iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire F XIVe

It's a strange but interesting fact that the only "built for that specific powerplant" Spitfire to achieve a large production run was the Mk.I; while there were several other Marks specifically designed to make maximum benefit of the additional [...]

Paridise of Phantoms

Phor all you Phantom lovers

1/72 Academy F-8E Crusader

I finished this today. Academy 1/72 F-8E. The model was painted with MRP paints. I added a resin ejection seat and wheels as well as a Master pitot tube. Markings are by Furball Aero-Design. The model depicts a F-8E of VF-101 "Satans Kittens" p[...]

The Wayback Machine: “Old School” Revell Yak-25

Over a decade before the Eagle had landed, Revell was selling plastic kits that came with a stand, so the model could be mounted. You all remember these stands; they came with a representation of the Earth, molded on the inside of the clear stan[...]

Academy B-17E in the Hawaiian Air Depot Scheme in 1/72 Scale

Here is another Flying Fortress in the Hawaiian Air Depot camouflage, this time serial 41-2437. This is one of two HAD scheme Fortresses seen in John Ford's documentary film of the Battle of Midway. The U. S. national markings were modified by[...]

BF 110 E in progress

The camo on this 110 will be black bottom and dark green RLM 72 on top side. I wanted to see if I could attack a uniform black belly side and Dark green top side from a different angel with a realistic weathering. I am not a big fan of pre and [...]

Eduard 1/72 Fw 190 A-8/R2

I thought I was done with Fw 190’s for a bit after I had finished my recent build of “Priller’s Würger” for this year’s EagleQuest. At that event I was discussing with a friend, Jerry Hendrickson, the “fun” I had closing up the engine cowling of[...]

MiG 29 “Fulcrum”, 28, Sokoly Rossii “Falcons of Russia”, 65th anniversary SSFR Lipetsk 2006.

1/72 Fujimi boxing of Italeri kit, Hasegawa decals, finished in Tamiya and MM enamels custom mix with Pledge over decals, started in 2015, finished for the MiG group build, more details and pic's there.

Mirage F1 AZ 1/32 Scale, Scratch Build. Part 5

Here is a update for all of you that are following the progress of this build, I had a hard time getting the correct shape of the nose section, and this involved quite a bit of sanding to get it to where I was satisfied with the out come, here i[...]

Westland Wyvern

This is the ID vacuform kit. I have built nearly every scale kit of this aircraft starting with the Frog kit years ago. This kit however challenged me from the very start- and I have built a number of 1/32nd scale Vacs. I used the following [...]