The seaplanes Database at iModeler

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Disguised Aquatic Eyes in the Sky…1/48 Arado Ar196A-3, Handelsstörkreuzer 3 “Widder”

7/2021 Here´s my dad´s fourth and last seaplane for a while. Italeri kit oob, fit is mostly only mediocre. The gunsight is molded onto the instrument board but was in the way of the windshield. So my dad cut it off and replaced it with [...]

1/48 Tamiya AR-196A Arado Seaplane

This is the Tamiya 1/48 Arado AR-196A German seaplane. It is a re-box of the Italeri kit. I did the scheme as one of the aircraft that was used on the Bismarck battleship. The Arado Ar 196 was a shipboard reconnaissance low-wing monoplane [...]

A Real "SAAB" Story

Greetings from Canada! This is my latest project , the SAAB B-17-BS Maritime reconnaisance floatplane. It was originally conceived as a dive bomber and I have always liked it's good looks and have regarded it as a Nordic [...]

1/48 Glenco J2F-2 Grumman "Duck"

This is the Glenco 1/48 scale J2F-2 Grumman Duck representing VMF-2 that patrolled the Caribbean Ocean off the Virgin Islands. The Duck’s were used for patrolling areas and performing search and rescue of downed pilots. The kit had very [...]

Water Wings group build

Ok, here's a quick reminder that you have just a little less than a month to get your seaplanes off the bench! No worries if anyone misses the deadline, just keep them coming. This one was just for fun, after all. After the deadline, [...]

Water Wings group build

Happy New Year, everyone! This is just a friendly reminder that the Water Wings group build, dedicated to seaplanes and flying boats of all types, is still going strong. Deadline is March 1st, so you still have a few months to get those [...]

Group Build – Water Wings

Ok here's the latest group build. This one will be dedicated to aircraft that were designed for or modified to fly from water. Here are a few ground rules: New build Can be any available plastic, resin or vacuform kit. Any era, any [...]

Gauging interest – iModeler Group Build – Flying Boats and Seaplanes

The Phantom group build went pretty well and got me to thinking about starting a new one, so here it is. This one will cover flying boats and seaplanes, something we just don't seem to see enough of. There are hundreds of interesting [...]