The Admiral Database at iModeler

9 articles
  • Items tagged with Admiral
  • 9 articles
  • Publicly visible
  • Last addition 1 month, 4 weeks ago

TBD-1 Devastator month

My last project for TBD Devastator month is repainting my old (2017) George Gay 8-T-14 TBD into the correct colors and markings for Lt Cdr James Brett’s T-1 on the Lexington at Coral Sea. I had two sets of T1 decals, but neither had [...]

1/72 TBD-1 Devastators

I have been collecting 1/72 Devastators in my stash for the past couple of years with an aim towards upgrading my current George Gay TBD-1 at Midway, and this double build represents an effort to clear the backlog of kits and decals before [...]

Trumpeter 1/48 Supermarine Seafang F.MK.32

A straight out of the box build except for Tape Belts and the serials and roundels were masked and painted as Trumpeter had them a tad on the fictitious side. Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey. Painted with Colourcoats Extra Dark Sea Grey, [...]

Airfix 1/24 Hellcat MKII

Hellcat MKII operated by the FAA off HMS Khedive, East Indies, March- April 1945. A relatively trouble free build. I was, however, disappointed by some of the detail left of by Airfix on such a large scale kit, but nothing that the [...]

The Doolittle Raid - in color

This is Totally Cool This is the stuff that makes me love being an historian. My friend and fellow researcher Lynn Ritger just spent the last several days playing “Squirrel!” in the uncategorized digitized film files at the National [...]

"ON THIS DAY" 7 December 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. IJN Nakajima B5N2 "Kate" 1/48

It is the 80th year anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Though the mission was a success but not the knock out punch that Admiral Yamamoto hoped to achieve. The primary objective was to destroy or put out of action the US carrier [...]

Pearl Harbour 80th Anniversary. AgakiHasegawa 1/700

I am posting this article at 8am, December 7th, Honolulu time. Exactly 80 years on from the moment of the first wave of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941. The aircraft carrier Agaki was Vice Admiral Chūichi Nagumo's flagship [...]

80 Years Ago: "I Knew My Plans Had Changed"

The flight deck of USS Enterprise (CV-6) echoed with the command over the loudspeaker from the bridge: “Pilots! Man your planes!” Thirty-one year old Lieutenant Richard H. “Dick” Best Jr., operations officer of Bombing-Six, watched [...]

Video: 2021 Model Kit Stash Tour

Come with me, and you'll my world of modeling imagination... A just for fun stash tour video, I hope that you will enjoy! And check out these links for model modeling awesomeness! Old School Models (link) Otaku [...]