iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

C-119C Flying Boxcar, 63rd TCS Kimpo Korea, 1952. Roden 1/144. Forgotten War build.

Having had this kit for awhile now, I originally wanted to do some sort of Flight of the Phoenix build, ala Jimmy Stewart, but he flew or crashed a C-82. It worked out well that the kit decals were of the Korean war. i was apprehensive about th[...]

Messerschmitt Bf-109 G10 – Trumpeter 1/24th scale

Evening all, Here's the latest model off my bench - Trumpeter's 1/24th scale Bf-109 G10. Built more or less out of the box, but with the addition of some Eduard seatbelts and some Barracuda wheels. I also opened up the armour plate behind the p[...]

Nichimo 1/48 Aichi E13A1b ”Jake” (零式水上偵察機)

Hi everyone! This is my Nichimo 1/48 Aichi E13A1b ”Jake”, built as part of the Empire of Japan GB. The Aichi E13A (Allied reporting name: “Jake”) was a long-range reconnaissance seaplane used by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) from 1941 to 19[...]

PACIFIC PRINCESS – Part Two & Last Part.

In part one I showed the beginning of making this fine looking model and ended by adding some aluminum tubing to the nose wheel. In Part 2 I'm showing the finished nose wheel along with a print of the real wheel. I like my canopies open so [...]

Skyhawk A4 Esci 1/48

I Know this is the second Israeli A4 today but that is purely co-incidence guys ,this is the very old Esci offering that I picked up cheap years ago and has been gathering dust ever since. I bought the decal sheet from Hannants to build the ex[...]


This model is a "GEM" to build and I did what we call here in America; "A Bang Up Job." I have quite a few top quality "in-progress" building images that I though would make a good two-part story. Study the photos and they will tell you that t[...]

Violet Lightning

Here is my 1/32nd Hasegawa Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden Kai "George". Hasegawa sure does a great job with their kits and the Shiden Kai is not exception. The model is fantastic. I can't fault it in any way. Great detail and exceptional fit. A great p[...]

1/48 AZ Model Vultee Vengeance “RAAF”

Here is my latest addition to my RAAF model collection. The AZ Model Vultee Vengeance. The kit is a bit rough and not very accurate, but it's the only kit available in 1/48th scale. I built the model mostly out of the the box except for a Red R[...]

P-51D Tamiya 1/32 Scale All metal skin! “Tattie Bus”

Well here she is! This will be my last metal skin build for a while!! Such a pain to do this technique lol. This is the 1/32 scale Tamiya kit, nice kit, few fit issues but nothing really bad. The metal is the difficult part, hand cutting all the[...]

Wingnut wings Dh2

Wingnut wings Dh2 32nd scale Only my second wnw kit ,entirely painted with tamiya acrylics Spark plug leads are made from 0.15 brass wire wrapped around a 0.3 drill bit to create the spring and the cockpit wire bracing has a 0.8mm disk at the [...]