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  1. | GEOPACK SCENERY SERIES 15m (IFR) Photographic Scenery Series for FSX/P3D VRS GeoPack is a new series of 15 meter IFR resolution (mid to high altitude) pan-sharpened, color balanced satellite imagery designed to cover prolific military theaters of conflict throughout the world. GeoPack is the only scenery currently available for FSX/P3D that covers vast areas of the Middle-East (followed by other areas, including the Korean Peninsula) at this resolution and imaging consistency. Each package also features custom night lighting meticulously crafted by VRS scenery specialist Norman Gibson. Ideal for Military Ops: GeoPack is perfectly suited to provide maximum performance and visual quality at medium (10K) to high (30K+) altitude over the widest possible range for fast-movers. This scenery is not designed to provide low altitude local (VFR) coverage. VFR scenery can provide higher quality visuals at low altitude, but these are ill-suited to military aircraft which typically travel at faster speeds and higher altitudes than General aviation (GA) or rotorcraft. GeoPack provides "real as it gets" visuals for both solo and multiplayer flight exercises over some of the most historical and currently active military combat zones in the world. New! Volume III: North (DPRK) & South Korea Total Coverage: 220,750 km2 Volume III: Our third GeoPack release covers the countries of North (DPRK) and South Korea, with partial (border region) coverage of China, Sea of Japan, and Yellow Sea. Total coverage for Vol III is 220,750km2. Korea is in the news almost daily, with provocative actions occurring regularly from the North. Will the rhetoric turn to action with the region exploding into all-out war? See the starkly contrasting topographies like never before, and experience what it's like to fly over some of the most intensely charged airspace on Earth! New! Volume II: Syria/Jordan/Lebanon/Palestine/Israel Total Coverage: 311,964 km2 Volume II: Our second GeoPack release covers the countries of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine with partial (border region) coverage extending into Turkey and Iraq. Total coverage for Vol II is 311,964 km2. Simulate battles over some of the most militarily active airspace on Earth in this extensive Middle-Eastern package. Designed by Norman Gibson, and including gigabytes of never-before released areas in FSX/P3D, this package will transform your mundane stock scenery into beautiful high-altitude photo-realistic landscapes. Volume I: Iraq/Kuwait Total Coverage: 862,725 km2 Volume I: Iraq/Kuwait is the first package available, and covers the countries of Iraq and Kuwait with partial (border region) coverage of Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey (see coverage map). Total coverage for Vol I is 862,725 km2. From Operation Desert Storm, to Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), Iraq has been bore the brunt of almost three decades of war. GeoPack Volume I provides an accurate visual foundation upon which historical or reimagined air operations may be flown. | GeoPack General Features The following features are generic to all volumes of GeoPack. Please see individual packages for specific coverage details and media. High-performance IFR scenery covering geopolitical hot-spots 100% true color, pan-sharpened 15-meter resolution LS-8 imagery Totally seamless, color balanced mosaics FSX/P3D universal installer (one license covers both platforms) Optimized contrast to maximize information content Pixel size (GSD): 0.0001388 dd (~15 meters) Custom rendered night lighting for major roads, cities and towns | Vol:III Media (North & South Korea) Screenshots may represent various versions of the software. | Vol:II Media (Syria/Jordan/Lebanon/Israel) | Vol:I Media (Iraq/Kuwait) LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.vrsimulations.com/geopack.php
  2. That's why I posted "Can't wait to see it in Edson's streams." If it looks good and the price is reasonable, I would have no problem improving my sim. That's why we follow certain streamers, to see the new or updated products to help in our decision to purchase. Those that I feel give me the best value, I buy.
  3. I love the representation of "Canada" as being covered in pine trees. Though I can see hundreds of trees from my office window, there are also buildings and other shit too! I'm happy they didn't show trees surrounding an igloo! Awesome looking product! Can't wait to see it in Edson's streams.
  4. The question remains, to my understanding, whether this will be updated to v4 compatibility as a no charge update, or will be sold separately for v4. I will wait to purchase as I have been burned before (not by Just Flight) on a purchase I assumed was to be updated to v4. Poor assumption on my part lead me to make sure I am buying what I expect I am buying. If it is an upgrade at no extra cost, I am very happy for all of you who bought at 50% off!
