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straight wing fictional F4U

by Job Conger on January 1, 2018 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

I occasionally modify kits for the fun of it. Here’s an example. Wheels are up, Buffalo and Wildcat style. I’m beginning to put together an IModeler Group that I hope will steer AeroKnow Museum friends in the direction of iModeler […]

Tamiya F4U-1D 1:32 Scale

by Alan Price on November 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Tamiya F4U-1D done. Three months elapsed time, about 120 hours work, and I missed SMW by a week, oh well there’s always next year! What a superb kit! This one is being featured in a three part special in MAI […]

1/32 Tamiya F4U-1 Birdcage

by Lloyd King on October 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Another recently completed build. 1/32 Tamiya F4U-1 birdcage built OOB with Eagle Edition decals. I entered it in the annual Sproo-Do model contest and show and it took a gold and Best Box Stock.

F4U-1D Corsair & Moto Tug.

by Julian Shawyer on September 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

This is the Tamiya 1/48th F4U-1D Corsair which came with a motor tug. I used the kit decals, and painted the model with Aeromaster Acrylics. The base is made of Perspex, which I painted black from below. After engraving the […]

A Corsair for Bob

by David Hansen on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

This is a project i’d been working on for about a year and a half. Many of you out there are already aware of the backstory behind this and i can’t promise that there will be any value added by […]

Navy Ace Guy Bordelon, VC-3 Korea, Minicraft F4U-5N Corsair

by Louis Gardner on May 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

This is something that I have been wanting to do for a long time now…………………..each year passes and I would miss it, so here goes. Since today is Memorial Day here in the US, and in honor of our fallen […]

Hobby Boss 1/48 F4U-7

by George Henderson on May 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

I built this as a tribute to a fellow modeller who passed away last December, one day short of his 26th birthday. He wanted to build this aircraft as it had an interesting history: serving with the French Aeronavale, one […]

1/48 Hasegawa F4U-4 Corsair, NAS Miami

by Louis Gardner on April 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

It’s been a while since I have posted an article with a completed build here on Imodeler. I have been very busy lately, with the Midway group build, and some projects going on out in the work shop. The other […]

1/48 HobbyBoss Early F4U-4

by Jim Sullivan on March 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

More often than not I now find myself building a model based on some photo that grabs me. Such is the case with this Corsair build. I used the HobbyBoss F4U-4 with the curved windscreen or as HobbyBoss calls it, […]

F4U-1A 1/32 Tamiya

by Artur Domanski on February 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

My F4U-1A Corsair – NZ5272 / NZ5307 – RNZAF. 1/32 Tamiya HGW seatbelts Hataka paints Eduard Brassin Xtradecal Barracuda cockpit decal