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Phony Old Stuff…

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments

I got an advertisement card in the mail recently from Guitar Center (yeah I play…not well, but whatever) advertising Fender’s new line of guitars. They aren’t anything new or different at all in terms of guitar design. In fact, they’re pretty much identical to what Fender has been building steadily for the last fifty years. […]

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Tags: Instruments

Old Stuff…

January 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’ve got a thing for old stuff. Old books, for instance. I’ve got a small collection of first-edition hardbounds to prove it. I find it fun to sit and leaf through the books, wondering who’s hands they’ve been in…how the little scratch got onto the back cover…what brand of tobacco was smoked by a man […]

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Tags: Gear

Autothrottles…

January 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

My company is in the process of developing a program that will revolutionize the way we navigate our aircraft from one point to another. We are transitioning to a “performance-based” navigation program, which will allow us to further automate the following of our planned flight path in all phases of flight. Essentially, we pilots will […]

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Tags: Airliners