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September 2021 Meeting

We held our September meeting and annual (late) summer pizza party on Saturday, September 25 starting at noon. Folks brought lots of great models. The theme was “your most disappointing model”. Pictures are below.

Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, October 30 at 1PM at the Gillespie Field annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum. The theme will be “a model you started but never finished”.

Per IPMS USA –
“In light of the current pandemic situation, please be aware that neither IPMS/USA nor its Chapters are liable for any potential transmission of illnesses. Those planning to attend this event should (a) follow existing safe social distancing recommendations and (b) abide by any local or state regulations regarding gatherings.



August 2021 Meeting

Our August, 2021 meeting was held on Saturday, the 28th at 1PM at the Gillespie Field annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum. We had lots of great models. The theme for this month was “the model with the most aftermarket parts”.

Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, September 25th at the same location at noon (the time will change for that meeting only). The theme will be “your most disappointing model”.

Happy modeling!




July 2021 Meeting

Our July, 2021 meeting was held on Saturday, the 31st at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex at Gillespie Field in Santee.

Unfortunately, I (the webmaster and photographer) had some camera issues and many of the pictures below are cut off. I apologize to everyone who brought in their works the pictures of which were cut off. For the next meeting, these issues should be resolved.




June 2021 Meeting

Our June, 2021 meeting was held on Saturday, the 26th at the Gillespie Field annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum. We had lots of great projects! Pictures are below. Happy modeling!




May 2021 Meeting

Our May, 2021 meeting was held at 1PM on Saturday, May 22 at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex in Santee.

Our next event will be ModelExpo on Saturday, June 5 at the same location.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – If you are planning on attending ModelExpo, please consider volunteering to help with some aspect of the event. We need people to help with setup, tear-down, judging, raffle, contest registration, the front gate, etc. If interested, please contact Richard Abraham or Bob Ekstrom

As things are getting back to normal, we restarted our traditional bi-annual contest! We had a lot of great entries. The winners were:

First Place – Wingnut Wings 1/32 Eindecker by Gary Baker

Second Place – Hobbycraft 1/48 Dehavilland Otter by John Ball

Third Place – Hobbyboss 1/200 USS Pegasus by Ethan Idenmill

All entry pictures are below

We also had some great works in progress brought in for show n’ tell




April 2021 Meeting

Our April, 2021 meeting was held on Saturday, the 24th at 1PM at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex at Gillespie Field.

Our next meeting will be held one week earlier, on Saturday, May 22 at 1PM also at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex. We will have a Pre-Model Expo Contest – bring a model to enter and see how it might do at Model Expo!




March 2021 Meeting

We held our latest meeting on Saturday, March 27 at 1PM at the Gillespie Field Annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum. We had a lot of great models brought in. Pictures are below. Our next meeting will on Saturday, April 25 at 1PM. Please see the description here.




February Meeting

Our last meeting was held on Saturday, February 27. We had lots of great models, both in progress and completed.

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, March 27 (subject to local health regulations). The theme for that meeting will be “The model with the most after-market parts”. Please see the calendar for details. Happy modeling!

Note – per IPMS USA:

“In light of the current pandemic situation, please be aware that neither IPMS/USA nor its Chapters are liable for any potential transmission of illnesses.  Those planning to attend this event should (a) follow existing safe social distancing recommendations and (b) abide by any local or state regulations regarding gatherings.”




The December Meeting is Cancelled

Due to the increased COVID-related restrictions in San Diego County, the December meeting is cancelled.

The status of the January meeting will be announced at a later date.




The November Meeting is Cancelled

Due to the increased COVID-related restrictions in San Diego County, the November meeting is cancelled.

The status of the December meeting will be announced at a later date.