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Hasegawa 1/32nd Messerschmitt Bf109G-14

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

This short-tailed Bf109G-14 was the benificiary of a tail swap from their Hartmann 109G-6 kit. It was built to represent the mount of Lt. Heinz Ewald of 7./JG-52 while based at Veszprem, Hungary in the Fall of 1944. Ewald survived […]

1/48 P-47D Thunderbolt

by Anders Isaksson on December 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

This is the wonderful Tamiya kit built out of the box with only a set of Eduard pre-painted seatbelts added along with an aftermarket decal sheet used to mark this one as ‘My Gal Sal’ from 378th FS/362nd FG based […]

1/48 Tamiya F-16C Arkansas

by Matt Mears on December 28, 2012 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

Hey Guys latest build, my 1/48 Tamiya F-16 Tried my first bleaching affect on the top of the aircraft to give it a weathered look and then put a wash on, Let me know what you think ! Thanks Matty

DML/Dragon 1/48 Ju-188A-4

by Bryan W. Bernart on December 28, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

This one took a while-both due to the quirkiness of the build and my indecision as to a paint scheme. Most of the kit decals were suspect so I ended up hitting the spares box. As a result, this example […]

Special Hobby 1/32 Nieuport 11

by Tom Cleaver on December 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

This is the Special Hobby 1/32 kit of the Nieuport 11, done OOB. It’s the only model out there in this scale of the Nieuport Bebe, and looks very nice sitting next to any WNW kit.

1/35 M24 Chaffee

by Anders Isaksson on December 27, 2012 · in Armor — 9 Comments

This little scene portrays a Chaffee with its crew scouting for enemy activity on the outskirts of a German town during the late winter of 1945. The kit used is the newish Bronco offering built largely out of the box. […]

1/48th Dragon Ho-229B Nachtjager

by Walt Babst on December 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

I enjoy building WWII Luftwaffe night fighters. When I saw this kit I jumped at it. I loved the idea of the flying wing night fighter with Hs298 air-to-air missles. This was my second Dragon kit and it followed the […]

1/48 Tamiya Spitfire Mk.IIa

by Tolga ULGUR on December 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Here is my 1/48 Tamiya Spitfire Mk.IIa finished with the markings of “421 Flight” from RAF Hawkinge. RAF Hawkinge is a former Royal Air Force station located in Kent, near to the south coast and the closest airfield to the […]

Tony Fokker’s Greatest Hits

by Merrill Anderson on December 25, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Three Eduard 1/48 kits, done pretty close to ‘out of the box’, fussy but excellent kits. One note, the Triplane is greener than the photos, some error by me in lighting or camera setting,the streaking was done with oil paints […]

Christmas wishes

by Editor on December 25, 2012 · in Uncategorized — 8 Comments

To all members and visitors of iModeler, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a wonderful festive break and a Happy New Year. Launched in the fall of 2012, iModeler is already a hive of activity, thanks to […]