iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Yahu Models Instument Panel Review… Revell of Germany 1/32 P-51D Mustang “early”, and Tamiya 1/48 F4U Corsair

I received these aftermarket instrument panels in the mail a few days ago, and wanted to do a quick review on them. I'll give you two guesses as to what my upcoming plans are for builds in the near future........... :) First up is the 1/32 sc[...]

Build Review – Airfix 1/48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF

Building the Airfix Blenheim does not differ from any other aircraft – construction starts with the cockpit. So instead of walking through the whole routine I will focus on what my particular experience and thoughts are. There are a couple of[...]

Eduard 1/48 Fw-190A-2

From the outset of its development, the Fw-190 presented difficulties due to the designer’s decision to create the tightest cowling possible for the radial engine powerplant, in order to streamline the aircraft as much as possible. The hottest p[...]

1/144 A-Model C-7B Caribou – Unboxing

Goodday to all , This is a brief video unboxing review of my next aviation project the 1/144 scale DHC Caribou from A-Models. I may start this around mid March of 2019. Thanks !

Airfix 1/48 Hawker Hunter F. Mk. 6

OK, it arrived a week ago today, and as soon as I opened the box, I saw that once again I could resist everything but temptation. It really was a "weekender," completed Monday afternoon. HISTORY: Hawker Aircraft came late to jet aircraft, and[...]

Kit Review: Tamiya 35346, 1/35 M4A3E8 “Easy Eight” European Theater

As promised a while ago, here it is. This review would have been done a while ago, but "Life" tends to throw us curve balls every once in a while.............. When it does, try to make the best of it. Here's the box art. It shows a HVSS She[...]

Trumpeter 1/48 MiG-15bis

In the change from piston to jet, the USSR was about three years behind the US and UK when the war ended in 1945. The fact that, five years later, there was a Soviet fighter high over the Yalu that was competitive with the West’s best fighter, [...]

Excited about these exhausts

The postman has been kind enough to leave a small box on my doorstep! I have been waiting for some time for these to become available, and the other day I got a mail that they had arrived in my kit-pushers store. I immediately phoned a fellow 1[...]

Eduard 1/48 Hawker Tempext V, Srs 1 – a detailed construction review

When Sydney Camm first designed what became the Typhoon in the late 1930s, not that much was known about high speed flight and heavy weaponry, with the result that the Typhoon’s wing turned out to be too thick. The result was that Camm began wor[...]

iModeler Review – Airfix 1/48 Hawker Hunter F.6

Hot on the heels of their Blenheim Mk.IF (reviewed here), Airfix just released another classic British aircraft – and arguably one of the most beautiful jet fighters ever designed. The kit comes in the usual Airfix-style box and contains -[...]