9th Plasticbattle Armor Model Show 2016

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 year’s 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.
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    About the Author

    About Engin Kayral (Graywolf)

    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...


    there were some great models from some great modelers.thanks for these pictures.
    SEP 09, 2016 - 07:25 AM
    Suprised to see so many ladies participated in show, great
    SEP 09, 2016 - 09:19 AM
    Very good
    SEP 09, 2016 - 12:03 PM
    Some familiar faces there. It seems like a great show, thanks for the photos Abi. Mario
    SEP 10, 2016 - 01:19 AM
    Thanks for sharing the coverage photos.
    SEP 10, 2016 - 08:56 AM
    Thank you for bringing us this fine gallery of wonderful models.
    SEP 21, 2016 - 08:38 AM
    Great coverage, thanks for this!
    DEC 09, 2016 - 07:04 AM
    Thank you for your great pictures, Engin !
    DEC 18, 2016 - 07:52 AM
    So much inspiring, many thanks for your sharing my friend ^^
    JUN 05, 2017 - 08:31 PM
    Wow that was a great show. Very nice work on exhibit.
    JUN 06, 2017 - 07:43 AM