9th Plasticbattle Armor Modeling Show, organized by Plasticbattle - Turkish Modelers Forum and sponsored by manufacturer and supplier of tracked and wheeled armored combat vehicles and weapon systems for the Turkish and Allied Armed Forces - FNSS Defense Systems, was held in FNSS facilities - Golbasi-Ankara,Turkey on 3-4th September 2016.
This years honor guest was Gergo Szaszko of Moson Model Show. He served as a judge and shared his knowledge and experience with us to improve this show.
FNSS was a great host again with high quality service and hospitality. Besides professional technical support, unlimited drink services, receptions and small gifts for modelers, the company organized a cookout party with barbeques and recreation areas for the company staff, families, modelers and visitors . Special thanks to Cem Altınışık and Serhan Ateş for making every moment of the show comfortable and joyful.
WOT - World of Tanks set up a stand and gave promotional gifts like t-shirts, caps, game bonus codes and more to modelers. They introduced the game and modelers played it online.
Abrams Squad supplied free sample of his magazines/books and they were gifted to modelers after Özgür Güner's workshop. Thanks to Pere Pla for his generousity and support.
Newborn figure company FigurinIstanbul advertised and sold their busts.
Reenactors in WW II German army uniforms colored the show again.
As in former shows, FNSS performed a field demo of their ACV-19 Akinci- Armored Combat Vehicle and Pars 8x8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle. At the end of demo, visitors were invited to get into the vehicles and take close-up photos of all vehicles on product line. There were an M-48 Patton and two Willys Jeeps on display too.
About Engin Kayral (Graywolf) FROM: IZMIR, TURKEY / TüRKçE
Born in 1962,married and having 2 sons. I started modelling about 8 years old building USS Fletcher with mom. It was a model dad brought from USA., I think in those days only a few people in Turkey had info on scale model kits. Grown as an AF officer son , I built many aircraft models in years. Som...