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[SW]SA-1 Awing Interceptor (a post Endor concept)

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[SW]SA-1 Awing Interceptor (a post Endor concept)

Postby Ris Liam » Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:11 pm


With this MOC I imagined a post Battle of Endor new Jedi Starfighter. Incom takes the Awing and produces a new addition for the fledgling Jedi Council, with upgraded weapons (including recessed ion cannons), more powerful engines (Novaldex M-35 "Singularity" engines), better shields, an expanded cargo slot, and an Astromech slot. An Astromech would prove useful when a Jedi is on a mission; the Astromech can make light repairs and access other world computer systems.

I combined parts and stickers from the last two Awing sets Lego made along with some other components. I will probably end up replacing R4-P44 with R4-P17 from the new planet set released by Lego so the color scheme matches. More pictures can be seen here: (sorry for the photo quality on some pics - still learning!)[email protected]/sets/72157633273194192/
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Re: SA-1 Awing Interceptor (a post Endor concept)

Postby Daiman » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:11 pm

Commented on your Flickr but every post warrants at least one reply...

Fantastic like I mentioned but the base could be worked on a little more as such an awesome build deserves.
The tools are displayed in the manner of a bought set but I think the star wars universe would offer a different solution and the droid hoist could lose the stack of rounds which look like a time saver to me. Maybe something unmanned at the control side but helped at the insertion point by a humanoid.
Beside all that the ship itself is perfect.
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Re: [SW]SA-1 Awing Interceptor (a post Endor concept)

Postby Ris Liam » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:06 pm

Thanks for the comments and feedback. Yeah, that tool bar looks a little tacked on and could use an update. As far as the droid hoist, it started off as a robotic repair arm to hold pieces of the ship in place as it was being fixed (such as a new engine nozzle or rudder) after battle damage. I then added a piece to the claw end to grab onto the droid. A small project for the future would be to do as you suggested. I could watch the scenes from SW EP IV or other movies and pay attention to how the droids are being dropped into place and base something off that design.
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Re: [SW]SA-1 Awing Interceptor (a post Endor concept)

Postby suboken » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:12 pm

Tough looking fighter. I think this would have been a more appropriate prequel design that could have replaced the Delta-7 Aethersprite-class jedi starfighter. Nice work.

Once I learned about Bricklink, I accepted applying stickers to LEGO sets. I still prefer a more conservative approach though, but they do add a nice touch to the models.
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