iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Dornier Do 26, Amodel 1/72

The Dornier Do 26 was a mail & passenger flying boat produced before WWII by Dornier Flugzeugwerk. It was operated by a crew of four and was intended for the Lisbon to New York route. This is the Amodel 1/72 kit released in 2014. The kit ov[...]

The last of radial-engined 190s

Hello guys! The Fw190 has long been one of my favorites. It had a vast range of variations, just like its counterpart with a liquid-cooled engine, Bf109. The model I built this time is of A-9, the last of A series. Although it is virtually impos[...]

Here it is – the H-K 1/48 B-17G (early production)

Full review at Modeling Madness on October 17.

1/48 Reggiane 2005 “Sagittario”

Flying Machines kit represents an aircraft operating with Squdriglia 362, 22 Gruppo, 42 Stormo, Littoria June 1943. This is a limited run kit of good quality that has some nice resin parts for the cockpit and wheel wells. Modifications to the[...]

Spitfire MK 1.a

Hi guys, first time posting in here, hope not to mess up :) This is my take on the Airfix 1/72 Spitfire. Lovely little kit and very enjoyable to build. Hope you all like it. Any comments are very welcome. Thanks Plastic Alchemist.

A second Mustang ridden: Thoroughbred in British colors

Parallel to "Scooter´s Skeeter" I made a second Mustang out of the same kit. This time with retracted landing gear -and completely out of the box. Turning props have been simulated by transparent sheet and airbrush, decals are from the box. Of [...]

A tough ride: Mustang model-rodeo sponsored by Airfix.

This model building project proved to be a tough nut to crack. In order to adapt the kit to my expectations, some changes had to be made, the most important of which I will briefly address in the following: shortening of the main landing gear st[...]

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire MkIa

Here is my Airfix Spitfire MkIa. I built the model straight from the box, only adding Eduard coloured photo etched seat belts This is a really nice kit. Detail is good and fit is great. I mixed my own camouflage shades from Tamiya paints.

Hasegawa 1/48 KI-84 Frank

looks like we may have a bit of a lovely theme going on here...what timimg these look like a cross between a P-47 and a bearcat with a little FW thrown in for good measure

Hasegawa 1/48 Ki.84-Ia Hayate (Frank)

HISTORY: The Nakajima Type 4 Fighter, given the designation Ki.84 and the name Hayate (“Gale”) by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force, was the most formidable Japanese Army Air Force fighter of the Second World War, possessing none of the shor[...]