February 26th 2001
A-10 Tank Killer
Remember the days when CPU speed was measured in single-digit x megaherz?
That's 8 x 1000 Hz. Herz is a unit of measurement referring to cycles per second. Typical personal computers today run at 200 times that speed. Mind you - the sims don't look 200 times better... or maybe they do?
A10 Tank Killer
BooksThe Simple Science of Flight: From Insects to Jumbo Jets by Henk Tennekes
An amazing thing is the single graph that compares the flying properties of virtually everything, from gnats to Cessnas to 747's - -- with this and X-plane future aeronautical engineers could get a jump start on really understanding how stuff flies! - The Simple Science of Flight : From Insects to Jumbo Jets
Aircraft in Action
Visitor's BookSteve O'Neill remembers how he got hooked on flight sims.
AWOLI've been on holidays in Canberra and Sydney -hence the lack of updates. Over the next few weeks I'll post pictures from the Australian National War Museum (Canberra) and snaps from a light plane jaunt over Sydney Harbour.
BooksAdded a link to the website of Harold Coyle in : Harold Coyle. Harold Coyle graduated from the Virginia Military Institute and spent 14 years on active duty with the US Army ranging from Tank Platoon leader to operations officer in Korea.