Welcome back to a small progress update to the building of this huge set. As the first instructions book (out of 4) comes to an end I am finally starting to see some shape. The main hull and the cockpit are the subject of the initial parts of the build. The build itself present some interesting techniques:
Above, the gears will (presumably) be used to activate the folding/unfolding of the wings. On its stand, the Imperial Shuttle is 71 cm at its tallest point!
Those special bricks with “studs” on the side allow the connection of these “fenders”, below:
Finally, a pair of shots of the last two stages:
And finally a shot of the cockpit:
The shuttle is almost ready to land on the Death Star! Until next time