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Thread: [Acro] RE: Are PC Simulators any good for prac ...

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


Message:

  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
> >
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