The Korean War Channel at iModeler

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Forgotten War Group Build – Special Hobby 1/48 Fairey Firefly F.R.1, HMS Triumph, 1950

You can see the WIP for this model at the Forgotten War Group Build. History: The Fleet Air Arm was the only carrier air arm to carry on with the development and operation of the two-seat carrier fighter past the early 1930s. Both the Japanese[...]

Forgotten War Group Build – night-fighting F4U-5N Corsairs

The F4U-5 was the ultimate Navy development of the Corsair series as a fleet defense fighter. The first prototype took to the skies December 21, 1945. It differed from previous Corsairs by having an even longer nose, a raised cockpit, and all-me[...]

Monogram F4U-5

Stopped in Hobby Lobby after visiting with my dad one day and decided to pick up this old Monogram Corsair as a bit of a nostalgia build. The age of the molds (1963 © on the belly) showed as I had to spend a lot of time cleaning up flash on near[...]

Cleaver’s Inspiration

While working on the two armor kits I recently posted I listened to the Audible version of Tom Cleaver’s Holding the Line, a Book about the naval air war in Korea. The book was very enjoyable and inspired me to build a Korean War Corsair. I went[...]

Korea – The Forgotten War GB. North American F-82G Twin Mustang

The F-82 was originally intended as a long range escort fighter, intended to shepherd B-29 raids to Japan beyond the range of the P-51 Mustang or P-38 Lightning. That role went out the window with the end of WWII, and those F-82's that had alre[...]

Korea – The Forgotten War GB. Brubaker’s ride, McDonnell F2H Banshee

Talk about timing. This one got finished this morning, the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean Conflict. Louis sent the invite to join the group this morning as well, so I guess I'll kick off the forgotten war group build with one of i[...]

Korea: The Forgotten War group build is now active.

Hello everyone. This is an open invitation to all who want to participate in our Korean War group build. This group build will follow the exact same dates as the actual conflict did. It will start on June 25th, 2020, and will end a little o[...]

1/700 scale Dragon USS Bon Homme Richard CV-31 “Korean War” – Review

Greetings all, This is another unboxing review which is a quite unique subject a Korean War era aircraft carrier. Dragon models to date is the only manufacturer so far to release few Korean War era carriers which is ideal for collectors whom ar[...]

A tribute to my Father-in-Law Republic F-84E Thunderjet, Korea 1952

My father-in-law, Jack Terhune of Springfield, Missouri, was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He joined in March of 1950, after turning down several scholarships to play college football. He always said he joined to see the world and never got out of T[...]

Korea: The Forgotten War

Good evening everyone. This is a friendly reminder that our new upcoming group build will start in a little less than a month from now on June 25th. With Memorial Day recently observed here in the USA, there’s no better time than now to post[...]