The Dakota Channel at iModeler

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C-47 Walkaround

Hi everyone! I had the chance to spend some time near HAF's C-47, s/n KK156. This was the last flying HAF C-47, meticulously maintained, til its last flight that took place sometime around 2010, or even before... Since then, it resides in 114CW,[...]

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. Just [...]

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 was [...]

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 kit onl[...]

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 the bo[...]

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 complete g[...]

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 Modeling)[...]

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 company and [...]

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.

1: 72 Airfix C-47 French Airforce

Airfix's great representation of the C-47 Dakota this time finished as `Franche-Comte' in French Indochina, using Berna decals and using a mix of Vallejo Model Air, Gunze and Citadel paints.