iModeler Reviews

Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

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 -[...]

AK Real Color Air- Is their marketing hype accurate?

Most of you have probably came across banners, printed advertisement or even some you tube stuff about AK Interactive new paint line, Real Colors. They kicked off a few months ago with an extensive AFV and Tank colors, covering several countries[...]

Eduard 1/48 Hawker Tempest Mk. V Series 1 – In-box review

Let's have a look at the all-new 1/48 Hawker Tempest from Eduard. The initial boxing of the kit is called Tempest Mk.V Series 1 and brings the markings of the early Tempests of the 1st production batch, which were distinguished by protrudi[...]