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  • DC-9 Classic Schematics

    Why do you have to open the pneumatic crossfeed valves to de-ice the wings? Exactly what does the AC bus cross-tie switch do? And why do the engines only draw fuel from the center tank when all the fuel booster pumps are on? The key to understanding these and many other aspects of your aircraft is studying the schematic drawings for the various aircraft systems. That may sound a little bit dry, but to help you out I have included a Schematics section in the DC-9 Classic Flight Center that gives you live interactive schematic drawings.

     
  • Future Flightsim: Part 2 - Dovetail

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    Dovetail Games. The latest contender trying to make move to take over the flightsim throne from FSX. Can they do it? Do we even care? I think we should care. And I think they can.

     
  • Future Flightsim: Part 1 - Prepar3D

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    I was recently ask why Coolsky doesn't develop for and support Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D flight simulator. The discussion quickly turned into one about the future of flight simming since P3D is often held up as the future of flight simming. I will try to explain here why I don't develop for or support P3D, and why I don't think it is the future of flight simming.

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The DC-9 Classic boxed edition is now available for purchase.

Coolsky brings this popular aircraft to your desktop with the release of Ultimate Airliners: The DC-9 Classic. This aircraft addon is a state of the art simulation of the Douglas DC-9 aircraft for Flight Simulator X. The DC-9 Classic simulates the DC-9-30 series aircraft and represents a new level of realism, simulation accuracy, graphics quality and included features.  

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s80pro expanded checklists

This is an expanded checklist for the Super 80 Pro created by Stuart Ball. An expanded checklist gives you a more detailed description of what to do compared to the normal checklist, which is more of the abbreviated kind. This expanded checklist will guide you through all the Super 80 Pro checklists step-by-step and show you how to properly fly the aircraft.

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The cowboy's checklist for the DC-9 Classic, created by Thomas Thurnheer, contains the minimal steps needed to operate the DC-9 Classic. This checklist has been designed for those who like to keep the workload low while starting out flying the DC-9 Classic or for flying online.

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McPhat Studios are working on a cargo version of the DC-9 Classic.

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  • FSX vs P3D: The Rematch

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    FSX, Prepar3D, X-Plane – who won the battle for flightsim supremacy last year? It has been said that “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. With that in mind, let’s have a look at the 2014 Avsim Demographic Survey.

     
  • Full Flight Tutorial Videos

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    Mike Dart of ProFsxVideos on Youtube has posted a comprehensive and detailed four-part full flight video series featuring the DC-9 Classic. Mike takes us along on a short range flight in the DC-9 Classic from Hannover to Nuremberg, Germany.

     
  • Stavanger - Tromsø in the DC-9

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    Join Matthias Hanel on this flight report as he flies the DC-9 Classic from Stavanger in southern Norway all the way up to the far north for a landing in snowy Tromsø.

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