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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]