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    Some of the bad "pushes" are "fat finger' or...

    Some of the bad "pushes" are "fat finger' or parallax problems. Touch screens when I first met them were capacitive or resistive. They were not contact between layers. I have a Garmin watch which has...
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    Touch down, touch and go, touch screen

    I have a Windows 7 computer right behind me here that is worthless on hot days. When I bought it I sacrificed screen real estate and potential resolution in order to get a touch screen. My first...
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    This thread exactly shows me where to perk up....

    This thread exactly shows me where to perk up. When worked in Pratt & Whitney Field Service in 1980 there were things that mechanics at the various levels worked on as Field, Organizational and Depot...
  4. STC, that is the word I was searching for to go...

    STC, that is the word I was searching for to go with ECP. System Time Compliance is what I think it means and is mostly for inspections but also for updated parts mostly where safety is involved.
  5. Yes, I did belong to Google SKETCHUP for a time...

    Yes, I did belong to Google SKETCHUP for a time but found the ability to make only rectilinear things like buildings and always with a specific address was a bit wearing. Some of my sayings like "I...
  6. I could add one more group to those I was kicked...

    I could add one more group to those I was kicked out of by a simple administrative "people say your comments don't make sense." SKETCHFAB Apparently their goal is to fix every model with a place on...
  7. Instrument Landing CAT-I, CAT-II. CAT-III and GCA

    Now that GPS approaches have been added to the ways to land in bad weather or just under ATC control I have to say that I was kicked out of the EAA IMC Club faster than out of the FACEBOOK Modeling...
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    I found this audio to be a clear sound. The...

    I found this audio to be a clear sound. The participants in the discussion had relevance to the evolution of flight simulators in the digital era.
  9. As someone walked up behind me and said about two...

    As someone walked up behind me and said about two years after I began work at Douglas Aircraft. "See What I Mean?"
  10. User Friendly, .. There is the mantra I expected...

    User Friendly, .. There is the mantra I expected to be the byline of the future. Like the earlier "Free Samples" that built the early Internet. My sons adopted code as shown In PONG, and ATARI and...
  11. In the vein of what I would summarize as my...

    In the vein of what I would summarize as my grandchildren's response to the complexity of learning, "You cant' stop us from not doing what we can't do!" I offer these coaching and yell posters, "No...
  12. The aircraft simulations I would really like to have.

    First is a Harrier with swing wings to fix the technology window of 1969. Sure it might need boron filament structure to keep the weight down. It's fiction so forget what it would cost.

    The...
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    I like to see myself as real in terms of timing....

    I like to see myself as real in terms of timing. What happened with my taxes in 1978 after I sold my only house I saw as an audit. I decided to fly close to home like the other EEA guys. I still...
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    I have to face the reality that I'm not a real...

    I have to face the reality that I'm not a real pilot after first trying to fly the Beech King Air 350 in the Japan Exhibition flight where I did not really want to spend over 4 hours of stick time...
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    I was missing one tag, the natural law view which...

    I was missing one tag, the natural law view which changed neural network into more than an associative memory. My uncle a life insurance salesman had a neighbor who claimed to have invented an...
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    I am happy again with the AI. I have made flights...

    I am happy again with the AI. I have made flights to Kabul from Basra and Frankfurt am Main from Bagram. The mountains did not deter me. I could explore full payload and full fuel load although --- ...
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    I didn't want to distract from the other thread...

    I didn't want to distract from the other thread about real pilots but my recent experience of having a simulated aircraft struck by lightning in Central America has released something that fits the...
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    John Correz is making fun of Norm Stevens saying...

    John Correz is making fun of Norm Stevens saying in a TWX, "The Air Force does not know about the DC-9. Send models and pictures." I had never seen either of these and policy was not to give models...
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    My first flight on company money was actually to...

    My first flight on company money was actually to Saint Louis to meet the new St. Louis representative in Carrolton at the new Douglas Field Office. I was with my boss Robert E. Hull (as in hull...
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    So much for having the AI whipped into shape. I...

    So much for having the AI whipped into shape. I spent yesterday trying to fly from KLAX to KLAS in the A320. But enough about me. The AI with the default departure for LAX took me out into the...
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    Exceedingly cool! The Airbus A-320 taxiied in and...

    Exceedingly cool! The Airbus A-320 taxiied in and parked with a stairs, a tractor and baggage train! The simulator logged over 4 hours for what is a 1:45 flight due to my early tentative moves. Now...
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    OK, I see the problem with using the AI pilot. If...

    OK, I see the problem with using the AI pilot. If it cannot solve the airfield pair with the fuel load it doesn't follow a useable navigation which the Travel log will eventually report if you begin...
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    Before Nuclear non-proliferation had it's own...

    Before Nuclear non-proliferation had it's own office and South Africa and Israel were rumored to have homemade nuclear weapons I put on a brand new Bonanza Airlines DC-9-10 and flown to McCarren...
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    A control other than the standard games two sided X-Box controller would be nice.

    I did use the https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/microsoft-flight-simulator-2020-keyboard-controls-every-default-flight-sim-key-in-the-game/ar-BB18ccOZ to pick the useable commands for my...
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    I wanted to buy a Logitech PRO joystick to update...

    I wanted to buy a Logitech PRO joystick to update my Freedom2.4 with four corners to the base instead of three. (moving from the triple redundancy of the DC-10 that failed in Sioux City to the...
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