Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] "State of the Art"
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 09 May 1998 17:04:48 -0500

At 01:51 PM 5/9/98 -0500, you wrote:

>There have been a number of reports of flights of some aircraft, usually
>just off the Calf. coast, that
>travels in excess of 5k and from contrails would appear to be using some
>sort of ion pulse engine.
>I'm sure the pilot has a Leica in his pocket (on topic)

Nah, but he might have the Leitz 1000mm f/1 (seriously) lens I saw in a
movie, hidden in the bomb bay. :-)

I'm sure the Skunk works are working on something, but we won't know for
some time I'm sure. You think they really spend $30,000 on a toilet seat?
<G> Where'd I hear that before? 


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

The young child is looking in the world to find himself -
reflected in a mirror with a thousand faces.

- -Maria Montessori