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30762Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: For Sale: a real computerized flight simulator

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  • Cory Smelosky
    May 16, 2013
      On 16 May 2013, at 19:21, "Dave McGuire" <Mcguire@...> wrote:

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      > 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.

      I can definitely understand them not being brainwashed in to following that.

      >
      > -Dave
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      > Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      > New Kensington, PA
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