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Roman Transport. 17th Century by kceg Roman Transport. 17th Century by kceg
The 'Aquila' heavy transport skywagon.

Although conceived in the last years of the 2nd Empire, the Aquila did not go into production until the advent of the 3rd Republic.

Designed for the Sky Legions by S.Drusus.Sulla, the Aquila could carry 30-40 legionaries as well as all their equipment and supplies. An entire Cohort could be transported by as few as 12 of these workhorses of the air.

Though slow, and vulnerable to ground fire, the Aquila's rugged reliability has passed into aviation legend.

The Aquila remained in production from 1631 to 1649, and was in active service throughout the Roman Empire for 40 years. (Some hardy veterans were still flying as late as the beginning of the Bund Wars).
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SnowMonk May 1, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very nice.
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:iconadni18:
Great work! :thumbsup:
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:iconmobius89:
Is that actually meant to be used in a game? It's very interesting, and I've always loved the idea of ancient-like planes from alternate continuities. Very well done!

You seem very good at modelling, really. May I ask you to do some work for this indie game? [link]
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kceg Aug 10, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry I can't help, flat out at the moment.
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:iconmobius89:
I see. Good luck with your current WIPs!
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lvt123 Sep 28, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool model, great work, however... the wing shape looks wrong,.. i dont think it would fly :)
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SethKearsley Apr 10, 2009  Professional Filmographer
really cool.
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bear48 Apr 10, 2009  Professional
love this
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:iconalvarezcabrero:
Those models you invent are good stuff, much better than the other ones.
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Zutroy99 Apr 10, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Do you have an established date for the advent of flight?
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