Data General Nova Star Trek (Rockwell Collins vs. Vaisala SPT11A)
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Tue Apr 26 12:21:51 CDT 2016
> On Apr 26, 2016, at 1:14 PM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2016, Jon Elson wrote:
>> Erik is not the only one. Check out Tatiana van Vark.
> Excellent! I've actually wondered who in the world might do something like
> this. Now I know. Like I said, what a cool hobby.
>> Here's a picture of what is in her DINING ROOM, the complete electronics
>> suite from a Vulcan bomber!
> That is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. I can identify perhaps
> *one* of those devices. I'm guessing the little round CRT is for radar.
> That's it! Somewhere, someday, some flight sim zealot is going to break
> down in tears of joy and jealousy when they see that setup.
>> There's also a video of her picking up a Litton inertial measuring unit
>> and moving it around, there's 3 racks of gear to support it.
> As in 3 EIA/TIA racks fulla computer kit ? Daaaaamn son. That's what you
> call a passion for your hobby. Hopefully, being female she has less
> problems with her SO freaking out, but who knows, perhaps she married an OCD
> butler. It's tough to escape the laws of the universe sometimes. :-)
From the looks of other items on her website, that collection of airplane gear is the *least* strange thing she has. Stuff like an encryption machine that isn't exactly an Enigma, but based on the same principles -- and much nicer looking.
You can find more here: http://www.tatjavanvark.nl/projects.html and here: http://www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com/vanvark.htm
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