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Around The World

Written by Phil on . Posted in FSX, Latest

Something i am sure most flight sim enthusiasts have thought about doing is flying around the world virtually.

I have made an attempt about 3 years ago but my pc died and life stuff got in the way. A great approach to this challenge is from these guys over at Around The World Club. A great website and the whole thing looks well organised. To read about other people doing it and seeing there progress is a great motivator. I am eagerly awaiting an email to see if i can be let in.


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.


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

Written by Phil on . Posted in Latest

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.


Written by Phil on . Posted in Latest

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.