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My addiction to aviation started in November 1966: I was just 3 months old, when my Dad - then an Officer at Hellenic Air Force - and my Mom decided to put me in a C-47 for one of the marvelous short flights offered free to the public during the annual celebration of the Hellenic Air Force.

Since then I’ve been addicted to anything that flies, with a preference to military airplanes (my still active - but soon finishing - career as Colonel Aeronautical Engineer in Hellenic Air Force and a flight offered to me with a Mirage 2000 - a test flight with "clean" aircraft, reaching Mach 1.6 and 53,000 ft - only boosted this addiction).

I started modeling at about the age of 9, when my Dad brought me an 1/72 F-5, sealed in a plastic bag, molded in black styrene, its twin exhausts immediately catching my eye: it was a love affair ever since. Had two long breaks from my beloved hobby, being active – hopefully for good - since 2018.

I have two wonderful children who consume most of my "free" time; still I try to find a couple of hours every day or so, to sink in my modeling paradise. I mostly build out of the box with the occasional scratch building and just have fun building my models! I am generally no contest minded, but I love group builds!

In love with motorbikes, passionate with Pink Floyd and rock music, in love and passionate with life in general. I love seeing people smiling and do whatever I can to achieve this.

Addicted to reading from modeling sites (especially the wonderful Modelingmadness) and feeling grateful to be a member of iModeler! This is such a fantastic site, with all these amazing modelers and their beautiful work I admire – a constant temptation for me!

MPM 1/48 Fairey Fulmar

Emerging from the Fairey Battle project, the Fulmar was submitted as a response to a prewar British specification, calling for a two-crew fighter capable of observation and fleet defense operations. As the aircraft was intended to [...]

Heller 1/72 Transall C-160

The C-160 is a military transport aircraft, produced by TRANSALL (TRANSporter ALLianz) manufacturing consortium, comprising the companies of MBB, Aerospatiale and VFW-Fokker. The project arose from a late 1950’s requirement of both [...]

Revell 1/48 B-24D

The Liberator originated from a United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) request in 1938 for Consolidated to produce the B-17 under license, where Consolidated decided instead to submit a more advanced design of its own. The resulting Model 32 [...]

Monogram 1/48 Cletrac M2

The M2 is a fully tracked vehicle designed to tow aircraft on primitive airfields. It was equipped with a 10,000 lb winch with 300 ft of 3⁄8 in cable, an auxiliary 110V generator and an air compressor. It was powered by a 404cid Hercules [...]

AMT 1/48 P-70 Night Fighter

In October 1940, upon USAAC’s feeling a need for long-range fighters more than attack bombers, a decision was taken to convert sixty of the production run of A-20s to night fighter status, all delivered by September 1942. The so called [...]

Airfix 1/72 Halifax B.III

The Handley Page Halifax was a four-engine heavy bomber, developed under the same specification as the contemporary twin-engine Avro Manchester. Its origins can be traced in the twin-engine HP56 proposal of the late 1930s, itself being a [...]

Revell 1/72 Junkers F.13

First flown on 25 June 1919, the F.13 was Junkers' first commercial aircraft and the world's first all-metal transport plane. Aerodynamically clean and without external bracing, it surely stood out in an essentially biplane era, with only [...]

Valeriy Grygorenko's 1/48 Gladiator Mk.I

Developed privately as the Gloster SS.37, the Gladiator was RAF's last biplane fighter. Already rendered obsolete by newer monoplane designs even as it was being introduced, it nevertheless saw action in almost all theaters during the [...]

A weekend to rememberAthens Flying Week airshow

Hi everyone! The "Athens Flying Week" annual air show took place in 114CW Tanagra Air Base on 17 and 18 September. This air show has established itself successfully the last ten years that it runs, being a significant and much [...]

Italeri 1/48 Hs 123

Soon after Hitler's rise to power, Henschel started designing aircraft. One of the first was the Hs 123, aimed to meet the 1933 dive bomber requirements for the reborn Luftwaffe. The prototype performed its maiden flight on 1 April 1935. [...]