The Hornet Channel at iModeler

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Requiem for a Hornet – photography and accurate colour basics

Hi everyone, By way of an introduction I thought I’d post a short piece about the pitfalls of moving half way around the world with models and at the same time highlight the importance of documenting your builds as thoroughly […]

1/72 Academy F/A-18E VFA-143

This is the 1/72 Academy F/A-18E Superhornet depicting the CAG Aircraft of VFA-143 “The World Famous Pukin Dogs” from 2008. The model was built completely OOB using the kit decals which were excellent. Painted with MRP paints (Gunze Mr Color […]

EA-18G Growler (Hasegawa, Eduard, 1:48)

Dear Friends, after some modelling-break (summer-time) I finished my EA-18G Growler recently..please find here as well a short building-log on my website: Baubericht – EA-18G Growler – Hasegawa/Eduard 1:48 Hope you enjoy the pics! Christian

1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18C VFA-192 Golden Dragons

I have another hornet build right here. This time its The World Famous Golden Dragons VFA-192. I have the 1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18C painted with gunze acrylics with Alclad for exhaust. Decals were from Twobobs and hasegawa kit cartograf decals. Eduard […]

1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18C VFA-151 Vigilantes

This is my latest build, 1/48 Hasegawa Legacy Hornet. For this project I used Eduard PE for the cockpit, twobobs decal, MAW resin for the exhaust, Gunze acrylics paint and Alclad for the exhaust. It was an enjoyable build all […]

Building a Better Hornet….Improving Classic Airframe’s DH Hornet in 1/48th

I’ve always been intrigued by the lines of this plane, sleek and muscular at the same time. While not used in great numbers due to the rapid pace of jet powerplant development it saw extensive use in the battle against […]

Academy 1/32 F/A-18C of VMFA-122 USMC

Finished a while ago, this kit had lots of extras thrown at it but one bit me on the proverbial! – The seamless intakes were a sod to get right & ended up with a gap which just would not […]

F/A-18A HORNET VMFA-451 „DIRTY DAN“ (HOBBY BOSS, AIRES, 1:48)

Dear Modelers, here I want to present you my F/A-18A Hornet from Hobby Boss. I added some goodies from the Aires-Set, but not all of it. Hope you like it! Cheers, Christian

Hasegawa’s F/A 18A Hornet – 77 Sqn. RAAF (1/48 scale)

The Hornet is wearing a special commemorative set of markings for 77 Sqn when based near Darwin in late 1942 where the C.O, Flt Lt R.C.Cresswell recorded the squadron’s first victory. The nose marking is a set of four flags; […]

Hasegawa 1/48th F/A-18C Hornet, USN VFA-81 Desert Storm

Wow it is Sept 1st already. Today we have the Hasegawa F/A-18C Hornet. VFA-81, the Sunliners participated in the 1st Gulf War in January 1991. Operating off the USS Saratoga (CV-60), CVW-17 air wing. Flown by Lt Nick Mongillo with […]

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