Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines

Vue Historical posted on Aug 16, 2015
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This render depicts the arrival of the first "Bristol Boxkite" at Langley Airfield in Langley, Berkshire, South East England. The Bristol Boxkite (the Bristol Biplane) was based on the Farman III pusher biplane built in 1909 by English/French designer Henri Farman. There are no original Bristol Boxkite aeroplanes surviving today, although three authentic flyable reproductions were built by the F.G. Miles group in 1965 for the film "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines". This is a very old render I made back in 1910 with Vue 0.001. I made the computer myself from mahogany wood with a steam powered CPU and a cast iron graphics card. Biplane model by poceluev60 at the 3D Warehouse. Made with Vue and lots of Photoshop. Cheers! :-) Pete

Comments (8)


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giulband 4:32AM | Mon, 17 August 2015

Fantastic realization seems a really photo of the age !!

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Hajoba 7:51AM | Mon, 17 August 2015

Great work! So, Langley was a nice place in 1910, wasn't it? ;)

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iborg64 12:51PM | Mon, 17 August 2015

wonderful job at first I thought it was an old photo marvelous job

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Domi48 1:46PM | Mon, 17 August 2015

Original and splendid use of Vue, bravo!

hidekun 8:26AM | Wed, 19 August 2015

nice work

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AliceFromLake 9:08AM | Thu, 20 August 2015

Very nice picture.

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QuietRiot 11:24AM | Fri, 21 August 2015

Love it!

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timuerto 12:39PM | Thu, 03 September 2015

Excellent! I love that era of aviation.

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