The Year of the Cat Group Build Channel at iModeler

Year of the Cat

OK… They are sharks teeth… but the AVG was also known as the “Flying Tigers” so I agree it may be a stretch. But so it goes… This is the superb Airfix P-40B. What can I say about all of […]

Year of the Cat

This is an out of the box Eduard kit of the F6F-3. This is a very nice kit with the exceptions of the decals. I had a problem with some of them wandering and warping all over the place. I […]

Year of the Cat

this is the Hobby Boss F8F-1 straight from the box. A great build and I think the Hobby Boss kit is a wonderful kit of their aircraft. I used the kit decals and they represent an A/C of VF-3 flown […]

1/48 Hellcat / Year of the cat ?

Is it late yo post for the year of the cat build Anyways here is my Airfix (old otaki rebox) Hellcat kit is superb for its age

Year of the Cat Build – 1/48 Tamiya P47D Bubbletop 404th FG “Black Panther”

1/48 Tamiya P47D Bubbletop 404th FG “Black Panther” – Finished a few weeks ago and just hadn’t taken any pics! Thanks to everyone for their models during this group build, I have enjoyed looking at all of the gallery and […]

Year of The Cat Group Build: Grumman Martlet Mk III – Hobby Boss 1/48 Wildcat F4F-3A

When Louis announced the group all those months ago, and with its closing date being quite some way distant, I decided to go for three builds. Three kits whose fates were already planned (although the ‘109 E7 Trop’ took a […]

F9F-2 Panther,VF-31 USS Leyte,Year of the Cat,1/72 Hasegawa

Not another Panther? Yes, Killing two birds with one cat, I add to the group build and further presenting VF-31aircraft, used since WW 2. I used the latest Hasegawa boxing, It’s still a great little kit, I got the Felix […]

Year of the Cat Group Build: BF 109 E4/7 Trop, Tamiya 1/48, ‘Yellow 6’ – Hans Joachim Marseille – in ‘Leopard Camo’

The mentality of those whose families fought and suffered on the ‘right side of history’ is often, understandably, to automatically consign those fighting on the other side, to a pigeon hole that does not allow for admiration. During this build, […]

Year of the Cat Group Build. Monogram 1/48 F9F Panther from The Bridges at Toko-Ri

I’ve been wanting to do a Panther for a while. I had a stillborn attempt back when I was in high school when the kit first came out. I was impressed at how well it went together and have always […]

Year of the Cat: 1/48 Testors/Hawk F8F-2 Bearcat

I want to thank Louis Gardner for starting this group build and inviting me to come along with my cat entry. Since I was a little late to the party I picked a kit that I thought would be simple […]