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Help needed

by Thomas Sweeney on September 3, 2016 in Diorama -- 11 Comments

I made two flight decks One painted blue because I read that in the early years of WWII the Navy painted their flight decks blue for camo because the sea is blue The second one is what color is what […]


75 years ago today

by Tom Cleaver on August 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

75 years ago today, RCAF Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee landed from his first flight in a Spitfire. He went to his barracks and wrote “High Flight,” the greatest poem of flight ever written. When I was in 8th grade, […]

Stunning photographs from RAF competition

by George Williams on August 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

You aircraft fans may like some of these pictures entered into the recent RAF photograph competition:

Hill 881 Viet Nam 1967

by Thomas Sweeney on August 3, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 5 Comments

Fierce fighting for Hill 881 N. The Hill was one of several strategically imporant hills surrounding Khe Sahn in western Quang Tri Province in Vietnam’s I Corps. The fighting between the Marines and North Vietnamese Army (NVA) regulars took place […]


Farewell comfort zone…

by David leigh-smith on July 23, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Introduction. My first post here on iModeler and I’ve really enjoyed the relaxed and supportive attitude (and amazing skills) on show from the members. I’ve a real thing for 1/32 scale WW2 planes, and thought I’d share my latest attempt […]

Now this is impressive…

by Ralph Clements on July 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

B-29 Doc lifts off after 16 year restoration I hope I linked it right


Rescent stash additions all 1/72

I picked these up at that Long Island model show. I didn’t plan on buying that many but, I was inspired by recent builds that appeared on iModeler. so that’s my justification and I’m sticking with it. 1.Monogram F8F Bearcat […]


Ragnars’ rath, Viking long boat

by Robert Royes on May 3, 2016 in Ships -- 8 Comments

This is Revell’s 1/50 Viking long boat . I was inspired by the History channel tv show , all I need is a crew and we’re off to Vineland aaarrgh! Straight foreward build, hated the rigging, The little knots were […]


2 fords and a mercury

1969 ford galaxie 500 fastback 1970 ford ltd 1977 mercury grand marquis


Top Ten Fighters, 1946

by Rob Pollock on April 10, 2016 in Reviews -- 6 Comments

1946 was the zenith of piston-engined fighters. The bloody lessons learnt from the hundreds of thousands of dogfights fought in the War had been carefully noted by designers. This knowledge had been distilled into the creation of a generation of […]