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  1. ssimmons1958 liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Caderly's Private Pilot License Blog   
    My journey started several years ago when I pushed myself to get back into flight simulation. I have always loved flying online and in real life, but never got that serious with it. I set out to get into military sims and bought the A10 Thrustmaster controllers and DCS. This was fun and still is, but its not realistic as far as what I could or can accomplish at my age.
    I have always wanted to be able to fly GA and commercial aircraft. I happened to just get lucky one day while watching a streamer on twitch switch from a FPS game to going flying. Flying, really? You can do this on twitch? I had no idea. I had no idea about what I was about to get into. 
    Belnyz was the guy. He flew out of Sedona which I had visited just about 6 months prior. I was amazed at what I saw. Flight simulation has really come a long way. I started watching more and more on twitch and stumbled on Edson from theSkyLounge one late night for me. I was instantly hooked on his stream and his service. I loved the visuals and the music combined with the simulator. Sure I watch guys like Chewy and Chilly now as well for the hardcore simulation flights or long hauls, but sometimes I love to just get immersed with the sights and sounds of a good OMGEdson stream. It brings out the beauty of flying and to me, that’s what its all about. It’s about lining up that runway at approach altitude with the right music going with a nice sunset. Nothing is more beautiful.
    After years of investing in hardware, software, and blowing every dollar I could on simulation for both P3D and Xplane 11, I decided I wanted to take it to the next level and work towards a possible career change into the airline industry. At my age, that may not make much sense, and of course I am in no rush to do that. I would like it as a backup as the industries I am in continually shift jobs outside of the US which is where I live. I need a backup plan for something I really love.
    It is now January 2019. I make 2 resolutions this year. The first is to work hard at getting back into shape. I used to be in pretty good shape. I raced motorcycles and exercised daily. I always ran a 5k a day back then. I missed that. So the work starts… My other resolution was to actually get my PPL before I turn 50. Yes 50. Ugh! It’s coming this year and I am working hard to make that a reality.
    I decided to go do my training at a Class D airport near Austin in Georgetown. I have friends who fly out of Georgetown as well as some who have done their training there. It just made sense to go to a towered airport, but not a busy one like KAUS. Sure I will fly into KAUS soon, but I did not want my time in the plane eaten up by traffic and ATC. I want real hours in the plane and I can get the class C airspace down while doing this.
    Tuesday, January 8th, I started my flight school at Pilot Choice Aviation, the same place that some friends of mine did their training. Beth, the owner has created a great service and business for those of us that love aviation. I completed the 6 weeks of flight school all while getting up into the air whenever possible. The weather has cancelled many of my flights this winter, but I have still been able to squeeze out 10 flights with a total of 12.5 hours of flight time. 

    Flight 1 [Jan 6th] : My discovery flight was with Jarrett. He had me takeoff and land the plane with his help. I think he felt comfortable with my sim skills I had picked up in the simulator. I was instantly hooked and signed up for flight school that night.
    0.5 hours flown : Total 0.5 hours

    Flight 2 [Jan 13th] : My flight school instructor, Austin, took me up for my first training. We spent some time on the ground going over pre-flight checks as Jarrett did with me on the 6th. We worked on fundamentals and did a few steep turns.
    0.8 hours : Total 1.3 hours
    Flight 3 [Jan 20th] : I am back with Jarrett from here on out. Austin was busy with many students and it only made sense to stick with one CFI. Jarrett was my initial contact and I was happy to fly with him. We worked on slow flight, power on and power off stalls. 
    1.3 hours flown : Total 2.6 hours
    Flight 4 [Jan 24th] : We worked on steep turns, power on and power off stalls. The first time Jarrett demonstrated a steep turn from left to right, I thought I was going to be sick. I was not expecting it. However I put it out of my mind and was able to replicate what he did 3 times in the plane. I was pretty excited but a little nervous that I might get sick which has never happened to me in the air. I can say now, that was just a worry. I have not felt that since and I am very excited to fly every time I head to KGTU.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 3.9 hours
     
    Flight 5 [Feb 4th – 1.4 hours] : On this flight we worked on ground references and emergency procedures. As Jarrett demonstrated landing on a farm, I almost thought we were going to. We got about 500 feet above it before he aborted. I was shocked with did not get shot at. The farmers out that way are used to it and I would hope that they would prefer a life saved than a little farm damage that money can fix…
    1.4 hours flown: Total 5.3 hours
     
    Flight 6 [Feb 15th] : It’s been almost 2 weeks since the last flight due to bad weather. We decided to review ground references, emergency procedures, and traffic patterns around some fields. Ground references included turns around a point, S-Turns, and rectangular course work.
    1.4 hours flown : Total 6.7 hours
     
    Flight 7 [Feb 18th] : We reviewed some of the traffic patterns with my stepped up GoPro system. I am now up to 3 of them in the plane. We did some emergency procedures and then headed back to KGTU to start some real pattern traffic work. I was able to get 4 takeoff and landings done.
    1.5 hours flown : Total 8.2 hours
    Flight 8 [Feb 25th] : This flight was all about the traffic pattern at a towered airport, KGTU. We had a slight crosswind as well. We ended up doing about 10 touch and gos during the flight.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 9.5 hours
     
    Flight 9 [Feb 27th] : I showed up ready to go, but my archer wasn’t. This was the first time in a new plane. We went from the 181 horse power archer to the 160 horse Warrior. Not a bad plane, but we were close to max weight with filling both wings up before departing. This was not a great flight for me. I felt a little stressed with the instruments different, different plane, and now we were going to a non-towered, shorter runway airport to do touch and gos. My CFI and I decided to end this flight sooner than later due to the takeoff characteristics that were kind of messing with me. I plan on getting back into that plane soon though to beat it. I won’t let it beat me.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 10.8 hours
     
