The Navy Channel at iModeler

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1/72 F-14A VF-32 Mig-killer “Gypsy 202”

Kit: Hasegawa 1/72 Grumman F-14A Tomcat "USS John F. Kennedy Fighter Squadrons" History: On January 4, 1989, two US F-14 Tomcats of VF-32 Swordsmen downed two Lybian Mig-23 floggers. The Tomcats were AC-207 flying lead and AC-202 as wingman. *i[...]

1/72 HobbyBoss F-14D Super Tomcat VF-2 Bounty Hunters

1/72 HobbyBoss F-14D Super Tomcat. I went with the VF-2 Bounty Hunters CAG bird (the kit has 3 decal options!). Overall the kit was a really nice build that went together well. No major issues at all. A couple of areas needed just a bit of putty[...]

1/700 Trumpeter CVN-74 USS John C Stennis

Kit: Trumpeter 1/700 CVN-74 USS John C Stennis. Intro: This was actually my first ship ever. I usually build aircraft in 1/72 but decided to try something new. I started this in October of last year, and being that it's August, it took me almos[...]

I’m Back…Again!

Well it's been quite a long time, but I'm back! I've been very busy for the last few months and I just got back to modeling. This model is my most recent build, taking me a few months on and off. This is the tamiya 1/350 scale Japanese Navy Y[...]

Revell Type VIIc 41 U-boat

It has been quite a while since I have posted anything. Here is my latest completed build! It was a very fun kit to build. I did consider purchasing some aftermarket details for it yet I couldn't source any in my country. Any feedback or critisi[...]

More from the scrap book, NATO

Something between builds. Just a few shots of NATO forces that I took in my youth while in the Navy, Three ships from the Netherlands, Overijssel, Deruyter, and Everstan, a RN Sea King, HMS Hermes at Naval Station Mayport Fla. I believe that we[...]

Czech Models 1/48 T-34C Turbo Mentor

Thought I would post something a little different that you dont see posted very often. It is the limited-run Czech Models 1/48 T-34 Primary Navy Trainer. The Turbo-Prop version of the venerable Beechcraft T-34A and B models. The T-34C was use[...]

Vintage 1/32 Hasegawa F4B-4 Pre-War Bi-Plane

I had this model sitting in my stash for over 20 years. Never gave it much of a look due to its age, and many other more modern models waiting to hit the workbench. But one day between projects, and commission builds, I needed to do something [...]

Should You Build a Boat?

I am fascinated by ships. Maybe it's because I was born by the seaside, but their size, the smell of paint and fuel, and that peculiar mixture of purposefulness and elegance always did the trick for me. Real ships, that is. Ship models? Not so [...]