  5. Ultra Weather XP 2.1 is a powerful application with many sliders and many options to control the graphics rendering of X-Plane. Ultra Weather XP 2.1 works with both X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 10. Windows , Linux only at this time, sorry. Unlike other weather engines, Ultra Weather XP 2.1 is very FPS friendly. Ultra Weather XP features: Atmosphere with sky horizon adjustable size control. Scattering haze on terrain. Scattering Raleigh to make the terrain haze to be realistic. Clouds brightness adjustable control. Clouds shapes adjustable control. Enhanced the clouds appearance HD Clouds. Clouds Shadow power adjustable control. Clouds Shadow resolution adjustable control . Sunlight effect on clouds. Adjustable control of the clouds shape Cirrus size and shape now can be adjusted. Clouds blending smoothly with terrain. Clouds drawing adjustable control. Clouds and shadow size adjustable control. City and airplane lights size from far away adjustable control. Far away shadows can be add to the simulation with controllable the resolution. Enhanced direct sunlight's. Enhanced shadows during weather changing and reduce the power of shadow in overcasting situations. The shadow of objects and airplane now still appear when the sun at the horizon during sunset or sunrise. Horizon haze adjustable control. Weather haze changed with weather conditions to add more fog in some situations. Sky bluer adjustable control. City lights appearing time during sunset or sunrise can be controlled. 3 Water colors for X-Plane 10 only. Waves and sun reflections on sea adjustable control for X-Plane 11 only. Clouds Resolution adjustable control for X-Plane 11 only . Control the shadow level for all weather conditions. White out of clouds adjustable control. 13 sky colors textures including clear, foggy, hazy, mount, hialt, orbit, overcast, snowy, socked, stratus conditions. 12 different clouds textures. 6 clouds smoothness shaders. 12 different sun textures blends with sky sunset , sunrise textures including clear, foggy, hazy, mount, hialt, orbit, overcast, snowy, socked, stratus conditions. No more sun reflection on sea during overcasting conditions . Normal and cinematic glares adjustable control . UWXP adjustable values to change the overall visual effect. Sun glare Power adjustable control for X-Plane 11 only. High quality Thunderstorms Sounds.. Very friendly with FPS .. you can control the FPS as you like. Using X-Plane Metar.rwx , so very friendly with X-Plane System. Compatible with any weather information collector plugin ( the plugin that not control any visual ). Not compatible with Any other scripts simulating weather visual conditions such as: FlyWithLua any weather Script , FlyWithLua RTH script , Skymaxx Pro , Real Weather Connector for Skymaxx Pro , Blu_fx , VenturaSky , MaxxFx , xEnviro, etc ... AVAILABLE SINCE: 08/16/2017 LINK TO SOURCE: http://secure.simmarket.com/al-muntassir-ultra-weather-xp-2.1-for-x-plane-1011.phtml
  6. The Flight Master Yoke-III is replacing previous Flight Master Yoke with more added functions. High-end stainless steel shaft, solid cast aluminum powder coated yoke wheel, throttle and switches for Cessna 172 type panels. Features: Accurate yoke movement control Throttle Lever Flap and Trim Lever Toggle switches for Brake, Light Magnetos, Master, Avionics switches Landing Gear switches 8-Directional View key on Yoke's left side handle 2-Additional rocker switch lever on Yoke's right side handle All switches can be reconfigured via game controller set-up for custom preferences Standard gaming device with USB 2.0 connection Full metal case & Solid cast aluminum powder coated yoke wheel Chassis Size : 40.5 x 66 x 16.5 cm (LxWxH) / 15.9 x 26 x 6.5 inch (LxWxH) Weight: 14kg One year warranty Fully compatible with flight simulation software: Flight Simulation X (FSX) Prepar3D X-Plane 10 Most other flight simulation software AVAILABLE SINCE: 08/17/2017 LINK TO SOURCE: http://secure.simmarket.com/vr-insight-flight-master-yoke-iii.phtml
  7. Office Administrator Administrative and Support Services Lockheed Martin Victoria, British Columbia Employee Group: Regular, Full Time Standard Job Description: Performs a variety of routine administrative/clerical tasks in such functional areas as finance, purchasing, or human resources or for a specific project/business/technical unit. Gathers, collects, records, tracks and verifies data and information from multiple sources. Compiles, reviews and analyzes data. Uses personal computer and commercial software packages, and/or proprietary software for functional area, to compile and generate reports, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations. May design processes to enhance work flow. Provides data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures. Specific Job Description: This position will provide direct support to the Site Lead and the program groups. The successful candidate will have the flexibility to provide administrative support services to both management and functional teams. The responsibilities for this position include coordination of all travel arrangements, including the preparation of required internal travel documentation and travel reservations; responsibility for ensuring that all relevant meeting materials and weekly reports are prepared in a timely manner; coordination of onsite and offsite meetings, the management of multiple schedules, and the ability to independently handle telephone calls and inquiries. Other duties will include scheduling of conference rooms, setting up of teleconferences and organizing catering for both internal and external requests. The candidate must establish good working relationships with other departments within the Company, such as Finance for efficient processing of expense claims and cheque requests, obtaining charge numbers for new pursuits, and the appropriate dissemination of this information. The candidate may be asked to compose correspondence and slides and other documentation as required. Position requires good command of English and a high degree of professionalism. Basic Qualifications & Desired Skills: College Diploma 4-5 years experience in the role of Administrative Assistant Superior Microsoft Suite knowledge (especially Powerpoint/WORD/EXCEL) Highly personable Experience with SharePoint, SAP and Concur travel management system are an asset. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.careerbeacon.com/en/posting/676094?utm_medium=alert&utm_term=email-alert&utm_content=email-alert&utm_campaign=NotifierCB&utm_source=NotifierCB2017-08-17
  8. TSL WACO.JPG

    Not finished, but so much fun to fly!
