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Global Flyer ... did Fossett make it?

Posted by: Dr_Keith_H - Thu Mar 03, 2005 8:47 am
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Post    Posted on: Tue Mar 08, 2005 10:42 am
Yes, that's close to it.

Here in Germany home computers have been distiguished from Personal Computers. "Personal Computer" is the long form used here for "PC". Reading your post now I suppose that the US long form of "PC" is "Professional Computer" which would mean that the german terminology is different from the american one - and it would be tending to be wrong in this case. Seen from the actual situation in Germany the PCs befor 1990 cannot be taken in serious - this statement seems to be assisted by the fact, that german companies didn't use any PCs by significant or relevant amounts befor 1990.

All this is illustrating what I meant by advantage and disadvantage as well as it is illustrating the effects of differences in terminologies etc.Might have been of unintended meaning during this thread.

Good clarification.



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Post    Posted on: Tue Mar 08, 2005 2:07 pm
I may be off topic here, but...
Fossett did make it.


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Post    Posted on: Tue Mar 08, 2005 2:28 pm
Oh good. Thanks.

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very low and slow, but a full orbit :D

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Post    Posted on: Wed Mar 09, 2005 3:44 pm
Without any relation to others of my posts in this thread - its most interesting property is that it doesn't need any infrastructure without that site where it is going from anf going to as well.

It doesn't need any infrastructure - and one major property of Titan is that it hasn't any infrastructure. One site there could be selected as base for an airplane that doesn't need any infrastructure, at that site only supply or ISRU-based production of propellant needs to be provided - and than the whole Titan could be explored by an airplane that has this property unless interruptions are desired.



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