The Don Weixl Database at iModeler

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1/72 Hasegawa CAF CH-118 Iroquois By Don Weixl

I started this 70’s era kit around 1979 when I was still in college. I got around to painting the interior and then it got put away. I found the barely started kit hiding behind some kits in April of 2021 over 40 years later. I was [...]

1/24th Scale 2001 Revell Viagra Ford Taurus

This model was initially a joint project with my nephew 20 years ago. I painted and decaled the body using the kit decals. My nephew who was 15 at the time completed the model. The model was returned to me 2 years ago as my nephew had [...]

1/72 Scale Italeri RCAF CT-155 Hawk

My 1/72 scale model of the Royal Canadian Airforce (RCAF) CT-155 Hawk jet trainer was built using the Italeri BAE Hawk Series MK.100 kit. This kit has the necessary long nose and “new” wing compared to the older Hawk jets. A bit of [...]

1/72 Hobbycraft RCAF CF-105 Avro Arrows Completed August 2013

2 x Hobbycraft 1/72 scale CF-105 Arrows by Don Weixl Note: This article first appeared in Hyperscale back in 2013. Introduction Canadian aviation fans have a fascination with the Avro CF-105 Arrow. The Arrow was a large twin engine [...]

1/72 Heller Spitfire MK 16E

Started Jan. 2020 Finished March 2020 This kit has been in my stash for over 40 years. The box art on this inexpensive kit from the late 70s caught my eye. A Spitfire in bare metal finish is not that common. I was lucky to see the [...]

1/72 Airfix F-84F Thunderstreak Diavoli Rossi

1/72 Airfix F-84F Thunderstreak Diavoli Rossi Started Feb. 2020 Finished April 2020 The box art on this kit got my attention right away with the super flashy Italian Airforce Red Devil (Diavoli Rossi) demonstration team livery. The decal [...]

1/72 Scale Academy F4U-1 US Navy VF-17 Corsair “Big Hog” by Don Weixl

Everybody loves the Corsair with its unique gull wing and massive propeller. I am not a Corsair expert, but wanted to do a decent job of modelling the famous “Big Hog” Corsair flown by US Navy ace Tommy Blackburn of the VF-17 Jolly [...]

1/72 Hasegawa P-38 Lightning “Yippee”

Lockheed painted their 5000th P-38 Lightning "Vermillion" red in 1944 and used it as a demonstrator for a short period. Perhaps this one of the first "Commemorative" paint schemes that are so prevalent these days with [...]

1/72 Esci/AMT USAF F-104 Drone

The 1/72 Esci F-104 kits were re-boxed by AMT. The kits are pretty nice with extra fine recessed panel lines and the option to build the short tail A or C version or the more common long tail version used by most countries except the US [...]