Herding the Thunder by steelrazer ()
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The "art" of aerial refueling is a truly fascinating operation. The skill involved in it seems to me to be like an aerial ballet of minute observations and action/reaction. No time for inattention would be the least you could say.
This is was very much an exercise about terrains. This one is an enormous complex. I've been experimenting with using DEM maps of actual terrains to accomplish it. Still a bit too soft for my taste in some instances. Then there is the combination of materials to get the right look and scale. It's worth it though. SO much in Vue, I try not to think about it.
IL-78 "Midas": Sketchup warehouse credt to mandun, free
Su-27 Flanker: free at tf3dm.com, liberally re-textured, stores and extra pylons, new pilot and seat down in the old lab and bits and pieces from sketchup warehouse.
Cinema4d XL6+CE, Vue6Infinite, PS Cs3