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Old 15-02-2011, 05:22 PM   #1
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Hey guys, this seems like an awesome challenge, so i'll try my best! Hope I can come up with something good, best of luck to everyone!
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Guess i'm a little slow, yeh? Well here's what i've made so far.. 1st pic is a concept, don't judge my drawing skills :p
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Nice concept, keep working i wanna se the final work of this
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Nice one mate...interesting shape you have there!

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Thanks guys..
Here's some progress, i'm not exactly sure how I would detail the main body though
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I like the concept man........chain linked (hydraulically? to extend when in full flight...with the engines pulling your arse at good speed)....sweet...almost yacht like...like a windcatcher...well done so far!

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Thanks man! I had a good think about what I was going to do, and I figured i'd try to make a vertical take of and landing aircraft, that would have somewhat tentacle-like "wings" and 4 turnable engines. And ofc yes, those "wings" are supposed to move in any direction and also the engines are supposed to be turnable, but only vertically. Thanks for your words bullet!
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bahaha sweeetttt........it sounds like fun...almost windkite in motion eh?? wicked

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Seriously though...I had thought of something similar in the beginning...a solar pod...with 5 'chutes' being dragged along by a hydrogen scoop...which provided thrust as well as solar wind....skating along Saturn or Jupiters dust disc's...sweet.

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nice idea looking forward to see these one complete
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Here is an update
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Thats looking really sweet Aurorrap. Very highly detailed, and fast looking.
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Thanks man! I gota say I saw yours and it's absolutely great!
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Here's another update. A bit more detail on the main body
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Looking very swift mate!

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