War of the Worlds

September 14, 2006 - 10:31am

There it was at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, bearing an amazing resemblance to the deadly ray-emitting “eye” of the alien creatures from the film War of the Worlds.

But unlike the eerie alien eye, its function is far more benign. It’s the new flex-arm, LED reading light introduced by B/E Aerospace at the EBACE show, and it emits nothing more terrifying than a soft, white glow.

 
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