Modeling by Thomas Probert

Revell’s new 1/32nd Spitfire MkIXc

by Thomas Probert on August 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Evening all, The latest off the bench is Revell’s new 1/32nd Spitfire MkIXc, which as I’m sure you know follows their release from a few years back of a Spitfire MkII and thus the breakdown of the kits is almost […]

1/32nd MiG-29G ‘Polish Air Froce’

by Thomas Probert on June 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

I picked up this long out of production single-seat Revell 1/32nd MiG-29A cheap recently, and fancied doing a Polish version so also ordered a set of Decals from Techmod. I built this more or less out of the box, but […]

1/32nd Spitfire MkIIa – Revell

by Thomas Probert on March 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

I fancied a quick and easy project and seeing Spitfires overhead daily during the summer months (I’m under the approach to Biggin Hill) I didn’t need much inspiration to dig this one out of the attic 🙂 This model simply […]


by Thomas Probert on July 27, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

I’ve just finished building this as a mojo-mender as with a few long term projects on the go, I’d become bogged down and in need of something that went together without problems – this 1/32nd scale twin-stick MiG-29UB proved to […]

Revell’s 1/32nd scale Heinkel He 111 P-1

by Thomas Probert on January 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This is my first completed build for 2016 – the 1/32nd scale Heinkel He 111 P-1 from Revell. I started this back in the summer of 2015 as a ‘pick it up and do a bit as you fancy it’ […]

Airfix 1/72nd scale Shackleton as an AEW2

by Thomas Probert on December 24, 2015 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Here’s my final model completion for 2015 – the new tool Airfix 1/72nd scale Shackleton finished as an AEW2. I’ve completed it as Avro Shackleton AEW2, WL747 ‘Florence’, of 8 Squadron, based at RAF Lossiemouth. “Why not wait for the […]

1/32nd scale Spitfire PRXIX PS853 of the Meteorological Flight, RAF Woodvale, 1953.

by Thomas Probert on November 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Here’s the latest project to cross the finish line – the 1970’s original issue 1/32nd scale Spitfire MkI which has been used as the base kit to produce a Spitfire PRXIX using Grey Matter’s conversion set. I chose the original […]

AgustaWestland Merlin – Airfix 1/48th

by Thomas Probert on October 26, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Here’s Airfix’s 1/48th Merlin, built out of the box with the exception of an Eduard cockpit set. This was tricker than I had anticipated, with the tolerance between parts being very fine and many pieces needed a quick sanding in […]

Airfix 1/72nd scale Dornier Do17Z

by Thomas Probert on October 26, 2015 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Here is my effort at the new tool Dornier Do17Z from Airfix in 1/72nd scale. It was a completely trouble-free OOB build, finished with Xtracolour enamel paints. An absolute gem of a kit. Tom

HK Models B-17G ‘Aluminium Overcast’

by Thomas Probert on October 4, 2015 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

I’ve been working on this project on and off for the last year or so, and finally applied the finishing touches this weekend. The HK Models kit needs no introduction and was for the second time, a joy to build. […]