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Re: Underwater questions [ot]

From: Donald Hosford <hosford.donald@a...>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1999 14:07:35 -0500
Subject: Re: Underwater questions [ot] wrote:

> In a message dated 11/2/99 11:33:21 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
> > I was thinking, maybe the ducted fans could be built into the body.
> >  With these hatchs that would slide over the various openings when
> >  landed on the water.  Either they would compleatly seal the ducts,
> >  just "streamline" them.  So that way it would have it's air
> >  ducts nice and dry.  I think the ducts would have to be tall enough
> >  the fans/engines to be above the water line while it was floating.
> >
> >  Other than the position/shape of the ducts/propulsion
> >  surfaces, the craft could be almost any shape.
> >
> >  BTW, I always thought the flying sub from VTTBOTS was built like
> >  this...though they never did discribe it.
> I think it would work, altho the idea of cutting holes in a heat
shield would
> not be good.
> -Stephen

Just have the crew slip on their abestos undies....8D

Donald Hosford

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