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  1. Interesting review, very informative.

    Interesting review, very informative.
  2. Just finished reading Shawn Weigelt's review of...

    Just finished reading Shawn Weigelt's review of the X-Plane Cirrus addon. In his Conclusion is this cautionary para: "For whatever reason, vFlyteAir products are surprisingly resource heavy. I don't...
  3. Hi Bert, throwing in my 5 cents from Aussie, very...

    Hi Bert, throwing in my 5 cents from Aussie, very admirable for 'Uncle Bert' to be doing what you and the family are doing. Sounds like your nephew is the pilot type - calm, quite etc. And yes, the...
  4. Thread: Windows 11

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    Am back baby! (Well at least a little bit! Re #17...

    Am back baby! (Well at least a little bit! Re #17 29 Oct 21) Apologies for posting this in a Win11 thread. Isn't YouTube wonderful. Studied quite a few websites and forums, and found that there's...
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    Very informative thread. Thanks gents. (Once I...

    Very informative thread. Thanks gents. (Once I can get back up and running with my FS2002 I'll implement the thread's wisdom.)
  6. Thread: Windows 11

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    Thanks heaps Col, just watched the video, very...

    Thanks heaps Col, just watched the video, very good. We also have a laptop with Win10 Home and it's so slow. Suppose I better 'gird my loins' and step up and try some stuff, also to persevere with my...
  7. Thread: Windows 11

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    Interesting thread this. Glad to hear some...

    Interesting thread this. Glad to hear some blokes' environments are fine, W11 etc. (inc. W10), whilst others have grief. Me, am still a dinosaur playing with my currently broken PCs. Got a HPCompaq,...
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    Hi tatest Tom. Very interesting your story, helps...

    Hi tatest Tom. Very interesting your story, helps those (many) of us who are using older hardware and sim software.
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    In forum FS2004 Tigretto reports using Linux with...

    In forum FS2004 Tigretto reports using Linux with Wine (via PlayOnLinux, POL) to have FS2004 running well. "Install FS2004 on Ubuntu - it works! Here's how to do it." 11 Mar 2021. Might give you some...
  10. Excellant series, excellant no. 3. Very well...

    Excellant series, excellant no. 3. Very well explicated, very succinct and clear. Keep them coming! It's a nice refresher/summary of what I've learnt over the years from doing actual flight training...
  11. Huh, thanks defaid, yes, am sending this via the...

    Huh, thanks defaid, yes, am sending this via the bottom button. I now see that around the top, left, bottom edges it works, seems that the label field in the button sits over the top of the button...
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    I echo the comments of the others, excellant...

    I echo the comments of the others, excellant videos, have just watched No. 1 and 2. Very nice voice-over. Will enjoy the series.
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    Just feeling chatty today. Have re-read this...

    Just feeling chatty today. Have re-read this thread, interesting to think about all of it. Of course, all this points back to that fundamental concept of "situational awareness", including at a...
  14. Ahh, thanks Mr Zippy, I would normally prefer...

    Ahh, thanks Mr Zippy, I would normally prefer newest first too, just like in emails. Never thought of a setting. Just found it and set it newest first (on that sneaky little blue menubar under the...
  15. "+ Reply to thread" buttons - top one works, bottom doesn't

    Hi Nels and admins, I'd noticed lately (probably always been the case, I just didn't realise before) that for the blue "+ Reply to thread" buttons - top one works, bottom doesn't. This is perhaps why...
  16. Thread: New but old

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    And another thing, do gentle turns, only small...

    And another thing, do gentle turns, only small movements of the controls. And if you find yourself starting to over-correct, we've all done it / do it, you'll get yourself into what's called "pilot...
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    Of course, in all endeavours where (to use the...

    Of course, in all endeavours where (to use the COVID phraseology our Australian government and politicians are using, appropriately) an "abundance of caution" is preferred, that old demon "go fever"...
  18. Thread: New but old

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    Hi Whizzer, from one oldie to another. As you...

    Hi Whizzer, from one oldie to another. As you know, you're never too old to make a fool of yourself! This might pertain to your landings. There is no escape to the old adage "practice makes perfect",...
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    If you want a bunch of folks who are friendly,...

    If you want a bunch of folks who are friendly, convivial, helpful, you're in the right place. It's a great international community. They follow the old dictum "there's no such thing as a stupid...
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    Thanks Inuss for the very comprehensive response....

    Thanks Inuss for the very comprehensive response. Everything you say makes sense. As you say, the risk is low presuming sufficient fuel. But as I had pondered, once you take off, you're "on your...
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    Interesting thread. Although it's very old, 2002,...

    Interesting thread. Although it's very old, 2002, cj75s has re-opened it as it were with his post today. Thread age re such topics don't age of course, as the wind is the wind, so no change in how to...
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    Thanks Mr Zippy for the link, yes, after a...

    Thanks Mr Zippy for the link, yes, after a particularly wet season, I venture into the garage/workshop and discover green or perhaps blue-green stuff on items, what the..., damn alien invaders! On...
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    My climate is similar to Florida - here it's...

    My climate is similar to Florida - here it's subtropical, warm and humid, hence good ventilation is critical. The question I have always had is "what are the stickies". And yes, stuff grows on rubber...
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    Interesting problem. I've experienced over the...

    Interesting problem. I've experienced over the years various electric and electronic gear e.g. some electrical cables, computer power cords etc, old ones, where the plastic covering becomes sticky....
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    Sounds as though you've had a few experiences. Do...

    Sounds as though you've had a few experiences. Do tell!
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