Sunday, February 19, 2012

Eldar Pegasus Super-Heavy Flyer Scratchbuild - Part 3

 
 
 
This is the third in a series of articles on a really impressive Eldar Super Heavy Flyer by Andy Hicks in the UK. 

You can find Part I here.  
 
You can find Part II here.

An updated WIP shot of the underside, which is almost complete at this stage.
 
 This picture shows the final positioning of the wings.
 
 With the Pegasus's dimensions all but finalized, now seemed as good a time as any for a gratuitous size-comparison photo. The Pegasus is pictured with a Type II Scorpion and a Night Spinner. The Pegasus is 14" long, 15" wide, 3" tall and weighs around 620g.
 
 Rather than try to cut 66 fiddly anti-grav vanes by hand, I created a single "master" from styrene that I then scanned and turned into vector artwork. This was then sent to Fenris Games, who used my design to laser-cut them from 2mm-thick acrylic.
 
 The anti-grav vanes on the forward prongs start to take shape.
 
 The port-side prong, with 33 vanes glued in place. Some gap-filling work with Milliput will be needed to blend them in properly with the rest of the hull, but even at this stage I'm delighted with the effect.
 
  Both prongs completed.
 
 Some further conversion work on the generator in the upper hull.
 
 The first of four "Wave Serpent"-style force-field projectors on the upper hull.
 
 
That is Andy's update till now.  I am looking forward to more on the Pegasus, so stay tuned.
 
Alec

7 comments:

Krisken said...

This is incredible. I can't help but watch in awe as this is being built.

Dave "Arizonasithlord" said...

I bow before his uber scatch build...

Warhammer In Progress said...

Dude, this has got to be one of the best built Eldar vehicles I have seen. Great work. Gonna throw a shout out to ya on my Blog, if ya don't mind.

LuckyNo.5 said...

Damn, looks so awesome! I'm loving the progress!

Green Stuff Industries said...

Holy crap, Man! Excellent work!

Malkavschilde said...

that is friggin phenominal! strong work!

Squeek Vermintide said...

Seriously...fan...tas..tic!
Can't wait to see how this all works out when painted-up too!

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