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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 very young wonderful boys 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 guys and their beautiful work I admire – a constant temptation for me!

Eduard 1/48 Yak-3 Normandie Niemen

Hi everyone! This is my Eduard 1/48 Yak-3 that I finished some time ago. Petite and lightweight, with its high power-to-weight ratio, the Yak proved to be a formidable dogfighter. Robust and easy to maintain, it was much liked by both pilots an[...]

Heller 1/35 SA 321G Super Frelon

Hi everyone! This is my Heller 1/35 Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale) SA 321G Super Frelon, finished as an Aéronavale bird. A large single-rotor three-engine heavy transport helicopter, it held the distinction of being the most powerful helic[...]

Classic Airframes Curtiss SBC-4 Helldiver, Samoa, 1942

Hi everyone! This is my Classic Airframes 1/48 Curtiss SBC-4 Helldiver, VMO-151, as it stood in Samoa island, 1942. The Curtiss SBC Helldiver was a two-seat scout bomber and dive bomber built by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. It was the la[...]

Mirage F.1CG Walkaround

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F-102A Walkaround

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Hi everyone! This is my Nichimo 1/48 Ki45 Toryu, built as a part of the Empire Of Japan Group Build. Indeed, it is a part of the Ki45 mini group ”Build em if ya got em”, within the Empire of Japan Group. The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (屠龍, "Dragon[...]

C-47 Walkaround

Hi everyone! I had the chance to spend some time near HAF's C-47, s/n KK156. This was the last flying HAF C-47, meticulously maintained, til its last flight that took place sometime around 2010, or even before... Since then, it resides in 114CW,[...]

Historic Planes of the Hellenic Air Force

Hi everyone! Here are some pics of Hellenic Air Force bird types that are not operational any more. These birds reside in the 114CW, so, understandably, most of them are types that once were operational in the Base. Keeping these planes in good [...]

Classic Airframes 1/48 Fairey Battle, Royal Hellenic Air Force

Hi everyone! This my Classic Airframes 1/48 Fairey Battle, finished as a Royal Hellenic Air Force bird. The Fairey Battle was a British single-engine light bomber that was designed and manufactured by the Fairey Aviation Company. It was devel[...]

Airfix (Esci) 1/48 “Blå Petter”

Hi everyone! This is my Airfix 1/48 Saab 37 Viggen, carrying the famous scheme! The A/C's serial number is 37432, being the 132 production JA 37, delivered to F 16 wing in 1990. This striking scheme was chosen to commemorate the 75th anniv[...]