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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: 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[...]

Eduard 1/48 Hawker Tempest Mk. V Series 1 – In-box review

Let's have a look at the all-new 1/48 Hawker Tempest from Eduard. The initial boxing of the kit is called Tempest Mk.V Series 1 and brings the markings of the early Tempests of the 1st production batch, which were distinguished by protrudi[...]

Kit preview: Copper State Models 1/32 Nieuport XVII

Copper State Models of Latvia made their name producing fine quality World War One aeroplane kits in plastic and resin in 1:48 scale and aftermarket accessories in 1:72, 1:48, 1:32, and 1:28 scales. Enter the 1:32 scene, where Copper State Mode[...]

Kit preview – MiniArt’s 1/35 Ball Tank Sharotank w/Interior

I can't help but smile at MiniArt's newest 1/35 armor kit, the hypothetical Soviet Ball Tank “Sharotank”. Do you? The concept is, well... as weird as it appears. Tracking the existence of a real ball tank is like researching into the Nazi fl[...]

iModeler Tutorial – Front-page channel switch

Any returning visitor to iModeler could not fail to notice how rapidly this site is growing these days. With 200+ headline articles per month being a happy new norm, our front page is being entirely redrawn every day, constantly bringing new int[...]