Category Archives: Flight Sim Centric

Get Some Rest, for Tomorrow We Tear Down …

AirVenture, Day 6 Today was yet another day that didn’t seem to have a particular theme. I was only in the booth for a couple of hours, but did some very well received demos to a few of the seemingly … Continue reading

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P, Sure, But V and I? Who Knew?

AirVenture, Day 2. I woke up across the room, having leapt there to answer the nerve-shattering wake-up call while still asleep. The calls are automated, rung with impertinent precision by some kind of PhoneBot, so my groggy attempts at "hello", "yes, I’m up, … Continue reading

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Three Thousand and Thirty Three Words

AirVenture, Day 1 I’m tired tonight, so I’ll let the pictures earn their keep. The story behind the last one may be better left to the imagination anyway.  

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A Quantum of Solace

  AirVenture, Day 0.  The booth setup today was almost eerily uneventful – most of the heavy lifting was done in advance, so all we really had to do was install a few bits of software.  Even Flight Simulator X was loaded, … Continue reading

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We’ve Arrived!

And to prove it, we’re here …   The Super 8 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin … for one week every year, it is the second most desirable lodging in the world for pilots and aviation geeks as AirVenture begins. My flight … Continue reading

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E3, Hal 0

So, I spent last week in the greater Los Angeles area to demo a sneak-peek build of the Flight Simulator X: Acceleration expansion pack at E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Reports that E3 has changed have not been exaggerated. This picture … Continue reading

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I Read the News Today … Oh Boy!

While I’m still not entirely sure how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall (or even how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Brand Tootsie Pop), I do know this: the … Continue reading

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