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Fuujin Attack Helicopter Scene by MeganeRid Fuujin Attack Helicopter Scene by MeganeRid
The Fuujin parked in front of the hangar :)
I tried to recreate the scene from a photo.

Concept : [link]
Other renders : [link] , [link] , [link]

To people who's wondering why there's no tail rotor, it's a NOTAR type helicopter :)

*EDIT* because some people are commenting about it, the cockpit is in opened position. It's fully protected when closed.

Everything 3D modeled and rendered, slight touch ups in photoshop.

Hope you like!

Maya, Vray, Photoshop
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:iconboris-bc:
Boris-BC Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Please please do a animated render of the cockpit open/close action I would love to see it!
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:iconhiimyourwife:
HiImYourWife Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015
Who do I have to pay to make this for me and to train me?
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:iconravajava:
Ravajava Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Was not previously aware of your work with the Japanese military youtu.be/9GL6E8ETkbE?t=1m :XD:
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velorex1 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
youtu.be/9GL6E8ETkbE

MeganeRid have you seen this yet?
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
hahah yeah they were late, this was on their news 2 years ago :p
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:iconvelorex1:
velorex1 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
lol
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:iconhtfcirno2000:
HTFCirno2000 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
youtu.be/9GL6E8ETkbE?t=1m4s

Yo, your photo was used in Chinese state run media for anti-japanese propaganda. @_@
Just wanted to make sure you knew.
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
yeah I know, happened 2 years ago, I guess it's time to return now haha :D
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:iconhtfcirno2000:
HTFCirno2000 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015
Ah, well I actually quite like this picture. Thanks for make ^.^
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:iconarsen-luphen:
arsen-luphen Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015
hi perfect model; Which program do you use?
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
For this one, Maya
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:iconarsen-luphen:
arsen-luphen Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
thanks ;

Could you give me
the address instagram¿
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
hi! sorry forgot to reply, you mean my instagram? 
instagram.com/ridwan.chandra/
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:iconashkanie2:
Ashkanie2 Featured By Owner May 15, 2015
awesome
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:iconfatpigridingaboar:
FatPigRidingABoar Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015
Apparently, the Chinese believed it was for real.
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:iconnecrid02:
Necrid02 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Student Interface Designer
seems awesome
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:iconmasterofsteam:
masterofsteam Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
So the pilot seat raises up into the cockpit?
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:iconblacksparrow96:
BlackSparrow96 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
COCKpit
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
yeap! :)
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:icondjones90125:
Djones90125 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015
Alright. Outstanding job!
Cheers!
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:icondrs2406:
DRS2406 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Professional General Artist
Great work. A slick, cool-looking design, yet appearing functional and realistic. Again, great work.
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:iconkingrievous:
KINGRIEVOUS Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ours are still better.

-You're best friend, America.
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:icondrs2406:
DRS2406 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Professional General Artist
Pretty confident for someone who doesn't properly write his/her own language.
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:iconkingrievous:
KINGRIEVOUS Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm an American, of course I'm confident!
Do you have a problem with the way I type?
If so, we can discuss this now.
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:icondrs2406:
DRS2406 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
Actually, since you're no person of interest to me, there's no need to bother myself discussing anything with ya, pal.
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:icontntno27okanekami:
TnTNo27Okanekami Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This vs Jigabachi, which would win?
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:iconcrazygobb:
CrazyGobb Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice !
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:iconthefluffyone93:
thefluffyone93 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
This reminds me of the Combine copters in the Half-Life games.
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:iconcoleman01:
Coleman01 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I was thinking the same thing.
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:iconn7-zhh:
N7-ZHH Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
This is excellent concept!!!
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:iconyuffiekisaragi133:
YuffieKisaragi133 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
When can I buy one?
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:iconduster132:
duster132 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Stunning!!!
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sergejbag Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool design and fantastic execution. Great attention to detail and a very immersive rendering due to discreet colors/highlights/effects. Bravo! However, I find the wheel chocks a bit too sterlie compared to the rest of the scene.
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Gedogfx Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow!
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mikemars Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
a no tail rotor is basically a thrust vectoring air duct system driven by the vehicles turbine engines. i like the idea here but i dont see the exhaust vents on the back that would counteract the spin of the main rotor.
they generally vector off to the sides on a gimbal.  first debuted in a bell helicopter i think.

now you wouldn't need that if you just added another rotor blade system traveling in the opposite direction spin, on top of the main system. making it a gyro-copter. that would increase fictional cost but be actually safer in real life as it would be able to auto-gyro to the ground in total a system failure.

now enough tech crap..it looks really great, well modeled! very ghost in the shell. how about some wear and tear?
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KevlarKatana Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Someone, get your science on and build one!
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Anti-Matter086 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh in case this wasn't already said but this very helicopter was thought to be a real Japanese experimental helicopter and was featured in a US news program, the lol's everywhere.

