iModeler Photo Collections

New and historic photograph collections

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 [...]

Flixton, Norfolk

You may have read the recent comments between Tom and me on his Jav posting, re maintaining classic aircraft in a difficult economic climate. At the former RAF base at Flixton, Norfolk, there is a Jav, Vixen, Meteor, Mig, and a host of periphera[...]

For Stearman Lovers Everywhere

As winter turns into spring (sort of) here in Washington, it is time for our Stearman's annual inspection. Good thing that way we know it will be safe for a sunny season of flying. Since all the access panels are removed I thought I would tak[...]