iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing scale aircraft models.

1/32 Trumpeter P-47D 22 “Belle of Belmont”

Here is my recently finished 1/32 Trumpeter P-47D 22 with the markings of “Belle of Belmont” from 63rd FS / 56th FG in Boxted. Note that this Thunderbolt has Curtiss Electric propeller though it is D22. Cockpit enhanced with Yahu [...]

Ba349A: 1/48 Natter w/Launch Tower, by Dragon Models

The brilliance and desperation of the Germans towards the end of WWII is evident in this kit. The Natter was a desperation weapon, that never made it into combat, and only 10 flew at all with a live pilot in it. The kit is Dragons [...]

Korean War GB: Lockheed F-80C Shooting StarMonogram 1/48

This kit has been on the cusp of completion for a few months. With little time or energy to do much building recently, I primarily needed to clean and organize my work area, which had gotten a bit out of hand.. when the dust settled, this [...]

Spitfire MK.XII against V-1 Special Hobby 1/48

When this was announced I thought it looked so cool that I had to have it even though it's not my usual scale. So, my first 1/48 Spitfire and it's Special Hobby. Apart from the instructions being a little vague as regards building wheels [...]

1/48 Brengun MQ-8B Fire Scout Helicopter Drone of HSM-35

This kit is an interesting subject. This is the 1/48 Brengun MQ-8B Fire Scout. This is a helicopter drone built by Northrop Grumman and is used by the U.S. Navy. It is typically deployed on FFG’s and LCS ships. The reason I chose this is [...]

MIG-15 bis/Lim 2

Hi guys. This is my last job. A Bronco kit Mig-15 1/48. Good model with some additions of fgs and decals from Eduard gains in quality. Good fit and detail, but very faint rivets and few decals. I hope you like It.

Airfix 1/48 Vampire F.3

The Airplane: Unlike the Gloster Meteor - which was always intended to be an operational fighter - the deHavilland Vampire began as an experimental aircraft, originally developed to specification E6/41, to test the deHavilland Halford H.1 [...]

Eduard Weekend Edition 1:48 SPAD XIII

I built this back in the fall of 2020, but didn't do a decent photo shoot until this past month. It was an enjoyable project, OOB except for some PE seat belts from Eduard. The paint job was complex. Not only are there five upper surface [...]

1/32 GWH Curtiss Hawk 81 “Flying Tigers”

Here is my 1/32 GWH Curtiss Hawk 81 with the markings of Flying Tigers AVG from 1st Pursuit. Built by OOB except for the Eduard seat belts, Barracudacast main wheels and Cutting Edge national insignias Paints are Gunze acrylics. Happy [...]

Airacobra (One previous owner !)

Not sure if this has happened to anyone else, but I genuinely forgot that I had this kit until it 'appeared' during a stash tidying session... happy, happy modeller ! Everything you see here comes from the Profipack box with the exception [...]