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The Flying Sub -  A secondary smaller submarine [referred to as "The Flying Fish" in publicity releases] seen on the sci-fi adventure VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA/ABC/1964-68.

The Flying Sub - VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

The Flying Sub (or FS-1) was housed in the atomic submarine Seaview. It was launched by dropping through bomb-bay like doors on the underbelly of the submarine.

Admiral Nelson in the cockpit of The Flying Sub - VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA
Admiral Nelson in the
cockpit of
The Flying Sub

Once outside the Seaview, the Flying Sub's engines increased their thrust, rocketed toward the ocean's surface and broke through the watery depths to the blue sky above. When the sub concluded its mission, it dove back into the the sea and re-docked with the Seaview

The Flying Sub - VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

 The Flying Sub as well as the Seaview submarine were created by miniature effects experts Howard Lydecker and L.B. Abbott. See also - "The Seaview Submarine"


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