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Old March 13 2013, 10:35 PM   #20
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Re: Swing-Wing concept

Colonel Midnight wrote: View Post

But... I think the mid-section (where the hinge joints are, for want of a term) needs to be a fair bit beefier/thicker.
You know, I thought about that, but I still remember what was said about Matt Jefferies' design of the original Enterprise: that these massive engines stuck on the ends of impossibly thin struts were... impossible... by our standards - thus, they suggest some fantastic future technology that MAKES them possible.
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