The SR-71 Database at iModeler

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Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

Hasegawa SR-71 Egg Plane

This next build is another commission for a returning client. The kit is the Hasegawa SR-71 Egg Plane. Hasegawa has a large series of these egg planes. They feature an egg-shaped distorted interpretation of a real world aircraft. They are [...]

Testors 1/48 SR-71 Blackbird

Known to pilots with many nicknames ("Sled", "Habu", "SR", "Lady in Black" and, of course, "Blackbird"), with performance that in many aspects still remains unsurpassed today, the SR-71 [...]

1/72 Revell SR-71 Blackbird

In May of 1960, Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union by an S-75 Dvina surface-to-air missile. This incident starkly revealed the vulnerability of U.S. aerial reconnaissance to Soviet air defenses, and [...]

Revell 1/48 SR-71 Blackbird

The Revell Blackbird is up on its stand. I made an effort to finish the model with a 'well worn' but not abused look. I used several reference photos of Blackbirds to help me. Everything except the decals and the pilots are out of box [...]

Review: REVELL 1/48 Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" (video preview)

REVELL 1/48 Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" Video preview, this kit is the list for full video build, so stay tuned. Btw, beautiful kit. For more details about this Revell kit please visit: (link) DISCLAIMER: I am NOT! being paid to [...]

(Black)birdcage with a bit of a twist

My article focuses on the unique skeletal model of the SR-71A Blackbird at 1/144 scale, produced by Jasmine Model in China. It contains 120 photo-etched parts and a few pieces of aluminum painted resin bits. The kit is well engineered with [...]

Review: Revell 1/48 SR-71A Blackbird review

SR-71 Blackbird – Hasegawa – Eggplane

Hello guys So much fun getting together this little gem of a kit. Fully recommended for a fun build. MrPaint paint, had some problems with silvering on decals. Happy modelling to you all.

SR-71 What If

Another WIFFER! It was a cold snowy February morning when I started this project. It was too cold to go outside and play so I decided to do a quick build from my dollar stash. That's a model you pick up for a dollar at a swap meet. As I [...]

Academy 1/72 SR-71

One of my favorite, Black bird ! The Academy kit is quite low in fittings and decals. The red stripe "Do not step" is impossible to be adhered to, so I decided to paint it. I Did a mix of glossy black of Humbrol with dark blue [...]