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@havrilistvan Istvan Havril

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I'm a hungarian scale modeler from Budapest. Mostly build ww2 era 1/72 and in 1/48 scale warplanes. Interested mainly in Royal Hungarian Air Force and PTO aircrafts but i build anything that catches my eye.

Heinkel He 162A-2 in 1/72 scale from Special Hobby

I would like to say a few words about the freshly finished 1/72 He 162. The Special Hobby kit is a relatively fresh release and since I like all German jet planes, I purchased it soon after its release. I intended it for a quick, loose [...]

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII "Grey Nurse" Eduard 1/72

This is my latest completed model. Eduard's Spitfire range is great in 1/48, 1/72 even in 1/144, but my copy of this legendary fighter was full of surprises... The surface of the kit was greasy and cellulite looking. Sanding, sanding...The [...]

Minsi III – F6F-5 Hellcat, Eduard 1/72

This is one of Capt. David McCampbell's Hellcats. The kit is well engineered, the fit is great. List of modifications: -riveted the entire surface -changed the .50 cal barrels to metal tubes -brake cabels added to the landing gears -made [...]

Kawasaki Ki-61-I Hien, Tamiya 1/72

Finished this little kit in 2020. What can I say, this is the best kit I ever built, absolutely superb. No filling required. Painted with AK Real Colors and Alclad II paints.

Fieseler Fi-156 C-3 StorchTamiya 1/48

Built this wonderful kit in 2020. The building process was absolutely a joy, the kits engineering, the details, the smart solutions (metal wing holder for example) are the handmarks of Tamiya's 100th 1/48 aircraft model. The camouflage was [...]