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RAF Fortress III Detail Photos

by Alan Price on June 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Following on from last week’s post on my RAF Fortress III, I said that when the new issue of AMW was out I’d post some detail photos. Well the new issue is out tomorrow so here are the photos as […]

Airfix B-17 100 Group

by Alan Price on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is my first post in a while, I’ve been busy building though. This is the Airfix 1:72 B-17 built from the new kit which is a 100 Group RAF Fortress III version. This has all the Eduard sets – […]

B-17 Done!

by Rob Anderson on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Well here she is, mostly out of the box, I did use a squadron main canopy, Eduard ignition harnesses, and a Cheyenne tail turret from the Monogram Pro Modeler kit, graciously donated to me by a Hyperscaler. I did not […]

Academy B-17F “Shamrock Special”

by Igor Cernisevski on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Hey guys, here’s my try at Academy Fortress. Almost OOB, with exception of QB gun barrels and scratchbuilt landing lights. Markings are from Revell, since i always wanted to do “Shamrock”, with it’s replacement tail, it makes otherwise dull overall […]

Wooden it be nice……

by Rob Anderson on February 10, 2017 in How-to -- 15 Comments

To have some really thin wood to do the plywood flooring of a B-17? My daughter gave me some thin wood samples after she graduated industrial design school and they are perfect for replicating things such as the flooring of […]

By any other name…….

by Rob Anderson on January 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

A Monogram kit is a Monogram kit, is a Monogram kit, regardless of whether you put Revell on the box or not! My lovely wife bought me the classic Monogram B-17G for Christmas. Still widely regarded as the best B-17 […]

The new Airfix B-17G

by Alan Price on November 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

So while I was building the Ju88 featured a few days ago, I was working on two new builds for Airfix Model World Magazine. These are both featured in the new December issue on sale now. The first of these […]

Big Friend,…Little Friend

by Jack Mugan on October 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

One of the fun things of belonging to a club is the “Club Projects” that pop up throughout the year. So it was that one of my clubs (We are blessed here in Florida with many such clubs) decided it […]

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 […]

For Rob’s B17G theme. Mine, built a few years ago.

by Paul van Acker on January 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

1/48 Monogram kit. Fun as. 🙂