The oldest of my displays. The “landing lights” are blue lights in canning jars dyed blue. All the santas and the reindeer are made of plywood. Some of the lights on the mid and upper santa are burnt out, but I’m not sure I’m going to get around to fixing it before next year.
Animated with an 8-channel custom Motorola HC11-based microcontroller system driving solid-state relays, all coded in assembler