During the MRC on the eve of Hurricane Irene, Stogie says to

"Hey - let's make a chopper right now and ride it tonight!"

Nosepicker says:


15 minutes later, after a quick rummage through the parts bins and
derelict piles, Mantis is sort of together & kinda ready to ride...
Stogie & Nosepicker, tossing parts to the build-area, everything
finger-tight and no welds, no brakes, no nuthin' but style and

Christened by the rain of Hurricane Irene, Nosepicker had it on the
road for the mission within half an hour from the concept.

also, the thing looks like a praying-mantis, and i like that cheezy
sci-fi show with Carl Lumbly:


now have fun making up your own name with the acronym...

hover your input device over some of the photos for examples...

DECOMISSIONED/SCRAPPED for parts - the night of 80s Mission 2011.

it was fun while it lasted.

Construction Info

Ship Status: Destroyed / Decommmissioned
Ship Class: Destroyer
Ship Configuration: Fighter
Hull Material: Steel
Hull Type: kinda diamond-shaped
Origin: SCUL scrapyard
Chief Engineer: Nosepicker
Builder: Stogie
Commission Date: 110827
Location: Fort Tyler
Speeds: 1
Missions: 1
Light Years: 2.0000


Date Mission Pilot
111002   HONK! Parade Wombat
Class: Destroyer 
Configuration: Fighter 
Thrust Rating: 
Handling Rating: 
Difficulty Rating: