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Earth Pony Aerial Model 7 by DocWario Earth Pony Aerial Model 7 by DocWario
All I wanted to draw was steampunk pony...

I ended up with military batterypunk earth pony flying suit

fff and then spent like 3 times as long as I figured out the logistics while sketching it.

In brief:

-leg cannons are electrically activated, by connecting metal contacts on underside of two front hooves. kinda like, when you go into a swan dive, you shoot bullets.

-clips are located on inner-side of leg, extra clips in that metal part (can be grabbed with mouth)

-that metal part clips in front to add stability to wings, puts throttle for engines at the mouth. Clips, swings open

-battery located on back. Contacts from from main aperatus through wiring to front "socks", and down to contacts in hooves. "socks" are clipped on with straps that both secure them and run power to them.

-"socks" ave wongs for control. Some steering can be done via tilting the whole aparatus at the throttle, but most maneuvering is done via legs.

This really doesn't make sense, but within that not-making-sense I attempted to make it make sense. which takes too much ffking time XD

... Imma call this pony Cloud Surfer for now
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James-Polymer Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
Nice work-definitely worth a +fave. :D
Now, all we need is a picture of her stressing out over instructing an eager but klutzy flying recruit with crossed eyes... ;)
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MyLittleBrony8 Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Student Artist
SO AWESOME :iconawwwyeahplz: :iconrainbowdashplz: 8-)
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SparkNotes Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Whoa, that's awesome. :o
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ROBCakeran53 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
Heh, I would have gone with "Cloud Stuffer", cause he shows you where he'll stuff them clouds after he's done kickin' yer ass ;D
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anname219 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The armor..is so shiny!!!
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BrevityBrony Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
all of my wat

at least it isnt some OClicorn with surgical implants and a vaguely angsty childhood
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DocWario Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
Batterypunk man.

Cause they don't have electricity

so it's still cool there
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Teknibaal Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
Dayum that looks great o_o
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Danfish77 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
Man, that hat would be long-gone once they got airborne. Still incredibly awesome looking! I like how you tried to figure out the logistics for a hypothetical mechanical flying suit for non-existent intelligent, magical pony-creatures.
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Telaros Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
That is pretty neat! earth ponies air force! xD love the design Doc! really cool! :D you may have started the next gen of ponies and technology xD
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