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Posted by HawkerTyphoon | Sep 02, 2010 @ 11:47 PM | 10,381 Views
Lately I have started playing Flight simulator a lot again. I have had FSX (Microsoft Flight Simulator X) for a coupple of years but I had never really played it enough to learn all the functions in some of the planes.

That all changed a few months ago when I found a group of FSX users here on RCG and started playing multiplayer online. I did have to buy the Acceleration Expansion Pack to make everything work seamlessly, but even without it, it was still fun. We normally fly navy jets like the F-14,T-45 and the F-18, and shoot carrier landings, but every now and again we like to try our hand at bush flying or the "heavies" like the 747.

One really rewarding experience is making an ILS (Instrument Landing System) approach where the airplane lands by using the autopilot. This is a challenging and sometimes frustrating endeavor but one nice landing makes it worth it.

One thing that I find annoying is that my screenshots turn out WAY blurrier than the actual sim. There is a way to fix this but I just haven't done it yet. So if the picture quality bad, I am sorry.

I'll be posting more pictures soon after I bring them over from the other computer.

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