The Navy Database at iModeler

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USS Ethan Allen

Before seeing Dan Lee’s build of the USS Thresher, I had not heard of MicroMir models. I’ve always had a fondness for modern subs (especially when needing a simple modeling recharge) and Dan’s excellent job compelled me to order a [...]

1/144 AFV Club CH-124 Sea King RCN

It was surprisingly good for surprisingly cheap kit. Kit comes with sprues for two identical models. Decals are basic (US Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and Indian Navy) but parts are very well molded and fit well together. Models are quite [...]

F-4B VF-143 "Pukin' Dogs"

Tamiya F4B VF-143 Pukin' Dogs Furball Aero-Design 1/48 F-4B Bravo MiG Killers Part One People have hailed this as the "best ever" in the fields of airplane kits, jet kits, 1/48 kits and kits in general. They're right. It's [...]

Hawker Sea Fury Marine Luchtvaart Dienst (Royal Dutch Navy)

This time not an aircraft of the RNLAF, but one which was operated by the Royal Dutch Navy (MLD). The Hawker Sea Furies were not only operated from land but their was also a squadron that was stationed at the aircraft carrier “Hr. Ms. [...]

35 - 1/48 Italeri EA-6B Prowler

Wow what an amazing Kit. I absolutely loved this and the camo desert scheme. The kit went together great - the only part that needed a bit of work was the underbelly. Stated like most kits with the Cockpit and if you have the chance to get [...]

1/48 Monogram SNJ-6

First completed build of 2023 is a 1/48 Monogram SNJ-6 Navy trainer. 1950's markings from NAS Memphis. Overall the kit went together well and was fun to build. I built the kit out of the box with Caracal decals which were excellent. [...]

Eduard F4F-3 Wildcat, 1/48. 'The Navy's First Ace'

Following Eduard's amazing 2022 new tooling of the infamous A6M2, I eagerly looked forward to their rendition of the Wildcat and this kit certainly doesn't disappoint. Unsurprisingly the first Wildcat Eduard releases is the F4F-3, [...]

Zara passing Castello Aragonese Entering Taranto 1/350

A couple of years ago I won one of the monthly competitions here in imodeler. The prize was the Zara kit from Trumpeter, which I promised to build and post. Here it is! The scene is inspired by the great work of Lou Carabot. The kit is [...]

1/48 Hasegawa F-14A Tomcat

It's big, it doesn't fit into my display case. It's another US airplane. It's another dull, boring grey model. It's well aged... But it's Tomcat...you can't have a model collection without Tomcat! Few years back a bought an open [...]

HMCS BONAVENTURE

This is HMCS Bonaventure. My first major warship Build in August 2020. The Bonaventure was the last and longest in service Aircraft Carrier in the Royal Canada Navy. The Bonaventure was a British Majestic Class Carrier designed near the [...]