Reply to post: Re: 9th largest air force in the world at the time

Fancy owning a two-seat Second World War Messerschmitt fighter?

Dodgy Geezer Silver badge

Re: 9th largest air force in the world at the time

...All well and good - except they apparently nailed the console set up and dialogue so well, the AF had a conniption, thought they'd been spying...

That would be Kubrick's well-known mania for accuracy. It came to the fore in 2001 - the spacecraft were all created after extensive consultations with NASA engineers, and the early humanoids after extensive consultation with paleolithic anthropologists at the Smithsonian (with primate behavioural specialists from the New York Zoo).

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