Friday, September 20, 2013

Week TechVideo, 2013 #38 - Seaplane by steph77

Today I wanted to bring up a nice work from steph77 on his Seaplane.
This was part of 19th challenge, aimed to celebrate the 25 years of LEGO Technic Prop Plane 8855 relesed in 1988, and for the contestants to come up with their interpretation of what an actual version would be.

This one got 2nd in the challenge ranking.

Steph did implemente a plenty of functions in his model, which he will guide you trough, in the video above.

You may find some more pictures from this same model, in the respective challenge submission post.


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1 comment:

Allanp said...

This is awesome, I love how many working functions he's got in it.
Propeller pitch control,
full pitch, yaw and roll control,
flat twin engine,
steerable, retractable and suspended front wheels,
working rudders,
opening doors.
It all looks a bit wobbley but overall i'de say it's an improvement on the original, which is an awesome set in it's own right.

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