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  1. RE: Could a flightsimmer land a real life plane?

    This horse is starting to decompose it has been beat on so many times.

    A simulator, no matter how good does not simulate death because of a mistake. Now if we were to put a mentally unbalanced...
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    RE: FlightSim.com dead?

    Why bother posting when the lock comes out at the least little bit of hint of controversy.

    You can't post negative things about any publisher, or risk getting kick or the post locked. The same...
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    RE: Hour/Tach

    You may find that the tach reads more IF someone installed the wrong model tachin the aircraft.

    Charging by the hobbs meter encourages pilots to skimp on runups and after engine start checklists...
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    RE: American Airlines flight 191

    While I have never ruled out the possibility of a soul or spirit that lives on after we are dead, if everyone who died a violent or sudden death remained behind to haunt the spot the passed on, we...
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    RE: KJQF-KGSO-KJQF

    My primary instructor showed me the value of the flashlights with blue/green lens vs red. The amount of night vision you lose is minor compaired to how much better and brighter things seem. I also...
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    RE: Mike Stone

    It seems that you are dammed if you do and dammed if you don't when it comes to freeware designers and flaws in there work. If you say nothing, then you don't appreciate them or give them feedback....
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    RE: 747-8 vs A380 upper deck safety

    What I would like to see in certification tests is to take a bunch of people who volunteer off the street. Put them on the plane and then pop the emergency slides and hatches and do an evacuation...
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    RE: Total Lack of realism

    He probably meant 5 minutes solo
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    RE: AN AGING GENERAL AVIATION PILOT

    Using just one flight school would give you the wrong impression about the true pilot population age because the vast majority of people who go to pilot factorys are doing so to become airline...
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    RE: ATC: Don't make me spin you?

    Unfortunatly if ATC misses an incorrect readback you are still in trouble. There have been a number of cases where the pilot read back the wrong info and the controller missed it mostly when changing...
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    RE: IS THERE A PILOT ABOARD???

    I doubt the flight attendents will be the only ones getting nervious. As your intrepid flight simmer realizes that this is for real, and there is no pause button, reset or flight instructor in the...
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    RE: VFR departure direction question?

    In real world flying it is so the tower can set you up with a departure so you don't run the risk of colliding with traffic or possibly fly into airspace.
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    RE: Small plane crash near my house!!!

    I am a WHOLE lot more worried driving through the streets of Las Vegas and Henderson than I am about the planes over it. Look at how many fatal crashes there were last week! A tractor trailer going...
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    RE: Rental age?

    There are restrictions when you are a student about what you can and can't do. Some FBOs have a policy that there must be a flight instructor at the FBO even if they are just hanging around for...
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    RE: IFR filling in flight

    A lot will depend on the traffic in your area or airspace. If you have just departed from KSCH and you realize after a few minutes you should have filed, then you can try Albany Approach. They will...
  16. RE: IFR Flight Planning, Airways, Direct, or VOR-to-VOR?

    The advantage to flying airways is that you have a route that if fly the airway as it is published you will never have to worry about running into anything hard
  17. RE: IFR Flight Planning, Airways, Direct, or VOR-to-VOR?

    The advantage to flying airways is that you have a route that if fly the airway as it is published you will never have to worry about running into anything hard
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    RE: IFR Flight Planning Question

    Knowing fuel burn and ETE are of much greater importance to an IFR pilot than VFR. A VFR pilot in order to be flying had to be able to see the ground while an IFR flight plan may have you either in...
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    RE: IFR Flight Planning Question

    Knowing fuel burn and ETE are of much greater importance to an IFR pilot than VFR. A VFR pilot in order to be flying had to be able to see the ground while an IFR flight plan may have you either in...
  20. RE: Accident claims aerobatic star Nancy Lynn

    "Anyone who denies at the very least spin training runs the risk of hitting that graveyard spiral and never getting out. At least it would teach you the importance of keeping the ball centered and...
  21. RE: Accident claims aerobatic star Nancy Lynn

    "Anyone who denies at the very least spin training runs the risk of hitting that graveyard spiral and never getting out. At least it would teach you the importance of keeping the ball centered and...
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    RE: Sigh. Please end the FSX bashing.

    "Finally, your expertise with the 777 will have to wait as FSX does not have it. The Airbus 321 however is very good."

    That was a statement taken out of context and had nothing to do with FSX.
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    RE: First REAL flight is on Saturday!

    My primary instructor bought a C120 for the express purpose of tailwheel training. He had sold it less than 6 months later because nobody seemed interested despite all his advertising.

    With all...
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    RE: First REAL flight is on Saturday!

    My primary instructor bought a C120 for the express purpose of tailwheel training. He had sold it less than 6 months later because nobody seemed interested despite all his advertising.

    With all...
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    RE: Another sad day...

    Something to keep in mind is that the ceiling that is reported at the airport may not include any low hanging scuzzy clouds that are frequent in such weather. I have had the occasion to pop out of...
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