|Note how the main engine unit (the large orange circle at the center of the UFO) seems to light up. The light actually comes |
from LEDs in the display base.
|SUBJECT: THE INVADERS UFO|
KIT MAKER: MONOGRAM SCALE: 1:72
SPECIAL FEATURES: Fully detailed interior. Removable top for viewing the interior. Well detailed underside.
ADDED: Electronic LED lighting in the engine pods. Landscaped display base. A/C power supply.
KIT MAKER: BANDAI SCALE: 1/144 (?)
SPECIAL FEATURES: Detailed pilot compartment. Fully articulated - every joint moves. Even the fingers can be
|SUBJECT: COSMOSTRATOR SPACESHIP - From the classic sci-fi movie, FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS|
KIT MAKER: PEGASUS SCALE: ??
ADDED: Rocket engine lighting effects + landscaped display base.
|LANDING ON VENUS - The |
Cosmostrator was a truly unique
spaceship design and appeared in the
classic sci-fi movie, FIRST SPACESHIP
|To make the Cosmostrator appear as if its engines were lifting it above the ground, I installed a clear acrylic rod into each |
engine The clear rods go into the display base and are lit from below by flashing red LEDs, giving the impression of rocket
flame holding the ship up.