And now, at long last, we can reveal the inner detail of Tharl's amazing spaceship. Here's another superb, highly detailed cutaway diagram by Graham Bleathman. There is an amazing example of convergent technology here. The pilot's couch is pretty much like the experimental prone-position couch used in the Gloster Meteor jet fighter in 1954 but never taken up in production aircraft. Using that would do my neck in, for sure.