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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 05:40 AM UTC
Industria Mechanika is making a 1/35 flying insect "steampunk airplane" that is expected to release at the end of September, 2014.

From Industria Mechanika's website:

"From Michael Fichtenmayer aka FichtenFoo comes the latest in his Steampunk insect line, the Deaths-head Hawkmoth! This amazing multimedia kit not only comes with the usual resin and photoetch parts, but with deluxe waterslide decals and lasercut wood and natural parchment for the wings as well to make your build-up have that alternative turn of the century look. Includes two female pilot figures.

"Material: Resin, Wood, Decals, Parchment, Photoetch Brass, Glass

Product Type: Multimedia Model Kit

Scale: 1/35 Scale

Contents: Resin Parts, Glass Eyes, Photoetch Brass, Laser-cut wood and parchment, waterslide decals, instructions.

Recommended skill level on scale of 1 to 5: 4: Model building, painting, and photoetch skills recommended.

Suitable For: Display Model

Height: 3 inches / 75mm

Width: 17in / 43cm

Length: 6in / 150mm

Concept Artist: Michael Fichtenmayer aka FichtenFoo

3D Model Maker(s): Christophe Desse (Pilots only)

Designer and Sculptor: Michael Fichtenmayer aka FichtenFoo."

Photos and text are from Industria Mechanika's website and are used with permission.

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Very cool! I like these insectocopters concepts Industria Mechanika produces. Their kits seem like a true gems, I'm hoping to build some of them in the future. Thanks for the news Pete. Mario
AUG 26, 2014 - 06:06 AM

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