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Thank you iModeler! Lucky draw prize arrived!

by Greg Kittinger on April 25, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 14 Comments

My first Airfix new-tool kit arrived today, as the random draw award for March. I’m going to have to modify my 2017 build plan to slip this one in, as I’m eager to tackle my first Airfix new-tool kit! Thanks […]

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Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Mk XII

by Dale Cole on April 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Finished this up today so that my hobby tables would be available for Easter dinner (paint stains and all!) Have built 5 of the new tool Airfix kits in the past year. Had more issues with this one than the […]

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Spitfire Mk.Ia (Airfix 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on April 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

One of my iModeler Random Awards boxes has been finished – Airfix’s Spitfire Mk.Ia. I’ve pick this interesting scheme from ModelMaker decal sheet – airplane from No. 303 (“Kościuszko”) Polish Fighter Squadron in RAF, 1941. Except “super fabric” seat belts […]

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Airfix 1/72 P-51D

by Tom Cleaver on April 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

The 352nd Fighter Group was constituted in Sept 1942 and activated at Bradley Field, Connecticut on October 1, 1942. Two of its squadrons, the 21st (later changed to the 486th) and the 34th (later changed to the 487th) had long […]

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iModeler Award

by Morne Meyer on April 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

The “Phantom” Airfix P 40 B finally arrived after having gone missing in the mail. Thanks again Martin for all the effort on your part to get my prize delivered!!! You have proved why iModeler IS THE BEST SITE ON […]

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Tamiya 1/48 Bf-109E-3

by George Henderson on March 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

I started building this to be marked with the kit decals but a photo on the web blew me away. This is more of a study in interpreting B&W colors than being correct so this is my take right or […]

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1/48 Airfix BP Defiant

by Michael Drover on March 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

This is the newish and quite nice to build Airfix 1/48 Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk I. The markings it’s dressed in represent 264 Squadron circa the summer of 1940 in the traditional colours of dark green, dark earth all over sky. […]

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Lockheed P 38E F4 Lightning, A55-3, 1 PRU RAAF Coomalie NT 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the nose, fitted brass tube and wire to the prop’s, added antennae and just enough weight for it to sit, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with MM acrylics over Daves decals, Aussie and […]

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Airfix 1/72 Cessna 0-1F Bird Dog

by Tom Bebout on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Thought for once I would do a quick fun build over a week end. And here it is, the old Airfix 0-1 Bird Dog. What a tiny model for me to be doing. The old decals pretty much fell apart […]

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1/48 Airfix Meteor F.8 IAF

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on March 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments