AD has successfully begun importing fighters to his Light Carrier flight deck level for Half Life 2. He's still playing with the sizes and minor graphical effects, but the results so far look fantastic. The final shot below features explosion damage from a tossed grenade. Check out the starboard fin. Ducking behind these ships sure looks like fun!
I finally figured out the process for getting ships into HL2. So far it works best with 3DStudio Max. Thanks to some help from Bob and a Rapier from Marc, I can show you I'm not lying.
It's hard to see in screenshots, but the glossy paint effect is neat. You can see world geometry reflected on the ship.