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@mikek Miha Kosi

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Around 50, professional historian, dealing with the Middle Ages. For a hobby something completely different: scale modelling, WW II airplanes, 1/48, mostly as dioramas. Member IPMS Slovenia.

Bristol Blenheim Mk IV 1:48

(Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth; additional images Aleš Doležal) Ever since I was a kid I've liked Bristol Blenheim Mk IV (to be frank, Mk I is really an ugly bird compared to IV). When I was about 10, I collec[...]

Desert Warhawk – Curtiss P-40K in Tunisia 1943

Yes, I am terribly fond of desert dioramas. They are so colorful. And I have always been especially intrigued by "pink" Warhawks in North Africa. What an unusual color, and a great challenge for a modeler. I was helped a lot by the famous LIFE m[...]

Homage to Jim Goodson

I am late, I know. He died more than two years ago. But I actually built this diorama before his death. James Goodson has always been one of my favorite air aces of WII. He is one of those guys that never achieved the popular status some other a[...]

B-26 Marauder Rosie O’Brady of 344th Bomb Group

My Monogram/Revell B-26 Marauder in 1/48 scale was presented at the recent Scale Model World 2014 in Telford with some success. Here are some more pics and the commentary to go with them. B-26 was the plane that went from the nickname »Widowmake[...]

The AVG »Flying Tigers« diorama 1/48

The story of American Volunteer Group (AVG) in China is legendary and well known. For my Flying Tigers diorama I chose the scene from Loiwing in the Southeast China in april 1942. It was one of rare occasions, where different pilots and planes f[...]

Douglas A-20B Havoc desert diorama 1/48

Hi everybody! For my first article I chose my desert diorama, which was presented also in Moson model show in Hungary in april 2014. It was noticed by the editor of iModeler.com who gave the invitation to post the photos here. Thank you Martin![...]