Planning Charts

Written by Phil on . Posted in Latest

I recently saw an in flight video on You Tube and the Captain of the flight spoke about charts and planning. He was really enthusiastic about showing some charts a fellow Captain had developed for himself and his colleagues. I got in touch with him through his site and asked if i could share the charts here. No problem he said so i have posted them HERE for you to use.

You can also get them from his site here if you choose to do so after a quick registration.

Vox ATC

Written by Phil on . Posted in Latest

I purchased VOX ATC the other day. I have only had time to do one flight which went OK. I will do a proper review of it when i get a chance to use it properly. £86 for the DVD though (not what i paid i got the download) are they having a laugh?

Max FPS test in FSX

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I set all the sliders to the right in the graphics options in FSX to see how my system could handle it. I was using PMDG 737-800 which has a quite a big hit on fps, REX, Active Sky 2012 and some scenery add-ons. It was ok without Fraps running i was getting about 30-40 fps but while recording it dropped down to 12-20 fps. Very pleased with the results.

Click Here for the results.

Logbook

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I have added a logbook to the site. Starting to enter the data is proving to be dull. I didn’t realise i had so many entries. Never mind it will be nice to have an electronic record of the flights.

I have been looking around for awhile now at other flight sim blogs and i have to say there are some really good ones. Inspiring stuff. I have a lot to do.

Video

Written by Phil on . Posted in Latest

I made a couple of basic tutorial videos and uploaded them to You Tube. I have now got them live on this site and it was all quite easy. Glad to start getting some content up here. Making the videos were fairly straightforward although i don’t think i come across as the best instructor and nor am i trying to.

I think i enjoy the process more than the end result and guess that’s what it’s all about.

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