iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Airfix Mustang and Eduard Typhoon 48 scale builds

I've just finished shooting the photos for these two builds which will be featured in Model Airplane International soon. They are the Airfix Mustang and Eduard Typhoon, both in 1:48. The Mustang has the excellent Eduard gun bay set in one of the[...]

Summer of ’44

Hello everyone - not posted here for the longest time, been building almost exclusively 1:24 cars recently, and I will get around to showing them to you, but this is my very latest: This version of the superb Hasegawa Typhoon kit came out in 19[...]

Hasegawa 1:48 Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden (Violet Lightning) “George”

This model represents an aircraft of the 343rd Fighter Group, flown by Leading Airman Ikuji Matsumura. A very nice kit. I added the RB Model Brass 20mm Japanese cannons Type 99 Mk. 2. I bought these for the soul reason that they were on sale dir[...]

Yes, Another Tamiya P51-D

I know, everybody has done one of these. I even have two others on my own shelves. But this one came about because I was cruising around looking at hobby stuff on eBay and I came across the Tennessee National Guard decals by Caracal Models, and [...]

Hasegawa Fw.190 A-5: giving a long time shelf queen new robes

Few months ago I purchased a decal sheet from a new company named Exito Decals, simply because it had a trio of nice, never before presented in decal form (as far as I know) FW.190s. One of them, Yellow 5, was a one of a kind eastern front war m[...]

1st aircraft model I have built for 40 years

1/48 scale Airfix Supermarine spitfire mkvb, this is a double set with a Messerschmitt 109 Bf 109E titled dogfight doubles, the Spitfire is going to be painted in North Africa (Malta) camouflage I recently bought an airbrush which I am using f[...]

Trumpeter 1/72 F-105G “Wild Weasel”

Here's my latest finished build. The build went together quite well, with the exception of the rear part of the fuselage that caused a lot of extra work... It was painted with Gunze Aqueous acrylic paints and the weathering was done with 502 Abt[...]

HOBBYBOSS 1:32 Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VB

hello, this is a classic spitfire of hobby boss in 1/32 scale, the kit does not have the standard of tamiya but the price is definitely lower, and the result is not bad. In the assembly I replaced the stabilizers because on the kit they are wron[...]

MERSU Bf-109G-2

Limited edition/Dual combo EDUARD, 1/48 (#11114) Pilot kapteeni Jaakko Poulakkainen Finland 1944.

Lockheed Hudson, Mk. I

This is my version of the Revell 1/72 Lockheed Hudson, which started life as a limited run by MPM, then was picked up by Italieri, before finding its final resting place in Revell’s back catalogue. I was lucky enough to find one in my local mode[...]