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Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on July 21, 2017 · in Photo Collections — 16 Comments

More from the Cradle

by Robert Royes on July 20, 2017 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

A few more pics from the Cradle of Aviation Museum, a couple a little blurry ,sorry.1-F9F-7,2- P-47N, the last one produced, 3-An actual LEM that I I think would have been Apollo 18,4- the prototype LEM ,and 5- a reproduction […]

Kaman Seasprite HH-2, Airfix 1/72

by Robert Royes on July 19, 2017 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

This is the Airfix SH-2 Seasprite backdated to a SAR version used from large deck destroyers off the coast of Vietnam to rescue downed aircrew . Besides leaving off all the ASW gear I added a left main cabin door […]

P-36A Hawk (Academy 1/48)

by Vjekoslav Ranec on July 19, 2017 · in Aviation — 15 Comments

This P-36 is the new Academy re-release of the relatively old Hobbycraft kit. This kit has pretty good moulding and recessed panel lines, but it is pretty rudimental in cockpit and engine/engine cowling area. The plastic is moulded in light […]

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 […]

1/32 Tamiya Mosquito FB Mk.VI, No 305 (Polish) Squadron

by K. J. Bricknell on July 19, 2017 · in Aviation — 15 Comments

A warning, gentlemen: there’s some outrageous and unashamed name-dropping in the following piece, so I’ll apologise for that in advance. Imagine that you are a very young man about to graduate from advanced pilot training at RAAF Base Pearce in […]

Northrop F-20 Tigershark – 1/72 Hasegawa

by David Mills on July 18, 2017 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

The F-20 was of course the last of the famous Northrop F-5 line. Regrettably the F-20 did not go into production despite being a superb aircraft In 1983/4 the RNZAF sent a team to the USA to evaluate the F- […]

Monster Triplane Wit a bit of Tinkering

by Paul Nash on July 17, 2017 · in Aviation — 26 Comments

As threatened previously, here are some pics and the background to what started out as one of those Hachette (very expensive) part works that claimed to give you a 1/8th scale model of the Red Baron’s Fokker Triplane. An old […]

1/48 Revell / Monogram P-47D Thunderbolt “Bonnie”, Major “Bill” Dunham, 460th FS, 348th FG.

by Louis Gardner on July 16, 2017 · in Aviation — 42 Comments

Here’s the mate to my last P-47 article…………….I built this plane about 10 years ago. I built this one at the same time as “Fiery Ginger” as flown by Colonel Kearby. These two planes were my first attempt at working […]

It sure is fun to have the prototype to work with….Mustang!!!

by California Steve on July 16, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 24 Comments

Fooled ya! I’m Back after a too long vacation. Well after saving scheckles and pennies I finally bought the car I was after for many years. It’s a 2006 Ford Mustang. One owner car with only 49,000 miles on her. […]