The Cold War Channel at iModeler

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Un mirage atomique! Dassault Mirage IVA

France, reborn after the Second World War, was still striving to become a nuclear power in the late 1940s against the backdrop of the Cold War. As part of the Western world, France pursued the expansion of its armed forces in view of a possible [...]

Academy MiG-21MF Fishbed, 1/48 scale

Hello iModeler! This is one of three kits I managed to finish last year. I used a CMK resin cockpit and wheel wells, and finished it in generic USSR colors using the kit decals and Akan paints. Not a bad kit for the price but I think I would c[...]

F-117 1/144 [Dragon+2x Shelf Oddity]

Hello everyone! There is a locked subject somewhere in dungeons of kampfgruppe144 forum where I enthusiastically begin this kit. 2014? There was this idea on the way of adding photoetched details to it. So instead of quick build it became protot[...]

F4D Skyray Project NOTSNIK (1/144 Miniwing + Shelf Oddity)

Why ”NOTSnik”? Well of course because of the Sputnik. In 1956 US Navy Naval Ordnance Test Station was developing various unmanned vehicles. One of ideas on the table was air launched vehicle propelled by motors from SUBROC antisubmarine missile.[...]

П-42 (P-42 “Streak Flanker”) (1/144 Trumpeter)

May I present you the P-42 (former T-10-15 Su-27 demonstrator modified to set time to climb records) in 1/144 scale. Base kit is Trumpeter, with some chopping done to align with the original airframe. Anything that was not essential to the very[...]

1/72 IDEA F-89D Scorpion

This is a boxing by a company named IDEA, but it is essentially the Academy kit, I think, as I do not have the academy kit, but the sprues are the same as photos on the net of the Academy kit. Quite good fitting parts, but I decided to model my [...]

How a giant became a dwarf: C-124 Globemaster II from Roden

The challenge of depicting such a huge aircraft as the Globemaster II on such a small scale as 1:144 is particularly fascinating for me. But the question of whether one could credibly represent the really big in the really small was only one, al[...]

Sepecat Jaguar GR1 A 1/48 Airfix

The SEPECAT Jaguar is a Anglo-French jet attack aircraft originally used by the British Royal Air Force and the French Air Force in the close air support and nuclear strike role. It is still in service in upgraded form with the Indian Air Force.[...]

From truculent turtle to sea deity: PV2-7 Neptune

Before the start of this project, I was vaguely familiar with the P2V Neptune, but it was completely unclear to me what an important role this type played in military aviation during the Cold War. What is meant by this? Firstly, the name is as[...]

Land Rover “Pink Panther” 109 series IIA

Hi guys, here are finally some better images of my latest project. Thanks to Allon Kira for these amazing images. Enjoy.