Pretty sure it's not a 17" CRT, the power buttons on those are real buttons, like on the front of a G4, the power buttons on flat panels (15/17/23" ones, not the 22") are touch sensors, and this looks like a touch sensor. The resolution on this looks like 640x480 or 800x600, and the flat panels can scale to lower resolutions at full screen (I've seen one do it) and the picture quality at scaled resolution is pretty half-assed (like in this pic, even if it is a screen grab...
The main reason why it happened, apart from the planes technical failure (engine cut out?) is that the show was in the Ukraine, where airshow safety standards are not as strict as western Europe (and probably USA), where the planes are not allowed to fly over or too near the crowd. In eastern europe, they do not have these rules, so the plane can basically fly where it wants to, ie, low flying stunt over the crowd line.
olli, that someone at macnn is me
I posted it in the spymac gallery too, but it has disappeared now. Hmmm .
[ 07-24-2002: Message edited by: sysadmin ]
Here's something I posted to Go2Mac a while ago. The doors contain speakers, the logo is clear plastic so that iTunes type visuals can show through when it's asleep with the doors closed.
[ 12-01-2001: Message edited by: ajprice ]