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Subject: Is submarine maneuvering harder at extreme depths?

Date: Sun Jul 2 14:18:20 2000
Posted by Jim Kane
Grade level: 10-12 School: ELHS
City: Stone Mtn. State/Province: GA Country: USA
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 962561900.Eg

I was thinking about 'Deep Flight' and 'Deep Flight 2' submarines, which 
are supposed to be able to dive deep, deep and glide effortlessly like 
aircraft. Does water pressure, say, at 16,124 psi (the bottom of the 
pacific) mean a submarine cannot move its control surfaces?

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