ORIGINAL: Michael Powell
I didn't say that you are backward colonials who cannot look forward, but then you go on to cite an example from seventy years ago!!! How could you??
Besides I have spent a great deal of time in lovely Yale University over the last ten years, and know Dupont Circle in Washington DC better than my home town, and like it better too. And not just for the nearby Air and Space Museum. I know flying clubs over there, and they aren't much different from those over here, except for the weather.
No, there are people everywhere who sell decrepid antiques and others who sell beautiful modern furniture, and you won't have any problem working out my preference.Â*
My interest is with the new. The New World was usually the place we turned to for inspiration in music, architecture and, certainly, RC. It's a great disappointment that this isn't true anymore. And painful to see. It must be a problem at the grass roots because without a healthy, thriving and developing client base the industries will not emerge and develop new products.
We know the iPhone was designed by an Englishman and built by the Koreans in China. We know that all the great RC companies I mentioned earlier have gone. we know that your car giants have had to go cap in hand to the taxpayer.Â*
How could this have happened?