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Concorde: The History, The Speed & The Crash

Posted on Fri, 27 May 2011 21:43:46 GMT

Boom! BOOM!  That was the incredible double sonic boom of the majestic Concorde supersonic aircraft breaking the sound barrier. If it came in low as you watched in awe, the noise would make your bones rattle.  The Concorde was perhaps the sexiest, most exciting airplane in the history of aviation. It was a joint venture between British Airways and Air France that had its maiden voyage in 1969 but began commercial service in 1976. After a crash in 2000 in Paris, traveler interest in the plane began to diminish and in April of 2003, both airlines announced they would discontinue service.

UFOs and Aviation - A Closer Look

Posted on Tue, 26 Apr 2011 22:49:31 GMT

On the evening of October 21st, 1978, a 20-year-old pilot named Frederick Valentich left Melbourne in a Cessna 182L bound for King Island, sitting in the middle of the Bass Strait south of Australia. Visibility was fine and the wind was blowing easy.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 Still Going Strong

Posted on Fri, 12 Mar 2010 04:00:00 GMT

It is very surprising that Flight Simulator 2004 is still a strong entity in the Flight Simulation world! I have recently dived back in to this program, head first and I am having a blast with it! I still love Flight Simulator X and not with standings its Quirks and fatal errors and run time errors on line, it is still a good program!

How To Setup Dual Monitors

Posted on Mon, 07 Dec 2009 00:59:55 GMT

Does constantly flipping between multiple windows on your flight simulator make you dizzier than a ride on a tilt-a-whirl? Give your brain a break and invest in a dual monitor set-up. 

Huge Aviation of the 1930s: The K-7 and The Bel Geddes # 4

Posted on Sun, 29 Mar 2009 21:02:52 GMT

For a few thousand years the biggest things in the skies were only in our imaginations, flying figments of myth and fable: the Roc from Sinbad’s tales, the Garuda bird from the Mahabharata, the Thunderbird from North America, the Brazilian Blue Crow, and other high-flying nightmares or soaring benevolent gods and spirits.

Virtual Airlines: The Ultimate Guide (2019 Edition)

Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2003 10:35:15 GMT

Virtual airlines are just like their real-world counterparts, except they are online and use pilots who use flight simulators!  They usually reflect the same routes, flights, aircraft and other attributes of their real-life counterpart.  Flying for one of these could really bring your flight simulation experience to life and add another dimension of fun or realism to your flights.  You're not just flying for fun; your flying hours and experience will be added to your roster.  You can also be given specific routes and flights to complete and build up your earnings for your VA.

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