The Carrier Database at iModeler

  • Items tagged with Carrier
  • 9 articles
  • Last addition 6 months, 1 week ago

CVE-9 USS BogueTamiya 1/700

The original The USS Bogue is the lead ship of 45 escort carriers built by the US Navy during World War II. The basis are trading ships of the type C3-S-A1, which were equipped with a closed hangar, 2 elevators and a wooden flight deck in [...]

20 - Bandai Space Aircraft Carrier

This was a really fun build and one I'm really happy with, from the Space Battleship Yamato or Star Blazers series. I tried some new techniques on it like preshading the panel lines, and in this subject matter I really like how it worked [...]

Hobby Boss, Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat in 1/48

Hello friends, today I have another US NAVY aircraft for you. It's the Hobby-Boss 1/48 scale kit that I started about 2 years ago. The construction is relatively easy, since the components fit together very well. The only challenge was to [...]

Tamiya F4U-1C, 1/48. The Sky Pirates.

One omission from the plethora of Corsair models out there is the F4U-1C, in fact there isn't even a company that offers a resin conversion set for this type. Not wanting to miss out on the only -1 variant I haven't yet built I decided to [...]

Academy 1/700 USS Enterprise CV-6 "Modeler's Edition"

Kit: Academy 1/700 USS Enterprise CV-6 "Modeler's Edition" EDIT 11/2021: Fixed the SBD wing issue by building new ones History: The USS Enterprise CV-6 was the seventh US Navy vessel of that name and the sixth US aircraft [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Scale WW2 Aircraft Carrier Tug

Hello all, I updated this post with pics of the painted tug operator added. Well while I wait for another F-104 kit to arrive I decided to cut the boredom by building the little tug that came with my 1/48 scale Corsair kit. Took me a whole [...]

#IntrepidCorrected – Revell’s Classic 1/720 Essex Class Carrier (Corrected)

For many modelers of World War II ships, Revell's 1/720 scale model of the USS Intrepid (CV – 11) was an early favorite. It was cheap (two dollars, compared to four dollars for a Tamiya Akagi), easy to build, and gave you a big [...]

1/700 Trumpeter CVN-74 USS John C Stennis

Kit: Trumpeter 1/700 CVN-74 USS John C Stennis. Intro: This was actually my first ship ever. I usually build aircraft in 1/72 but decided to try something new. I started this in October of last year, and being that it's August, it took me [...]

Monogram 1/48th PBJ-1H (B-25H) Landing on ShangriLa

As kid I loved the line of Monogram 1/48th scale aircraft models. Their bomber series let you build highly detailed good looking models that represented the planes that won the war in Europe and the Pacific. I always liked the B-25 G [...]