Condor Class Troop Transports

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Condor Class Troop Transports

Postby LordRaptor » Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:06 am

In the Eath Alliance Fact Book Condors have 24 Hades class assault shuttles but in The Ships of the Galaxy they only have 2 Hades class. It seems to go from one extreme to another, so which one is more accurate? Thanks :)
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Postby ShadowScout » Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:54 am

Seeing that the Condor was originally supposed to be the troop transports that docked with B5 in "GROPOS", and seeing that they were a good deal smaller then their escorting Nova, I'd say the smaller one is more accurate (after all, what does it need shuttles for - the ship looked quite atmospheric to me, and those big nose hatched just scream "lands to unload troops" to me...
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Postby frobisher » Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:22 pm

I'll have to look again (not got the book to hand), but the EA fact book has that either as a typo on the number of shuttles, or some overzealous editorial type changed Bruce's description of a Tantalus Assault Ship (from B5 Wars...) to a name they recognised from the show, which given the Tantalus is bigger than an Omega...
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