iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

A-1H Skyraider US Navy

This is the 1/48th Tamiya Douglas A-1H Skyraider. US Navy. VA25 squadron. The only additions to the kit, apart from the decals, were etched seat belts. I used Aeromaster Acrylic Matt Light Gull Grey, and Tamiya Matt White to paint the model. T[...]

Fw 190A-8/R11 Neptune of Ofw. Günther Migge

This is the Fw 190A-8/R11 Neptune of Ofw. Günther Migge, 1./NJGr. 10, Werneuchen Germany 1944. Migge ended the war with eight victories, all at night. The kit is Eduard's Fw 190A-8 in 1/72 scale, with the Eduard resin engine and gun bay detai[...]

Portuguese SIKORSKY UH-19A (Italeri +Scratchbuild) 1/72

In the early 1950's, the Portuguese Air Force received one Uh-19A to join three Grumman SA-16 “Albatross” and five B-17G. Togheter they will perform SAR missions on Azores Islands. For some time she formed a 'trio' with one pilot (Cap. Peixoto [...]

F-105F Thunderchief ,1/72 Monogram

Inspired by Greg Kittinger's father's photos, I decided to build an F-105F, using Monograms 1/72 kit. I tried to replicate the markings in Mr. Kittinger's images the best that I could, including the buzz number on the wing tanks, of which is ra[...]

Gotha P60 flying wing in 1/72

Dear iModelers! This article belongs to category 'what if': it is based on Horten brothers‘ flying wing aircraft concepts. At Gothaer Waggonfabrik they also worked on realizing this futurist concept at the end of WWII. In contrast to the Horten [...]

Spitfire MK Vb F/Sgt. K. Basset, RAAF 1941 (Tamiya 1941)

Spitfire MK Vb F/Sgt. K. Basset, RAAF 1941 (Tamiya 1941) The motivation to built this model came from an informal Group Build organised in my modelling club SAPMA. The idea was to build a Spitfire used by an Aussie during WWII. I've choose to b[...]

The Sacrifices They Made In A ‘Nam Huey Hog

I've finally worked up the courage to make my first ever post online of my own scale model. I have my eye on the Tamiya 1/32 F4U-1A but will have to save up for that one! I blame iModeler for my longing for the 1/32 Tamiya F4U because I was web[...]

Spitfirepalooza Continues!

As part of my continuing “Spitfirepalooza” here’s my attempt at the Revell 1/72 Spitfire Mk. IIa. This was a good little project. The only big fit issue I had was the common wing-to-fuselage step which took a couple puttying and sanding sessions[...]

1/48 Fokker DXXIII

RS Models kit. Call letters applied by paint. Used brass tubing for exhaust stacks. It's a typical limited run kit with no particular difficulties in constructing.

1/72 Special Hobby P-40N

I just finished this one earlier today. 1/72 Special Hobby P-40N painted with MRP paints. The only things added were the gunsight bead from master and Eduard steel seatbelts. The markings are from DK decals and represent a P-40N from the 418th N[...]