    Flight 10 [Mar 4th] : We have our archer back and headed back to Taylor, T74 for some uncontrolled pattern work. We had a couple of planes in the pattern with us at different times. This was pretty fun. I was on a high being back in my plane that was performing like a rocket ship at -1C that day. I felt great but made some simple bad calls on the radio as I got tongue tied a few times as well as making the cockpit not sterile at times during critical stages of flight. I think my overconfidence that day led me to that, and I know from my studies nothing should be discussed on takeoff and landings except important information as it pertains to the flight. I am glad I made that mistake though because it needed to be made. It’s something I will always think about on approach as it put our lives in danger.  If something was to happen when my hand was not on the throttle discussing something that made no sense to talk about, our lives would be at stake. Yes, I am hard on myself. I expect the best out of myself and want to produce nothing but the best when I fly.
    1.7 hours flown: Total 12.5 hours
     
    So my times are always on a  2 hour schedule. It takes time to preflight, setup the GoPros, taxi, fuel sometimes, and get off the ground due to traffic. The Hobbs meter in the plane is running from engine start until stop. This is what tracks your flight hours. Typically I am up pretty fast, but I have sat once on the run way for 30 minutes waiting. Its rare but would be more of a problem like that had I flown out of KAUS. This is why a class D towered makes the most sense to me as a student. More time in the skies and less on the ground. You are paying for it no matter where you are, so best to be up in the air.
    Some things we do before maneuvers:
    1.    Clearing turns. We look for traffic with a full 180 degree turn or two 90 degree turns in opposite directions.
    2.    GUMPS check. Gas on fullest tank, Under carriage is down, Mixture is on full rich, Fuel Pump is on, and Seatbelts are attached and harnessed.
    To get to solo, you need all the training that I have done and then maybe a little more. I am close. However, you need your medical as well as a student certificate. I passed my class 3 medical a little over a week ago and applied for my certificate with the FAA right after. On Tuesday I got notification that my certificate was approved. So now, the countdown is on to Solo. I am nervous about flying without Jarrett, however I know we both will know I am ready when he steps out of the plane. I plan on wearing one of the two flight sim expo shirts on my next several flights. They cut your shirt off after you land and put it on the wall in the airplane hangar. I want to represent our community that helped me get to where I am. 
    I hope you guys follow my progress on YouTube and enjoy the videos. I have tried to make them as entertaining and raw as I can by adding cameras and getting as much conversation into them as we can. A couple of my flights, we had gear malfunctions. One went into a screen shot mode, so I threw that footage out and the other had a bad cable or disconnected cable from my headset to one of the cameras. Without our conversations in the plane and ATC, it was not worth posting. Every other video has been worth the effort to get online. 
    I want to thank the theSkyLounge for their help and support. CanuckShaw for his work on my liveries to match what I fly in real life on a service called PilotEdge. Without those planes, some of the communication would not be as easy. Practice, practice, practice. PilotEdge is a great service for that. And lastly my family and job that both make this dream possible.
    Enjoy and I will be updating this post with future flights and pictures
    Until next time,
    Caderly [caderly_one]
    caderly@iflyga.net
     
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiUMyqmkXD6WbhPAAv7dhnA
  2. avdheide liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Caderly's Private Pilot License Blog   
    My journey started several years ago when I pushed myself to get back into flight simulation. I have always loved flying online and in real life, but never got that serious with it. I set out to get into military sims and bought the A10 Thrustmaster controllers and DCS. This was fun and still is, but its not realistic as far as what I could or can accomplish at my age.
    I have always wanted to be able to fly GA and commercial aircraft. I happened to just get lucky one day while watching a streamer on twitch switch from a FPS game to going flying. Flying, really? You can do this on twitch? I had no idea. I had no idea about what I was about to get into. 
    Belnyz was the guy. He flew out of Sedona which I had visited just about 6 months prior. I was amazed at what I saw. Flight simulation has really come a long way. I started watching more and more on twitch and stumbled on Edson from theSkyLounge one late night for me. I was instantly hooked on his stream and his service. I loved the visuals and the music combined with the simulator. Sure I watch guys like Chewy and Chilly now as well for the hardcore simulation flights or long hauls, but sometimes I love to just get immersed with the sights and sounds of a good OMGEdson stream. It brings out the beauty of flying and to me, that’s what its all about. It’s about lining up that runway at approach altitude with the right music going with a nice sunset. Nothing is more beautiful.
    After years of investing in hardware, software, and blowing every dollar I could on simulation for both P3D and Xplane 11, I decided I wanted to take it to the next level and work towards a possible career change into the airline industry. At my age, that may not make much sense, and of course I am in no rush to do that. I would like it as a backup as the industries I am in continually shift jobs outside of the US which is where I live. I need a backup plan for something I really love.
    It is now January 2019. I make 2 resolutions this year. The first is to work hard at getting back into shape. I used to be in pretty good shape. I raced motorcycles and exercised daily. I always ran a 5k a day back then. I missed that. So the work starts… My other resolution was to actually get my PPL before I turn 50. Yes 50. Ugh! It’s coming this year and I am working hard to make that a reality.
    I decided to go do my training at a Class D airport near Austin in Georgetown. I have friends who fly out of Georgetown as well as some who have done their training there. It just made sense to go to a towered airport, but not a busy one like KAUS. Sure I will fly into KAUS soon, but I did not want my time in the plane eaten up by traffic and ATC. I want real hours in the plane and I can get the class C airspace down while doing this.
    Tuesday, January 8th, I started my flight school at Pilot Choice Aviation, the same place that some friends of mine did their training. Beth, the owner has created a great service and business for those of us that love aviation. I completed the 6 weeks of flight school all while getting up into the air whenever possible. The weather has cancelled many of my flights this winter, but I have still been able to squeeze out 10 flights with a total of 12.5 hours of flight time. 

