iModeler Photo Collections

New and historic photograph collections

South African Armour, Artillery and AFV’s

Included in this selection of photos are the G-6 Self-propelled Howitzer (Takom is releasing this in 1/35 scale), G-5 Howitzer, Badger Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Elephant MBT, Rooikat (Lynx), Ratel ZT3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle with Anti Tank Mi[...]

South African Air Force

These are just a small sample of photos that I have on South African military hardware. Hopefully it would be of help to those modellers wishing to build SAAF aircraft. Since 1994 the SAAF has undergone a transformation during which most of the [...]

Final checker, and more.

Some shots I took on Kennedy CV-67, in the late eighties. and a view of a F-4 you don't want to see in your rear view mirror.

Focke Wulf 190 A8 at Gatow

On the 28th of August, at IPMS-Deutschlands modelling show, I had the privilege to be invited to a guided tour of the FW 190 A8 that’s being restored at Gatow air force museum in Berlin. Stabsfeldwebel Enrico Schade, who leads the restauratio[...]

Reference For Your 300 SL Project

Guys, some of you may contemplate about building Tamiya's new Mercedes 300 SL like Jack and George already did. I found this magnificent car today at the Schlumpf Museum in Mulhouse, France. It's unrestored in original, slightly patinated cond[...]

Dog day afternoon plus.

While with Vf-31 line Div. oneday this lovable mutt happened upon our flight line. We took care of him for two days before base security, NAS Oceana VA, took him away. Fresh water wash down on Saratoga. Maintenance shots VF-31 and VF-74. Bear es[...]

My modelling year 2015

A happy new year to all Imodelers ! 2015 was a difficult year but i managed some builds and made some good progress on long time runnung projects like my H.M.S Hood in 1/350 scale. The first completed kit in 2015 was Academys Junkers Ju 87 G-2 i[...]

Big aircraft carrier

I've just got back from a 10 day break in south west China (close to the Vietnam border)I I live in north east China. While in the seaside city of Beihai we went to the maritime museum and found this model. My apologies for the photos, but it w[...]

Images of D-Day…

[US National Archives; USAF; Crown Copyright; National Archives of Canada; US Coast Guard]

The “Bucket List” gets smaller still –

Although this wasn't our first balloon ride (our 2nd), it was nonetheless a marvelous experience. The early morning lift-off wasn't wasn't our "thing" - oh-dark-thirty arrival time due to the calm wind conditions - but we survived and beat the [...]