Originally Posted by teflon97239
Excellent! Thanks guys. Great ideas. I'll keep trying different things until I can fly from "inside the plane." A co-worker, now preparing for his multi-engine and IFR quals says he doesn't use his old MS Flight Sim anymore and promised to give it to me. He says it's pretty primitive by current standards, which should be fine and satisfy the jones. Simpler the better.
The only simulator that lets you fly from inside the plane is Flightgear. It's open source (thus free) but it simulates proper aircraft, not RC models, so you won't have just 6 channels to control. You will allso need to check the graphics are compatible with your computer