OK – things took a turn at the very beginning of the build. Having been spoilt by eduard 109’s the Airfix item is a bit simple and somewhat lacking in detail. Not that it is a bad kit, it is just not an expensive kit.
First off, I had a res[...]
After my impatience with my IL-2 I decided to take David's advice and teach myself some patience. So, I thought, what better way to do this but by attempting the Vulcan that had been lying in the stash for four years. I had just manag[...]
Piloted by Australian Ace Jack Bartle 112 Sqd., Egypt October 1941. Aftermarket items include Ultracast prop/spinner and seat, with Brengun gun sight along with a Master gun barrel set which has a very nice pitot head along with a ring and be[...]
David Thomas has lamented that there are no PR Mosquitos here at iModeler. I thought to correct him, and then realized I hadn't posted this article about doing the Airfix PR XVI.
So now there is a PR Mosquito at iModeler!
The one ro[...]
New Airfix Hunter F6 with Xtradecals for a Hunter attached to Tactical Weapons Unit circa 1979.
Additional extras are the pilot from PJ Productions and the Master pitot tube. I also pinched some drop tanks from the Academy Hunte[...]
Well,this kit was admired by me since the early 70ies. I never got it cause Airfix was easy to get, Revell kind of exotic American. No one else made a condor at that time.Thanks to eBay I got the Revell 1/72 scale FW-200 condor last winter. Orig[...]
The new tooled is Airfix Mustang is a beautiful kit . Finished the model in Ed Heller's markings of the 352nfd FG . Model painted with Mr Color , Xtreme airframe Aluminum and tamiya paints . Enjoy :)
by b007scott[/url], on Flickr
The outbreak of the Korean War on June 25, 1950, found the United States less prepared to go to war than it had been on December 7, 1941.
The year before, the three fighter groups in the Far East had been re-equipped with the F-80 Shooting Star[...]
I built a lot of models up to my teens, then abandoned the hobby for years. With my recent retirement, I've built a couple and hope to build a lot more. This is my first one (after a special car model I built as a present for my[...]
Supermarine Spitfire FR XIVe TZ138 was delivered at Aldermaston on February 23, 1945 and sent to Rolls Royce at Hucknall for modification for cold weather testing. Prepared in June 1945 by No. 47 Maintenance Unit at Sealand, it was shipped to C[...]