iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

HYAKUSHIKI SHITEI III KAI Air Defense Fighter 1:48 scale TAMIYA kit

16th Dokuritsu Hikotai, Japan, 1945. Built from box. The kit is old but gold, not the decals though. Photographed in photo box.

Eduard 1/48 Fw-190A-3 Profipack

RAF pilots first reported encountering a new German radial-engine fighter on cross-Channel missions in August 1941, with increasing numbers in September, though their main opponents were still Bf-109Fs. Their reports of its incredible flying ab[...]

Special Hobby T-2C Buckeye (1/48th)

This is the Special Hobby T-2C Buckeye, done in a USN high-viz trainer scheme. This mixed-media kit has been around for a few years, so it is not new, however, it is still a good kit, if one puts in the effort to use the various features that a[...]

Huma 1/48 FL 282 “Kolibri” [Hummingbird]

The world's first production helicopter came on the scene in 1942...Flettner came up with the same intermeshing blade design still in effect today...a radial engine sits behind the pilot with a transmission on the front from which a shaft ran u[...]

1/72 Anigrand Craftwork C-141 Starlifter

I lived in southern CA and would see C-141Bs flying all the time (Norton AFB). In my opinion, it is a classic airplane. Decided to tackle C-141 in 1/72 made of resin. I can't say this just fell together. I used two metal rods for strength in wi[...]

Mitsubishi F-2A – Japan’s take on the F-16

Hi all! This is one I did a little while back - the Japanese Air Self Defense Forces (JASDF) Mitsubishi F-2A from Hasegawa. It's a very nice kit and much like Israeli F-15s and F-16s offers a nice colourful alternative to USAF ghost grey scheme[...]

Revell Sopwith F.1 Camel 1/72 (one of the first aircraft in RAF)

From Author: This article should be posted in 100 Years of The Royal Air Force Group Build, but due to some error, I am posting it in general iModeler page. I made the kit in 2017 (the kit comes from 2009). The most difficult part was: rigging ([...]

Sopwith F.1 Camel, Wingnut Wings, 1/32

Finished another Wingnut kit, actually started building it about a year and a half ago, but due to some mishaps relating to me destroying decals it sat on the shelf of doom during a year. But I couldn't leave a kit like this there so the last mo[...]

Spitfire MK.IIa 1:32 Revell kit, built from box + HGW seatbelts

The Royal Air Force is 100 years old this year. Spitfire MK.IIa No. 19 Squadron, RAF, Fowlmere, England, June 1941. 1:32 Revell kit, built from box + HGW seatbelts.

F-14A Tomcat, Tamiya 1/48 no.2

Hello colleagues modellers I would like to introduce to you my third F-14 from Tamiya 1/48. I built this model for Ted Rutherford who flew with him. Of the accessories, I only used Eduard's RBFs and seats. Fightertown Decals.