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Issue 1 • Date Jan 1988

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  • Electronics takes to the air

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):11 - 15
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    The author discusses how European light aircraft manufacturers can take advantage of the slump in the industry in the USA by improving instrumentation and avionics. Using the instrumentation panel of the Piper Warrior as an example, the author discusses how each of the instruments can be improved by using modern electronic systems. Flight and engine instrumentation, and communications and navigati... View full abstract»

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  • The Rekursiv computer

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):17 - 19
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    A Glasgow-based hi-fi company is representative of a growing trend towards application-specific processors. The author discusses the problems with Linn Products' computer system and their need for object-oriented programming. The company recruited a computer scientist from Glasgow University, David Harland, and embarked on a development programme which has resulted in a highly innovative chip set ... View full abstract»

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