New 'personal luxury' submarine created by ex James Bond villain
DeepFlight, company founded by Graham Hawkes, who built and piloted a submarine that attacked James Bond in the 1980 film For Your Eyes Only, has created a new personal submarine for well-off aquatic adventurers.
DeepFlight's, for the past 18 years has specialized in creating high-end, recreational submarines and its main selling point would be its submarines, five different models have been created so far, each improving upon the last, are designed to be faster and more fun to pilot than typical deepwater exploration submarines, the Verge reported.
The latest and greatest of these models is the 1.7 million dollars Super Falcon Mark II, a sleek, 17-foot long (5.2 meter) vessel that carries two and can dive to nearly 400 feet.
Company's website states: "DeepFlight personal submarines are ideal toys for superyachts, resorts, and tour operators because of their capability to open up the undersea world in three dimensions."
(Posted on 01-09-2014)