RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,747
Posts: 5,433,161
Members: 24,838
Currently online: 449
Newest member: Mei'konda

TrekToday headlines

Episode Four of The Red Shirt Diaries
By: T'Bonz on Sep 22

Star Trek: The Compendium Review
By: T'Bonz on Sep 22

Orci Drops Rangers Project
By: T'Bonz on Sep 22

Retro Review: Image in the Sand
By: Michelle on Sep 20

Star Trek: Shadows Of Tyranny Casting Call
By: T'Bonz on Sep 19

USS Vengeance And More Starship Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Sep 19

Trek 3 To Being Shooting Next Year
By: T'Bonz on Sep 19

Trek Messenger Bag
By: T'Bonz on Sep 18

Star Trek Live In Concert In Australia
By: T'Bonz on Sep 18

IDW Publishing December Trek Comics
By: T'Bonz on Sep 17


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek TV Series > Voyager

Voyager There's coffee in this forum!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old January 2 2013, 05:25 PM   #31
jpch
Commander
 
jpch's Avatar
 
Location: Delta Quadrant Borg Queen appartement 8472
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Voyager has a warp speed of 9.975 that is like Ferrari nowadays,if a Ferrari has weird new alloyed wheel that reduce CO2 emissions you are not allowed to complain.

Let Voyager do whatever it wants with its cute tiny nacelles
jpch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 2 2013, 06:39 PM   #32
lurok
Commodore
 
lurok's Avatar
 
Location: Lost in the EU expanse with a nice cup of tea
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Moving parts always look cool.
lurok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 2 2013, 11:19 PM   #33
tomswift2002
Fleet Captain
 
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Well I've always wondered why the Intrepid class was the only class that we saw on screen that had moveable nacelles. Even the Sovereign class had the non-movable nacelle.
tomswift2002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 6 2013, 12:57 PM   #34
jpch
Commander
 
jpch's Avatar
 
Location: Delta Quadrant Borg Queen appartement 8472
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

tomswift2002 wrote: View Post
Well I've always wondered why the Intrepid class was the only class that we saw on screen that had moveable nacelles. Even the Sovereign class had the non-movable nacelle.
Well the Sovereign was 1 year newer maybe by that time they could protect space without moving the nacelles?? who knows
jpch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 6 2013, 04:29 PM   #35
Josan
Commodore
 
Josan's Avatar
 
Location: London, Canada
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Josan
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

While I appreciate wanting to do something a little different the moving nacelles always seemed silly to me. And then, after a while, I stopped noticing for the most part.
__________________
Winterwind - Re-vamped and Re-launched July 2013
http://www.winterwind-productions.com
Issue 19 of the Winterwind Papers now online
Nationalism, brotherhood, 'pop' culture and puppy love
Josan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 6 2013, 04:48 PM   #36
jpch
Commander
 
jpch's Avatar
 
Location: Delta Quadrant Borg Queen appartement 8472
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Josan wrote: View Post
While I appreciate wanting to do something a little different the moving nacelles always seemed silly to me. And then, after a while, I stopped noticing for the most part.
its not silly its cute
jpch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 6 2013, 04:52 PM   #37
Josan
Commodore
 
Josan's Avatar
 
Location: London, Canada
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Josan
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

jpch wrote: View Post
Josan wrote: View Post
While I appreciate wanting to do something a little different the moving nacelles always seemed silly to me. And then, after a while, I stopped noticing for the most part.
its not silly its cute
Not even if it had fluffy pink bunny slippers on the endcaps!
__________________
Winterwind - Re-vamped and Re-launched July 2013
http://www.winterwind-productions.com
Issue 19 of the Winterwind Papers now online
Nationalism, brotherhood, 'pop' culture and puppy love
Josan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 6 2013, 05:01 PM   #38
Timo
Admiral
 
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Well I've always wondered why the Intrepid class was the only class that we saw on screen that had moveable nacelles.
Well, two basic possibilities: it's something related to the other ways in which the Intrepid is unique, or it's not.

If the former, we have three unique things to choose from:

1) This baby can land.
2) This baby is exceptionally agile, at least at sublight.
3) This baby is exceptionally fast at warp.

Flapping nacelles might be related to any of these, or perhaps allow the ship to have more than one of the above when non-flapping ships have to make compromises between the properties.

Timo Saloniemi
Timo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 6 2013, 05:23 PM   #39
jpch
Commander
 
jpch's Avatar
 
Location: Delta Quadrant Borg Queen appartement 8472
Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Timo wrote: View Post
Well I've always wondered why the Intrepid class was the only class that we saw on screen that had moveable nacelles.
Well, two basic possibilities: it's something related to the other ways in which the Intrepid is unique, or it's not.

If the former, we have three unique things to choose from:

1) This baby can land.
2) This baby is exceptionally agile, at least at sublight.
3) This baby is exceptionally fast at warp.

Flapping nacelles might be related to any of these, or perhaps allow the ship to have more than one of the above when non-flapping ships have to make compromises between the properties.

Timo Saloniemi
That is also very true,in addition to the subspace damage issue,i watched an interview with Rick Sternbach and Dan curry,they both stated that Voyager or the Intrepid Class was designed to look agile,since it as gonna be the fastest ship in the Fleet,they also talk about why it looks the way it does,not just random but because of high speed and maneuverability and landing/atmospheric flight.
jpch is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.