    Flight 1 [Jan 6th] : My discovery flight was with Jarrett. He had me takeoff and land the plane with his help. I think he felt comfortable with my sim skills I had picked up in the simulator. I was instantly hooked and signed up for flight school that night.
    0.5 hours flown : Total 0.5 hours

    Flight 2 [Jan 13th] : My flight school instructor, Austin, took me up for my first training. We spent some time on the ground going over pre-flight checks as Jarrett did with me on the 6th. We worked on fundamentals and did a few steep turns.
    0.8 hours : Total 1.3 hours
    Flight 3 [Jan 20th] : I am back with Jarrett from here on out. Austin was busy with many students and it only made sense to stick with one CFI. Jarrett was my initial contact and I was happy to fly with him. We worked on slow flight, power on and power off stalls. 
    1.3 hours flown : Total 2.6 hours
    Flight 4 [Jan 24th] : We worked on steep turns, power on and power off stalls. The first time Jarrett demonstrated a steep turn from left to right, I thought I was going to be sick. I was not expecting it. However I put it out of my mind and was able to replicate what he did 3 times in the plane. I was pretty excited but a little nervous that I might get sick which has never happened to me in the air. I can say now, that was just a worry. I have not felt that since and I am very excited to fly every time I head to KGTU.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 3.9 hours
     
    Flight 5 [Feb 4th – 1.4 hours] : On this flight we worked on ground references and emergency procedures. As Jarrett demonstrated landing on a farm, I almost thought we were going to. We got about 500 feet above it before he aborted. I was shocked with did not get shot at. The farmers out that way are used to it and I would hope that they would prefer a life saved than a little farm damage that money can fix…
    1.4 hours flown: Total 5.3 hours
     
    Flight 6 [Feb 15th] : It’s been almost 2 weeks since the last flight due to bad weather. We decided to review ground references, emergency procedures, and traffic patterns around some fields. Ground references included turns around a point, S-Turns, and rectangular course work.
    1.4 hours flown : Total 6.7 hours
     
    Flight 7 [Feb 18th] : We reviewed some of the traffic patterns with my stepped up GoPro system. I am now up to 3 of them in the plane. We did some emergency procedures and then headed back to KGTU to start some real pattern traffic work. I was able to get 4 takeoff and landings done.
    1.5 hours flown : Total 8.2 hours
    Flight 8 [Feb 25th] : This flight was all about the traffic pattern at a towered airport, KGTU. We had a slight crosswind as well. We ended up doing about 10 touch and gos during the flight.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 9.5 hours
     
    Flight 9 [Feb 27th] : I showed up ready to go, but my archer wasn’t. This was the first time in a new plane. We went from the 181 horse power archer to the 160 horse Warrior. Not a bad plane, but we were close to max weight with filling both wings up before departing. This was not a great flight for me. I felt a little stressed with the instruments different, different plane, and now we were going to a non-towered, shorter runway airport to do touch and gos. My CFI and I decided to end this flight sooner than later due to the takeoff characteristics that were kind of messing with me. I plan on getting back into that plane soon though to beat it. I won’t let it beat me.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 10.8 hours
     
    Flight 10 [Mar 4th] : We have our archer back and headed back to Taylor, T74 for some uncontrolled pattern work. We had a couple of planes in the pattern with us at different times. This was pretty fun. I was on a high being back in my plane that was performing like a rocket ship at -1C that day. I felt great but made some simple bad calls on the radio as I got tongue tied a few times as well as making the cockpit not sterile at times during critical stages of flight. I think my overconfidence that day led me to that, and I know from my studies nothing should be discussed on takeoff and landings except important information as it pertains to the flight. I am glad I made that mistake though because it needed to be made. It’s something I will always think about on approach as it put our lives in danger.  If something was to happen when my hand was not on the throttle discussing something that made no sense to talk about, our lives would be at stake. Yes, I am hard on myself. I expect the best out of myself and want to produce nothing but the best when I fly.
    1.7 hours flown: Total 12.5 hours
     
    So my times are always on a  2 hour schedule. It takes time to preflight, setup the GoPros, taxi, fuel sometimes, and get off the ground due to traffic. The Hobbs meter in the plane is running from engine start until stop. This is what tracks your flight hours. Typically I am up pretty fast, but I have sat once on the run way for 30 minutes waiting. Its rare but would be more of a problem like that had I flown out of KAUS. This is why a class D towered makes the most sense to me as a student. More time in the skies and less on the ground. You are paying for it no matter where you are, so best to be up in the air.
    Some things we do before maneuvers:
    1.    Clearing turns. We look for traffic with a full 180 degree turn or two 90 degree turns in opposite directions.
    2.    GUMPS check. Gas on fullest tank, Under carriage is down, Mixture is on full rich, Fuel Pump is on, and Seatbelts are attached and harnessed.
    To get to solo, you need all the training that I have done and then maybe a little more. I am close. However, you need your medical as well as a student certificate. I passed my class 3 medical a little over a week ago and applied for my certificate with the FAA right after. On Tuesday I got notification that my certificate was approved. So now, the countdown is on to Solo. I am nervous about flying without Jarrett, however I know we both will know I am ready when he steps out of the plane. I plan on wearing one of the two flight sim expo shirts on my next several flights. They cut your shirt off after you land and put it on the wall in the airplane hangar. I want to represent our community that helped me get to where I am. 
    I hope you guys follow my progress on YouTube and enjoy the videos. I have tried to make them as entertaining and raw as I can by adding cameras and getting as much conversation into them as we can. A couple of my flights, we had gear malfunctions. One went into a screen shot mode, so I threw that footage out and the other had a bad cable or disconnected cable from my headset to one of the cameras. Without our conversations in the plane and ATC, it was not worth posting. Every other video has been worth the effort to get online. 
    I want to thank the theSkyLounge for their help and support. CanuckShaw for his work on my liveries to match what I fly in real life on a service called PilotEdge. Without those planes, some of the communication would not be as easy. Practice, practice, practice. PilotEdge is a great service for that. And lastly my family and job that both make this dream possible.
    Enjoy and I will be updating this post with future flights and pictures
    Until next time,
    Caderly [caderly_one]
    caderly@iflyga.net
     
