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Message: [Acro] RE: Are PC Simulators any good for practicing Knows for IACcompetition?
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From: Don Peterson <autotech at flash.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 00:18:31 UTC
If ever there was an activity whose primary purpose was to prove that "virtual reality - isn't", it is aerobatics. The concepts behind the maneuvers are relatively easy. Making it all look easy while snot is running up your face isn't. It's snowing in Dallas. Ick. Don John wrote: > I've got that program! My brother gave it to me a few years ago. Tried > it out and put it back in the closet. It didn't do what I thought, couldn't > see everything, just a good game but not for practicing knowns. You know, > Windows 98 ( never checked XP) does support multiple video boards and maybe > this game would too. Soooo a monitor on your left, one right, one > ahead.....might work, but the "G" meter still says "1". I need a lot of > help with Sportsman but I don't think this will do it. > John Prince Pitts 3DR > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Lupien, Randall A" <randall.a.lupien at intel.com> > To: "'AcroList'" <acro at gf24.de> > Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 12:14 PM > Subject: [Acro] RE: Are PC Simulators any good for practicing Knows for IAC > competition? If so what brand and how realistic is it? > > > The only simulator I ever found that could be used was a program called > > Flight Unlimited. It came > > out about five years ago. It had several aircraft to chose from and I > think > > included a Pitts S2-B > > an Extra 300 and an SU26. It supports a joystick and rudder peddles as > well. > > It also has a three > > window setup so you can view both wing tips as well as the forward view at > > the same time. > > Good luck finding this program though. It's been out of production for > some > > time. > > > > Tony..... > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: pop hop [mailto:philphil_99 at yahoo.com] > > Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 8:20 AM > > To: acro at gf24.de > > Subject: [Acro] Are PC Simulators any good for practicing Knows for IAC > > competition? If so what brand and how realistic is it? > > > > > > Are PC Simulators any good for practicing Knows for > > IAC competition? If so what brand and how realistic is > > it? > > Signed.. Stuck-on-the-ground-at-wet-grass-field > > > > __________________________________________________ > > Do You Yahoo!? > > Send FREE Valentine eCards with Yahoo! Greetings! > > http://greetings.yahoo.com > > > >