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A potential fix for P3Dv2 crash problems

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One of the bugs reported by users of Lockheed-Martin’s P3Dv2 is that, when pressing alt-tab to switch between windowed and full-screen modes, particularly with complex aircraft, the sim is prone to crash. In this post on the A2A forums, discussing the use of their C172 Trainer in v2, Mike Krawczyk…

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Amazing 727 crash on purpose

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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W–dC5kuQ8Q&feature=player_embedded Take an actual Boeing 727, install cameras, sensors and .. crash test dummies ! Channel 4 and a production company spent US$ 1.500.000 to film a crash and to produce spectacular views and crash data to analyze. Although this experience mimics one of the less hard crash (low fuel…

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Crashed AF447 Rio-Paris black boxes found ?

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The French Transports Minister said this morning that they may have found the area where the black boxes got stucked. The AF447 Rio-Paris flight crashed over Atlantic Ocean on 1st June 2009 was an Airbus A330-200. Its Thales pitots are involved in the crash according to the BEA (French Aviation Analsys…

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Red Arrows Accident In Greece

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The international blogs and twitter accounts are abuzz with news of the Red Arrows’ accident that occurred a few hours earlier, while at a pre-season training flight of their aerobatics routine. The Arrows are currently in Greece, at the Kastelli air force base on the island of Crete. Apparently two…

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Beaver Crash On Video!

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The pilot of this Beaver, trying to take off from Lake Spenard, Anchorage, Alaska, shows us that sailing a boat and flying a plane are two distinctly different things. Things go incredibly wrong for the poor guy….. AND the poor Beaver ! Nobody got hurt in the accident, although the…

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Beautiful Cars And Beautiful Airplanes

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…. that combination is what Goodwood in the UK has to offer…. frequently! We have reported before about the two main events on the ‘racing track’ estate, the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival, both centered around classic (racing) cars and classic aircraft. But now there is the…