The Aeroclub Database at iModeler

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Review: Discovered in The Department of Lost: Aeroclub 1/48 Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2b

A model that survives from the pre-Jurassic days of 1996. Of all the awful airplanes the Royal Flying Corps went to war with, it is a tossup whether the F.E. series or the B.E. series can take the title of Worst of All. The two had [...]

Belgian Thoroughbred

In 1930 the Belgians were considering what their new fighter aircraft was to be. They'd held a competition and settled on the rather pedestrian Dewoitine D.27 and the Czech Avia BH-33. However, the air force staff attended the Hendon Air [...]

Restored Hasegawa/Aeroclub Spitfire VIII

Going through things in storage here at the house, I've come across some models. Over the years, they got dinged in storage, but they were good models, worth restoring. This is from 2006. A Hasegawa Spitfire VIII with the Aeroclub drop-fit [...]

Airfix/Aeroclub 1/48 Seafire 45

With the publication today of the article about kitbashing a Spitfire 21, a friend reminded me of another conversion I did - going on 18 years ago this coming February. A Seafire 45. History: Throughout the development of the [...]

Aeroclub/Airfix Spitfire Mk 21

This is a conversion of the Airfix Seafire 46/47 using the old Aeroclub Spitfire Mk. 21 conversion set. The conversion uses the extended kit wing, landing gear, exhausts and miscellaneous parts along with Aeroclub's fuselage, radiator [...]

Seafire F.45 – Aeroclub conversion of Airfix kit

Throughout the development of the carrier-based Sea Spitfire, which was known as the Seafire, developments in the land-based series of fighters were reflected in approximate naval equivalents. The first of the Griffon-powered Seafires was [...]