Federation Spaceflight Chronology Resources

*(08 Nov 2012 – I’ve gone through and fixed the download links so that you can get your hands on the Guide to the Klingon Fleet and the ‘Okuda Edition’ of the FSC, Vol. 1 yet again.  The Klingon & Romulan timelines and Klingonese dictionary were another matter.  Wordpress wouldn’t let me upload straight .txt files, so I had to use Microsoft Word to save them in a .PDF format which may have altered the formatting for the worse slightly.  Apologies in advance to those who chose to click on those links!!)

Hello again!  No, no…….I’m not done with this latest SoTSF endeavor of mine……actually, I’ve got some much, much better stuff on tap!

Commenting on the post immediately preceding this one was Richard Mandel – creator of the Federation Spaceflight Chronology series (check out the volumes here).  I made quite liberal use of his work–Vols. 10, 11 and 12 as well as Vol. 9 and the Klingon supplement–during the blog’s early days here when I was still fleshing out my vision for the TOS (‘Class I’) and TMP (‘Linear Warp’) eras.

Instead of paraphrasing him, I’ll just repost what he originally wrote…..

Since you were so kind to me with your comments, I thought I’d return the favor. There was a time a few years back when I planned to redo the entire FSC for the Okuda timeline, but that effort ran out of steam. The real world intervened, other projects beckoned – you know, the usual – and I’ve since moved on to other things (and genres). Anyhow, I though what I DID get done might prove useful to you, so here’s some links for you:

Guide to the Klingon Fleet (GKF) –
Check it out!

FSC Volume 1 (Okuda edition) –
Check it out!

Klingon Historical Timeline –
Check it out!

Romulan Historical Timeline
Check it out!

Klingonaase Dictionary
Check it out!

The two timelines are notes for revising the Klingon and Romulan FSC supplements respectively. The Klingonaase Dictionary was to help me use “proper” old Klingon terms in the GKF, since there are plenty of Okrand-derived dictonaries out there for his Klingon language. The Revised FSC Volume 1 is all I ever did of the Okuda timeline rewrite. GKF is the most complete of everything (85-90%, I’d say). The starship sections are mostly done, the small craft section only halfway done, and I never did get beyond preliminary notes for bases and so on. I’ll keep them up long enough to make sure you and some of your friends get them, but they won’t be up for long. Online storage issues and such.

Both you and the rest of fandom are welcome to do with these as you please. I hope they prove useful to you and your own particular efforts.

Live long and prosper,
Richard Mandel

I’ve personally read his ‘Okuda-ized’ FSC Vol.1, the Guide to the Klingon Fleet and am reading through the Klingon Historical Timeline as we speak…….these are definitely great additions to your tech library for sure and unlike the chronology I referenced above, these will not be up indefinitely, so be sure and download ASAP!

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  8. anyone know where i can get a hold of the Romulan supplement? it is the only part of the FSC that i actually need

  9. Could you post the Federation Spaceflight Chronology in a downloadable form? The website linked here is dead and the wayback machine doesn’t have all the documents.

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