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Year of the cat: SEPECAT Jaguar GR1 Kittyhawk 1/48

by George Williams on October 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

Here’s my first entry into this group build, I couldn’t find another subject with more than three cat references, this one has “CAT”, “Jaguar” and “Kitty”. It is, of course, Kittyhawk’s 1/48 kit, which I managed to build with few […]

1/72 Ertl Grumman F-14A Tomcat of VF-32 , Year of the Cat

by Robert Royes on September 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

One from the cheap seats. Ertl/AMT F-14A .After starting this I almost chucked it ! I think I’d rather have done the old Airfix or even Monogram kits. There is panel line detail but the fit is very poor, I […]

Hobby Boss German 20 mm Flak 38 Pz. Kpfw. 38 (t) in 1:35 (#80140), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on September 24, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

The “Year of the Cat” group build (ft. Louis Gardner): This build is my entry to Louis Gardner’s “Year of the Cat” group build here. I reported during the build there, see http://imodeler.com/groups/year-of-the-cat/forum/topic/flak-38t-gepard-as-my-entry/ Some history: The vehicle is called a […]

Airfix 1/72d F4F-4 Wildcat …Year of the Cat & 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway(late)

by Rick Wilkes on September 17, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 28 Comments

I had originally planned to have this build included in my Battle of Midway Hiryu vs Yorktown adversaries collection, but never got it started before the Midway GB window had “closed” Hence the Year of the Cat. I must admit […]

[Year of the Cat] Tomcat with Tomcatters scheme, 1/72 Hasegawa

by Hongseob CHOI on September 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Dear Imodelers, greeting from an South Korean newvie here. Wonhee Lee introduced I modeler forum to korean modelers and I’ve watching for a while with interest. and I realized that this is just where I was looking for longtime, the […]

TF-9J Cougar VA-43 NAS Oceana VA. 1965-67,Year of the,Cat,group build

by Robert Royes on September 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

This year of the cat build is Swords 1/72 TF-9J Twogar. A bit of a challenge to build[for me] no locating pins, kind of soft plastic, ill fitting in some places, the kit decals tended to curl when you go […]

Alpha Jet – a ‘Year of the Cat’ build

by IAN JACKSON on August 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Hey again… Yep two finishes in as many days – definitely NOT the way I usually roll, but no matter. Kinetic 1:48 Alpha Jet with (outstanding) Wingman decals and no other extras whatsoever. Kit does have some ‘build issues’ most […]

F9F-5 Panther VF-781,# 106 , Year of the Cat, 1/72 Matchbox

by Robert Royes on August 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

I had built this kit a few years ago but had never put squadron markings on, I wanted to do the plane from The Bridges at Toko-Ri movie, but never found the decals. Having heard about Lt. Royce Williams encounter […]

“Year of the Cat” Group Build, 1/35 Tamiya “Panther” Ausf. D, Sd.Kfz. 171, Kursk summer offensive 1943

by Louis Gardner on July 26, 2017 in Armor -- 17 Comments

Greetings everyone !!!! I finished this one up a few nights ago… when I finished the Russian KV-1 with bolt on applique armor. This Tamiya German “Panther D” tank has a build thread following this link to the “Year of […]

Northrop F-20 Tigershark – 1/72 Hasegawa

by David Mills on July 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

The F-20 was of course the last of the famous Northrop F-5 line. Regrettably the F-20 did not go into production despite being a superb aircraft In 1983/4 the RNZAF sent a team to the USA to evaluate the F- […]