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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 Featured By Owner May 1, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very nice.
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adni18 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
Great work! :thumbsup:
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Mobius89 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010
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 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry I can't help, flat out at the moment.
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Mobius89 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010
I see. Good luck with your current WIPs!
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lvt123 Featured By Owner 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 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Professional Filmographer
really cool.
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bear48 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Professional
love this
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alvarezcabrero Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009
Those models you invent are good stuff, much better than the other ones.
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Zutroy99 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Do you have an established date for the advent of flight?
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rufflepun Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
Beautiful model and rendering.
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h4kinhoO Featured By Owner May 12, 2008
NICE :manhug:
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Matt-Mills Featured By Owner May 11, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
Wow! :)
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daantjuh44 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can see that a lot of thought has gone in to this !
I respect that

Nice job !
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xentek Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2008
Love the details! The chrome bits make it look so real :D
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Creadionizor Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2008
1631 to 1649??? the dates seem a little awkward....because they couldnt fly yet around that time and they had no engines....like your model shows....how is this possible? Or are the dates 1931 to 1949?
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cxard Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
duh! ...
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kceg Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Alternate Histories...

What may have happened if the curse of organized religion hadn't wrapped it's ugly claw around the creative minds and progressive urge of the Ancients.
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