The North American Channel at iModeler

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1/48 Revell F-86D

I finished this one a couple of months ago, I'm still looking for a good BMF paint. This one was painted with Alclad. This is a really nice kit to build and I used the kit decals which went on with no issues and using decal solvent. I have anoth[...]

Hobby Boss Fury

Just finishing up on this project, it went well but I had some snags, I'm not sure if it was on my part or HB. This is the first kit I tried my new Iwata C Plus on, and it's a great airbrush.

Hasegawa 1/48 F-86F-30 Sabre “The Huff”

Lt. Jim Thompson piloted this aircraft out of Suwon AFB South Korea. In May 1953 he scored his first kill, a Russian MiG-15 flown by a red Chinese pilot. The MiG had a marvelous dragon painted on the nose which enamoured Jim so much he ran to h[...]

1/48 SAAF F86 Sabres in Korea

Here are my two models of the F86 Sabres as used ny No2 'Flying Cheetahs' Sqn, SAAF in Korea. 1/48 ESCI kit - done as aircraft No 611 'Danny Boy' with slatted wings and 1/48 Academy kit - done as aircraft No 622 'Lady of Lorette' with wing fence[...]

X-15 for Christmas (with many recycled components)

Hi All! At the end of the year I again built a christmas model; I fortunate enough that the people around me not just tolerate my passion but it seems they actually like my little stuffs - so I occasionly build models as gifts for them. This ide[...]

Pilot’s Last Flight

For Christmas of 2003, I found a gentleman at a local airport who owned a T-28, one of the primary trainers my dad had flown earning his wings. I offered to pay him to take my dad up for a flight in his plane, but he agreed to do it and refused [...]

F-100 Super Sabre (The Hun)

I've about finished selling these old slides of my dads, so thought I'd start posting some of these pics in a series. Dad flew with a camera frequently and took some great air-to-air photos (as well as some stuff on the ground). I just finished[...]

John Glenn – almost a MiG ace

My entry in the Nose Art group project. John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, had several incidents occur in his life that could be seen as "indicators" of his later achievement. As a Marine pilot in the Central Pacific, he had occ[...]

‘Weaver’s Nude’ Nose Art Group Build

William Joyce, the Irish-American better known as ‘Lord Haw Haw’, was hanged as a traitor in Wandsworth Prison in January 1946. His failed appeal had gone to the House of Lords, as he argued that being an American citizen, also a naturalized Ger[...]

F-86F Sabre Skyblazers 1/48 Italeri + PE parts Eduard

F-86 F Sabre, Skyblazers Aerobatic Team, 48th FBW Chaumont-Semoutiers Air Base, France 1956, Captain Jim Reynolds