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Consolidated PBY 5A Catalina, A24-113, 113 ASR Flight RAAF Cairns Qld 1945.

by Allan John Withers on November 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Academy, my second Catalina, I modified and added a few things, finished in MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over Aussie, Model decal and spares.


1/48 Academy Spitfire FR Mk.XVIII

by Michal Walusz on October 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hello Folks This time I would like to present completed build. This time it is Spitfire Mk.XIVe version from Academy. The build take me a two year or so but not because the kit is woeful but I have long […]


Consolidated PBY 5 Catalina, A24-17, 11 Sqn RAAF Cairns Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on October 12, 2016 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

1/72 Academy, my first Catalina, not counting the the Airfix kit built many years ago, I modified a few things and added some antennae, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and MM FS30000 acrylic over ES decals.


My Shiny Bearcat/Model Number Eight for the Year

by Scott Nelson on September 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

This is the Academy 1/48 Bearcat. Apparently it is also the Hobbycraft Bearcat. I’ve read reviews that say the cowl is misshapen and the wheel well detail may be spurious among other issues. However, I found the kit to look […]


Tiger I (Early version, Academy, 1:35) of the 2nd SS Panzer Corps at Kursk, Russia, 1943

by Michel Verschuere on September 4, 2016 in Armor -- 6 Comments

Some history: I bought this particular kit out of the stash from another modeller in Belgium, together with a Pz. III E (Dragon) which I will post on later. It features the early version of the infamous Tiger tank that […]


Luftwaffe F-4F (1/144 Academy, Phantom II Group Build)

by Dmitry Stropalov on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Maybe the smallest Phantom in this group build and on my display shelf also. I don’t have much to say about this model, especially after more than a month after finishing it. But it was fun to build something in […]


Academy 1/48 T-33A Shooting Star

by Tom Bebout on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

So once in a while I’ll do a jet or two depending on my interest. This kit is pretty much OOB, with the exception that I added some True Detail seats and wheels. The kit decals represent the 67th FBS, […]


Academy Sherman tank dio 1/48 “Fury-esque”

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Armor -- 13 Comments

Last year I saw the utterly dreadful “Fury” starring Brad Pitt(s) and although the movie was so awful I did like the tank and decided to have a little change from what I normaly build,I don’t know if I used […]


Hey guys remember me?

by neil foster on August 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Well it’s certainly been a while since I posted anything on iModeller so I thought I would show you what I’ve been building in the last couple of years,I’ll kick off with a civilianised B17 G based on the lovely […]


B-24M Liberator, Academy 1/72.

by Korolev Vlad on July 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 35 Comments

Hello! Here’s my newest completion, the Academy B-24M Liberator. Finished with metal foil on all surfaces. Sincerely, Vlad.