This is a very popular ship. It’s the ultimate in badassery. A Starfleet borg buster that defies starfleets design conventions in its design. The official MSD took the shape of the ships side profile, and not its centerline, which others MSDs had. So, I have decided to take the ships center line, but remain true to the established interior of the official MSD. As you will see, there is a big difference. There are 5 easter eggs included. 3 graphical and 2 spelling easter eggs (in homage to an old friend who always left out one particular letter in his spelling)
A favourite of many, the Miranda class has been seen on our TV screens in countless episodes since it was first introduced to us in ST:TWOK. It’s functional and utilitarian and different from the standard starfleet configuration of ships. Thats probably why it is so well liked. It is unfortunate that the Miranda class was given an ass whooping in the Dominion war arc. We saw two of them, the USS Sitak and USS Majestic suffer what are arguably the most dramatic deaths on screen in Star Trek history.
Death of the Sitak and Majestic at 01:00 –
I made this MSD on comission to a friend in America. He has an RPG that is called the USS Proxima. He saw some of my MSDs and wanted me to create one for a refit constitution class as it might have looked after being outfitted with Excelsior class tech sometime after the events of ST:TUC. So here it is. Total time taken: 7 Hours.
Wonderful words, spoken by a much missed character and actor of the trek universe.
Of course, Admiral McCoy was talking primarily about the Enterprise-D. But, as she was a Galaxy Class starship, I thought it was enough of a link to use the words for this MSD. I have made a fully detailed MSD for the Galaxy class, but the thing is so big, it just looks cluttered. So here is a simplified engineering display for ya’ll to enjoy.
The Akira class is a very popular class of starship amongst my fellow trek fans. It has enjoyed more screen time than most of the other classes I have created MSDs for so far.
When I started researching the Akira class, I found that a group of trekkers has decided that the ship has two warp cores. However what little canon references there are state it was one core. I think what makes some fans think it has two cores are the two hatches on the underside of the saucer section towards the rear. I believe the Star Trek Fact Files eroneously marked them as core ejection hatches.
I decided to follow the canon references of one core.