The Shooting Star Channel at iModeler

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1/48 Academy Lockheed T-33A USAF Jet Trainer

Always loved the early jets, especially the F-80/T-33 family of jets from the famed Kelly Johnson's SKunk Works team and facility. So when a customer requested a T-33 build I was happy to oblige! When I asked the reason he wanted this particul[...]

1/48 GWH Italian T-33A Shooting Star

Hello Folks My last completed build in 2017. This time T-33A Shooting Star from Great Wall Hobby. The kit goes together rather it was built straight out of the box. For this kit, I used Montex masks for a canopy and also some decals for this pa[...]

P-80 Shooting Star

I was commissioned to build this and was given a colored plate showing the exact A/C he wanted. The plate described the P-80 as being with the 26th Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Kimpo Airfield, Korea in November of 1950. the kit is the 1/48 F-[...]

1/48th Monogram P-80

Had this old Monogram "Shooting Star" in the pile and hadn't done anything NMF lately, so I figured I'd kill a weekend and throw one together real quick. The Monogram engineering shone through as usual and the gear doors fit like a glove, so I [...]

Czech Model 1/32 Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star

By mid-1943, it was obvious that the Bell P-59A Airacomet, the first U.S. jet fighter was a failure, being far too heavy and unable to give a higher performance than either the P-47 or P-51, with little opportunity for further development witho[...]