Audio slideshow: Unveiling the winged submersible

Graham Hawkes unveils his newest and most advanced production-model undersea vehicle.

"The ocean needs more friends", says Graham Hawkes, who earlier this week unveiled the Deep Flight Super Falcon at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The craft is the newest and most advanced production-model undersea flying vehicle designed by Hawkes Ocean Technologies. (More information after the slideshow)

The submersible, which is 1/10th the weight of its conventional counterparts, seeks to provide new methods of exploring the oceans. Typically, undersea submersibles are very slow, and Hawkes designed this vehicle so that individuals might be able to more safely and comfortably explore the vast oceans of the world, moving along with the the creatures of the deep.

Read more about the sub here.

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