iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Caudron C.561 – 1:72 resin kit by SBS Model

Caudron C-461 and C-561 were built as French participants for the Coupe Deutsch de la Meurthe 1936. The two aircraft C-461 derived on the C-460 using the same engine Renault 456, while the single C-561 followed the type C-560 installing the engi[...]

Opening The Box! Copper State Models – Nieuport XXIII RFC 1/32

New Year’s Greeting iModellers! It is always great to find a kit-shaped package on the doorstep. Today the postman left me one from Latvia! Copper State Models changed hands a couple of years back, moving from Arizona to the Baltic. While it [...]

1/72 scale Italeri AH-1/AB-47 Bell review

My latest review on the Italeri smallest helicopter model which is the Bell-47 AH-1/AB-47 model kit which was released few years back.

2020: A Year in Review/Memoriam

It is 6PM on the last day of 2020 in So California, USA. It is Thursday, 9PM in New York and already most of the world it is 2021. 2020 started out with nothing unusual situation normal. It is an election year, the Super Bowl teams are s[...]

Still more news are coming from LP Models

thnx to our modeler friends we have new photo of our products. This shows you what you receive in box from us. No need to brush or cement just paint :) P.S. Models of airplanes are not included :-D Thnx for photos and models to David Lengyel

Quinta Studios 1/48 P-38F Interior Detail Set For The Tamiya Kit

As I was finally getting around to get started on the fairly new Tamiya P-38F/G Lightning. It's amazing it has been out for over a year. I have been building Tamiya kits in order that starting with Ki-84 Hayate Frank way back in 1992. So to[...]

1/72 scale Airfix De Havilland Heron Mk.II – Unboxing

Greetings all , This is a rebox kit which was released years ago (first released in 1959) that has been out of production ever since, was re-released by Airfix since last year (2019). The plastic sprues inside the seems rough and outdated as me[...]

Tamiya P-38H review

Herewith a review strictly for iModeler: History: The summer of 1943 finally saw the Fifth Air Force begin to receive the desperately-needed reinforcement and expansion that General Kenney had argued for since his arrival in Australia. Genera[...]

Upcoming kit reviews. Meng Dr-1 with MVR bust, and Tamiya P-38H Limited Edition kits

Several weeks ago I received these kits from Sprue Brothers. I was able to get my hands on these two thanks to my loving wife (for putting up with me) and an available balance on a credit card. I also want to thank Paul Nash, @white4freak fo[...]

1/72 scale Hobbyboss A-4F Skyhawk – Unboxing

Greetings to all imodelers , This is another unboxing of the 1/72 scale A-4F Sky Hawk from the Vietnam war period. The kit is well produced and has three decal option all during the Vietnam war from the carriers USS Bon Homme Richards and USS [...]