30762Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: For Sale: a real computerized flight simulator
- May 16, 2013On 16 May 2013, at 19:21, "Dave McGuire" <Mcguire@...> wrote:
>I can definitely understand them not being brainwashed in to following that.
> On 05/16/2013 07:15 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>>>> I am or was interested. Essentially, it's a bunch of now-obsolete analog
>>>> aircraft instruments, connected to a fairly obsolete set of digital logic.
>>>> Two racks as I recall. My interest is in the logic.
>>> Amusingly, 95% of the avionics industry still consists of those
>>> now-obsolete analog instruments, and likely will until both you and I are
>>> pushing up daisies. ;)
>> Personally, I'd trust some of the analogue instruments in avionics more
>> than I'd trust some modern devices...;)
> There is that, but there is a big overall sense of cheapness that seems to
> permeate the world of small-aircraft ownership. Most of those guys (at least
> the ones I've met) don't usually feel compelled to trash what they've got
> simply because something newer has become available. They very much tend to
> buck the "trained and obedient American consumer" mentality.
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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