  9. Storm Hunting in the Gulf

  10. Mebbe I'll ask for this plane as payment once I do my first paint for them. So nice.
  11. Edson, Thought you would appreciate this: Contest is open to all residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba who, as of the date the prize draw is made: (i) have not won a London Drugs contest since August 12, 2016; (ii) have reached the age of majority in the province in which they reside as at August 23, 2017; (iii) are not employees of London Drugs, their respective advertising and promotional agencies, the independent judging organization (if any), or any family member living with any such employee. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.londondrugs.com/vinyl-contest.html?trk_msg=FRSRGRV137G4D2AECE8U6HGL6K&trk_contact=NC4UAE923P7TOF8HG0BNME04RG&trk_module=new&trk_sid=M99QNQF5QPQUFJIAJ760M73NOK&utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2fwww.londondrugs.com%2fvinyl-contest.html&utm_campaign=eNewsletter&utm_content=Aug-5-2017+Vinyl
  12. It was a promotional stunt that in today’s dollars used a $144 million investment by Boeing. And it was done without the knowledge of Bill Allen, then president of the company, who was watching. And fuming. He was not a happy man. The firm’s future was on the line. No time for tricks. But 62 years ago, on Aug. 7, 1955, Boeing’s chief of flight testing, the legendary Alvin “Tex” Johnston, pulled an impressive stunt in the prototype of the Boeing 707. Hmmm . . . This guy looks a lot like Edson . . . Is that the Sky Lounge wings on his lapel? Naw. It's actually Tex Johnston, famed test pilot. Wearing the Stetson he borrowed from Brandingiron. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/60-years-ago-the-famous-boeing-707-barrel-roll-over-lake-washington/
  13. That's a pretty sweet logo! I'm gonna need the art files so I can add it to our liveries.
  14. I would agree, shallow water would have been a better choice, IMHO, but then there still could have been casualties. Just not some poor dude asleep sunbathing. Though, if I had my choice of dying in a fiery crash or being killed by a plane while sleeping on the beach dreaming of bikini clad women . . . . . . who am I kidding, I refuse to go!
  15. LISBON, Portugal - A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday afternoon, killing a 56-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing, authorities said. Hundreds of sunbathers were on the popular beach at Caparica, 30 kilometres (20 miles) south of Lisbon, and witnesses said some sunbathers ran into the sea to avoid the plane. The National Maritime Authority said the man and girl died on the beach. Officials said they were not aware of any injured. The small aircraft, reportedly a Cessna, carrying two people appeared to be in difficulty and wobbled as it skimmed low over the sunbathers, scattering them and spreading panic on the beach, witnesses said. The plane appeared to have a partly broken left wing, which hung lower than the right wing, Portuguese television pictures showed. Officials said the accident occurred at 4:50 p.m. (1550 GMT). The dead girl was with her parents, who were unhurt, witnesses told local television channels. The plane passed over the dead man's legs as he sunbathed on a towel, they said. No others were reportedly hurt. The bodies lay covered on the sand as police cordoned off the area. The two occupants of the plane were unhurt and were being questioned by police. LINK TO SOURCE:
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