The Dakota Database at iModeler

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Airfix (Italeri) 1/72 C-47 Skytrain Hellenic Air Force

After the end of the war, many C-47s continued to offer their services to the USAF, with their contribution to war operations being enormous, as the typical examples of the aerial resupply of Berlin during the Soviet blockade in 1947 and [...]

C-47 Walkaround

Hi everyone! I had the chance to spend some time near HAF's C-47, s/n KK156. This was one the last flying HAF C-47s, meticulously maintained, its last flight taken place sometime in 2005. Since then, it resides in 114CW, Tanagra, my Base, [...]

Mini Whiskey 7 #2 1/48 Monogram C-47 Skytrain

I finished Mini W7 #1 roughly a year ago, and since then I've started volunteering at the museum that owns the real Whiskey 7. I donated Mini W7 #1 to the museum and she resides in their gift shop. So I had to build myself a Mini W7 #2. [...]

Airfix 1/72 Dakota – D-Day Doll

Hi There, So, last year when the Dakotas were at Prestwick I took a run through on the Saturday with Innis and his pal on what turned out to be a particulary typical Scottish summer day. We were able to get on board D-Day Doll which for me [...]

Revell 1/48 Douglas C-47 Dakota USAAF PTO

Built two years ago. Because there are a lot of D-Day striped Dakota models out there, I convinced my father to do a PTO aircraft. Revell Germany kit (Berlin airlift) with North Star Models decals. They came without US insignias (and the [...]

Dakota forever

Thanks for letting me in to your society and I want to start my entree with a model in 1:48 scale of the most famous airplane of the world, the DC-3/C-47 Dakota . The ancient Monogram Kit was used and the model has been built right out of [...]

How to illuminate a model – PLASMO's 1/48 Trumpeter Douglas DC-3 [VIDEO]

We learned to like and enjoy Plasmo's model construction videos on Youtube, and this one, featuring 1/48 Trumpeter DC-3 in Alaska Airlines livery is no exception. However, I found this video special because it provides a more or less [...]

Airfix 1/72 C-47

So, this is a little out of my wheelhouse, as I build primarily 1/48 postwar jets. The origin of this particular build started off quiet unexpectedly, as is often the case with me. While perusing a thread on a Facebook group (Cold War [...]

Film of EDO floats on C-47 1942 from factory

This might be of interest to all. I found this on you tube while researching my water wings build. The film was made by the grandfather of the person who posted it on you tube,Robert W Martens, although my father did retire from the [...]

Douglas C 47 B Dakota, A65-78, ARDU RAAF Edinburgh SA 1979.

1/72 Italeri, my first C 47, with Eduard photo etch, finished in Model Master enamels with Roo decals and Future, used by Aircraft Research and Development Unit to check navigation equipment at ADF air bases.