The Shangri La Database at iModeler

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I have many hobbies, (probably too many) one of which is pinstriping and painting WW2 style nose art. Over the years, I've painted pin-ups on several flight jackets, hot rods, and numerous metal panel wall hangings for people. The first [...]

North American P-51B Mustang, 1/48, Tamiya TAM61042

Received this amazing kit as a Christmas present from my good friend Spiros @fiveten. Together we started a groupbuild of a P51 and A36 which ended up in a group with lots of enthusiastic members taking part as well. A lot of techniques [...]

Tamiya’s P-51B in the livery of Don S. Gentile’s “Shangri-La”. USAAF 4th Fighter Group early 1944.

My completed P-51B Shangri -La. I enjoyed this build which was mostly out of the box with the exception of the main landing gear wheels which are from Hussar. I also used the Lifelike Decals set for this aircraft. The build log can be [...]

Shangri-La P-51B Mustang

Here's my take on Don Gentile's P-51B Mustang "Shangri-La" based on Tamiya's 1/48 scale kit. This rendition does not include all of the "kill" markings and shows the spinner with the two-tone red/white finish as the [...]

Gentile’s P-51

Here’s my interpretation of Don Gentile’s P-51 “Shangri-La” using the Tamiya 1/48 kit. It’s another build from some years ago to add to my iModeler archive. I used the Aires cockpit set for this one.

Monogram 1/48th PBJ-1H (B-25H) Landing on ShangriLa

As kid I loved the line of Monogram 1/48th scale aircraft models. Their bomber series let you build highly detailed good looking models that represented the planes that won the war in Europe and the Pacific. I always liked the B-25 G [...]