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VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« on: December 21, 2009, 07:02:28 am »
I first posted in "secret projects" but one  told me
Wha-if was more in the subject, so here I am...

this model was made for a comic; (as a drawing help)
The Virulan mission is to escort bombers of the "Bison" class.
I'll add more details later.

the model base is revell's arado.


« Last Edit: December 22, 2009, 12:25:53 am by renax »

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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2009, 10:54:51 am »
Looks great, what comic is it for?

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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2009, 10:58:10 am »
looks good!

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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2009, 03:31:50 pm »
<...> I'll add more details later. <...>

I certainly hope so. Looks great indeed. The Luchs-based (?) maintenance vehicle also looks rather interesting.
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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2009, 04:54:30 pm »
WOW  :thumbsup: :wub: :blink:
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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2009, 11:53:17 pm »
Comic page is here:
http://www.sharkit.com/alterra1/sanctuaire/sanctuaire.htm
(mail me to renaud@sharkit.com and I send you the PDF file)

The Luchs-based (yes!) maintenance vehicle badly I have only about one picture...

The base kit is the revell arado 555;

The wing is the same as revell kit but there are some modifications:
-engines are now in the fuselage, with leading edge air intakes;
(model engines are two 1/48 jumo 004)

-trolley is mainly home made, with spare sprue.
landing gear have been withdraw
Virulan landes on with skids, with empty tanks only...skids wont stand a heavy loaded plane.
on the shot below the four big JATOs land on help can be seen


Everything has been done to increase the range.



larger picts here:
http://renax-sharkit.blogspot.com/2009/12/virulan-long-range-heavy-fighter.html
(its my blog, here I stock the picts, more are to come.)
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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2009, 02:50:47 am »
ooo...i like that!.....nice one  :thumbsup:
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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2009, 04:16:24 am »



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ooo...i like that!.....nice one



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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2009, 04:51:50 am »
the model was to avoid to do too many perseptive drawing work,
so it does not look like a nice display model,
only a grey primer paint layer.

On the pict the ladder is 1/48...
Wrong for a display model but enougth for a drawing help....

(large picts: http://renax-sharkit.blogspot.com/)

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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2009, 05:36:31 am »
Wow!!  Simply WOW! 

Could it possibly become a Sharkit kit?  Please??

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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2009, 07:40:14 am »
A sharkit ?

its too big to be casted in resin;

maybe something like a conversion,
as the revell kit is,
as long as I know, not difficult to find.

but make molds and all the things
(masterig parts is very different from doing a scratch, and an instruction sheet must be done...)
need at least a little serie of about 20 copies.

so the hope is thin...

below: the turret, 2 guns top and 2 down.


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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2009, 02:52:04 pm »
Love to see more from that comic

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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2009, 12:22:41 am »
 :wub:  Love it
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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2009, 03:17:46 am »
Comic page is here:
http://www.sharkit.com/alterra1/sanctuaire/sanctuaire.htm

mail me to renaud@sharkit.com and I send you the PDF file;
(its free  but a bit heavy)

you can also look the teaser here on youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/user/renorenax#p/u/7/gSsCgafRA3I

I'll remain on the Virulan on this topic,
but maybe Ill open another one about the comic (not to mix everything)
(the comic is an Uchronian/Alternative History subject)

pictures with turret views:
the gunner is in the turret, but this is not done on the model.
Guns would be 30mm "long"...


both up and low "half turret"


intrados:
(note the retracted landing skids)






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Re: VIRULAN long range heavy fighter
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2009, 06:43:14 pm »
Stupid question, but...you are going to finish it, right?


Also if it's not too late or too much of a bother some fixed guns in the nose would be cool  :thumbsup:
It's a crappy self-made pic of a Lockheed Unmanned Combat Armed Rotorcraft (UCAR), BTW
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