Good fact about the time advancement. If Im ever flying more than an hour (jets) I usually leave the computer running, turn on th Auto pilot and go and do something else. So not all of it is sitting in a chair in front of a screen.
Wish I could of seen the FS9 days when logs werent automatic, but I guess that the logging as gone the way of new airplanes. Almost All automated.
If you can place a chunk of metal going 175mph on a piece of pavement 100 feet wide, without it smashing to pieces, consider yourself talented.