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Product news – Gaspatch Models

by Editor on November 7, 2015 in News -- 5 Comments

Gaspatch Models’ second 1/48 kit will be the Henschel Hs 123. The company has been showing an advanced prototype of the kit, which according to the company is only months away from release. What do you think – I’d say […]

Scale Modelworld – New releases by Airfix

by Editor on November 7, 2015 in News -- 18 Comments

Airfix surprised today with an incredible array of new and projected kits at their Telford stand. There’s really too much to describe here, so we’d rather let the pictures speak for themselves. Looking forward to everyone’s comments… It’s a golden […]

Time for Scale Modelworld!

by Editor on November 7, 2015 in News -- 6 Comments

The weather is dreadful, the traffic is jammed, the lines are long – time for Scale Modelworld 2015! Watch this space for live reports from the show during the day 🙂

What iModeler is all about – in 2 minutes flat (video)

by Editor on November 5, 2015 in News -- 8 Comments

We think that iModeler is a cooler type of hobby community, but how does one explain its qualities in a concise manner? Well, how about a video – we have prepared a short explainer clip for iModeler. Our new visitors […]

Going to Scale Modelworld?

by Editor on November 3, 2015 in News -- 18 Comments

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 […]

Posting images at iModeler – now also with style!

by Editor on November 2, 2015 in News -- 12 Comments

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 the […]

R.I.P. Douglas Carrick

by Editor on October 31, 2015 in News -- 6 Comments

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’s work was instrumental […]

Pilot’s death reported

by Rob Pollock on October 22, 2015 in News -- 6 Comments

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. […]

Great resource for “used” model builders!!

by Greg Kittinger on October 14, 2015 in News -- 7 Comments

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 […]

Diorama subject?

by Rob Pollock on October 3, 2015 in News -- 14 Comments

A friend posted this on our club’s Facebook page, with the note, “Somebody should do a diorama…” Hmmm …..