Flying Wild Alaska interview

Those of you who have been watching Flying Wild Alaska on the Discovery Channel on Friday nights might get a kick out of this. Era Alaska pilot Doug Doherty did an audio interview with the folks at the new site … Continue reading →

Play online or offline, the choice is yours

Straight from the MS Flight development team is welcome news that should ease the minds of skeptical flight simmers. I’ll quote the message here: “One topic that has been voiced is the concern over online game play. We understand some … Continue reading →

The Evolution

A fellow blogger has taken the time to give a great MS FS 98 through MS Flight comparison. The shots are taken in Hawaii since that was the location chosen by the MGS team to showcase the initial screens: Part … Continue reading →

FrenchPainter: You’ve gotta see this!

I am often amazed at what I can stumble upon when doing a simple #fsx search on Twitter. I curiously clicked on @frenchpainter to broaden my horizons a bit, and WOW…my jaw hit the floor. I picked two shots that … Continue reading →

Aviation And Twitter

What seems to be an appropriate follow-up post to my previous post, I’ve compiled a list of folks I follow related to real-world aviation. If there are others I should include, I welcome any suggestions! Twitter Name Description GetInTheAir Excited … Continue reading →

Flight Sim And Twitter

As Twitter has gained traction in just about every segment of the online world these days, I thought that I would share some twitter accounts that may be worthy of following within the flight sim community. Twitter name Description FrenchPainter … Continue reading →

Flying Wild Alaska

Premiering on Discovery Channel on January 14th is the new series called Flying Wild Alaska. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, the Tweto family battles unforgiving Alaska weather and terrain to transport life’s necessities to one of the most remote … Continue reading →

Comparison shots

A member of the AVSIM forums recently took the time to do a side-by-side comparison of the screen captures Microsoft recently provided of MS Flight versus FSX. The difference is quite stunning. I have always been impressed with the upgrade … Continue reading →

Ideal Flight: FSX front end

How many of you have started up FSX with the intent on flying somewhere new? If so then you are familiar with the rather lengthy process of setting up the flight plan, weather, and briefing. Your impulse tells you that … Continue reading →