The Meteor Channel at iModeler (25 articles)

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Tamiya Meteor and Doodlebug

by Julian Shawyer on September 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya Gloster Meteor F1 & Fieseler Fi103 V-1 flying bomb mounted on a simple Perspex stand. Both models were built straight from the box. The only alteration is the pilot. His head was removed and […]

Gloster Meteor FR Mk 9 – 1/72 – MPM – Operation “Musketeer”

by Paolo Ruffato on April 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

The MPM’s Kit is not properly an high-tech kit, but it’s easy to assembly and accurate. I immediately liked the colors of this plane used in the Operation Musketeer, 1956.

1/48 Airfix Meteor F.8 IAF

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on March 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Second attempot on the Airfix 1/48 Meteor F. Mk. 8

by Tom Cleaver on September 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Second attempt. A better result, having discovered the mine fields the hard way the first venture down the trail. The secret to the Meteor is: glue the nose cap halves to their respective fuselage halves before further assembly, to get […]

Gloster F 3 Meteor, A77-1 / EE427, 1 AD RAAF Laverton Vic 1946.

by Allan J Withers on July 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

1/72 Airfix, my first Meteor, finished in Humbrol enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and Aussie decals from the spares box, X22 + X21 over all, flown by 1 Aircraft Depot RAAF from 06-1946 to 02-1947 when it was scrapped […]

Gloster NF 11 Meteor, A77-3, WRE RAAF Woomera SA 1954.

by Allan J Withers on July 12, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

1/72 Matchbox, my second Meteor, I made a few small modifications, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and Aussie decals from the spares box, flown by the Weapons Research Establishment RAAF between 1953 and 1955.

Airfix 1/48 Meteor F.8

by Tom Cleaver on July 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

By 1947, the Meteor fighter had been in production slightly more than four years, with an airframe that was much the same as the original prototype, other than extensions of the engine nacelles which had been accomplished with the F.Mk.4 […]

RAAF Gloster Meteor F.8, 1/48 by Airfix

by Tony Prince on June 23, 2016 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

According to my references, A77-157 was delivered to the RAAF in Korea in February, 1952 & survived the conflict to meet its fate as a target drone in Woomera, South Australia in September 1969. Late production Meteors were equipped with […]

Gloster F 8 Meteor, A77-875, Meteorites, 75 Sqn RAAF Williamtown NSW 1956.

by Allan J Withers on April 11, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

1/72 Xtrakit, my third Meteor, with Pavla MB1 seat, finished in Humbrol enamel 11, 19, Tamiya X14 and details in Model Master metalizers with Red Roo decals and Future.

New Airfix 1/48 Meteor F. Mk.8!

by Tom Cleaver on August 14, 2015 in News -- 10 Comments

New announcement from Airfix: 1/48 Meteor F. Mk.8 in 1/48!