Low Altitude Pursuit Vehicle

Started by Glenn, December 23, 2003, 06:00:00 PM

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Originally designed and built for the U.S. Police and Highway Patrol, as a High Speed Pursuit Vehicle, but then adapted by the U.S. MILITARY and renamed 'Wolverine'
Powered by the latest in Anti/Grav engines and capable of a maxium speed of 400 kph and max altitude of 200m, the Wolverine found favour with the military instantly.
Adapting the design with a wide 'Butterfly' tailplane allowing the rider easy exit in case of a problem. When in trouble, the rider releases control and slides back between the tails in the slipstream.
On the back of each rider is a low altitude jet pack which will lower the rider back to earth as quickly and safely as possible.
Armourment        2 Laser cannons+riders' side arm.

Idea                    The 'Turbine' from Battlestar Galactica

Modelling              1/72 scale Revell YF-23
                           1/12th scale Tamiya 'straight' cycle rider
                           the rest scratchbuilt and butchered parts.


Great stuff Glen!  :wub:

Not sure if my back would hold up to an extended period in that position though  :P  
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Quote from: Glenn on December 23, 2003, 06:00:00 PM
... adapted by the U.S. MILITARY and renamed 'Wolverine'

That's getting to be a popular name around these parts! Sweet concept Glenn, a beauty scale-o-rama!  :cheers:
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Nifty !!!  Love the scheme, too !



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