Where's Ro-Waldo?

I'm not a real doofus, but I play one at a national laboratory. (BAISLEY@fndcd.fnal.gov)
Wed, 13 Aug 1997 22:20:43 -0500

Now we can find out in real-time, at least when his feet aren't planted on terra


> TheTrip.com was the first Internet Business Travel service to let you track a
> flight using real-time flight data from the U.S. air traffic control system.
> That data tells you a flight's location relative to a tracking point on the
> ground.

Hmmm, I wonder how they'll handle those rare Flight 800 cases.

> Within weeks, TheTrip.com will begin showing you the plane's location -- plus
> graphically representing other key information.

I know that by "within weeks ..." they meant "under construction", but it comes
across as "real-time, but with fortnight latency". %-)


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