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiUMyqmkXD6WbhPAAv7dhnA
  3. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Caderly's Private Pilot License Blog   
    My journey started several years ago when I pushed myself to get back into flight simulation. I have always loved flying online and in real life, but never got that serious with it. I set out to get into military sims and bought the A10 Thrustmaster controllers and DCS. This was fun and still is, but its not realistic as far as what I could or can accomplish at my age.
    I have always wanted to be able to fly GA and commercial aircraft. I happened to just get lucky one day while watching a streamer on twitch switch from a FPS game to going flying. Flying, really? You can do this on twitch? I had no idea. I had no idea about what I was about to get into. 
    Belnyz was the guy. He flew out of Sedona which I had visited just about 6 months prior. I was amazed at what I saw. Flight simulation has really come a long way. I started watching more and more on twitch and stumbled on Edson from theSkyLounge one late night for me. I was instantly hooked on his stream and his service. I loved the visuals and the music combined with the simulator. Sure I watch guys like Chewy and Chilly now as well for the hardcore simulation flights or long hauls, but sometimes I love to just get immersed with the sights and sounds of a good OMGEdson stream. It brings out the beauty of flying and to me, that’s what its all about. It’s about lining up that runway at approach altitude with the right music going with a nice sunset. Nothing is more beautiful.
    After years of investing in hardware, software, and blowing every dollar I could on simulation for both P3D and Xplane 11, I decided I wanted to take it to the next level and work towards a possible career change into the airline industry. At my age, that may not make much sense, and of course I am in no rush to do that. I would like it as a backup as the industries I am in continually shift jobs outside of the US which is where I live. I need a backup plan for something I really love.
    It is now January 2019. I make 2 resolutions this year. The first is to work hard at getting back into shape. I used to be in pretty good shape. I raced motorcycles and exercised daily. I always ran a 5k a day back then. I missed that. So the work starts… My other resolution was to actually get my PPL before I turn 50. Yes 50. Ugh! It’s coming this year and I am working hard to make that a reality.
    I decided to go do my training at a Class D airport near Austin in Georgetown. I have friends who fly out of Georgetown as well as some who have done their training there. It just made sense to go to a towered airport, but not a busy one like KAUS. Sure I will fly into KAUS soon, but I did not want my time in the plane eaten up by traffic and ATC. I want real hours in the plane and I can get the class C airspace down while doing this.
    Tuesday, January 8th, I started my flight school at Pilot Choice Aviation, the same place that some friends of mine did their training. Beth, the owner has created a great service and business for those of us that love aviation. I completed the 6 weeks of flight school all while getting up into the air whenever possible. The weather has cancelled many of my flights this winter, but I have still been able to squeeze out 10 flights with a total of 12.5 hours of flight time. 

    Flight 1 [Jan 6th] : My discovery flight was with Jarrett. He had me takeoff and land the plane with his help. I think he felt comfortable with my sim skills I had picked up in the simulator. I was instantly hooked and signed up for flight school that night.
    0.5 hours flown : Total 0.5 hours

    Flight 2 [Jan 13th] : My flight school instructor, Austin, took me up for my first training. We spent some time on the ground going over pre-flight checks as Jarrett did with me on the 6th. We worked on fundamentals and did a few steep turns.
    0.8 hours : Total 1.3 hours
    Flight 3 [Jan 20th] : I am back with Jarrett from here on out. Austin was busy with many students and it only made sense to stick with one CFI. Jarrett was my initial contact and I was happy to fly with him. We worked on slow flight, power on and power off stalls. 
    1.3 hours flown : Total 2.6 hours
    Flight 4 [Jan 24th] : We worked on steep turns, power on and power off stalls. The first time Jarrett demonstrated a steep turn from left to right, I thought I was going to be sick. I was not expecting it. However I put it out of my mind and was able to replicate what he did 3 times in the plane. I was pretty excited but a little nervous that I might get sick which has never happened to me in the air. I can say now, that was just a worry. I have not felt that since and I am very excited to fly every time I head to KGTU.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 3.9 hours
     
    Flight 5 [Feb 4th – 1.4 hours] : On this flight we worked on ground references and emergency procedures. As Jarrett demonstrated landing on a farm, I almost thought we were going to. We got about 500 feet above it before he aborted. I was shocked with did not get shot at. The farmers out that way are used to it and I would hope that they would prefer a life saved than a little farm damage that money can fix…
    1.4 hours flown: Total 5.3 hours
     
    Flight 6 [Feb 15th] : It’s been almost 2 weeks since the last flight due to bad weather. We decided to review ground references, emergency procedures, and traffic patterns around some fields. Ground references included turns around a point, S-Turns, and rectangular course work.
    1.4 hours flown : Total 6.7 hours
     
    Flight 7 [Feb 18th] : We reviewed some of the traffic patterns with my stepped up GoPro system. I am now up to 3 of them in the plane. We did some emergency procedures and then headed back to KGTU to start some real pattern traffic work. I was able to get 4 takeoff and landings done.
    1.5 hours flown : Total 8.2 hours
    Flight 8 [Feb 25th] : This flight was all about the traffic pattern at a towered airport, KGTU. We had a slight crosswind as well. We ended up doing about 10 touch and gos during the flight.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 9.5 hours
     
    Flight 9 [Feb 27th] : I showed up ready to go, but my archer wasn’t. This was the first time in a new plane. We went from the 181 horse power archer to the 160 horse Warrior. Not a bad plane, but we were close to max weight with filling both wings up before departing. This was not a great flight for me. I felt a little stressed with the instruments different, different plane, and now we were going to a non-towered, shorter runway airport to do touch and gos. My CFI and I decided to end this flight sooner than later due to the takeoff characteristics that were kind of messing with me. I plan on getting back into that plane soon though to beat it. I won’t let it beat me.
    1.3 hours flown : Total 10.8 hours
     
    Flight 10 [Mar 4th] : We have our archer back and headed back to Taylor, T74 for some uncontrolled pattern work. We had a couple of planes in the pattern with us at different times. This was pretty fun. I was on a high being back in my plane that was performing like a rocket ship at -1C that day. I felt great but made some simple bad calls on the radio as I got tongue tied a few times as well as making the cockpit not sterile at times during critical stages of flight. I think my overconfidence that day led me to that, and I know from my studies nothing should be discussed on takeoff and landings except important information as it pertains to the flight. I am glad I made that mistake though because it needed to be made. It’s something I will always think about on approach as it put our lives in danger.  If something was to happen when my hand was not on the throttle discussing something that made no sense to talk about, our lives would be at stake. Yes, I am hard on myself. I expect the best out of myself and want to produce nothing but the best when I fly.
    1.7 hours flown: Total 12.5 hours
     
