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Old October 6 2012, 11:32 PM   #10
Robert Comsol
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Re: Shuttlecraft - curved edges on top?

Trannie~sylvania wrote: View Post
"The ones on the bottom the same deal. The shuttle could take off, land on top of a cargo container, grab on, and take off again."
But since the bow is flat, the shuttle would have to slide onto a container in "R".

I just wondered today how they moved the cargo containers for Khan & company down to Ceti Alpha V and how a TOS cargo container transporter would have looked like for these containers (http://ottens.co.uk/forgottentrek/de...-shuttle-bays/). Like a Galileo shuttlecraft with an open middle capable of holding 4 containers?

I don't buy any aerodynamic feature for the curved edges. With the angled in ceiling of the cabin a hangar transport holding plate would slide in nicely.

Bob
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