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iModeler November Awards

Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective - a look back at some of the notable articles posted at this site during November. The past month brought the usual Telford frenzy, but more importantly lots of great articles from this commun[...]

C-47 Dakota TuAF – 1/72 – Airfix

Just finished... Old Airfix (Italeri mold) kit with wonderful Tigerhead Decals.

JS-3 What If?

This diorama represents a Russian JS-3 that is protecting a factory in Siberia,1946. The Germans have taken most of Russia. The field modifications of screen armor and steel plate protection of the intakes were done to improve survivabilit[...]

100 Years of the RAF, No. 601 Squadron, Egypt November 1942, 1/48 scale Tamiya 61035 Spitfire Mk Vb

Here's another one hot off the press at the "Iron Werks". I finished it up last night. It was inspired by one of Tom Bebout's @tom-bebout wonderful Spitfire builds. This kit is an older Tamiya release from way back in 1994, but it still [...]

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Scratch built type 23 Royal Navy frigate HMS Richmond

I built this about 4 years ago for the Captain of the said ship. He said he wanted it bigger than the Type 22 I made him previously. I built it from photos he had given me (about 100). The model is made from pine and ply. He invited me on board [...]

1/72 Handley Page Victor B.2 (BS), RAF100 Group Build, 1960’s.

This is the recent Airfix kit, released in 2016. I built it pretty much straight from the box except for the addition of PE detail to the airbrakes. This is a prominent visual feature of the Victor and benefited from Eduard’s brass etch. The mod[...]

RAF 100 Group Build: Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1. Sailor Malan, No. 74 Sqn. Airfix 1/48. Where was the RAF at Dunkirk? (Part Three).

When the German army moved into Belgium and Holland in early May 1940, avoiding the static French defences along the Maginot line, all leave for No. 74 Sqn was cancelled. Sailor Malan, a competent airman albeit one with no combat experience was [...]

On This Day…December 18th

Some lovely photos of early Mk IX Spitfires at dispersal (Biggin Hill) in the event of air raids. Taken 18th December, 1942. Typhoon Cobra hit Admiral Halsey’s Task Force 38 on December 18th, 1944 in the Philippine Sea resulting in the [...]

Monogram P-36A silver-wing

Hello, this is my first post on I-modeler. I have just finished to assemble the “classic” P-36A Monogram kit in 1/72. Despite its age (half a century), it is a very nice kit and I decided to complete it OOB, without trying to re-scribe it. Onl[...]