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A brief reminder about Flight Sim 2013

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With less than a month to go, it’s probably time to remind people about the UK’s Flight Sim 2013 show being co-hosted by PCPilot, Just Flight and Flight1 on 19th October 2013 at the RAF Museum Cosford, in Shropshire. In addition to the hosts, other major names such as Aerosoft,…

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Duxford by Airfield Construction Group

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Airfield Construction Group introduced their actual and advanced stage of development for Duxford scenery (UK). Found in the South of Cambridge, the Imperial War Museum gets here a realistic and awesome rendition for FSX + FS9 and it will be freeware.

Editorial

Flightsimmers Become Reality

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Weird title, eh? What I mean is that sometimes it is nice to go from the simulated and virtual world we ‘simmers’ like to live and hide in out into the real world and actually MEET each other. That can be at big events such as the various flightsim ‘conferences’,…

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F-89J Restoration Project

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The Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham, WA, is working on the F-89J project. The F-89J  (Scorpion) was one of the US Air Force’s main jet fighters in the early cold war era and the first equipped with nuclear tipped air-to-air missiles. The one being restored currently has been based on…

Editorial

Wonderful Photos From The Old Warden

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For all of us who like old airplanes and indeed the ‘old men’ who used to fly them, Peter McLeland put up a very nice slide show of his recent Hunter Pilot’s Reunion at the Shuttleworth Museum at the Old Warden airfield near Duxford. You can see Peter’s collection of…

Real-world

Learn Duxford’s Hidden Secrets

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From Duxford’s eFlyer we learn that “….. The Grand Tour is a new themed tour that reveals the lesser known stories and facts about Duxford. Ivor Warne, our explainer extraordinaire, will regale you with the personal stories behind the static exhibits at Imperial War Museum Duxford. This is a fantastic…

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Flying Heritage Collection – Aotake

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Although the majority of respondents to our little poll on the right seem to NOT like Facebook (and other such programs) there is more and more information being distributed via it. One of the Facebook ‘groups’ is that of the Flying Heritage Collection, posting interesting photos and titbits of information…

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Virginia Beach Airport And Museum

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‘EdGeneer Cox’ has released a very nice little FS2004 freeware scenery, depicting the Virgnia Beach Airport and Museum. “…… This facility is a private airport used by the Fighter Factory to maintain, display and fly vintage and replica aircraft, mainly from the World War 2 era. The art deco building,…

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Museum Of Flight, Seattle

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In a press release from this famous museum we read “….. This Saturday, May 16, the Museum’s Amazing Skies Theater presents “CanadiYanks.” “CanadiYanks” is based upon the true story of Canadian Major Harold E. Hartney, transferred to the American army in 1917 to prepare Yank airmen for service on the…

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