Admiral Popov's Floating Saucers

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by Earl Boebert, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Earl Boebert
    Joined: Dec 2005
    Posts: 383
    Likes: 54, Points: 28, Legacy Rep: 302
    Location: Albuquerque NM USA

    Earl Boebert Senior Member

  2. rwatson
    Joined: Aug 2007
    Posts: 5,866
    Likes: 299, Points: 83, Legacy Rep: 1749
    Location: Tasmania,Australia

    rwatson Senior Member

    It was important research for the 'Death Star', which was a real success as a total sphere.

    Like all complicated equipment, there were a few 'fatal flaws' which the enemy exploited.
     
  3. flyfish
    Joined: Aug 2012
    Posts: 1
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: MI USA

    flyfish New Member

    Fabulous originality. He is the one who coined the phrase thinking outside the box?! ;)

    P.S. why were the two outermost engines ineffective?
     
Loading...
Forum posts represent the experience, opinion, and view of individual users. Boat Design Net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post.
When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals. Your circumstances or experience may be different.