[jhb_airlines] Re: FSX Official Add-On Acceleration

  • From: "Mike Brook" <mike.brook@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 20:08:06 -0000

Whippersnapper!

M.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jhb_airlines-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Phil Reynolds
> Sent: 05 November 2007 8:05 pm
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FSX Official Add-On Acceleration
> 
> Well, I for one have absolutely no idea what you guys are talking
> about ;-)
> 
> Phil
> 
> Mike Brook wrote:
> >> Remember when 4Mb RAM cost 120 quid? <g>
> >>
> >> bones
> >>
> >
> > Gawd, do I just.  It is important to note that we are talking
> about 4
> > MEGABYTES and NOT 4 GIGABYTES (that would have been about
> GBP120,000
> > <g>).  Loadsa money in the aerospace industry in those days,
> post the
> > R-R 1973 debacle and at about the time that R-R returned to the
> > private sector and started to establish itself as a real player
> in the
> > aircraft engine market.  Just think what GBP8000 (that my
> company paid
> > for that Compaq386 in 1986) would buy today (never mind
> inflation!).
> >
> > What ever is it all going to be like in ten years time?
> >
> > Apologies for all this nostalgia ...
> >
> > M.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 




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