BatWing '89 / 1:32 / Ing. Spendlik

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Ing. Spendlik, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. silveroxide

    silveroxide Well-Known Member

    Thanks for your diligent design on this subject. Cannot wait for the unfolding to commence. See you around the forums.
  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    You are doing a really good job with frame work.
    It looks like it will be a very complex, but very fun build.
  3. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    I would appreciate that. I can do this, but it is just nice to see other people's methodology. Of course Renders are pretty, and I know a guy on another forum who does fantastic Renders, but has never produced a model. But the do give a good way to look at a model. I have no pride when it comes to suggestions and would eagerly and thankfully take whatever you wish to share. You work impresses the H*ll out of me! A sample of what Rhino 5 does:

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  4. MilanX3

    MilanX3 Member

    Yes, it gets alot better...especially after only six months...boa noite!

  5. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    Hello to all,
    Unfolding of skeleton parts has been finished. This is a job for a laser cutter!



    Stay tuned :)

    Ing. Spendlik
  6. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    Hi guys,
    this is just small update - to make you sure that I am still working on it. I have finally managed and understand how to correctly export files for laser cutter. So hopefuly it will work. I have also started to unfold the main torso and wings. More pics very soon.
    Ing. Spendlik
  7. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    Hi to all,
    little progress on this model. I have recieved two images of laser cutted frames for this model. I am desperately waiting to have them in my hands. Just a small reminder - these sheets are A3 format, not A4 - it's gona be huuuge!!!



    Big thank to Burton from SK forum.

    Ing. Spendlik
  8. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    Will this work on A-4 paper, or is it specifically designed for A-3 paper?
  9. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Hum...'s a nice size
    But...imagine...on the ceiling of your study room....a LARG batwing....mmMMmm:) (sorry i was dreaming)

    It looks great..untill now!!

    Have you never thought about laser-cutting the main frame from metal?
    And i'm very curious on how you do the curvy hull...
  10. terrinecold

    terrinecold Member

    what material did you use for the laser cut frames?
  11. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    Frames are made out of 1mm thick cardboard. It should be the same quality cardboard as GPM or other paper model producers use for laser cutted frames.

    Rhaven - A3 format is most effective in this case with such a big wing frames. But I am thinking about some simple solution how to put all frames into A4 format size. The biggest problem - wings. Wings are bigger than A4, so it will be possible only if I cut them into two halves.
  12. leofirebrand

    leofirebrand Member

    This thing will be impressive once its complete. The skeleton alone already looks really cool. I can't wait to see the outer skin start to go on.
  13. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    Hi to all,
    After a short break in designing, I am working on interior parts - right now on seat. I have a quick questions. Do you think this seat is taken from some jet fighter or is it custom made only for this movie?


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  14. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

    Bang! You're gone!

    Has a faint resemblance to the Martin Baker F-16-F Ejection Seat......


    But, the prop seat was probably modelled on a real seat, or made from an exisiting seat frame and 'greebled up'...

    Just a thought......
  15. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    So, I have started to make seat look more "realistic". I am not very satisfied with the result - there will be some changes in design:

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    Cs&Cs are welcome.
    Stay tuned for more happy days
    Ing. Spendlik
  16. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    I have updated the seat a little bit:


    And I have also installed trial version of Rhino5 - just to see how the new view options work :) :

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    Ing. Spendlik
  17. franklima260

    franklima260 New Member


    I can not wait till this model is done!

    How are you thinking of doing the windscreen?

    I feel like the tube/hose details on the top of the ejection seat will be harder than they are worth to do... but that just might be me being lazy.

    I cant wait do you have any ideas on what you what to tackle next?

    Thanks, Frank
  18. Ing. Spendlik

    Ing. Spendlik Member

    What´s next? - next thing will be seat belts and interior - buttons, screens etc.
  19. kolacho

    kolacho Member

    hi!!!, some new of this excellent model? :D
  20. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member

    Oh, man, I so do not deserve even to look at it... That's absolutely fantastic!
    Batman is one of my favorite superheroes!!!! Please, pretty please, more pics and info!!!
    Thanks in advance, and congrats on such a wonderful job so far.

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