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Pat Regan - Nautilus Minisub
Sub name: Nautilus Minisub
Designer: Pat Regan
Builder: Pat Regan
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
SIMPLIFIED SUB DESIGN MATH:
Description: This functional 1/10th scale Disney Nautilus replica
was hand-crafted from steel by Pat Regan, and is pictured here
during proving tests in 1991. Regan believes his to be the World's
first "real submarine" of this famous fictional design in any scale.
18 feet X 1.25 tons
welded steel double-hull construction
two-place pressure hull
integral "hydrobatic" air-water ballast system
24 VDC 4HP electric motor and prop (4 knots X 2.5 hours)
manual "aircraft-type" guidance controls
life support, sonar, etc.
Maximum design operating depth: 100 FSW
The NAUTILUS MINISUB is presently in Hawaii receiving finishing
touches to the exterior detailing, prior to continued open water
operations in the Pacific Ocean.
Pat Regan holding the scale "Pilot-house cover" made from sheet
metal, rivets, and clear plastic hemispheres.
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