Engin Kayral comes from Izmir,Turkey. As the young son of an Air Force colonel, he started modelling aircrafts at 8 years old. After donating more than 60 aircraft models to the TuAF Air Traffic Control Training Labs when he was 25, Engin changed genre to armor and dioramas. As a medical doctor, Engin's close relation to human anatomy, as well as his personal interest in converting figures, saw him focus his hobby on figures. Engin joined Armorama in December 2001.