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Img.040 (G6) Examples of six classes of arrangements of the Magnocraft. Notice that examples of real vehicles representing all these classes are captured and illustrated on photographs from volume 13 of this monograph. Each class is obtained through coupling in a different manner several discoidal vehicles (illustrated above are arrangements of mainly K3 type Magnocraft). Within each class a number of further specific arrangements (not shown in this illustration) can be distinguished. For example, flying complexes (class #1) can be subdivided into:
(a) spherical flying complexes (shown in Img.034 (G1b)),
(b) cigar-shaped complexes (shown above) and
(c) fir-tree complexes (Img.050 (G8b)). Also vehicles arranged in any of the above classes can further cluster or couple with other arrangements, forming in this way an almost unlimited variety of shapes. Illustrated are examples of:
Img.040 (G6-1) #1. Physical flying complexes. These are obtained when coupled vehicles are fixed in a steady physical contact. Illustrated is a cigar-shaped stack consisting of six Magnocraft type K3. Apart from cigars, to the class of physical flying complexes belong also spherical complexes and fir-tree formations.
Img.041 (G6-2) #2. Semi-attached configurations - in spite of labile (point) contact, vehicles are steadily bond together with magnetic circuits visible as black bars.
Img.042 (G6-3) #3. Detached configurations - vehicles do not physically touch each other, but are bond with repulsive and attractive magnetic interactions in equilibrium. The black bars mark the columns of magnetic field that join the side propulsors oriented as to attract one another (the main propulsors of both vehicles repel each other).
Img.043 (G6-4) #4. Carrier platforms - obtained when smaller Magnocraft are suspended under the side propulsors of a bigger mother-ship (shown is a K5 type mother-ship carrying four K3 type vehicles).
Img.044 (G6-5) #5. Flying systems - formed when several flying cigars are physically coupled together by their side propulsors.
Img.045 (G6-6) #6. Flying clusters. These are formed through the bonding (without physical contact) of any other arrangements listed before. A two-dimensional "flying cross" is illustrated here. Its magnetic circuits that separate subsequent vehicles are shown with broken lines (these are always accompanied by numerous holding circuits which, for the clarity of illustration, are omitted here but are discussed in subsection G3.1.6. and shown in Img.061 (G13).