iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Classic Kit: Hasegawa 1/72 B-17G

Here's the vintage Hasegawa that is still being sold today. I finished it in April and on this one I photographed it outside using a Nikon film camera. An Eduard mask made it so much easier in painting the model. I did correct the windshield [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Kawasaki KI-61-ID Hien (Tony)

The Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (飛燕, "flying swallow") is a Japanese World War II fighter aircraft. Used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, it was designated the "Army Type 3 Fighter" (三式戦闘機). Allied intelligence initially believed K[...]

1/144 scale RMAF Sikorsky S-61A “Nuri”

Greetings to members, Here is my latest build of the Royal Malaysian Airforce Sikorksy S-61a which is the longest serving helicopter in the air force which was scheduled to be retired due to increasing numbers of fatal air accidents. The model [...]

Novo/FROG 1/72 Westland Wessex Mk. 1

This is a recent build I made for our club's Helicopter group build. It is a 1978 boxing of a Novo/FROG 1/72 Westland Wessex Mk. 1, 845 Squadron (Commando), Fleet Air Arm, H.M.S. Albion. FROG originally released this kit in 1960. This was a buil[...]

Fiat g 91 r/1 preserie..

All the modifications to the ocidental kit 1/48 scale necessary to have a correct reproduction of the pre-series Fiat G 91 R/1 . The aluminium painting finish was made with xtreme metal aluminium and duralluminium paint from AK colors

Airfix E-8C JSTARS 93-0597, Ex QANTAS 707-338C VH-EBU

Boeing 707-338C c/n 19294-550 rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Renton) - December 14, 1966 and first flown at Renton as VH-EBU on February 13, 1967. EBU was accepted by Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) on March 08, 1967[...]

Special Hobby 1/48 Hawker Tempest II

The Airplane: The Tempest, which was first called the Typhoon II, was Sydney Camm’s response to the shortcomings of the original Typhoon fighter, most particularly the Typhoon's unexpected deterioration in performance at high altitude due to it[...]

F-14A No.3, 157982, 1/72 Hasegawa

BuNo. 157982, First flown on 12/28/71 it was the third pre-production F-14A built. It was used primarily to determine flight characteristics. one such test was asymmetrical wing sweep. In a series of flights between 12/19/85 to 2/28/86 the right[...]

Classic Kit: Revell 1/40 Skyraider (1958)

This is another one of my out of the box builds. It is the 1/40 Skyraider. Note, It is not a box scale kit. Revell issued other models in this scale including all their armor kits from the era. I tried to post the building process but the sy[...]

Operation Bodenplatte…1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109G-14, 16./JG53

Another older Fujimi model, built about 10 years ago. Gefreiter Alfred Michel made his first and last combat sortie during operation Bodenplatte on January 1st 1945. His aircraft was hit and he had to make a forced landing. Afterwards he was ca[...]