    So my times are always on a  2 hour schedule. It takes time to preflight, setup the GoPros, taxi, fuel sometimes, and get off the ground due to traffic. The Hobbs meter in the plane is running from engine start until stop. This is what tracks your flight hours. Typically I am up pretty fast, but I have sat once on the run way for 30 minutes waiting. Its rare but would be more of a problem like that had I flown out of KAUS. This is why a class D towered makes the most sense to me as a student. More time in the skies and less on the ground. You are paying for it no matter where you are, so best to be up in the air.
    Some things we do before maneuvers:
    1.    Clearing turns. We look for traffic with a full 180 degree turn or two 90 degree turns in opposite directions.
    2.    GUMPS check. Gas on fullest tank, Under carriage is down, Mixture is on full rich, Fuel Pump is on, and Seatbelts are attached and harnessed.
    To get to solo, you need all the training that I have done and then maybe a little more. I am close. However, you need your medical as well as a student certificate. I passed my class 3 medical a little over a week ago and applied for my certificate with the FAA right after. On Tuesday I got notification that my certificate was approved. So now, the countdown is on to Solo. I am nervous about flying without Jarrett, however I know we both will know I am ready when he steps out of the plane. I plan on wearing one of the two flight sim expo shirts on my next several flights. They cut your shirt off after you land and put it on the wall in the airplane hangar. I want to represent our community that helped me get to where I am. 
    I hope you guys follow my progress on YouTube and enjoy the videos. I have tried to make them as entertaining and raw as I can by adding cameras and getting as much conversation into them as we can. A couple of my flights, we had gear malfunctions. One went into a screen shot mode, so I threw that footage out and the other had a bad cable or disconnected cable from my headset to one of the cameras. Without our conversations in the plane and ATC, it was not worth posting. Every other video has been worth the effort to get online. 
    I want to thank the theSkyLounge for their help and support. CanuckShaw for his work on my liveries to match what I fly in real life on a service called PilotEdge. Without those planes, some of the communication would not be as easy. Practice, practice, practice. PilotEdge is a great service for that. And lastly my family and job that both make this dream possible.
    Enjoy and I will be updating this post with future flights and pictures
    Until next time,
    Caderly [caderly_one]
    caderly@iflyga.net
     
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiUMyqmkXD6WbhPAAv7dhnA
  4. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged   
    The pilots of Lion Air Flight 610 were engaged in a futile tug-of-war with the plane's automatic systems in the minutes before it plunged into the ocean, killing all 189 people on board.
    But investigators say they are at a loss to explain why the pilots didn't follow the same procedure performed by another flight crew the previous day when they encountered a similar issue.   A preliminary report into the crash released Wednesday by Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) reveals more details about the final moments of Flight 610, but acknowledges many questions remain.   Data retrieved from the flight recorder shows the pilots repeatedly fought to override an automatic safety system installed in the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane, which pulled the plane's nose down more than two dozen times.   The system was responding to faulty data, which suggested that the nose was tilted at a higher angle than it was, indicating the plane was at risk of stalling.   According to the report, the pilots first manually corrected an "automatic aircraft nose down" two minutes after takeoff and performed the same procedure again and again before the plane hurtled nose-first into the Java Sea.   CNN aviation analyst David Soucie said that the circumstances created by the plane's automatic correction would have made pilot intervention "impossible."   "The fact that they fought against the MCAS (multiple) times with the trim settings was an impossible scenario to recover from," he said.  
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  5. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged   
    I agree. I love Boeing but if you put a new system in a plane then all pilots should know how to use and get around the system if their is a failure. I think Boeing could be getting some massive lawsuits out of this. Maybe even the NTSB. 
  6. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged   
    I agree. I love Boeing but if you put a new system in a plane then all pilots should know how to use and get around the system if their is a failure. I think Boeing could be getting some massive lawsuits out of this. Maybe even the NTSB. 
  7. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged   
    The pilots of Lion Air Flight 610 were engaged in a futile tug-of-war with the plane's automatic systems in the minutes before it plunged into the ocean, killing all 189 people on board.
    But investigators say they are at a loss to explain why the pilots didn't follow the same procedure performed by another flight crew the previous day when they encountered a similar issue.   A preliminary report into the crash released Wednesday by Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) reveals more details about the final moments of Flight 610, but acknowledges many questions remain.   Data retrieved from the flight recorder shows the pilots repeatedly fought to override an automatic safety system installed in the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane, which pulled the plane's nose down more than two dozen times.   The system was responding to faulty data, which suggested that the nose was tilted at a higher angle than it was, indicating the plane was at risk of stalling.   According to the report, the pilots first manually corrected an "automatic aircraft nose down" two minutes after takeoff and performed the same procedure again and again before the plane hurtled nose-first into the Java Sea.   CNN aviation analyst David Soucie said that the circumstances created by the plane's automatic correction would have made pilot intervention "impossible."   "The fact that they fought against the MCAS (multiple) times with the trim settings was an impossible scenario to recover from," he said.  
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  8. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in 50% OFF COMMERCIAL MODELS, TODAY ONLY!!!!   
    People,
    These are the best models out there. Get them while you can at half the price! I own 3 of them and looking at maybe getting one more
    Caderly
     
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  9. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by LewisBloom in A2A Accu-sim C172 + 182 simulations Rain update   
    Hot on the heels of the release going live for developers to use we now also release the effect in one of the updates for the Accu-sim C172 Trainer and Accu-sim C182 simulations, along with a few other little bits in the update.


     
    Accu-Sim C172 Trainer
    Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
    Added windshield rain effect.
    Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
    Improved smoothing of cowl and glareshield.
    Revised yoke manual electric trim rocker switch logic so it doesn't work without electrical power.
    Reduced AFK "emergency" low power trigger from 10 hp to 1 hp.
    Revised AFK feature so that if the predicted time to ground contact is < 5 minutes, the sim will pause.
    Fixed occasional autopilot runaway trim if simulator is paused.
    Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
     
    Accu-Sim C182 Skyhawk
    Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
    Added windshield rain effect.
    Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
    Yoke manual electric trim rocker switch doesn't work without electrical power.
    Reduced AFK "emergency" low power trigger from 10 hp to 1 hp.
    Revised AFK feature so that if the predicted time to ground contact is < 5 minutes, the sim will pause.
    Fixed occasional runaway trim by autopilot if simulator is paused.
    Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
     
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  10. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in Tonight is the night .. TE GB!   
    Hello all,
     
    Just a quick update.
     
