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Hi, my name is Martin; I am the orginal inventor of iModeler and are now a happy member of the team running it. If you want to know more about me, please read: Editor’s Story: How iModeler Came to Be at http://imodeler.com/my-story/

New kit news – Modelsvit 1/48 Curtiss XP-55 Ascender

Modelsvit of Ukraine mark their first foray into 1/48 US aviation subjects. Their newest kit is the unique 1/48 Curtiss XP-55 Ascender's ( kit no. # 4808). It is now in production, and comes complete with 6 injection-moulded sprues, PE sheet ([...]

iModeler Tutorial – Our new feature will change the way of sharing modeling pictures on the web

If you are a regular guest on iModeler you'd already know that improvements to our platform happen frequently, and for the most part without ado. But once in a while we're launching a major upgrade that aims at bringing the experience of your iM[...]

New Kit News: 1/48 Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle from Bobcat

After the success of their first kit (1/48 scale Yakovlev Yak-28P Firebar), the second kit release from Bobcat of China is another interesting Cold War subject, the 1/48 Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle. The Il-28 was Soviet Union's first mass-produced j[...]

Building Aoshima 1/24 Lamborghini Aventador [VIDEO]

Just in case you'd like to extend your skills into car modeling, Plasmo has got you covered. This construction video of the 1/24 scale Aoshima Lamborghini Aventador provides a nice visual introduction to car modeling techniques - with excellent [...]

New kit news: Eduard to release a new-tool 1/48 P-51D Mustang in 2019

So it's confirmed. With the proverbial Tamiya shake-and-bake kit still to be considered a benchmark in kit engineering, challenged by recent new releases by Meng and Airfix... Eduard will be bringing us another 1/48 scale kit of the fabulous No[...]

How to illuminate a model – PLASMO’s 1/48 Trumpeter Douglas DC-3 [VIDEO]

We learned to like and enjoy Plasmo's model construction videos on Youtube, and this one, featuring 1/48 Trumpeter DC-3 in Alaska Airlines livery is no exception. However, I found this video special because it provides a more or less complete g[...]

New kit news – Revell 1/144 Antonov An-225 Mirya

Here's a new kit from Revell that only hit the store shelves this Christmas. The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a super-heavy cargo aircraft that was designed by the Antonov Design Bureau during the 1980s. It ranks as the largest and heaviest aircraf[...]

New kit news: Airfix to release a de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth in 1/48 scale

Besides the previously announced 1/48 Spitfire Mk. XIV, Airfix will soon be adding another quarter-scale kit to its range. To my knowledge, this handsome and immensely popular golden-era aircraft was only previously kitted in this scale by Auror[...]

Kit news – Airfix 1/72 Blackburn Buccaneer S Mk.2

An accurate, modern kit of the mighty Blackburn Buccaneer has been long overdue, and we were pleased to learn that Airfix is working on a new-tool kit of that Cold War era classic. Addressing most of the issues which prevented the early Buccane[...]

Happy New Year!

To all our readers, members, builders, posters, commenters, friends or just visitors - thank you for your continuing support, for staying around and for supplying iModeler with all the wonderful content that we're all enjoying on these pages eve[...]