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Old February 11 2011, 02:34 PM   #94
Orne
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Re: Planet of the Titans U.S.S. Enterprise

Strangely, in the two dock scenes this ship looks much like the 1701-D minus the swan-neck pylon. Covers a lot of generational/evolutionary 'bullet-points'. Really impressive re-working of the design.

The Avenger design with the lengthened nacelle-pylons also is an improvement over the original; think of the scene were the Enterprise blasts the Reliant nacelle - when it's sheered away, just a little more movement upwards would have seen the lower hull breeched badly by the nacelle's tail end. Under other circumstances, it's a StarFleet crew who would've suffered for that design-flaw.
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