[rescue] Aviator

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Thu Oct 12 19:08:42 CDT 2017

On 10/12/2017 05:15 PM, john wrote:
> I'm home after two days in airplanes - phooey on aviating.

    In the first-person sense in a commercial setting, I completely
concur.  However, in simulation, all bets are off.

> in any case you get a heads-up display and a number of terrain files and 
> physics for 4 planes, including a 727 and an F18.BB  I can vaguely 
> remember that we had it set up at one time so that we could have 
> dogfights over the network, so we must have had passwords.

    How does this compare to the SGI demo bits of "flight" and "dog"?
I've got that running on some of my elder SGI gear and it gives me
great delight to this day.

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