This is the 4th model of my ever growing ”Fin Air&Space Force’s purchases 2016 and beyond” collection series. J-20 Fin – A new trainer plane for Finlandia Air&Space Forces (FASF). It just so happens that the local Ministry of Education […]
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Here’s a forthcoming 1/72 scale Meng Convair F-106 Delta Dart Interceptor, apparently an almost production-ready kit.
The Meng FT 17 (Riveted) using the supplied base as a ‘base’ for the dio, I added some details to show more story. It represents the ‘5 of Hearts’ at Saint Mihiel, September 1918. This was the first battle of […]
Meng 1/72 Kayaba Katsuodori Ram-jets It seems to be ‘1/72 Japanese week’ on iM, so here’s another contribution. These Meng kits come two-in-a-box, and are superbly moulded. The actual aircraft was a concept only and never got beyond one wooden […]
Hello again! This is Meng’s 1/35 kit of the Russian infantry support fighting vehicle, “The Terminator”. The BMPT is a modern fire support vehicle based on the chassis of the T-90 MBT, and made it’s first prototype appearance in 2002 […]
The AMX30B is an odd duck. Contemporary tank designs favored increasing armor thickness and radical sloping to defeat anti-armor shells of increasing caliber, but the AMX design has almost no armor to speak of– offering sufficient protection against small arms […]
This is Meng Models 1/35 “Pickup with ZPU-1” which we all recognise as a Toyota Hilux, but to spare Meng’s blushes at trademark infringement the vehicle retains the somewhat coy, more genralised ‘pickup’ moniker. I’m posting this in ‘Armor’, but […]
Great kit from Meng! “the world’s first modern tank.” Was the precursor for modern standard tank design–– crew compartment in the front, engine in the back, and main armament in a fully revolving turret on top. Great kit from Meng! […]
In my earlier article about the 2014 IPMS Silverwings show (http://imodeler.com/2014/12/great-show-by-ipms-silverwings/) I didn’t point out my discouraging realization that I had only completed 2 projects in 2014. Both picked up 2d place trophies in their respective categories. One was the […]
Another of my Meng F-102A’s, this one is straight from the kit with the exception of a Master nose probe and Pavla seats. Overall FS16473 using Xtracolor – the color is not quite right but as close as I could […]