iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing scale aircraft models.

Kayaba Ka-Go Ka-1 (FineMolds 1/72)

This was a kit I've bought recently for no reason in my local hobby shop. Just an interesting unusual prototype, and it was looking as an easy kit to build. And so it was. It took me just four days to complete it. Nice OOB (well, not [...]

Coup d’État...1/48 Douglas B-26D Invader, Fuerza Aérea de Chile

Next Latin American subject finished by my dad. ICM A-26B-15 kit (which includes also the late canopy), Vespa Model Kits decals (based in Peru, printed by Fantasy Printshop in the UK). Upper turret hole closed with plastic sheet, removed [...]

MPM 1/48 Fairey Fulmar

Emerging from the Fairey Battle project, the Fulmar was submitted as a response to a prewar British specification, calling for a two-crew fighter capable of observation and fleet defense operations. As the aircraft was intended to [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Ilyushin IL-2 Sturmovik

Hello! Here's my recent project, this very nice Tamiya kit. Nothing else to say regarding its quality and easy to build, it's been around for quite some time now. I've just added Quinta 3d decals and resin wheels. Used Aqueous Gunze [...]

1/72 Fujimi F-4D Phantom II, Vietnam Era

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was introduced in 1962 as a high-speed, long-range interceptor for defense against Soviet bombers. Thankfully, this role never needed filling and instead the twin-engine F-4 went to Vietnam as a [...]

1/32 Hasegawa-Paragon-Warbird Spitfire Mk.XII

This is 1/32 Spitfire Mk.XII with the markings of EB-B MB882 from No.41 sqn RAF Tangmere, Sussex England in October 1943 The base kit is Hasegawa Spitfire MkVb. I have used Paragon Spitfire Mk.XII conversion set with Warbird universal [...]

Eduard Fw 190A-6

Hi ya, Finished the excellent Eduard fw190a-6. I picked the plane that was flown by Gunther josten. Jostens aircraft was darkened on the fuselage sides with the same paints applied to the upper surfaces and the yellow recognition markings, [...]

Tamiya 1/48 P-47D-1 Thunderbolt

On September 22, 1943, John T. Godfrey, the youngest of three brothers born in Canada to English parents, then raised in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, achieved his dream of being a fighter pilot when he arrived at Debden. Having been arrested [...]

Jack Satchell

Friend of mine's Grandfather was S/Ldr. W A J Satchell ((link)). He gave me access to the log books for which I am extremely grateful and he has given me permission to share them here. I have built two Hurricanes for him. One - WX-L- [...]

P-39Q "Brown Eyes" (Arma Hobby 1/72)

This is the latest model kit issued by Army Hobby in 1/72 scale (most of their kits are in this scale, but I'm still waiting for the promised Hurricane in 1/48). I built some of their first plastic kits (PZL P.7), and a later Wildcat along [...]