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Img.055 (G11) Examples of carrier platforms.
Abb.055 (G11a) (Upper) An example of the carrier platform, i.e. a configuration formed when a number of smaller Magnocraft are suspended under the base of a bigger mother ship. The distinctive characteristic of this flying arrangement of Magnocraft is that the main propulsor of each suspended Magnocraft is facing a side propulsor from the mother ship. The forces that join all the spacecraft together are created as the effect of mutual attraction occurring between one of the side propulsors of the mother ship and the main propulsor of each Magnocraft suspended under it. The illustration shows four Magnocraft type K3 (out of a total of eight vehicles type K3 possible to be carried by the sixteen side propulsors of a K5 type mother ship) clinging under the base of a K5 type Magnocraft.
Just such a flying carrier platform was captured on the photograph shown in Img.133 (P14) from volume 13 of this monograph.

Img.056 (G11b) The "zigzag" carrier configuration formed when two Magnocraft of the same type are coupled base-to-base in such a way that the main propulsor of each of them faces the side propulsor of the other one. Illustrated is an example of the coupling of two type K6 vehicles. The above configuration is the other version of the carrier complex - see Img.055 (G11a), and differs from the spherical flying complex presented in Img.033 (G1b). At night, the glowing magnetic circuits of such a configuration produce a characteristic "zigzag" shape.

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