The SAAF Database at iModeler

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1/72 SAAF Harvard / T-6 Texan

The South African Air Force operated over 1250 Harvard's from 1942 to 1995. SAAF received their first Harvard's in October 1942. By July 1944, 633 Harvard Mk IIA's and III's had been shipped to South Africa with another 555 (379 MkIIA's [...]

1/48 SAAF Spitfire MkIX

Hi all! First post after lurking for a while. The South African Airforce has a wonderful history with the Supermarine Spitfire. First flying them in WW2. The Spitfire also produced one of the great South African aces in Adolf 'Sailor' [...]

Under new Management...1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109F-4/trop, 1 Sqn SAAF

Built in 2019. Hasegawa kit with Rising Decals, Eduard seatbelts, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, legs shortened about 2mm. This aircraft had additional cowl scoops like a G-2, so took some from the sparesbox. AK Real Color [...]

ESCI Mirage F1AZ 1:48

This is my second contribution, and it ties in with my first ; it’s the Mirage F1 AZ in 1:48 of the South Africa Air Force (SAAF) during the early eighties. This a/c was crucial in lending tactical air-ground support to the various SADF [...]

1:24 scratch built South African Air Force Dassault Mirage F1 AZ No 217 – Part 1

This build was started 3 years ago as an experiment for me as I had built a number of civil aircraft in 1:24 scale and decided the time had come to stretch my scratch building knowledge by building a military fighter and what a journey it [...]

Under new Management...1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109G-4/trop, 1 Sqn SAAF

Built in 2019. Hasegawa kit with Rising Decals, Eduard seatbelts, EZ Line for the antenna wires. Once again shortened the Hasegawa main legs for about 2mm. Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, AML masks for the Erla zig-zag pattern. The [...]

1/48 Eduard Spitfire LF.IXe (SAAF)

This is my Eduard 1/48 Spitfire LF. IXe completed in April 2018. I have done this as one of the aircraft used by the No1 Squadron, South African Air Force at the Stamford Hill airfield, 1945. Time spent on build was approx 1 week. Paints [...]