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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 8
10-17-2011, 12:09 PM
Originally Posted by Chase Quinnell
Personally, I always thought that the Intrepid looked extremely unbalanced when landed - the saucer looked like it could easily have caused it to go face-first when sitting on the ground. So in other words, I'm not sure how that highlighted statement can be applied
It depends on where the heaviest parts of the ship are located. It has been argued that the Nacelles containing the massive warp coils outweigh anything else in the larger but mostly hollow (in comparison) saucer section and thus the ship is perfectly balanced when landed.