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Big Thanks: iModeler March Award

I want to thank Martin & the iModeler team for selecting me to receive the March iModeler award. I know this is a "picked out of a hat" award, but I literally have never won anything in the last 68 years of my life (if you don't count my wi[...]

Best in Show Award, January 2019 – Su-34, Hellduck from Kitty Hawk

What a momentous day - the illusive Hellduck is snarling on my bench! Notoriously difficult to spot in our temperate lands, this particular breed is the stuff of legends. So far I just heard tales from far away about this great beast, all my p[...]

Mosonshow 2019 – A Preview

The 23rd edition of the Mosonshow is about to take place on the 27th and 28th of April. As the largest scale modelling event on the European continent, Mosonshow has become a focal point and a “must go” for many modellers – as last year’s numbe[...]

New Sherman from Meng in the Pipeline

Oh boy... after last year's Panther frenzy, it looks like Meng is going Allied. They just announced their upcoming M4A3(76)w - a Sherman with the 76mm gun in T23 turret that is. Looking at the 3D renderings and reading Meng's description, it is[...]

RIP: LCOL Richard Cole – last Doolittle Raider

The last Doolittle Raider, LCOL Richard Cole, who flew the mission as Doolittle's co-pilot, died yesterday at 103.

iModeler March Awards

It's time for our look back at some of the excellent work posted on iModeler during March. With 220 new articles, 2,291 comments and 53,500 individual article reads, this month really picked up the pace. According to our long-standing tradition [...]

A Big Thank You For My Random Prize

Thanks everyone for my random prize, for which I chose the Airfix He 111 H6. I'm going to do it as the torpedo bomber variant. I'll build it alongside the Italeri Zwilling, it should make an interesting comparison! I'll post images. Again, many [...]

Nose Art Group Build – time to go!

This is the last "official" day of the Nose Art Group Build, so it's time to get wrapped up and start posting your work! It's been great watching all your projects coming together and I'm pretty excited to see the finished results. As always, [...]

My imodeler award for February, 2019

Thanks again to all that voted for my Tamiya Spitfire Mk.Ia. I am sincerely honored. Thank you to imodeler for the generous prize. I chose the new Eduard 1:48 Tempest Mk.V series 2, which i hope to start soon after my unexpected move to a new [...]

New kit news – Modelsvit 1/48 Curtiss XP-55 Ascender

Modelsvit of Ukraine mark their first foray into 1/48 US aviation subjects. Their newest kit is the unique 1/48 Curtiss XP-55 Ascender's ( kit no. # 4808). It is now in production, and comes complete with 6 injection-moulded sprues, PE sheet ([...]