Nonlaser things that I think GFers will find interesting

Loved this and I had to grin when I saw this u2 all decked out with modern avionics but there is still the piece of yarn as a “yaw string”.

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I had to look up Yaw String (thank you for the unexpected bit of education this morning). I bet that is not just ordinary yarn, it is FAA Certified, Mil Spec Yarn.
:slight_smile:

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Considering the fact that there is an NSN (national stock number) for almost everything in existence I’d not be a bit surprised to find out they ordered it instead of bringing a sample from home.

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This is promising for anyone interested in hot foil stamping!

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An airline pilot who takes epic photos of storms (and other things). What else can I add to that?

@hansepe will like this I think.

https://www.santiagoborja.com/portfolio/

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Wow

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Wow, indeed. Those are some cool shots.

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And now these: LiDAR images of rivers.

“That sounds dry, Dave” I hear you thinking

I assure you data is beautiful.

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Not only beautiful but I think this is the first time I have seen your first name. Now I’ll have to stop referring to you as “the other Evans”. :sunglasses:

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Eh, I like the other Evans; you’re my other Evans. I also answer to evansd2 both here and meatspace. Lots of people in my RL know me as evansd2 from time we worked together at various tech jobs… and I have a bunch of old workfriends that I call by their usernames too. What a time to be a human! :wink:

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The other Evans it is then! :grinning: cool to know you have a first name though.

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Every now and then you see a good wholesome hack and you just gotta give a golf clap.

About what data you can glean from inflight wifi without an internet connection. Pretty cool.

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All the people calling you “Evan” on Discord have been fun. At least they’re not badgering you to upgrade to HD.

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Upgrade to HD?

And a fair number of people here call me Evan too :wink:

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As opposed to Evan SD …

Standard Definition vs High Definition.

Sorry, overly clever “humor” on my part.

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Evan640x480i

:wink:

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We have thought about doing this in our basement as we finish I since there are no windows, and having cameras outside corresponding with what would be viewed if there were windows.

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That’s very cool - but for some reason none of the flight data images are loading for me :frowning: I can figure out what they show based on the descriptions, but all the coding ones show just fine so I’m not sure what the difference is.

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Yeah, all I got was black squares.

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Maybe try a different browser? Works for me in Chrome.

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