Just saw the video on the BBC website. Interesting stuff (minor gripe,
although I could use Solaris and RealPlayer8 plugin in Mozilla for all
videos up to now, this one complained that the player was too old, and
offered to download a Windows executable for me... how silly!).
Living in the vicinity of airports is clearly something of a worry in
in overcrowded cities, and for those unable to choose where they live
(um, that would be most of us, eh). But the mind boggles at some of
the statements of the narrator.
"The design promises huge benefits for anyone living underneath the
flightpath..." geez! I can picture Werner von Braun up in front of the
Reich technical evaluation panel comparing the virtues of his new
design versus the older one: "Yes, meine Herren, vi haf all heard ze
V1. Now, ze V2, it promises huge benefits for anyvon living underneas
16 years ago