iModeler Photo Collections

New and historic photograph collections

On This Day 2 August 1990, Iraq invades Kuwait

I't s a nice sunny hot Thursday morning flying up the California coast to NAS Bremerton, Washington. Just left Moffet topping off the tanks for the final leg of the flight. Pilot, Lt Luis "Ball" Saenz,co-pilot Lt Cdr "Doc" Severson, myself[...]

Hellenic Air Force Museum – A quick visit – Part4: Misc gems and a surprise!

Hi everyone! Here are some more pics of museum items under restoration you might find interesting. Among them are some shots of the recovered Stuka, a T-33 almost restored to static status in SEA camo, a Northrop BQM-74 Chukar target drone unde[...]

Hellenic Air Force Historical Planes

Hi everyone! Here are some pics of historic planes preserved in Tanagra AFB that I took this morning. Tanagra AFB is an operational Base with Mirage 2000/-5 planes. It is my beloved base that I've spent most of my (still active) career, becoming[...]

Hellenic Air Force Museum – A quick visit – Part 3

Hi everyone! This is my last article for the HAF Museum at Tatoi AFB. This time I Visited the Museum's auxillary facility, nearby the main facility. There are some spectacular exhibits there, together with many interesting "Work in Progress" on[...]

Hellenic Air Force Museum – A quick visit -Part 2

Hi everyone! Those are the pics from my second "quick visit" at the Hellenic Air Force Museuma at Tatoi AFB. Saw some interesting subjects there, including a Mirage F-1, a nicelly decorated anniversary RF-4, a TF-104G, another rare TF-102 in SEA[...]

Hellenic Air Force Museum – A quick visit

Hi everyone, Had the chance to pay a quick visit to The Hellenic Air Force Museum, located at Tatoi AFB, near Athens! I could see a lot of, and in cases rare, great Aviation stuff there, mainly regarding the Hellenic Air Force History, but do [...]

Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection at Gardemoen

Sitting at home, more or less locked in on account of the Coronavirus, I thought I might just as well write an article about the Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection at Gardemoen, just outside Oslo. I’ve been meaning to write this article[...]

Completed Late-War Western Front Fighters Collection (1/48)

This collection has taken around two years to complete due to only having access to a workshop on an irregular basis. Each kit took just under a week. German Fighters: Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8 Anton Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 Dora Messerschmitt Bf 109G-[...]

Canadair

If it does not seem bad to you, and I am not sure if there is any specific site for photos, I am attaching those of the Canadair and a helicopter in full action. These are part of the photos that I have commented on in Boris's post. What a coinc[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 7.

Paolo Ruffulo’s exquisite build from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ (in my mind, the best of the Star Wars canon) is Jango Fett’s ‘Slave I’ which, as you all know, is a modified Firespray-31-class patrol and attack craft used produced by a subsid[...]