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The 'SWING WING' rebel fighter (Star Wars expanded universe)
Star Wars rebel SWING WING Starfighter (expanded universe)
About this creation
The SWING WING, like most other rebel craft has two modes.
A passive flight / landing mode and an attack mode.
The SWING WING is unique due to the strange configuration of the single multi-vector 'wing'.
In truth, the SWING WING has more in common with the B-WING starfighter than any other.
The main weapons pod is situated at the far end of the starboard stancheon and is interchangable for mission specific tasks. Current armament is a quad turbolaser and three seismic charge launchers.

In a planets atmosphere, the 'wing' folds flat against the ship's fusilage to adopt a gliding ability, altered and guided by atmospheric thrusters but when in space, the SWING WING deploys is main wing and the smaller stabilizing wing (attached to the weapons pod) bringing the assortment of concealed armamentss to bear.

On useful adaptation of the SWING WING is that the surface of the main wing is covered with energy absorbing ablative plating which means that a SWING WING can come to the aid of a distressed vessel and act as a defensive shield while escorting it to safety.

This is version 1 of the SWING WING ans a second, more advanced model is under construction which, parts allowing will be SNOT.

thanks for looking

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   Landed with wing folded for atmospheric flight

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   oblique view

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   Engine unit starboard side

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   wing and weapons deployed

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   frontal elevation

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   oblique frontal elevation

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   rear elevation

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   Port oblique elevation

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   Medium wing position


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  March 29, 2007
was this really in the expanded universe or did u make this ship up? anyway, it is cool!
By Flux Capacitor
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LEGO models my own creation MOCpages toys shop The 'SWING WING' rebel fighter (Star Wars expanded universe)Star Wars spacecraft

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