iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing scale aircraft models.

1/72 RCAF Short Sunderland “U-Boat Killer”

See all my models at: (link) Photograpy: Nikon D300; Focus Stacking using Helicon Focus; Editing using LightRoom Kit: Special Hobby 1/72 Short Sunderland III (SH72304) Accessories: MH Models Masks (X72032) Paint: Tamiya Racing White [...]

Heller 1/72 Transall C-160

The C-160 is a military transport aircraft, produced by TRANSALL (TRANSporter ALLianz) manufacturing consortium, comprising the companies of MBB, Aerospatiale and VFW-Fokker. The project arose from a late 1950’s requirement of both [...]

FMA IA.58 Pucará (1/72 Special Hobby)

FMA IA.58 Pucará (Special Hobby 1/72) A-511 Grupo de Ataque 3 - BAM Malvinas, pilot mayor Carlos Tomba. This aircraft was shot down on the 21st may 1982 by Lt Cdr "Sharkey" Ward piloting the Sea Harrier XZ451/006. Mayor Tomba [...]


I know I cannot prove it, but this is the first 1:72 F-15 kit I have ever built, and I've been nailing bits of plastic together since 1970 ! - Bought this for the massive sum of 10.00 GBP from Phils' Model Shop in Southport back in 1990, [...]

Tamiya 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6

Tamiya 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6. I finished this up early last month, but didn't feel like shooting it until today. Built out of the box, with only ceramic wire antenna added. Airbrushed with MRP RLM 74/75/76.

Piaggio-Pegna P.c.7

Hello everyone! This time I share with you a subject that is closer to my heart. It is a strange, but beautiful, as a real italian engineering creation. It was develepoed for one reason, to win the well known Schneider Trophy for Italy in [...]

Mach2's Arado Ar232B transport

This build is part of the 'Imperial German...' group build, and given the age of the model and presentation of the parts, it is definitely a challenge. However, I'm pleased with the eventual outcome and this represents about two months of [...]

Airfix Dehavilland Vampire T11

Yes, this is a starter kit, but, the fit is INCREDIBLE. Did this for a break from the Victory (which is slowly coming along) No filler was required, and all paints used were by Vallejo. Decals went down well with "set" & [...]

Tamiya Messerschmitt Bf109E-4/TropBlack-8 2.JG27

Presenting the well known Messerschmitt Bf109E-4/Trop, Black-8 of 2.JG27, in the famous dotted desert scheme. During our last holiday in Greece, we took the opportunity to visit Spiros @fiveten and his lovely family. It was a special and [...]

1/48 AMT/ERTL Boston III (early)Desert Air War Group Build

The DB-7B/Boston Mk III was the exported British version of the Douglas A-20C mid-1941. So many Bostons were modified and assembled on British airfields and elsewhere that it can be difficult to pinpoint the actual airframe model just by [...]