Top 10 Capital Starship Designs

My Top 10 Capital Ship's What are my top designs ? This is something I have asked and been asked a number of times, my answer has always been conditional, "I have to place them into difference classes, capital ships, fighter ship and freighter ships and so on". I will share what my top 10 designs are and I …

Top 10 Shuttle Craft Designs

Shuttle Craft This is my choice of designs, I classed as a short-range vessels or auxiliary space vehicle that can transport more than two people over great distances, having hyper-light or sub-light speeds and some cargo carrying abilities, yet still classed as Auxiliary. 1st. Imperial Shuttle Return of the Jedi (1983) Lambda-class T-4a shuttle a very elegant design and …

Starship Dimensions: Battlestar Galactica (TOS) Part 1

Battlestar Galactica Space Ship Dimensions or “what size is your ship ?”  This is a question many have wondered about for years, especially when Galactica was first shown (same for Star Wars and the older Star Trek series) fans did not apparently spend too much time working out the smaller finer details. OK perhaps a few did when you …

Starship Dimensions: Battlestar Galactica (TOS) Part 2

Battlestar Galactica Space Ship Dimensions or “what size is your ship ?” continued 2 I thought I mistakenly deleted these images sometime ago while not paying much attention to what I was doing, you can imagine my delight when I found them on a back up disk, It was to show the scale of a Battlestar …

Starship Dimensions: Battlestar Galactica (TOS) Part 3

Battlestar Galactica Space Ship Dimensions or “what size is your ship ?” Continued 3 I want to show you all the key classic designs along side each other using the main ships from these shows, Focusing on the Battlestar Galactica using designs from other shows Star Trek TMP Star Trek TNG Star Wars, These following …

Starship Dimensions: Battlestar Galactica (TOS) Part 4

Battlestar Galactica Space Ship Dimensions or “what size is your ship ?” Continued 4 I located some more renders showing the scale of the Galactica against other designs, including a single image of the Galactica given the 2 mile scale with the 110 ft long shuttle along side near the exit tube for the 28 ft or 30 …

Ralph McQuarrie Battlestar Galactica Concept Design

Battlestar Galactica As I mentioned in my Ralph McQuarrie tribute page. I started to rough out the shape of the model. Its dimensions are more difficult to work out, but with some trial error I think I have it worked at well enough to call the shape done before I go in and detail it. My …

RIP Ralph McQuarrie 2012

One of the greatest science fiction artistic visionaries has passed on, I speak of Ralph McQuarrie the creative talent behind some of the greatest Sci-fi Movies and TV shows.... March 3, 2012 He influenced the look of the Original Star Wars films, later the Indiana Jones and the original Battlestar Galactica series long has his …

Battlestar Galactica´s Landing Bay

Battlestar Galactica At last a new post, this time Battlestar Galactica related again. this model goes back to a fan film that never saw the light of day, sadly. Long before I got into CGI modelling with Lightwave I use to have a go at working out how something works, there was always a problem …

Battlestar Galactica LandRAM

Battlestar Galactica Colonial LandRAM This is another model I built for an ill-fated BSG fan-film effort, non the less there is something I like about Battlestar Galactica land based craft over the Star Wars lot is you have tracks on the land craft over a hovering craft. LandRams are normally carried within the shuttle craft …

Battlestar Galactica’s Celestra

Battlestar Galactica The Celestra This is my second model I ever made also in Lightwave, again for a BSG fan-film that never saw light. A real disappointment when it disappeared from the web. But its a variation on the design in the original Battlestar Galactica series, simply there is not enough images of the Rag Tag ships to …