The Dive Bomber Database at iModeler

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1/32 Revell Ju-87B Stuka

This was built as part of the Desert Air War group build . There are several great builds going on in that group . There are many interpretations of this particular aircraft. After much looking around the internet and looking at photos of [...]

The Ultimate Dive Bomber

In this article I must confess to a bit of profound ignorance. Up until recently I was under the mistaken belief that the dive-bomber concept was obsolete by the end of WWII. I thought that the rise of powerful fighter aircraft carrying [...]

SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 scale with cardboard carrier island

SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 Today I want to show you my SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 scale. In order to give my model a beautiful environment, I modeled the island of an aircraft carrier out of cardboard. The island [...]

A-36 Apache dive bomber! Now is that a Mustang or not?

At first sight the A-36 Apache looks like a representative of those early P-51 Mustang variants that were still powered by the American Allison engine. I would like to claim that even a second look will only produce few doubts to have a [...]

A Real "SAAB" Story

Greetings from Canada! This is my latest project , the SAAB B-17-BS Maritime reconnaisance floatplane. It was originally conceived as a dive bomber and I have always liked it's good looks and have regarded it as a Nordic [...]

Boeing F4B-4 dive-bomber

Built from 1928-1935, with tube steel fuselage, wood wings with fabric covering, ailerons of corrugated aluminum. The US Navy began heavily investigating the tactic of dive bombing in the 1920s and 1930s. Of aircraft in current service at [...]

More Dive Bombers

In a previous article, I presented my collection of 1/48 model dive-bombers that served with the Navy in WWII (SBC-3, SB2U, SBD-3, SB2C-3). In this article, I go back in time from there to the mid-1930s to present two aircraft that were [...]