Re: Cockpit vision was (Re: [OT] Re: Syd Mead and "The Phantom Menace")

Alfred Urrutia (
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 19:03:34 -0800 (PST)

On Jan 25, 9:13pm, wasted bandwidth discussing:
> Subject: Re: Cockpit vision was (Re: [OT] Re: Syd Mead and "The Phantom Me
> In a message dated 1/25/1999 7:36:13 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> writes:
> > If you're wondering how Corvettes fit into this, well the Corvette 99 has a
> > HUD windscreen, way cool.
> >
> Explain to me why a car needs a HUD? It is cool!!

Same reason a jet needs a HUD - to keep your eyes on what's in front of
you instead of down on your instruments, although I'll agree that driving
a car isn't quite the same thing. You can afford to look down at your
gauges once in a while there. Maybe if you're banzai racing a Diablo or
something a HUD would be necessary. I wonder if you could get them to
display cop radar warnings?


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