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Old January 2 2013, 05:25 PM   #31
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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
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Old January 2 2013, 06:39 PM   #32
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Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

Moving parts always look cool.
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Old January 2 2013, 11:19 PM   #33
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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.
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Old January 6 2013, 12:57 PM   #34
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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
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Old January 6 2013, 04:29 PM   #35
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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.
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Old January 6 2013, 04:48 PM   #36
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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
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Old January 6 2013, 04:52 PM   #37
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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!
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Old January 6 2013, 05:01 PM   #38
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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.

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Old January 6 2013, 05:23 PM   #39
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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.
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