So a few days ago, I was fiddling around with the parts from Vader's TIE (the latest version) and was wondering what alternate models I could build... About a hour of tinkering, and a few extra parts later I am proud to present the TIE LS.
The TIE Low Support Craft is, a TIE designed to operate very close to or preferably in a planet's atmosphere and drop supplies to troops while also keeping the skys clear and at times even providing support by directly attacking enemy forces on the ground. Designed to roll incase of a emergency crash, to protect the cargo and the pilot, both of which are worth more than the craft itself. The pilots must be specialy trained to fly low and fast, while not ending up like scout troopers.
It's armament consists of 2 modified TIE blasters, used on the standard TIE Fighters. They are modified to be more powerful and accurate, but with a lower rate of fire.
The rear fin, dis-assambled to show the inside, some engine greebles and the cargo hold. Sorry for the blury photo, it's the only one. I swear.
The inside of the fin.
The rear of the TIE LS, with the fin completeley removed.
And from the side, wing removed. This picture is with flash because otherwise the details would not be visible well...
The Tie LS from the bottom, showing how the cargo is loaded and then jettisoned over the drop zone. The cargo containers have built in chutes.
A final photo, inspection by the dark lord himself.
Persnonal Comments : The engines look wierd, as soon as I can I will change the 1x1's for blue ones. Otherwise I am quite pleased with the result. I forgot to take a picture of the rear fin attached, I will post one soon.
Edited by KimT, 24 June 2009 - 08:33 AM.