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Tango0108 Feb 2018 3:07 p.m. PST

Cool!
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Amicalement
Armand

Covert Walrus08 Feb 2018 5:20 p.m. PST

That's a cool looking dropship. Especially like the heat-shielded thrusters and maneuvering jets

Though for a moment I thought 7TV was doing figures for YouTube link

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 6:45 p.m. PST

But it only carries 6 troops?

Insomniac09 Feb 2018 2:26 a.m. PST

"But it only carries 6 troops?"

Not if you scale it to fit in with 28mm troops… it should take a few more then (definitely 10, possibly 12 and that puts it in Valkyrie territory).

Nice kit.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Feb 2018 5:35 a.m. PST

The cutaway view shows three seats for passengers. Presumably there would be three on the other side.

Tango0109 Feb 2018 11:24 a.m. PST

Happy you like it boys!. (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

Insomniac09 Feb 2018 11:51 a.m. PST

"The cutaway view shows three seats for passengers. Presumably there would be three on the other side."

That's correct but if you converted it to a smaller scale, you would be able to fit more seats in and therefore, more people… so you should be able to get 10-12 28mm miniatures in there.

Oberlindes Sol LIC10 Feb 2018 2:30 p.m. PST

That looks really good.

Lion in the Stars11 Feb 2018 5:03 a.m. PST

The only downside is that the pilot and any seated passengers in the kit are blatantly 54mm scale.

However, Infinity has some 'big infantry' and light Tactical Armored Gears that are about 54mm tall.

It looks like the pilot and his console are separate pieces from the rest of the ship. Grab some 1/48 or seated 28mm pilots and scratchbuild a cockpit, there should be enough space for a flight crew of 2, maybe 4 (pilot, copilot, ops commander and flight engineer).

Insomniac11 Feb 2018 5:12 a.m. PST

Yep.

Also, there is space in the rotating airlock for another couple of fold down seats.

This little shuttle has a lot of possibilities.

Tango0111 Feb 2018 8:56 p.m. PST

Glad you like it too my friend!.

Amicalement
Armand

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