    I think we are in a position to release tonight (Saturday night UK time).
     
    Full TE GB-S product build up on the servers and propagated to the CDN nodes - check! Product page complete - check! Email blast formatted and ready - check! Release announcement formatted and ready - check! Final tests of new FTX Central code - in progress.....  
    You will need to download a new version of FTX Central to be able to install TrueEarth GB South. This new version adds the new decompression system and other X-Plane specific functions. Be sure to upgrade FTXC before installing TE GB.
     
    We are pretty pumped about this release - the "buzz" on forums, internet and social media is huge, and reminds us of the launch days of FTX Global.
     
    Here's a quick straight V-key grab from my laptop whilst doing some final testing over EGHI an hour ago...
     
     

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  11. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Gibbon in Introducing New Mysterious Scenery – Guess to Win a Copy   
    Introducing New Mysterious Scenery?? – Guess to Win a Copy
    We were recently contacted by a new development group regarding a brand new scenery product that the two developers (who are also brothers) are creating. However, whilst they were kind to share some screenshots of their project, they were keeping us in the dark about which airport it actually is. After a bit of nagging and (basic) investigation, we determined what the airport is.
    In terms of background on the developers, they are both knowledgeable in modelling and aviation – giving them the chance to try their skill at scenery development. The two bothers are keen to push the sim to the limits, especially in the advent of the new GPU technology currently being released.
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  12. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in TrueEarth GB South pt11 Cambridge & Around   
    Shader: SweetFX / MaxxFX
    Weather: Ultra Weather XP
    XP11: Maximum: Texture Quality / Antialiasing / Number Of World Objets / Draw Shadows Scenery "ON" / GTX 1080 40/50 fps in this environment.
     





































     
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  13. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in TrueEarth GB South XP11 EGTR Elstree.   
    Straight from my machine only using xvision.
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  14. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by FlyingJock in Aerosoft A320/321 Professional Promo Trailer   
    If things still go according to plan, we are 3 days away from the release of the Aerosoft A320/321 Professional for Prepar3D V4. After months of updates, release date changes and development, the team are preparing to release the aircraft.
    To help build up interest in the product, seasoned Aerosoft trailer producer Jeroen Doorman has provided us with a brand new promotional trailer showcasing off the aircraft. The 3 minute trailer will showcase some of the new features added to the aircraft, the changes to the interior modelling and more.
    As said, the current plan is to release on September 6th.
     
     
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  15. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Gibbon in GSX Level 2 Possible Release Date and Additional Expansions   
    GSX Level 2 Possible Release Date and Additional Expansions
     
    GSX Level 2 is an expansion pack coming to the popular GSX add-on by developer FSDreamTeam. Announced back at FSExpo 2018, the new expansion pack will bring fully animated 3D passengers to our simulators. Furthermore, the expansion will turn every non-SODE jetway within the sim, to be compatible with the popular in-sim engine. This means, jetways will dock accurately to your aircraft, enable more information to be displayed on them and the option to have dual jetways attached to your aircraft. This means every airport, regardless of how it was developed, will be compatible with GSX Level 2.
    http://www.fsdreamteam.com/forum/index.php/topic,17940.msg125997.html#msg125997
    https://fselite.net/news/gsx-level-2-possible-release-date-and-additional-expansions/
  16. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in PAPI LIGHTS How to use them? Explained by CAPTAIN JOE   
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    Dear friends and followers, welcome back to my channel and to a great video about visual aids for pilots. We´ll be looking at the PAPI lights, how they work, and especially how to use them whilst you´re on approach.

    The PAPI is a light array positioned beside the runway. It normally consists of four equi-spaced light units color-coded to provide a visual indication of an aircraft's position relative to the designated glideslope for the runway. An abbreviated system consisting of two light units can be used for some categories of aircraft operations. The international standard for PAPI is published by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Aerodromes, Annex 14 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Volume 1, Chapter 5. National regulations generally adopt the standards and recommended practices published by ICAO. An earlier glideslope indicator system, the visual approach slope indicator (VASI) is now obsolete and was deleted from Annex 14 in 1995. The VASI only provided guidance down to heights of 60 metres (200 ft) whereas PAPI provides guidance down to flare initiation (typically 15 metres, or 50 ft).

    The PAPI is usually located on the left-hand side of the runway at right angles to the runway center line. The units are spaced 9 meters apart with the nearest unit 15 meters from the runway edge. A PAPI can, if required, be located on the right-hand side of the runway. At some locations PAPIs are installed on both sides of the runway but this level of provision is beyond the requirements of ICAO. The light characteristics of all light units are identical. In good visibility conditions the guidance information can be used at ranges up to 5 miles (8.0 km) by day and night. At night the light bars can be seen at ranges of at least 20 miles (32 km).

    Each light unit consists of one or more light sources, red filters and lenses. Each light unit emits a high-intensity beam. The lower segment of the beam is red, and the upper part is white. The transition between the two colours must take place over an angle not greater than three minutes of arc. This characteristic makes the color change very conspicuous, a key feature of the PAPI signal. To form the PAPI guidance signal, the color transition boundaries of the four units are fixed at different angles. The lowest angle is used for the unit furthest from the runway, the highest for the unit nearest to the runway. The designated glideslope is midway between the second and third light unit settings. Depending on the position of the aircraft relative to the specified angle of approach, the lights will appear either red or white to the pilot. The pilot will have reached the normal glidepath (usually 3 degrees) when there is an equal number of red and white lights. If an aircraft is beneath the glidepath, red lights will outnumber white; if an aircraft is above the glidepath, more white lights are visible.

    PAPI systems are readily available from airfield lighting manufacturers worldwide. PAPI is normally operated by air traffic control (ATC). If ATC services are not normally provided at an aerodrome, PAPI along with other airport lights may be activated by the pilot by keying the aircraft microphone with the aircraft's communication radio tuned to the CTAF or dedicated pilot controlled lighting (PCL) frequency.

