iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

RAF Museum, Cosford near Birmingham

Had time on the way to a meeting near Bristol to call in at Cosford. Many of you will have been. There are some very rare birds in there. A Bf 410 Hornisse. A Boulton Paul Defiant among others. Also the famous 109G "Black 6" On models there wer[...]

Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Vc

The Airplane: The Spitfire Vc was developed from experience with the Spitfire Vb and began to appear in 1942. Unlike the earlier version, which was essentially a Spitfire I airframe “beefed up” around the engine mounts to allow use of a Merlin [...]

Revell 1/72 Arado E.555

Hi everyone! This is my Revell 1/72 Arado E.555 "Amerikabomber". In response to the RLM's Amerikabomber project, Arado’s E.555 proposal included a series of long range jet bomber designs of various sizes, powerplants, crew and weapon load conf[...]

Restoration Project, Avro Vulcan B1a

Well, the danger of moving boxes etc in the man cave, you occasionally come across a project you had tucked away in a "safe place" and then forgotten about. This is the Airfix 1/72 Avro Vulcan B2, converted back to a B1a. I used the David J Park[...]

1/32 Revell Ju-87B Stuka

This was built as part of the Desert Air War group build . There are several great builds going on in that group . There are many interpretations of this particular aircraft. After much looking around the internet and looking at photos of many[...]

1/48 Tamiya P-51 Mustang – insignia masks test, how to get rid of silvering decals and bump into other issues

Being quite lazy I tend to favor Tamiya kits, to eliminate any headaches from the start. Now this one here was an experiment in using Montex masks for the serial numbers and national insignia - something in line with the bad reputation of Tamiya[...]

1/48th Revell EA-6A

Here's my attempt to build the Revell EA-6A Electric Intruder. I always liked the black tail markings with the white 'CY' and the Playboy bunny used by VMCJ-2 (and later re-designated VMAQ-2). I've had that Revell kit in my stash for quite some [...]

Messerschmitt Me262A-1a Heinz “Pritzl” Bär, Hobby Boss 1/48 (No.80373 year 2011)

Finished the Messerschmitt Me262A-1a flown by Heinz "Pritzl" Bär who shot down 16 enemy aircraft flying the 262 out of his 220 aircraft shot down in total. The Hobby Boss kit included decals to create the V355 experimental aircraft containing 2 [...]

1/48 Panavia Tornado Gr.1 Gulf War “Mig Eater”

Here is my Revell1/48 Panavia Tornado Gr.1 painted in the Gulf War scheme, representing the "Mig Eater" Homemade Decals, built out of the box. For the desert pink, I used Mission Models LRDG Pink thinned with Pledge floor polish. Also, here's a[...]

1/48 Tamiya P-51B John T. Godfrey

My Tamiya 1/48 P-51b in the markings of 4th FG star, Captain John T. Godfrey. Replaced the cockpit with a True Details resin item, Aeromaster decals except for some home made kill markings. Used Tamiya AS-12 Bare Metal Silver, overcoated with a[...]