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Experience This! (if you dare)

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As some of you may know, I’ve been pretty busy over the past couple of weeks working on a new hush-hush project. Well, the wraps finally came off the other night at a soft-launch so now I can tell you … Continue reading

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What are we sim’ing for?

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Carlo and I are really enjoying our sessions in the Flight Experience 737-800 fixed-base simulator. Even when we have a comparatively bad session with all sorts of hassles and mistakes, we’re still enjoying it. So, are we just having these … Continue reading

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EuroFun2 Sim Session – it worked this time

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Earlier this month Carlo and I went into the simulator to fly the EuroFun tour we’d dreamed up, traveling from Graz, Austria (LOWG) to Milan, Italy (LOWI) to Lyon, France (LFLY) and then to Innsbruck back in Austria (LOWI). If … Continue reading

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Where’s my Banana?

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On Monday night, Carlo and I once again strapped ourselves into the Flight Experience B737-800 simulator, turned on the cockpit DVR and commenced a process of ritual humiliation and embarrassment that reinforced to me how much we need to learn … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Sim Flight “EuroFun”

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I’m doing some flight planning in preparation for our next session in the simulator at Flight Experience. This time we’re going to do the following run: LOWG (Graz, Austria) to LIML (Milan, Italy) to LFLY (Lyon, France – Saint Exupery … Continue reading

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In the Mountains of (Simulated) Madness

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Once again Carlo and I have spent an enjoyable evening in the Flight Experience B737-800 simulator here in Melbourne. We have a lot of fun flying the sim like it’s the real thing – well, OK, mostly like the real … Continue reading

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Photos from the Hawaiian Sim Run

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I’ve loaded the photos from yesterday’s Hawaiian Island simulator session. I’m the bald one in the photo on the left. We took a few photos but only 4 were worth keeping. I’ve loaded them in the Hawaiian Island Sim Run … Continue reading

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Worst Landings Ever!

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Just got home after another session in the Flight Experience B737-800 fixed base simulator. While another great time, it was a major wake up call for me as my landings were abysmal. We had planned to spend 1.5 to 2 … Continue reading

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Gear Up please, FO

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It’s been over a year since I was last with my friend Carlo in his B737-800 simulator. Back then it was out at the QANTAS sim center near Essendon airport where it was being evaluated by QF for procedures training. … Continue reading

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Aviation Weekend

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This weekend has been a busy aviation weekend, that’s for sure. On Saturday, I spent the afternoon and evening attending the VATSIM Oceania 2007 Convention out at the Holiday Inn at Melbourne airport. The conference is all about operating flight … Continue reading

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