    Thank you very much for your time! I hope you enjoy this basic introduction video about the PAPI!
    Wishing you all the best!

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  17. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in ORBX scenery explained and detailed   
    This is a great video I came across that explains ORBX products in detail and how scenery works in the P3D simulator. I highly recommend watching this video. I learned a few things from this video and I am sure for newcomers to the sim world, this would help explain things well. 
    He goes over the main points in scenery which are:
    Mesh Textrures Landclass Vectors He also explains and shows how the products look in specific regions when he drops in a new product like an area with and without vectors. 
    One thing I learned though for those people on  a budget you could actually buy EU england and not have to buy global, vectors, and openLc for that region. It would be a less expensive way of flying in an area for people to get started with. I own them all as I started with global and vectors and then LC for the different regions. I then picked up the region specific products.
    He also talks about airports briefly with pre-requisites. He shows a before and after screen of an airport as well. The difference is amazing and will keep us buying up all those airports from ORBX as well as other developers. 
    Next he talks about mesh's. He mentions FS global Ultimate and FreeMesh. What I did not realize is that ORBX regions already have their mesh with them for that region alone. So if you are flying in say EU England and own just that product, you have the mesh for it. You actually have everything you need for that region in that one product. 
    The only thing this video does not explain which I think would be the last needed piece to understand it all is:
     How the scenery file works. Does the order matter and what order should your scenery be in, in this file.  How do you fix elevation issues with vector. This video does a great job of explaining things. When you first come into flight simulation, its overwhelming what you must learn. As a note to OMGEDSON, if possible it would be great to be able to tag and search for videos or even have a section for newbies to learn from. Many questions that get asked may never have to be asked if users could find this information easily.
    Till next time,
    Caderly (caderly_one)
     
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  18. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in 7 BIG PLANE LANDINGS - BOEING 747 LOW landing above the street - MD11, Airbus A300 (4K)   
    Last sunday I filmed 7 big planes at Cologne. The main runway was closed due to construction works and as a result the heavies were forced to land on the shorter runway (2450m). It` s always impressive to watch a Boeing 747 land on such a short runway and this resulted in a pretty low approach. I filmed with three cameras, including a go pro.

    Check out the cyclist who didn` t care about the loud MD-11 above his head. I have never seen a person ignorning a plane in such a passionate way. Dude, it` s an MD11, look up :D.

    I also included two Airbus A300 freighters. The first one by MNG operated the weekly flight from Istanbul for UPS. It was TC-MCD in new MNG colors by the way. The second Airbus A300 was operated by Egypt Air Cargo, SU-GAS, which is a frequent visitor at CGN aswell. I waited for the departure to catch the incredible sound of the Airbus A300 engines.

    Thanks for watching, new videos every tuesday and friday.SOURCE
  19. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by FlyingJock in Neighbourhoods Coming To X-Plane 11.30   
    Laminar Research has dropped some interesting photographs of something that isn’t seen in current flight simulators – neighbourhoods.
    The X-Plane developer showed off two photos on their Facebook page showcasing what they titled ‘neighbourhood auto-gen”. The photographs showed high-resolution photos of a typical neighbourhood setting, complete with houses, a park, and mailboxes at the end of the driveway – all from a street-level perspective.
    While there is no firm release date for the 11.30 update, the developer has teased some other features that will be included, such as particle effects, updated physics (using research mode), upgraded prop-wash and down-wash effects, crew and passenger oxygen systems, anti-ice systems, and new autopilots.
     
     
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  20. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by LewisBloom in One for Edson, sneaky A2A Accu-sim Bonanza snippets   
    A2A Scott has posted some little snippets over at the A2A Forums of the upcoming A2A Accu-sim Bonanza
    https://a2asimulations.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&amp;t=65022
     
     
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  21. David White liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in An unexpected flight with friends in his Beechcraft Bonanza   
    I was talking to a friend of mine Mark, who suggested we go out to the Georgetown airport here near Austin to look at flight schools today. I am interested in getting my PPL. Well yesterday, they setup a plan to surprise me. I had no idea what was in store for me.
    We show up at the airport hangars and Mark has me park next to another truck and says, wow Ken is here. Ken and Mark are both neighbors of mine from a few years back and friends. Ken is also an airline pilot on a 777 and has been flying his personal plane for several years now. I was excited to see Kens plane because I have not seen it yet. Ken was getting it ready for a flight to Colorado tomorrow. The plane looked sweet and was super clean. As we are talking he hooks it up to his power tow and pulls it out of the hangar and asks "Are you boys ready to go?"

    Man I was shocked. I did not notice that Mark had brought his flight headset with him. Until that moment I had no idea, I was about to go up and also fly my first Beechcraft Bonanza or any plane for that matter.

     
    We all put on our headsets and Ken got ATC taxi and takeoff clearance for VFR. We took off and the wind was about 10-15 knots. The plane really moves in the air side to side and up and down with the wind. It really was cool to feel what a smaller plane this size feels like in the wind. It felt natural and cool all at the same time. We flew out of Georgetown airport over to Lago Vista.

    Ken banked it pretty good for me so that I could get a nice photo of Lago Vista's airport. This is a great shot!

    From Lago, we flew to lake travis. We got to see the party boats near hippie hallow and also the Oasis restaurant which is a famous Tex Mex overlook in Austin. This was a beautiful day to be out on the lake as you can see from these photos.
     
     
     
     
    From Lake Travis we headed back towards our neighborhoods in Cedar Park. Here you can see our local high school Cedar Park High. We also flew over my house and buzzed it at about 1000 ft. My wife heard us fly over but did not go outside to see it. Ugh!

    Next was my other surprise, the wheel was moved from the left seat to the right. Uh oh. Im in control now. Thoughts ran through my head and anxiety. Calm down Patrick(Caderly). You've done this 1000 times in the sim. Just watch your instruments and fly. So I did. It was scary at first and then ken programs in a direct to Georgetown and has me bank and follow the magenta. It was a fun 10 minutes of flying for my first time in a real plane. I couldn't of done it with a better pilot. I felt confident having someone with so much experience sitting next to me. Thanks Ken!

