The Swordfish Database at iModeler

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Fairey Swordfish

Trumpeter 1/32 Swordfish Mk. I

Trumpeter's Swordfish is a great kit. Not only that it is an enlargement of Tamiya's magnificent 1/48th kit, but also that it is impressive thanks to its large size. The texture surface of the biplane is largely canvas. The texture surface [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Swordfish Mk.II

My choice of Tamiya's best 1/48th ever produced. PE set was used as a guide to fashion a new wire set. I found that both flat and round profile bracing wires were used in production aircraft. Slats were cut and extended like seen on parked [...]


Hello, i finished this kit some months ago but didn´t post it for some reason i can´t remember, but here it is. As you can see i like vintage model kits a lot, so this is another oldie, Matchbox Fairey Swordfish with some bit of [...]

Deadly Stringbag...1/48 Fairey Swordfish Mk.II, 836 NAS, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm

My dad hasn´t done a British aircraft, at least with British markings, for a while. Now it was about time. Great Tamiya kit, also used Tamiya´s PE set for the rigging. Not a bad idea, worth a try and didn´t turn out too bad. But for the [...]

Trumpeter 1/32 Fairey Swordfish

The kit was painted with Tamiya XF's and weathered with pastels and enhanced with an Eduard pe set. I couldn't get the kits rigging to work and so I used stainless steel wire instead...

FAA Fairey Swordfish

Hi All, I present my third and final contribution to the Flight 19, WW2 Fleet Air Arm, mini group build. As with my two previous FAA builds this build is also a tribute to a Fleet Air Arm serviceman. While reading the book, Tune In: The [...]

Best End of the Year Gift Ever

In a 30+ year teaching career (and still going in this crazy 2020) I spent 17 of them in 6th grade. At the end of the year many students will often give a token of appreciation such as gift cards, mugs, and such to their teachers. About 18 [...]

Tamiya Swordfish Mk.II 1/48, Any Color as long it's Black

In my black book there’s a list and in that list a word “Stringbag”, written a long time ago. The ink is all pale and faded-like, but I can cross it now! It wasn’t until I tied my horse in front of the iModeler Saloon many moons [...]

On This Day…May 26th.

Two A6M2 Type 0 Model 11 ‘Zero’ fighters pictured in flight from Yichang, Hubei Province en route to attack targets in Nanzheng, in China, 26 May, 1941. British Cruiser Mk IV tank at Huppy, France, 26-29 May 1940. Below is George [...]

Tamiya 1/48 scale Fairey Swordfish Mk. II

Hello iModeler! This kit was a gift from my lovely wife, and It was a total joy to build! I used a Quickboost resin exhaust pipe and EZ line for the rigging. Paints are Vallejo Model Air shot through my Sotar 20/20. The rest is scratch [...]