VERONA - 17/18 MARCH 2018

Thematic areas


Controlled remotely or with cables, free flight or drones: the entire universe of model aeroplanes is on show at Model Expo Italy.  Young enthusiasts and well-known champions will be on hand to perform in large indoor areas, as part of a growing passion in Italy. Model Expo Italy will be a meeting point fans of helicopter modelling, a hobby appealing to more and more people thanks to astonishing developments in digital transmitters making piloting even easier as well as new electric motors.


Static or dynamic, internal combustion or electric: this section provides a broad overview of model cars at the same time as ensuring thrilling spectacle. Radio-controlled model cars, off-road model cars, auto-crawlers and tanks are the protagonists of races of national status. An entire Hall and a large outdoor area will be home to the main national associations for competitions and events dedicated to fans of all ages.

The Europe's largest boat tank will host a huge programme of spectacular performances. Submarines, yachts, large passenger ships and sailing ships of old, all finished down to the tiniest detail and on display to audiences, creating one of the most vibrant and fascinating sections of the event.

A passion that is not only a hobby but also knowledge: model railways at Model Expo Italy define the boundaries of Italy's history and geography through kilometres of track, waggons, locomotives and increasingly realistic scenarios. Scales from H0 to N: the railway models on display are constructed using all the main scales of reproduction and, thanks to the latest technology, combine extraordinary technical skills handed down over the generations.


Not only classic toy soldiers, tanks and military vehicles - Model Expo Italy has so much more to offer! Valuable collections of aeroplanes, boats, cars, motorcycles and amazing dioramas will all enhance the static modelling area. The Dolls House section is bigger and better than ever, as well as the area dedicated miniature environments with furniture, accessories, objects and characters faithfully reproduced in 1:12 scale.

2016 also welcomes an impressively expanded Special Area hosting slot cars, mini 4 WD and flight simulators; there is also a preview of the 5th edition of Roboval, the event dedicated to "makers". 1,200 square meters are dedicated to slot car enthusiasts and makers; the Mini 4WD section provides space for incredibly fast 1:32 scale cars made famous by Japanese cartoons. In addition, there are also civil and military flight simulators that, thanks to the power of today's computers, re-create flights over increasingly realistic and detailed scenarios. This area also welcomes makers, from craftsman to engineers, young talent and well-known professionals. Manufacturing approaches alongside Innovation 2.0 are the subjects of workshops, competitions and interactive meetings.

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