Thank you! You`ve made me feel better about my choice.
Why the refit option would be such a problem to implement though...
I have only had limited time to work on it but here is a still incomplete SU-34.
I think you`ve nailed it! Can`t wait to see it with the cockpit in place, but it`s already a very beautiful plane.
Generic version will probably just be grey. It is not the most amazing colour but completely omitting it should not be something to strive for either.
Removing the russian markings would probably suffice for the generic version.
It might not be the most imaginative colour scheme, but it is very recognizable and this will be of great value in game. I definitely like it.
I will also give it some tiling and a cloud overlay like on the J-20 to help break up the solid surfaces.
For breaking the monotony you could represent those few small panels that are different colour on its back:https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ ... 803%29.jpg
and this area on the right side of the cockpit (where the gun is located) which is metal (Steel/Silver is usually mentioned in modelling guides):http://www.airliners.net/photo/Russia-A ... hpWb5Kei5b
Other Sukhois have it too.
Btw, the SR Sukhoi line is kinda messy. We have two Su-34, one Su-35 and one SU-30:
9252 Su-30 Flanker
11118 Su-34 Fullback
11133 Su-34 Super Flanker
11121 Su-35 Super Flanker
There are several problems with them I think. The Su-30 is defined as a Fighter/Interceptor when it actually is the multirole of the line. The Su-33 Flanker btw is defined as a multirole in game, but in reality it`s an air superiority fighter that can only drop dumb bombs (not smart munitions). The Su-34 is also intended more as a bomber than a multirole as represented in SR so I think it would be worth reviewing the stats of all of these. I don`t see why we should have two Su-34 variants and especially I have no idea what the Su-34 Super Flanker represents, but I think we ought to have two Su-30 and possibly two Su-35. As discussed above in this thread, the Su-30 evolved from two basic platforms and the Su-35 of the 1990s is not the same with the current Su-35S. I think I`m gonna turn the Su-34 Super Flanker into the Su-35S in my game. Just saying...