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Old December 18 2013, 10:25 PM   #1419
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Re: USS Grandeur - One... More... Time!

They don't provide any meaningful thrust but they are the exhaust of the impulse fusion reactors so helium/other fusion products and probably a lot of heat are expelled from there which you probably still don't want to have near your nacelles and/or pylons. "She's got to have a tailpipe."
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