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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. 🙂

Revell B-17G “A Bit-o-lace” (1/72)

by Goran Perger on October 6, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Finally finished third piece of this Revell gift set. I think now i will take a break from airplanes for a few years, and focus on ships, haha. I won’t write much about this model because I really debated with […]

HK Models B-17G ‘Aluminium Overcast’

by Thomas Probert on October 4, 2015 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

I’ve been working on this project on and off for the last year or so, and finally applied the finishing touches this weekend. The HK Models kit needs no introduction and was for the second time, a joy to build. […]

Academy 1/72 B-17f “Wabash Cannonball”

by bob mack on March 23, 2015 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

the venerable B-17f “The pride of Seattle” as it would have looked in June 1943 while part of the 91st heavy bombardment wing stationed at Bassingbourn at Cambridgeshire U.K….in the livery of “Wabash Cannonball” painted by Sgt. Tony Starcer who […]