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Why I fly #7: Serenity


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I've waited for years to have a machine that could record and edit game/flight videos and the time has finally arrived.


Every time I saw someone adding to the FSX sticky "How do you keep FSX interesting?" I wanted to share my experiences but couldn't really except by maybe copying over one of the in-flight "recordings" (.fsr file).


Now I have an alternative... videos fill the bill and, yes, I am having fun.



This "Why I fly #7: Serenity" offering is a sunset in the Cascade Mountains in a hot air balloon (game speed 32x).

I was hoping for a nice pretty yellow-orange, pinkish kind of sunset but this darker, more somber look had it's own special beauty so I kept it...


available on YouTube







Sim - Prepar3d 2.5 (1920 x 1080 30fps)

capture - OBS

titles created in Gimp

editing - Blender (final mp4 at 720p)

duration - 4:30

music - "Lost Frontier" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0



Aircraft - Hot air balloon (hab.zip) by Bruce Fitzgerald

scenery - FTX PNW regional scenery


Hope you enjoy!



Hooked since FS4... now flying:

self-built i7-4790 at 4 GHz; GA-Z97X mobo; GTX 970; 16GB gskill;

quiet, fast and cool running.

Win 7/64: 840 EVO OS; 840 EVO (500G) game drive;

Win10/64: 850 EVO (500G) for OS and games

A few Flightsim videos on YouTube at CanyonCorners

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