Article Directory: Show Reports

Reports from modeling shows, air displays and similar events.

Scale Modelworld 2017 models – #1 (1/48 Aircraft)

Continuing our review of the 2017 Scale Modelworld in Telford, here's a selection of 1/48 and larger scale aviation models from the competition tables. Stay tuned for more pictures from SMW 2017, or click on the link below to view:

Scale Modelworld 2017 Best in Show

Let’s kick off our coverage of the SMW competition area by presenting the one model that everone’s been waiting for - the Scale Modelworld 2017 Best in Show. A well deserved winner indeed is this 1/18 scale Spitfire Mk. XVIe racer. Enjoy! Wat[...]

Telford link

Here’s a stash of Competition photos taken by another Telford visitor. Separate lead photo here courtesy Zoukei Mura, from their stand in Hall 2.

A Few Competition Area Photos

More than 1000 entries but here are a few of Class winners, plus a few I liked that got zip.


Just visited Competition area to find London Gunbus was awarded a Gold medal. Nothing at all for HMS Victory though.

Telford 2017

I’m sure I’m posting this in the wrong place but anyway here are a few snaps from SMW2017 before it’s open to the public. I’m not doing loads of posts this year but if there’s anything anyone wants me to look for I’ll see if I can locate it and[...]

Once upon a time, there was a Hungarian Air Force…

After (the so-called) communism ended, so many things changed here, in East/Central Europe...for example the various national armies and forces' attitudes towards a possible war and in addition with that change there happened a re-thinking abou[...]

Scale Model Challenge 2017

A few reposts from SMC 2017 in Eindhoven this past weekend.

Scale Model Challenge 2017 Veldhoven The Netherlands

Hello everyone, I like to share some pictures I've made during my visit at the Scale Model Challenge 2017 in Veldhoven, near Eindhoven in the Netherlands. With just one hour driving away from where I live it was easy to visit this show, now for [...]

Cincinnati Model Contest & Swap Meet

The Cincinnati Scale Modelers Club, a US IPMS Club, held their 2017 Annual Contest and Swap Meet in Cincinnati today. There were 365 entries from 73 modeler on display. Here are some of the contestants works that caught my eye. And the last pic [...]