Spending the day at IKEA is a fun treat in the best of times, a relationship-destroying nightmare in the worst. For one Airbus designer though, following the yellow arrows around the bins of votive candles and wall hooks was a breakthrough moment.
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Originally built as a supersonic strategic bomber for delivering nuclear strikes on Moscow, the B-1B Lancer has played a variety of roles for the US Air Force in its nearly 30 years of service. And thanks to a newly upgraded cockpit — including four multi-function colour displays and a modernised Fully Integrated Data Link (FIDL) — the B-One "Bones" of the 7th Bomb Wing are expected to remain in service into the 2030s.
Hordes of children ran around as wild as a locust swarm at the recent USA Science & Engineering Festival. The main attraction: the Lockheed Martin booth, with its faux F-22 cockpit and Orion spacecraft simulator.
Ever wondered what it was like to fly in a Concorde? Every wondered what it was like to fly a Concorde? Then dive into these pannable, zoomable panoramas of the aircraft (as well as some less peaceful supersonic birds).
In direct contrast to the overloaded interface of the shuttle is SpaceShipOne's cockpit. Sure it's a simpler machine, but the UI is better. Until the screen goes out at 4:40 in this old video: