The Blenheim Channel at iModeler

Bristol Blenheim - a British light bomber aircraft used in the early days of the Second World War.

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Trimaster 1/48 Me 163 B V53

This kit was in my model storage closet for 30 plus years and after spending 3 months on the Blenheim i was looking for a less complex project so here it is. I used an Aires cockpit set and it actually fit fairly well. Paints are a combinati[...]

1/48 Airfix Blenheim Mk.I Bomber

I decided to do the Airfix Blenheim Mk.If kit as the Mk. I bomber. All it required was using the excellent Vector bomb sight and the alternative clear nose part, with the lower port panel buffed clear, supplied in the kit. I had the Eagle Str[...]

Classic Airframes 1/48 Blenheim IV.f, 404 Squadron, RCAF 1941

This is Classic Airframes 1/48 Blenheim Mk IV, Finished as a 404 Squadron, RCAF, aircraft flown by Wing Commander Woodruff, and F/S Sims on 18 December, 1941, when they scored this units first air-to-air victory, a JU-88, operating out of Sumbur[...]

The Class of 2019: Completions, and a couple major repairs…

Hey Folks! At the end of the year, it's always nice to see everyone's , 'Year in Review'!! I do have a couple that are close, but they won't count, because this article deals with completed kits. All these kits are 1:48 Scale, from multiple [...]

Boatload on the bench

Afternoon all, Its been a while since I've posted anything. I haven't finished anything over the past 6 months, but I've got a c**p ton (it's a technical term) in progress. I'm cranking hard on them to try and get them done before we move fro[...]

Classic Airframes 1/48 Bristol Blenheim I

I like this aircraft and have built it c1938. The kit however is challenging, it had an injection canopy which took some fitting, managed to get it on then realised I hadn't fitted several interior parts! Doh! The kit decals are excellent but fo[...]

Airfix 1:48 Scale, Bristol Blenheim Mk.If

I just finished this one...loved the kit, and planning on a second in Desert Air Force livery. On the whole, the kit was an interesting build. Went together well, without a lot of crying... very little putty... putty means sanding... sandi[...]

On This Day…June 1st

A series of well photographed Emil Bf 109E3 of 4.JG26. ‘W3+-‘ (WNr 779) was force landed in France on 1st June 1940. Pretty clear a lot of the infantry were intrigued and excited at the find. The ‘selfie generation was alive and well[...]

Build Review – Airfix 1/48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF

Building the Airfix Blenheim does not differ from any other aircraft – construction starts with the cockpit. So instead of walking through the whole routine I will focus on what my particular experience and thoughts are. There are a couple of[...]

iModeler Review – Airfix 1/48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF

Long awaited by many, Airfix just released their Blenheim Mk.IF in 1/48 scale. Up until now, the only option to get this plane in your collection was the Classic Airframes kit, and that one was not for the faint of the heart. A true multimedi[...]