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Airfix 1/12th scale Bentley ‘Blower’

by Martin Planes on June 25, 2017 in Automotive -- 6 Comments

Hi all This is my first post after just joining imodeler. Cars are not my usual subject having been a vintage aircraft enthusiast (when I say vintage I mean from about 1915 up to about 1965 so Eindecker to Vulcan […]

Hawker P1127, XP836, flown by A.W.”Bill” Bedford, Dunsfold England 1961.

by Allan J Withers on June 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the engine intake and compressor, the pitot tube, adjusted the undercarriage and sanded off most of the rivets, finished in MM metalizer with MM sealer over kit decals, built previous to 2007.

Airfix 1/144 Concorde

by Robert Royes on June 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Another nostalgic build, when I saw this kit at a model show I couldn’t resist, having built one long ago, I remember hand painting the silver wings. Anyway, I had planned on doing it as one of the prototypes. but […]

Airfix Spitfire Mk1a 1/72 Starter Kit

by Alfredo Cofré on June 12, 2017 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

Hi, everybody. This is my first contribution as an article to iModeler. Some years ago I bought this Spitfire MK1a Starter Kit for my then 16 yo step son, but he never got interested in modelling. Anyway, some years later […]

MBB BO105 M VBH, 8054, 16th Anti Tank Regiment FGAA Celle 1982.

by Allan J Withers on June 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Airfix, OOB, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit decals. built pre 2004.

Airfix Dogfight Double 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat vs B5N2 Kate

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

This display represents the factual interception of LT Tomonaga Joichi, commander of the Hiryu’s Air Group by LCDR James Thach commander of the Yorktown’s Air Group. LT Tomonaga led the Hiryu’s second strike force of 10 Kate’s and 6 Zeros […]

Skymax 1/72d TBD-1 & Airfix 1/72d A6M2

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I’ve decided to concentrate on the history rather than the models in my Midway GB posts. 12 TBD-1’s of VT-3 led by LCDR Lance E. (Lem) Massey spotted the Japanese carriers at about 1015. Initially the Zeros were kept at […]

Victor – I don’t believe it!

by George Williams on June 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Fans of a certain BBC TV sitcom will recognise the headline! It is, of course, the Handley Page Victor B. Mk 2 (BS). The Victor was a jet powered strategic bomber, which, alongside the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant, […]

The iModeler Spitfire !!

by IAN JACKSON on May 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Yep this is the very Airfix 1:48 Spitfire Vb that I won here at iM around two years ago, and only just got around to putting-together… …now I cannot say I enjoyed the build, and I know that sounds ungrateful […]

Hi, I’m Rob and I have a Monogram problem….

So I suspect we all have a favorite manufacturer, for me it is Monogram, especially the mid 70s to early 80s Monogram aircraft kits. Though the 1960s classics are also wonderful. they are not the best kits, but I still […]