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The Millennium Falcon is impossible to make. The inside physical dimensions are much larger than the outside dimensions. Ever notice how big the different rooms are inside during the various scenes and how long the hallways are as they run around in them. Then look at how small it is when they are standing outside the ship.

I even read an interview with George Lucas where he admits it's obvious that the scenes inside the Millennium Falcon don't make sense because the interior is much too large.

Sorry to burst your bubble...
Then build a bigger Falcon!!
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Not sure what the point of that would be besides eye candy... it's not like we have real Storm Troopers to pack them with.
or real anything from star wars, lol
   
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why not build a plane that resembles an X fighter, seems slightly more plausible, lol
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why not build a plane that resembles an X fighter, seems slightly more plausible, lol
The wings are much too far back to make it fly. The main wings of an airplane are usually close to the center of gravity so that the plane more or less balances on the wings. You would need some sort of small winglets up front on the nose to make it fly.

This RC version has exactly that, although he makes them clear so they don't stand out.
    
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It needs to be able to shriek...

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why not build a plane that resembles an X fighter, seems slightly more plausible, lol
We had biplanes.

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YES!!!! China is building super trains that go like 300 mph and we are building a prop from a movie. Woooo go America!!!

Debt? What debt? Spend more more more!!!!!

[facepalm]
I missed the part where our gov was building it.
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Big waste of money but cool.
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The Millennium Falcon is impossible to make. The inside physical dimensions are much larger than the outside dimensions. Ever notice how big the different rooms are inside during the various scenes and how long the hallways are as they run around in them. Then look at how small it is when they are standing outside the ship.

I even read an interview with George Lucas where he admits it's obvious that the scenes inside the Millennium Falcon don't make sense because the interior is much too large.

Sorry to burst your bubble...
Also, it's impossible to do the kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.
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Also, it's impossible to do the kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.
Nope. The advanced nav computers in the Millennium Falcon let it travel closer to stars and black holes than other ships dare to attempt.

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Kessel_run
    
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Not sure what the point of that would be besides eye candy... it's not like we have real Storm Troopers to pack them with.
Equip that bad boy with some lasers...Pew pew pew pew...You'll have the ultimate weapon
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Equip that bad boy with some lasers...Pew pew pew pew...You'll have the ultimate weapon
The AT-AT would be cannon fodder for a modern tank. Can the AT-AT drive at 30mph? NO... Can the AT-AT fire in a 360 circle? No... Can the AT-AT turn around in place? No...
    
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