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#951472 - 16th Jun 2015 3:53pm Anyone else here use Flight Simulator?
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Just wondering if anyone's hobbie may involve Flight Simming, ive been a keen simmer now for around 10 years, and find it quite relaxing! ive also been making scenery for sometime now aswell and have a project for Yellowknife Airport in Canada, im sure some of you have seen Ice Pilots set around Buffalo Airways!. Recently i also decided do add a little life to New Brighton!





The models are not 100% exact due to trying to keep the export size down!!

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#951487 - 16th Jun 2015 5:21pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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I thought the first picture was an actual picture.
well done smile

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#951570 - 16th Jun 2015 10:22pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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I have always been in to flight sims but never really have the time. I have a yoke, pedals and engine control sticks here, never used them! Good work

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#951578 - 16th Jun 2015 11:46pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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Brilliant! What flight Sim is this for and is it available to download?

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#951582 - 17th Jun 2015 2:38am Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Jimz76]
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Thanks for the comments guys!!

It will be available to download but i have a few other additions to make and add! i can export it to your chosen FS smile if you will be interested in it, its totally freeware!!

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#951610 - 17th Jun 2015 9:52am Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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Brilliant! And I believe Flight Simulator X is available today for just 4 from Steam.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/314160/

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#951614 - 17th Jun 2015 11:15am Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Gibbo]
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A Bargain @ 4 i got it a while back!! smile

A couple more shots of my planned work, the first image to me is the very iconic Seaforth Radar Tower situated alongside the wind turbines, a building i generally look at everytime im down New Brighton, unfortunately it was due to be demolished in 2008 with plans to build the Mersey Observatory there! However the project was put on hold!!

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The next image is work i have started on the New Brighton Complex as seen from the Fort, not sure when this will be completed though smile



Much thanks

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#951618 - 17th Jun 2015 12:19pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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You have far more patience than me and don't even mention my lack of artistic skills crazy

I used to play fs3 and I think fs5, landing Gates' Learjet on the Nimitz was a good lesson in stall control.

Going back further in the days where computers had terminals with no graphics I had the early fs on my cp/m machine as well, while it was an amazing program for its time, it was far from realistic.
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#951638 - 17th Jun 2015 4:02pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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Years ago I had the privilege of having a go on the Vulcan simulator at RAF Scampton, I grounded it of course. Not into it but just thought I'd mention it seeing as how the thread reminded me of it. Enjoy.
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#951653 - 17th Jun 2015 7:45pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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Brilliant work! I've just picked up Microsoft FS X from steam. Would love to add your work to it! Really adds to the realism!

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#951702 - 17th Jun 2015 10:38pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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Tranquil,just wondering if your sim bomb could hit the clown on the prom?

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#951703 - 17th Jun 2015 11:07pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: hagar]
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lol another fan of it i presume!! haha
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#951709 - 18th Jun 2015 9:04am Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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May I please ask a question on behalf of our older members? WTF is flight simming? Is it something to do with stairs? If I was well and truly "simmed" would I feel better for it? Sorry, that was three questions, but there is so much I don't know and so little time.

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#951726 - 18th Jun 2015 9:53am Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: Tranquil]
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#951735 - 18th Jun 2015 2:09pm Re: Anyone else here use Flight Simulator? [Re: ludwigvan]
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Originally Posted By: ludwigvan
May I please ask a question on behalf of our older members? WTF is flight simming? Is it something to do with stairs? If I was well and truly "simmed" would I feel better for it? Sorry, that was three questions, but there is so much I don't know and so little time.


ludwig, Flight Simming is a term used when Virtual Flying ie a computer game... you can read more here as i dont want to bore everyone! smile https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Flight_Simulator

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