cant remember where I heard it, if anyone knows mention it to me
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I only know kotaku and a few other online news, but that's cool :D
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Anti-Matter086 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
link plz?
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titaniumfortress Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Question, do you think the cockpit design would really work in the real world? Im just asking cause if so... Id hire a company to build something close to this O_O
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ashtons-art Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Student General Artist
I think it would and for emergency purposes to eject it would just drop you down with a parachute.
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
might work, but not really functional I suppose, conventional bathtub cockpit design is probably preferable. This is more of a scifi fancy-looking design :)
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BaraaChan Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
that's what i say is art . .. . bravo . . . Clap 
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:iconwolfsalvo:
Wolfsalvo Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
It... looks... so... REAL!
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:iconinvertedvantage:
InvertedVantage Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
Seriously love this. Does the canopy have full-surround armor plating?
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:iconmeganerid:
MeganeRid Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
yeah thick armor underneath :)
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:icongurdim:
Gurdim Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
cool! has a bit a Ghost in the Shell vibe imho :)
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RadiactiveSnake Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
so real you that you fooled the chines and Japanese government! now thats an achievement!
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:iconkhathi:
Khathi Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
A bit of nitpicking. First, I'm not convinvced about the whole "cockpit cover hinges down" idea. You see, gunships are mostly attacked from the lower hemisphere, so they usually present their heaviest protection from the lower aspect, just as tanks are most heavily armored in front. In fact, most of them are built around a solid armored "bathtub", containing the cockpit and fuel tanks. But your down-hinging cover is nothing but a collection of weakpoints -- you simply cannot make a joint as solid as a monolithic piece of armor. For example, one of the most frequent points of criticism towards Russian tanks is that they have a driver's hatch in the glacis instead of an upper armor, thus significantly weakening it. Another matter is that hinges are basically a single poit of failure. If the chopper takes damage into the hinge, so it sticks locked -- well, tough luck for the pilot, to get him out you must cut through the armor. Otherwise, though, it seems neat, though that big gun looks heavy -- the rotor and transmission are kinda smallish for the MTOW it implies.
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jtfroh Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
This guy is completely right. Hinges are weak spots, and even the bucket itself, being light enough to swing down like that, would have to be a lighter armor to avoid breaking the structure. Plus, like Khathi said, if its damaged, you have to rip apart the ship to get to the pilot. It would be easier to put the hatch in between those two sloped armor plates on the top, then have those swing into place (though they actually might be better off under the cockpit than above). That main, gun, while flipping awesome, would be REALLY heavy, though not totally unreasonable for it to carry. The main problem with the gun is the recoil. In the image with the ammo laid out, it looks to be a 40mm cannon. The recoil of a gun like that would make it almost unfire-able, requiring the pilot to re-aim every shot at best, and knocking the craft out of the sky at worst. That is unless it had an incredibly complex recoil reduction system, which would add weight and complexity. The other problem, who aims? There isn't a copilot seat that I can see, and the pilot would be a bit busy. Try driving a speed boat with all the controls inverted and in Russian. Now, try firing a gun at another boat, moving in another direction, at a different speed, behind you, while it shoots rockets at you. Did I forget to mention, this gun is going to rock the entire ship? It's just not possible for a pilot to operate a helicopter, all the forward guns and missiles, a forward turret, and a multi-directional cannon at the same time. There is a reason basically all attack helicopters have at least two pilots; it's hard to fly AND aim. If if the entire body was a bit wide, the engine could be a bit larger to lift the heavy recoil system of the 40mm cannon, and you could fit two seats side by side, allowing a pilot and a gunner, making combat easier. Khathi also was right about the small looking transmission and vent ports for the MTOW system. With the current size of the tail, there wouldn't be enough room to fit the structure, electrical, hydraulic(?), and vent systems large enough to provide sufficient counter torque thrust. The only problem I can foresee with widening the fuselage is that it would make the craft a slightly larger target, which is why most attack helicopters have the pilot and copilot in-line. Another, smaller flaw I see, what happens if the wing gets shot off? With almost all attack helicopters, and most helicopters in general, they have the landing gear on the fuselage. If it gets shot, they land without it, and it doesn't normally get shot off. With this design, however, if the wing, which is most of the craft's target signature, gets shot off, the craft has no way of landing. It can't land on the round, no structural gun turret, so without it's wings, it has no way of safely landing. Going back to the cockpit design problem as well, what happens if it crashes? The hinges would act as structural weaknesses, and it would collapse, dropping a helicopter on the poor pilot. The top hatch design I pointed out before would allow not only more combat armor, but more emergency structure during a crash by using the more common armored tub approach. It still doesn't explain how it lands in emergencies, however, and I don't really have any ideas about that one. 

Actually, you could make the cockpit section longer (to fit two pilots in-line, like a toboggan, the rear fuselage (specifically the transmission and tail) slightly longer (for balance) and slightly wider, and add folding landing gears between the main hull and the weapons pods. The pods currently housing the wheels could be re-purposed as lateral radar systems, light armor to protect the weapons (don't want people shooting your missiles before you can fire them), stabilizers, or even lateral recoil dampening systems for the 40mm.

I hope you understand I mean no disrespect with this nitpickiness. I LOVE this craft. It is possibly the sexiest, most bad-ass piece of made-up military hardware I have ever seen, which is why I want to help you make it into something we could actually see out there fighting.

One last tiny problem I see: the missile arrangement. That center most missile on either side, the big one, I believe is the type of missile that drops off the craft slightly before firing, allowing it to clear the craft of the black-blast. Having it in the center presents the problem of it hitting the 40mm cannon if the cannon is firing sideways. Half ton explosive aren't something you want colliding with your giant cannon. However, this is a s simple a fix as rearranging your weapons arrangement. I would recommend the hellfire-style missiles be moved to the center, and the box-style rocket pods be fitted nearest to the end, with the missiles in between.

Knowing me, I'll probably thing of more nitpicks eventually, so I'll probably comment again.
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