Some starship issues from structural analysis of ships to feasibility considerations are too complex for the Starship Database. They are discussed in much more detail and richly illustrated on the following pages.
Starship Registries - Do the NCC numbers make any sense?
Starship Design Guidelines - Is there such a thing as "good starship design"?
Starship Sizes - some general thoughts about how to determine a ship's size
Starship Size Table - a list of starship sizes as given in several publications
Starship Scaling - about starships that look the same but are (supposed to be) of different sizes
Starship Kitbashing - about the feasibility of combining components of different ship types
Where are the Jefferies Tubes? - an attempt to fit them into various ship classes
Miscellaneous Starship Problems - a compilation of some general problems
The Battle at Wolf 359
Wolf 359 - Overview - the list of ship names, a collection of screen caps and the status of identification
Wolf 359 - Interview with Michael Okuda - an e-mail correspondence from February 2000
Cheyenne Class Reconstruction
New Orleans Class Reconstruction
Niagara Class Reconstruction
Proto-Nebula Class Reconstruction
Springfield Class Reconstruction
Challenger Class Reconstruction
Freedom Class Reconstruction
Wolf 359 - Other Ships - "Planet of the Titans" study models, Excelsior study models, Constitution, Rigel
Starfleet Ship Classes
A Close Look at Enterprise NX-01 - with first-hand information by Doug Drexler
The "Akiraprise" Design - why I think the overall exterior of Enterprise NX-01 is unsuitable
Daedalus Class Problems - about its canon status, the design, the size and other issues
From the Bonaventure to the Phoenix - ever-changing ideas of the first warp ship
The New Enterprise Design - my two cents on the redesign in "Star Trek (2009)" and its true size
The Enterprise Refit of 2271 - "Admiral, this is an almost totally new Enterprise."
Ambassador Class Variants - a very detailed view at the two existing versions
The Saucer Rim on the Galaxy Class - dissimilarities between the older and newer miniatures
Sovereign Class Variations - comparison of the Enterprise-E models used in the three movies
Nebula Class Observations - a close look at four variants of the design
Defiant Problems - Just how little is the tough little ship?
Size of the Excelsior Class - surprising evidence why the ship might be much bigger
Size of the Oberth Class - reasons why 120m is probably too small
Size of the Akira Class - sorting out some conflicting evidence, update: ILM size chart
Size of the Delta Flyer - or: how to fit a 21m shuttle into a 14m shuttlebay
Which is the Peregrine Class? - trying to link the class name to one of the Maquis ship designs
Runabouts with Rollbars - observations in nine DS9 episodes
Variations of the Type-7 Shuttle - taking into account graphics, interiors, models, mock-ups
Variations of the Type-15 Shuttle - complete analysis of the evolution of the miniature and the set
Redresses of the Orbital Office Complex - how it was made into the Regula One lab and various starbases
Spotting the Ships from the Star Fleet Technical Manual - as seen in "Star Trek II" and "Star Trek III"
Analysis of the Qualor II Surplus Depot - identifying the ships in TNG: "Unification"
The DS9TM Kitbashes - thorough review including photos of the actual studio models
Starship Class Inconsistencies - a compilation of some popular problems
Alien Ship Classes
The Everlasting Klingon Battlecruiser - one design for 225 years?
The Bird-of-Prey Size Paradox - one, two or even more sizes?
Kazon Ship Sizes - analysis especially of the subtle differences between raider and fighter
Size of the Dominion Battleship - Does the 5km version really exist?
Variations of the Dominion Battlecruiser - differences between "V-type" and "U-type"
Variations of the Ferengi Shuttle - meticulous analysis of the interior and exterior in all of its appearances
Variations of the Negh'Var - how the model was redressed for various different timelines and universes
Redresses of the Groumall - modifications for the Nekrit freighter and the Klingon freighter
Redresses of the Merchantman - modifications for Atlec, Sheliak, Peliar Zel, Cardassians, Vidiians, Klingons
Redresses of the Tarellian Vessel - modifications for Zalkonians, Ktarians, Hunters, Haakonians
Redresses of the Mondor - modifications for Acamarians, Cardassians, Satarrans, Rigelians
Redresses of the Batris - modifications for Ornarans, sublight freighter, Norkova
Redresses of the Talarian Observation Craft - modifications for Tamarians, Klaestron, T'Lani, Bothans, Drayans
Redresses of the Talarian Warship - modifications for Qualor II, Lysians, Frunalians, Drayans
Redresses of the Straleb Vessel - modifications for the Angosian transport
Redresses of the Wadi Ship - modifications for the Xepolite freighter
Redresses of the Karemma Ship - modifications for the Bajoran, Antarian, Ledosian and Xantoras visitor ship
Redresses of the Reptohumanoid Ship - modifications for the Vidiians, Dralians, Nygeans
Redresses of the Akritirian Patrol Ship - modifications for the Ba'neth, Lokirrim, Ledosians, Kriosians, pirates
Redresses of Tau's Pirate Fighter - modifications for Torat's and Kes' shuttles and the Benkaran ship
Redresses of the Ramuran Tracer Ship - modifications for the Kobali and the Annari
Redresses of Qatai's Vessel - modifications for Nocona's ship and for shuttles on Enterprise
Analysis of the Antarian Transstellar Rally - identification of all involved ships and commentary
Analysis of the Ships in the "Void" - identification of most involved ships and commentary
The Antares Class(es) - too many designs with the same name
Starships in TOS and TOS Remastered - "before & after" comparison of all ships that appeared in the series
The Enterprise Legacy - a compilation about the eight starships to bear this name
Federation Ship Names A-K, L-Z - an alphabetical listing of names, their origins and dedication plaques
Possible Namesakes of Federation Starships - an attempt to find in-universe namesakes
Uncertain Ship Names and Registries - a collection of typos and other oddities
Articles @ DITL
for further reading on the more prominent vessels
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