The Supermarine Spitfire Database at iModeler

Malta's 1000 th

I was wondering for a long time what can be written about such a famous plane as the EP829 and its pilot. Perhaps the most interesting thing was how he differed from Georg Beurling. A completely different personality. This is my third [...]

Operation Bowery

After the failure of Operation Calendar on April 14-19, 1942, the matter of refilling fighter planes in Malta became a priority. The operation began on April 29, 1942 and was better prepared this time to avoid immediate destruction of the [...]

Eagle of The Malta

The story of George Beurling is quite well described on the i-modeler, so I will limit myself only to some of its elements. You probably remember how long I thought about choosing the plane. Reading the stories of various pilots, I became [...]

Spitfire Valways good!

I sit down to write this article again during a hurricane. However, this time I will not make up a fictionalized story, because we have a live coverage on tape that you can hear from Lieutenant Richard L. Lampe. This pilot flew in 2FS, [...]

A bit of exoticism, i.e. oval wings over the Solomon Islands.

I remember quite well when I bought the first Spitfire from the matchbox kit in elementary school. It was a great joy! The model seemed difficult to me then, requiring working with a modeling knife. Of course, everything was painted with [...]