The 2260s Starfleet Flashlight

Alternate title:  Matches? We Don't Need No Vulcan Matches!

I seem to have discovered a gaping hole in all the Trek tech geekery currently available online.  But, to be honest, I'd forgotten this existed, too.


Scaling Yardsticks

Let's face it: a ship side view marked in hundreds of meters is somewhat academic.  To fix this, it helps to have a model, real or 3-D CG, and other models to scale.  To that end, I have picked some worldwide-common larger objects to compare vehicles and vessels against.



What's to stop a Federation citizen from getting a wee scout ship and whipping the ass of a planet like modern Earth?