Okay, without further ado, here is the first test animation for the nacelle domes:
Engine Powerup Test 01
This is a WMV file that everyone should be able to play, but let me know if there are problems and I'll try a different format.
I see what you're going for and it works.
Very nice. I echo the suggestion that the blades should spin towards the ship. I'll also add two things: the glowing elements behind the blades need to get brighter and be less pink.