The RAF Channel at iModeler

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Airfix 1/72 RAF Rescue Boat

This kit is as old as me! I remember making it as a child and wanted to make it again, with more care this time. This kit also features a few firsts for me since I started modelling 'properly' as an adult: first ship, I usually do aviation; fi[...]

RAF Mustang III – Revell 1/72

Hi iModelers: Here is kit #2 from my modeling renaissance. The kit has pretty good detail for 1/72, but some flash and fit issues. Added a Squadron vacu-form canopy, two tiny photo etch levers you can't even see in these pictures, a guitar str[...]

Two shiny “little friends”: here comes the second one.

I did chose to build a RAF Mustang Mk. III, the decals have been taken from the kit. I hope you like the outcome and the pictures!

Tamiya 1/48 Spitfire Mk. I

Hello iModeler! Here is my recently finished Tamiya Spitfire build 100% out of the box. The fit and engineering of this kit was awesome, and makes it extremely enjoyable to build. I would gladly build several more!

Desert varrior Spitfire MK5 Trop WW2 1942 British RAF military plane 1:48 Revell kit, built out of box.

Served at RAF 92th Squadron in Egypt in 1942. Building hours: 60

264 Squadron Boulton-Paul Defiant in 1/48 (Battle of Britain day scheme)

Hi all, This is my lash up of the relatively new tool Airfix quarter scale Defiant. Tried a heavy post-shade then comprehensive highlighting coat technique with freehand camo. All feedback welcome as ever! :-) Full build video here:

Eduard 1/48 Tempest V Srs ii – Donald “Foob” Fairbanks, top-scoring Tempest pilot

When Sydney Camm first designed what became the Typhoon in the late 1930s, not that much was known about high speed flight and heavy weaponry, with the result that the Typhoon’s wing turned out to be too thick. The result was that Camm began wor[...]

HP Victor B.2 1/144 (GWH+Shelf Oddity)

GWH kit with Shelf Oddity details and refueling probe & pitots from Master. This is XL164 B.2, Blue Steel aircraft. Modelled without Blue Steel. With no evidence to the contrary I assumed that when no missile was carried, the bomb bay doors[...]

Spitfirepalooza Continues!

As part of my continuing “Spitfirepalooza” here’s my attempt at the Revell 1/72 Spitfire Mk. IIa. This was a good little project. The only big fit issue I had was the common wing-to-fuselage step which took a couple puttying and sanding sessions[...]

Airfix 1/48 Gloster Meteor F. 8

Here’s my version of the Airfix Gloster Meteor F. 8. Much has been written about this kit so I won’t bore you with more of the same. This makes kit number four for the year.