The YF-19: Feels like Deja Vu

October 12 - engine shapes and wing bases

October 12 – engine shapes and wing bases

These days felt like a long Deja Vu, but it was at least faster than the last time. I kept leaving things I didn’t know mechanically how they would work undone, and concentrated on the larger fuselage areas and main parts like the engine/legs and some details that were in the Hasegawa model…

October 16 - Flap divisions, missile compartments for the legs

October 16 – Flap divisions, missile compartments for the legs

The flaps are apparently not a single piece like I thought, but a series of divided ailerons that provide variable surface airflows during takeoff and landing. That was taken from this fantastic technical cut-out, not sure if made by, but definitely inspired in the style of Master designer Shoji Kawamori:

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October 19 - Feet nozzles, Vernier thrusters for the legs

October 19 – Feet nozzles, Vernier thrusters for the legs

October 21 - Canopy glass divisions, upper intake details

October 21 – Canopy glass divisions, upper intake details

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About Eduardo

I'm some dude with a huge love for animation and film. I've been working in TV animation for the past 6 years in New Zealand. I love dragons, pointy metal things that can cut dragons, and flight simulators.
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