fredag den 27. februar 2009

Hudson Plane Crash in Google Earth

Lyder spændende men GE vil bare ikke starte på min kværn her til aften ...

Sounds like a lot of horrer but I can't however see it tonight because GE has decided not to work on my laptop right now ...


I'm not often one to be overawed by content in Google Earth but if you watch one thing today, have a look at this: Its a tour following flight 1549

as it crash landed in the Hudson River and is really something special. Its by Jeral Poskey via Google Earth Blog, make sure you turn on 3D buildings layer to watch it.

The voices of all the flight controllers are added in real time. As Frank notes, the coolness of the pilot is amazing. Also you can hear the flight controllers talking really quickly about all the normal things they say like runways and altitudes - obviously they can talk at this speed because they and the pilots are used to hearing the set phrases. When the pilot reports the bird strike you can hear the controller's speech slow right down, obviously because this is not what he normally gets to say. You can just imagine the adrenaline pumping. [...]

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5 kommentarer:

  1. Hej Sik

    Nogle af de nye touring filer - cracher også på min Windows PC - det er dem hvor der er lyd lagt ind i KMZ filen - men som ikke er blevet pakket ordentligt ned i hele filen - Håber at Google Earth 5.0 snarest får fixet dette

  2. How often does Google Earth update their pictures, and why are the graphics still just as bad?

  3. What caused the helicopter crash in the opening scene of The Guardian?

  4. With both engines out, a cool-headed pilot maneuvered his crowded jetliner over New York City and ditched it in the frigid Hudson River on Thursday, and all 155 on board were pulled to safety as the plane slowly sank. It was, the governor said, "a miracle on the Hudson." One victim suffered two broken legs, a paramedic said, but there were no other reports of serious injuries.
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  5. How I get snaps shorts from google earth to get a map for a specific area?