R/C Starship Enterprise flies under water

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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Francesco Fondi, of HobbyMedia, sent us news of this awesome USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A “submarine,” and holiday wishes, from Tokyo. Happy holidays to you and everybody at HobbyMedia, Fra!

He writes:

The Japanese modeler Starfleet Yokosuka has built a radio-controlled 1/350 scale replica of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A from the Star Trek series. What makes this model unique is the fact that it “flies” in water! Yes, in Japan there’s a new underground hobby of geeks who transform static kits into radio-controlled underwater spaceships!

Radio Controlled USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A