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Night Raven

This was another one a long time in the making. I'm not going to build every last Joe and Cobra vehicle, but some of them are too awesome and iconic to skip, and the Night Raven is one of the remaining major Cobra vehicles I knew I had to have a go at.

 

www.yojoe.com/vehicles/86/nightraven/

 

I went through several nose and cockpit designs before coming up with one I liked. Pulling off unique cool looking drop down cockpit took some time, and the mechanism for lowering it meant that my Night Raven has space for only one crewman instead of the two I had hoped for.

 

There are other play features including a brake chute, retractable landing gear, lighting up engines, control surfaces, airbrakes, and an internal weapons bay. I may build a piggyback minijet or external weapons later, but for now my Night Raven is completed.

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Taken on June 30, 2019