    I gave the controls back to Ken so that he could do a downwind and land the plane. We followed in a 172 closer than I expected. Im used to bigger separation on the heavy's from flight sim. We landed and taxied to the refueling.  Ken let Mark and I refuel the plane in each of the wings. This was my first experience fueling a plane as well. Once fueled we headed back to the hangar where the plane will set for the next 12+ hours before Ken takes off for Colorado.
     
     
    Again I cant thank these guys enough. Mark and Ken today was amazing. Since you could not make lunch Ken, let me know when you get back, I would like to buy you lunch or dinner. Have a safe flight and enjoy your time in Colorado!

    One last note. Once Mark and I left, we headed to the main hangar for the airport. Mark showed me the wall of solos which was very cool. This is people who have all done their solo flight out of Georgetown. I added it here for you guys to view. I thought it was very cool!
     

    Till Next Time, 
    Caderly (Patrick)
     
     
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  22. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by caderly_one in An unexpected flight with friends in his Beechcraft Bonanza   
    I was talking to a friend of mine Mark, who suggested we go out to the Georgetown airport here near Austin to look at flight schools today. I am interested in getting my PPL. Well yesterday, they setup a plan to surprise me. I had no idea what was in store for me.
    We show up at the airport hangars and Mark has me park next to another truck and says, wow Ken is here. Ken and Mark are both neighbors of mine from a few years back and friends. Ken is also an airline pilot on a 777 and has been flying his personal plane for several years now. I was excited to see Kens plane because I have not seen it yet. Ken was getting it ready for a flight to Colorado tomorrow. The plane looked sweet and was super clean. As we are talking he hooks it up to his power tow and pulls it out of the hangar and asks "Are you boys ready to go?"

    Man I was shocked. I did not notice that Mark had brought his flight headset with him. Until that moment I had no idea, I was about to go up and also fly my first Beechcraft Bonanza or any plane for that matter.

     
    We all put on our headsets and Ken got ATC taxi and takeoff clearance for VFR. We took off and the wind was about 10-15 knots. The plane really moves in the air side to side and up and down with the wind. It really was cool to feel what a smaller plane this size feels like in the wind. It felt natural and cool all at the same time. We flew out of Georgetown airport over to Lago Vista.

    Ken banked it pretty good for me so that I could get a nice photo of Lago Vista's airport. This is a great shot!

    From Lago, we flew to lake travis. We got to see the party boats near hippie hallow and also the Oasis restaurant which is a famous Tex Mex overlook in Austin. This was a beautiful day to be out on the lake as you can see from these photos.
     
     
     
     
    From Lake Travis we headed back towards our neighborhoods in Cedar Park. Here you can see our local high school Cedar Park High. We also flew over my house and buzzed it at about 1000 ft. My wife heard us fly over but did not go outside to see it. Ugh!

    Next was my other surprise, the wheel was moved from the left seat to the right. Uh oh. Im in control now. Thoughts ran through my head and anxiety. Calm down Patrick(Caderly). You've done this 1000 times in the sim. Just watch your instruments and fly. So I did. It was scary at first and then ken programs in a direct to Georgetown and has me bank and follow the magenta. It was a fun 10 minutes of flying for my first time in a real plane. I couldn't of done it with a better pilot. I felt confident having someone with so much experience sitting next to me. Thanks Ken!

    I gave the controls back to Ken so that he could do a downwind and land the plane. We followed in a 172 closer than I expected. Im used to bigger separation on the heavy's from flight sim. We landed and taxied to the refueling.  Ken let Mark and I refuel the plane in each of the wings. This was my first experience fueling a plane as well. Once fueled we headed back to the hangar where the plane will set for the next 12+ hours before Ken takes off for Colorado.
     
     
    Again I cant thank these guys enough. Mark and Ken today was amazing. Since you could not make lunch Ken, let me know when you get back, I would like to buy you lunch or dinner. Have a safe flight and enjoy your time in Colorado!

    One last note. Once Mark and I left, we headed to the main hangar for the airport. Mark showed me the wall of solos which was very cool. This is people who have all done their solo flight out of Georgetown. I added it here for you guys to view. I thought it was very cool!
     

    Till Next Time, 
    Caderly (Patrick)
     
     
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  23. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Noodle in Model Collectors, lets show off our models   
    Having looked around at a number of model sites I have been keen to get my own collection going. Hard part is finding the right place that has a solid balance between detail/build quality and price. Some sites I have seen charge alot for the models and its tough as you can only see the quality via pictures.
    Personally I hope to find some good stores here in Vegas that sell models of this type but thus far my only model I have is of a Qatar Airlines 787 which I do like alot.

  24. caderly_one liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in Flight Sim 2018 "Cosford" presented by Just Flight   
    Date: 6th October 2018
    Time: 9.30am to 5:00pm
    Cost: £8 in advance (includes goody bag) / £10 on the day.  Free entry for under-16s when accompanied by a paying adult.
     Aviation fans can experience the best that virtual flight has to offer this autumn when the Flight Sim 2018 event, hosted by Just Flight, takes place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Saturday 6th October.
     
    We're proud to be hosting this major one-day event for the sixth consecutive year and once again will be giving flight simulation enthusiasts a chance to try some of the very latest aircraft and other software, take a look at the new technology from specialist flight sim PC and cockpit equipment builders, have a chat with developers, publishers and fellow virtual aviators – and no doubt pick up a bargain or two!

    More than 30 exhibitors have already confirmed their attendance, with more expected to follow, and a full day of presentations is scheduled in the adjoining auditorium. We’re already looking forward to welcoming many of the leading companies in flight simulation, including Laminar Research, Orbx, Aerosoft and Infinite Flight.
     
    Entrance to the impressive RAF Museum is free to all visitors, so join us in October and enjoy the very best of both the virtual and the real worlds of aviation in the same venue! We guarantee a very warm welcome for new and veteran desktop pilots alike and to all aviation enthusiasts who are keen to find out more about life in the virtual skies.
     
    To save money by booking your ticket in advance and for all the show details, visit the Flight Sim 2018 show website at flightsimshow.com.
       
     
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