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  • Plane spotting

    Today I went plane spotting. I haven't done that in ages, so it was time. Plane spotting is a great pastime. It's fun and relaxing. Besides flight simulation and aviation, I also have a passion for photography. Plane spotting is a great way to combine those two interests!

     
  • DC-9 Failure Simulation

    Failure simulation. This is what in my opinion takes the DC-9 Classic, and all other addons that includes such a feature, to the next level. Usually when you simulate a system in an aircraft, you simulate ON or OFF in a normal state. With failure simulation a system can also be simulated ON or OFF in a failed state. While OFF is usually OFF regardless of state, ON and failed at the same time is where it can get really busy real fast on the flight deck.

     
  • Why the DC-9?

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    With so many aircraft designs flying around, why choose to develop a DC-9 for FSX? It’s a cool aircraft! What more do you need?! Well, actually the logic behind choosing to develop the DC-9 goes a bit deeper than that. I will try to explain.

Super 80 Pro Panel RepaintThe Super 80 Pro Panel Repaint by Kjetil Mathisen has now been updated. Kjetil has upgraded the graphics. Beta Patch v1.1.3 has also been included, giving you the latest gauge upgrades in your new cockpit. Enjoy!

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Super 80 Pro Panel RepaintThe Super 80 Pro Panel Repaint by Kjetil Mathisen has now been updated. Kjetil has upgraded the graphics. The panel repaint now includes Service Pack 2 for the Super 80 Pro, giving you the latest gauge upgrades in your new cockpit. Enjoy!

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Super 80 Classic World Airliners 2Super 80 Classic World Airliners 2 from McPhat Studios is now available! Super 80 classic World Airliners 2 is an Ultra High Definition Textures (UHDT) package with liveries for the Super 80. This package is the most detailed, high definition textures set ever released for FSX. With an incredible 253 pixels per meter ratio, McPhat Studios sets a new standard for FSX texture design.

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Super 80 Pro World Airliners 2McPhat Studios has released Super 80 Pro World Airliners 2. Super 80 Pro World Airliners 2 is an Ultra High Definition Textures (UHDT) package with liveries for the Super 80 Pro. This package is the most detailed, high definition textures set ever released for FSX. With an incredible 253 pixels per meter ratio, McPhat Studios sets a new standard for FSX texture design. This the third livery package from McPhat Studios with liveries for the Super 80 and Super 80 Pro. McPhat Studios has previously released Super 80 Pro World Airliners 1 and Super 80 Classic World Airliners 1.

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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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