Pictures from a new member

by George Williams on May 20, 2013 · in Armor — 10 Comments

Hi everyone, I’m a new member, an Englishman currently living and working in north east China. I’ve returned to plastic kits after a fairly long time as a railway modeller in the UK. My nearest modelling shop is over 300 […]

Video review: Roden 1/48 T-28B Trojan

by Editor on May 20, 2013 · in Reviews — 1 Comment

Another video kit review from BlackSheep0ne on YouTube, this time scrutinizing the 1/48 scale Roden T-28B Trojan.

Trumpeter 1/32 F8F-1 Bearcat

by Frank Cronin on May 20, 2013 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

This is my first submission to I-Modeler. This is an OOB build. This bearcat is the Air Group Commander’s aircraft of VF-19 during 1947 I enjoyed doing this kit as it is one of my favorite airplanes. Painted it with […]

Revell of Germany 1/72nd Scale He-177 Greif (Griffon)

by Erich Goldbach on May 19, 2013 · in Aviation — 19 Comments

Brief Subject Background: The Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin) was the only operational long-range bomber to be flown in combat by the Luftwaffe. To reduce drag in the design to meet speed (310 mph at 18,000 ft) and diving bombing […]

Another Airliner

by AL HOFFMAN on May 19, 2013 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

Here’s another Western Pacific billboard airliner. Minicraft 1/144 737 withn Daco decals. I’ll let you figure out who the livery represents. Built OOB. I used so much acrylic clear on it I floated one of the stencils loose.

Accurate Miniatures 48th SBD-3 Dauntless USN

by Chuck A. Villanueva on May 19, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

AM’s offering of the Dauntless was an enjoyable kit to build. Despite the many detailed bits in the cockpit throughout the kit, the parts assembly process was pretty much as the instructions described. This is the 3rd Am kit i […]

Believe I’ll post something today, too….

by Bill Koppos on May 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

Built this Special Hobby 1/32 A5M when it first came out. A fairly easy build, added some interior and engine details. Finish is Alclad White Aluminum mixed with a littleTestor’s flat yellow, to get the “Japanese Navy protective coating” tinge. […]

1/144 Airbus A320, AirTran Airlines

by Charles S on May 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Hello All, Here is my just finished A320. The kit is the Revell Germany A320. It bears the markings of AirTran Airlines. This airplane is one of just four A320’s with these markings. They were operated by Ryan International Airlines […]

1/48 Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf-109K-4

by James Kelley on May 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

From early 2010… Built OOB. Gunze-Sangyo acrylics. Not much else to add, I’m afraid. Just wanted to post something today and get some sweet, sweet karma. 🙂

Accurate Miniatures’ 1/48 scale Vought SB2U-1 Vindicator

by James Kelley on May 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Here’s the Accurate Miniatures Vought SB2U-1 “Vindicator”. I started it in 2005, and when I laid down the natural metal finish (Alclad II) to replicate the silver-colored lacquer “dope” used on the fabric, it reacted with the primer I used […]