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  1. Heatseeker... Not.

    I'm sure you've heard of the worldwide craze which is the Nintendo Wii. You may also know that it has a game called 'Heatseeker' available, which is a military flightsim.

    Weeell, I'm now on level 2.5, and I'm noticing some significant problems with the game -

    1: Numbers. You and your
    wingman are based on an aircraft carrier called the Nemesis. Not a problem, except you appear to be the only two on the ship. And of course, the kill counts are ridiculous compared. ...

    Updated 08-27-2008 at 05:28 PM by Flying Officer Jevans

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  2. New to FS (FSX)

    I am new to FS. I tried FS9 but somehow it just didn't live up to my expectations. Then my son gave me a game that I already had so I took it back to BestBuy and exchanged it for FSX and CIV4 Beyond the Sword. I thought my PC would do the job nicely so I got it.

    I started with the tutorials and now fly free style. I started out in Mobile, Al and flew to Chicago and now am on my way west. I am headed to Denver and I'm currently in Neb.

    I also like to fly the gulf coast ...
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  3. First View

    8/25/2008

    First acknowledgement: Thanks to xxmikexx for the blog location; I'd been looking for it just a few days before...

    In the last few days I've finally gotten around to doing a couple things that were on my FSX "to do" list: downloaded and ran benchmarking flights and spent two evenings getting Tile Proxy running.

    Benchmark: first off, I was curious how my stock 2-core E8400 would compare to the 4-core Q6600 (to start with) and others' ...
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  4. FSX World Tour Leg 7 Part A

    Dakar, Senegal - Lagos,Nigeria
    DRZA - DNMM

    Well this leg did not go according to plan. Everything seemed ok. Pre start checks went as planned and we took off and climbed up to our cruising altitude. We turned onto course and started heading for Lagos. Not more than 20 mins had passed when I noticed problems with the engines. The temperature had dropped rapidly in the cyclinder heads and carb air temp had plumited. This caused the engines to begin icing up even though Anti Ice ...
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  5. FSX World Tour, Leg 6

    Right well you may all be wondering why I am starting with Leg 6 of my world tour. Well this is simply due to the fact that in Legs 1-5 it did not occur to me to take any screenshots or make any writings.

    Leg 6.
    Agadez, Niger - Dakar, Senegal
    DRZA - GOOY

    Very challenging flight. Bad storms all the way made for some challenging flying. The landscape was pretty flat most of the way although saw some interesting sights over the Massina region of the River ...
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