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The team finalized geometry on the Hull C’s folding section and blocked in materials, then moved onto finishing the mechanical rig to make sure it operates without any collisions. The front of the interior went through an initial lighting pass and is now being polished to make the areas more cohesive. The rear of the interior has been blocked out and each room is now being modeled.

 

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Great to finally see the big, non-combat ships getting some much needed love. These videos we keep getting of very atmospheric scenery, with weather effects and such, fuel the imagination. I hop Star Citizen's actual weather effects will look as impressive. 

As they figure out all the systems on the Hull C, I imagine the other variants aren't far behind. 

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Hull C

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The Hull C exterior nearly completed its detail pass, and will soon move on to the final stages of having its proxies, LODs and damage setup. The interior is also well on its way to completion; all that’s left is the final room in the back of the ship, which is nearly complete, while the collapsible tunnel section is up next.

 

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the Hull C is art complete and ready for other departments to work their magic. They are also reworking the landing gears of numerous ship to make them compatible with the new compression system.

I'm not positive these are the Hull C photos, but they align to the above quote, and look the part.

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A-B will be faster as there is less rooms to make (a lot less). D-E are going to be bigger, but C was a blueprint for those 4 other ships. So D and E going to be able faster now that they have/will be C finished.  However, which one will be next who knows out of CIG? A-B could get them done as they would be pretty small craft.

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On 4/26/2015 at 9:29 AM, VoA said:

We know that only Carrier ships like the Bengal, Pegasus, Javelin, Idris and Connies can launch and land ships in combat ...... but CR has mentioned we can haul ships within other ships cargo holds (if they fit).  Now the question is will CIG allow us to attach other ships to the cargo spindels on the Hull Ships to haul them from system to system?

 

There is a precedent for this in from my favorite Sci-Fi genre (series and movies) - Babylon 5  :wub:

 

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Now with the Drake Kraken likely to be the next Concept sale.... it will likely mean that the Hull E will be able to carry small ships per below (where the Kraken can carry Medium Ships)

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