fallout is a video game series set in post apocalyptic america that has been around for many years now, but the latest game was fallout: new vegas. the fallout vertibird is commonly known from the video games fallout 1, 2 and 3. it is the main vehicle for a faction called the enclave. however, in fallout newvegas the virtibird is sometimes used by a faction called the NCR (new california republic). the NCR vertibird only appears ones in the game on the quest "for the republic I" it is the transport for president kimbal of the NCR, and flies to hoover damn, and then leaves again. i managed to find a picture of the NCR vertibird on google, though it wasn't really necessary as it is exactly the same shape as the enclave vertibird, just a different colour. the actual NCR vertibird has more of khaki green colour, but because i didn't have much khaki green, i had to use brown. i still think i got the shape perfect. (and i know a vertibird has 4 propellers, but it was easier to do three.) if your familiar with the fallout universe then you should really enjoy this moc, but even if you have no knowledge of the fallout universe, i hope you can appreciate this moc for what it is.
About this creation
sorry the lighting isn't the best, this is the biggest moc i have posted so far, so its hard to have no shadows in the pictures.
the three wheels fold up underneath the virtibird to switch from stationary mode to flight mode.
the two propeller arms are connected to each other by an axle running through the middle of the vertibird. they turn together a full 360 degrees. their is also an exile running through the middle of the big engines allowing the propellers to spin.
and as a little bonus touch i made a little NCR symbol out of a sticker decal sheet.
here is the size comparison to these NCR mini-figs i created. as you can also see, the side door opens revealing the inside of the vertibird that mini-figs can fit in. right at the front their is a pilots chair, steering wheel and many buttons and lots of detail, but i didn't realise when i was building it that you wouldn't actually be able to see this.
hope you enjoyed this moc! more fallout mocs & more to come!