aircraft in a 'Red Devils' flight, he was returning to the U.S. following a mission in [...]

Great resource for “used” model builders!!

I was recently directed to this site when I posted for help looking for a set of instructions. I buy most of my kits on auction or used at contests, and twice in 30 days I opened a box that didn't contain instructions. When someone directed m[...]

Diorama subject?

A friend posted this on our club's Facebook page, with the note, "Somebody should do a diorama..." Hmmm .....

Images of the Battle of Britain… (part 2)

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. On this day in 1940, the Luftwaffe embarked on their largest bombing attack yet, forcing the engagement of the entirety of the RAF in defence of London and the South East, which result[...]

Images of the Battle of Britain… (part 1)

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. On this day in 1940, the Luftwaffe embarked on their largest bombing attack yet, forcing the engagement of the entirety of the RAF in defence of London and the South East, which result[...]

75th Anniversary, Battle of Britain

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34250794

Airfix’s next big bomber in 1/72 scale revealed

Airfix next four-engine bomber release in 1/72 scale has been revealed at the company's blog. Coming in 2016 is the new-tool Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress. Accompanying this welcome anouncement were the attached series of 3D CAD screenshots of th[...]