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@remete Gábor Szabó

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An airplane modeller from Hungary over 40, father of a beautiful little girl. I make models for about 25 years now – I’m fond of esoteric kits, neglected types and the “Golden Age”. I love altering kits and scrachbuilding too. I’m recently in 3D modeling – just started but enjoy it too 🙂

The Black Magic

I'm a big fan of the Golden Age and also the Macrobertson race - that drived me into this build. This is my 1:48 Comet racer built from the horrible Heritage kit (I mean it!). After I overcome the Airfix 1:72 Comet (another long story) I real[...]

“zu Fuß” a Hs129 retreating in the desert in 1942 – on foot :)

Hi! This is my second Hs-129 this time in 1:72. I bought the Italeri kit AFTER built the 1:48 Hasegawa one :) so that was clear soon that I had to make something different from this err... not so good kit. I intended to go a little ”cross-genre”[...]

Armstrong Whitworth Siskin MK IIIA 1:72

Hi folks! This is the old Matchbox Siskin with some minor modifications. The kit itself is quite good, as the biplane Matchboxes in general and simplicistic in some area (as Matchboxes in general :) ), namely the interior and the small details[...]

Latecoere 28.3H 1:72 scratchbuilt

I scratchbuilt this model and in progress I turned it into a kit form. I made 12 from these (under my fantasy model company name Plastic Passion) before SBS Model bought the original masters from me - now they producing the plane and her siste[...]

Airfix H.P.42 1:144

Here is some pics of my finished "golden age" or "art deco" bird. I know what the collectors will say but it was built from a red-stripe box kit :) The plastic became a bit brittle and I had to remake some of the wing struts but the build itself[...]