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Old 05-05-2014, 01:11 PM
AndrewL is offline
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Originally Posted by silenus View Post
I don't get the concern about the state of the hull. It's not like those engines are what's holding the whole thing up.
Aren't they? The ship has both propellers pointed backwards and ones pointed upwards. You can see this clearly in strip 948, though it's been shown elsewhere too. It may be that the lift bag only provides most of the lift, and without the engines the ship will slowly sink.