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CBPUSAL Function Designation Streamlining Spectrum
- C. Cluster. An accumulation of compartments.
- B. Braced Cluster. Structured for higher acceleration.
- P. Planetoid. A hollowed nickel-iron asteroid.
- U. Unstreamlined. Protrusions increase drag.
- S. Streamlined. Cowlings and fairings decrease drag.
- A. Airframe. Winged for performance in atmosphere.
- L. Lifting Body. Radically streamlined lifting-surfaces.
Airframe Hulls are streamlined to deal with atmospheric flight.
Selected Craft Using Airframe Hulls
|3 Representative Airframe Hull configuration ships|
|98 Representative Cylinder Hull configuration ships|
|109 Representative Needle Hull configuration ships|
|37 Representative Slab Hull configuration ships|
|167 Representative Wedge Hull configuration ships|
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