Originally Posted by Twizter68
Over a year, I think...but have a pretty good reason; used to be very active in the sailplane forums, but a medical issue has me grounded for the next few years. I am losing sight in my left eye due to a cataract forming dead center of the lens, and they will not operate util it is at least 80% occluded. I'm hoping that by that time, the technology will have advanced so that I can get a Steve Austin eye, with selectable Night Vision, thermal imaging, and a targeting reticle that will sync with the artificial shoulder I'll be getting in the next 20 years.
Ouch. That does make specking-out sorta iffy. They can work miracles, though, so be patient. In the meantime, build, and make a small shrine to Dr. Mark Drela...
Now, if only they'd make an IR Doppler Vario eye that spots thermals...