The Battle of Britain Database at iModeler

Josef Priller's BoB Bf-109E-3 (Wingsy 1/48)

The Airplane: The Bf-109E-3 was the first sub-type of Messerschmitt’s fighter to receive the DB 601 engine. Ourside of the powerplant and cooling system, which included radiators under each inboard wing, the airframe of the Bf-109E-3 was [...]

1/72 Airfix new tool RAF Spitfire

After a decidedly unsatisfactory 1/72 Spitfire build three years ago I decided to try my hand again. Fortunately, Airfix has a new tool version of their classic kit, so I was able to compare the two. The kit is really good with the [...]

Eduard Spitfire Mk.Ia, 1/48. A Pair of Kiwis over Dunkirk.

'the airspeed indicator read 240 mph, and I thought "this is bloody marvellous!", but then the Spitfire began to shudder and seemed as if it was going to stall. - I realised what had happened, my pitot head had been shot away, [...]

Eduard Spitfire Mk.1 completed.

In my second post today, here are some photos of my Eduard 1:48 Spitfire Mk1, built as GR-U, N3290 as it was on the 23 May 1940 just before being shot down whilst on evening patrol over Dunkirk. F/O Gillies was taken prisoner. This will be [...]

Arma Hobby (Expert-Set) Hawker Hurricane Mk I Battle of Britain + Addons in 1/72

Hello, today I want to show you the second part of my little Battle of Britain diorama. I used the expert set of the Hawker Hurricane from the Polish manufacturer "Arma Hobby". Since everything is already included in the set to [...]

Airfix Supermarine Spitfire Battle of Britain + addons 1/72

Hello modellers! Here are my two tiny little Spitfires from Airfix. I wanted to build a Battle of Britain scene where pilots wait for their next scramble, as shown on many historic pictures. This is becaue I like it to give my models a [...]

Hurricane Mk I, Sqdn Ldr Witold Urbanowicz

Christmas of 2003, my oldest son gave me the book, “A Question of Honor, The Kosciuszko Squadron” by Lynne Olson and Stanley Cloud. It was an eye opener, to say the least. I have been an avid follower of WWII aviation history since I [...]

Bob Typhoon! Nice to meet you.

When I first saw a photo of the Eurofighter FGR4 in the 75th anniversary Battle of Britain colors, I immediately put having a model of that plane on my want list. Eventually I picked up a Revell 1/72 Eurofighter and found the Caracal [...]

1/72 Spitfire

There's an error between camouflage patterns and the age of aircraft, but I love this camouflage pattern of Spitfire so much. I hope you understand that.

Eduard 1/48 Spitfire I (late production)

By the spring of 1940, Spitfires equipped approximately one-third of the squadrons in Fighter Command. Over that summer, the pilots of the Spitfires and their more numerous comrades in the cockpits of Hawker Hurricanes successfully stopped [...]