Iridium Dawn
My first build of 2015 leaves the hangar!
Primary shaping was strongly inspired by Geoffrey Ernault's awesome concept art.

Lightning Construction Video (full walk-through video is here)

Construction Video
There's a real-time, annotated construction video on YouTube in three parts, beginning with
The music in this lightning-speed cut is from Gradius V, as composed by Hitoshi Sakimoto.