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    A virtual air show

    This is a two hour video, that even I had not the patience to watch through, but its reality is amazing. Go HD and full screen.

    Each plane is flown by a guy at a computer. The video was produced...
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    I have had similar situations. If you used a...

    I have had similar situations. If you used a credit card to pay, you can explain and dispute the charge with the bank or credit card issuer, who will then address the seller. In all cases it solved...
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    Glad to hear I am not alone. I am not a RW pilot...

    Glad to hear I am not alone. I am not a RW pilot (have been flight simming for about 30 years), but I recently bought a great B777 for P3D. It was advertised with super accurate and realistic...
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    Sorry, but I don't understand the problems with...

    Sorry, but I don't understand the problems with WOTR. I have had absolutely no problems with installing and updating or running. Be aware that every official update includes all previous updates, so...
  5. Great video! Based on my own experiences with...

    Great video! Based on my own experiences with helicopters, I say you are doing very well!
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    Well - Dominic beat me to it! I fly and would...

    Well - Dominic beat me to it! I fly and would recommend the very same sims that he recommends. The IL-2 1946 is still viable, but now somewhat outdated. IL-2 Great Battles series now spans WW2...
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    If you have a fairly current and capable...

    If you have a fairly current and capable computer, there are a number of excellent sims available for dogfighting in WW1, WW2 and more modern jets.I find current jetfighters leaning towards mainly...
  8. Thread: 11.50 Wow!!!!!

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    I installed 11.5 in my XP (Steam - no add-ons),...

    I installed 11.5 in my XP (Steam - no add-ons), and was happy to see improved scenery definition with Vulcan and max graphics settings with 20-30 FPS. However, the pleasure was short, as I started...
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    Sorry - I have never seen a commercial "floor...

    Sorry - I have never seen a commercial "floor stick" advertised, but I would suggest that you state your case on the Cockpit Builders forum page here. Many have built fighter aircraft cockpits using...
  10. Looks very good - really adds authenticity to the...

    Looks very good - really adds authenticity to the scenery!



    Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.6 GHz; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB GDDR5X; ASRock Z270 K6 Gaming MB, 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM; 500GB SSD + 2TB...
  11. Looks very promising! I appreciate your updates....

    Looks very promising! I appreciate your updates.



    Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.6 GHz; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB GDDR5X; ASRock Z270 K6 Gaming MB, 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM; 500GB SSD + 2TB HDD;...
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    Sorry - but I don't. Your cuts are much too...

    Sorry - but I don't. Your cuts are much too quick!


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    Oops! Sorry about my mistake - your 3-monitor...

    Oops! Sorry about my mistake - your 3-monitor video card load should of course be (1920x 3)x 1080=6,220,800. My 34" 21:9 monitor is 3440x1440=4,953,600 pixels compared to your 2-monitor setup at...
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    Your triple monitor setup is seen by your...

    Your triple monitor setup is seen by your graphics card as a 5760x3240 display load. I use a curved LG 34" 3440x1440 Monitor with a 1080Ti graphics card, that I am quite happy with, and it would ease...
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    I just did - and I am exhausted! Intel...

    I just did - and I am exhausted!



    Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.6 GHz; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB GDDR5X; ASRock Z270 K6 Gaming MB, 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM; 500GB SSD + 2TB HDD; Windows 10 Pro 64-bit;...
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    Bring up the Library view in Steam, right click...

    Bring up the Library view in Steam, right click on FSX, left click on "Manage", left click on "Uninstall". When that is finished left click on FSX and then on "Install".



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  17. Thread: External SSD

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    Thanks - I think you are right! Intel Core...

    Thanks - I think you are right!



    Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.6 GHz; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB GDDR5X; ASRock Z270 K6 Gaming MB, 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM; 500GB SSD + 2TB HDD; Windows 10 Pro 64-bit;...
  18. Thread: External SSD

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    Thanks for your reply. That is pretty much what I...

    Thanks for your reply. That is pretty much what I expected, but I was thinking that external SSD's claim read/write speeds around 500MB/sec, which would be around 2sec/GB - not that bad?



    Intel...
  19. Thread: External SSD

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    External SSD

    Just out of curiosity has anybody tried to run a flight sim program from an external SSD via a USB 3 connection? If so, is it feasible?



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    Try to reduce fuel to 50% in all tanks. If that...

    Try to reduce fuel to 50% in all tanks. If that helps go from there.



    Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.6 GHz; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB GDDR5X; ASRock Z270 K6 Gaming MB, 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM; 500GB...
  21. Thread: SFD Global

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    Looks a lot better than XP's default scenery, but...

    Looks a lot better than XP's default scenery, but is it any more REALISTIC, which is important to me?



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    I have enjoyed all of your recent disaster...

    I have enjoyed all of your recent disaster videos. You are very good at creating them ( :) ), and your video technique is excellent!



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  23. With "real world satellite images" will it not be...

    With "real world satellite images" will it not be flat 2-D only?
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    To be honest it is years since I have seen FSX...

    To be honest it is years since I have seen FSX with standard scenery, so I really don't remember how it looked. I have been using Orbx scenery for a long time, i.e. their Global Base, Global Vector,...
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    People have different preferences, all I can tell...

    People have different preferences, all I can tell you is that I use a 3440x1440, 34", 21:9 curved Monitor and I love it (not cheap!). The only thing to consider is that the very high width to height...
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