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Screenshots / Re: Where in the world are we?
« on: May 02, 2017, 12:36:12 PM »
Ball's Pyramid, Lord Howe Island Group, Australia

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General Discussion / Re: Hi, I'm new! (introduce yourself here)
« on: February 08, 2017, 12:35:02 PM »
I grew up with Hires and A&W root beer but they changed over the years.  Theu got weaker and I'm guessing it was when they removed the caffeine (if they actually had any to start with - not something you pay attention to as a kid!).  Barq's still adds it and the drink has far more bite to it.  Couldn't tell you when I last had any root beer, though.  It's usually ginger ale now.

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General Discussion / Re: I found this..
« on: July 18, 2015, 01:56:44 PM »
It's a much needed aircraft but the guys over at Bushpounder's aren't biting.  They have some legitimate reservations based on what's been seen so far.

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General Discussion / Re: Gems
« on: June 14, 2015, 12:05:15 PM »
That's the one, Dieter.  Danke.

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General Discussion / Re: Gems
« on: June 13, 2015, 01:24:09 PM »
I believe there was an upgraded aircraft.cfg file for the C185 that greatly improved its handling but I'll be darned if I can remember where I stashed it! Anybody know the file I mean?

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General Discussion / Re: Happy New Year
« on: January 01, 2015, 01:17:18 PM »
Happy New Year, folks!

As for prosperous, not sure about that. There's still a day or two of online gaming sales left in which to ponder!

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General Discussion / Re: Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël !
« on: December 25, 2014, 09:58:17 AM »
Merry Christmas and Joyeux Noël, ladies and gents!

At least I have heat! Last Christmas I was without power for 3 days after a nasty ice storm.  It came back on about 6 AM Christmas Day.  This year, there's not a sign of snow anywhere on my lawn.

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General Discussion / Re: Seeking helicopters that "do something"
« on: December 16, 2014, 01:36:34 PM »
Well, for one, the Nemeth Designs Sikorsky CH-54/S-64E has both hoist and water-drop capabilities.  She'll never win any beauty contests, though.

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Addon Scenery and Enhancements / Re: A2A Cessna 182 Released
« on: November 19, 2014, 12:42:35 AM »
Before everyone gets any more confoozled, here's the basic pricing parameters for the C172/C180/C182 direct from A2A.

FSX or P3D Academic -  all listed at $49.99

FSX and P3D Academic - all listed at $69.99

I don't have too much of an argument with charging a bit more for basically a 2-plane bundle, considering they did have to rework the coding to make use of the new P3D functionality.  I don't, however, see the reasoning behind charging an extra $30 for the P3D versions ($79.99) simply because your 'license' let's you call yourself a 'Professional'.  The Professional bundle ($99.99) adds another $30 on top of the $20 you pay for the 2 versions and  $199.99 for the single P3D Commercial license is simply outrageous.

At least you don't have to pay for a separate Accu-Sim addon like in their earlier releases.

I wonder how many 'licences' were actually sold to people who weren't simply taking advantage of the upgraded P3D engine just to improve their flight experience over the ageing FSX product.
 

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General Discussion / Re: Anyone know the name of this lake?
« on: October 14, 2014, 01:26:46 PM »
Forget the GPS location. Check out the registration number on the panel and the fuselage.

The fact both videos use Enya for background music also hints at a connection.

Gorgeous country, isn't it?

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General Discussion / Re: Oh! the humanity new media is at it again
« on: May 19, 2014, 01:46:34 PM »
Doesn't get much weirder than this collection of letters with 3 different pronunciations - He was very thorough as he pushed his way slowly through the rough.

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Screenshots / Re: A dramatic moment!
« on: May 19, 2014, 01:38:11 PM »
Oops! If I was that bear I think I'd be high-tailin' my way out of that vicinity, pronto.

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Screenshots / Re: RTMM Pilots`s Patch
« on: April 21, 2014, 02:01:24 PM »
Guten Tag, Klaus.  Nice work.

Got a heli question for you.  I just watched an interesting German documentary on the Air Zermatt helicopter rescue service and, throughout, the narration referred to the aircraft as a Helikopter and not a Hubschrauber.  When did that happen?

My German is good enough that I was able to follow a large chunk of the narration but I lost it when the crew were speaking.  I'm guessing they were using a German Swiss dialect but, weirdly, the inflection often sounded Scandinavian!

If anybody's interested, here's the link.  Thanks to the inmates at Bushpounders for the original notice.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfrtnxD5wJM

Gruß!

Mike

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General Discussion / Re: HAPPY EASTER
« on: April 20, 2014, 02:00:03 PM »
Happy Easter, folks.

Remember, there's no such thing as the Easter Bunny.  The Tooth Fairy said so.

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Misty's Place / Re: Ain't it the truth!
« on: January 09, 2014, 12:43:01 PM »
Be careful. If you let on you know about the cats' conspiracy, you'll be a marked man!

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