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10 years of Microsoft Flight Simming for me... How abou...

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It was July 1995 when I purchased Flight Simulator 5.1, and the passion for this product has not eased up a bit (in fact it has gotten more intense), so it has been about 10 years for me. There's absolutely nothing like it!10 years for me - How long has it been it been for you? How long have you been Microsoft Flight Simming?RH

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Well, 24 years here.I started with the Flight Simulator by SubLogic in 1981, then the first version by Microsoft in 1982, then...To be honest I skipped a few versions.:-roll CheersThomas

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I'm a newbie compared to you guys: FS2002 in February 2002.BlairCYOW

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FS5 for me as well...so I guess it has been about 10-11 years..can't really remember the year I first purchased it.

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Hey, looks like I'm the winner.I should get a free copy of FSX for loyalty.:-hah CheersThomas

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Wasn't FS2 basically 'wire frame' structure?We sure have come a long way in ten years...heck, we have come a long way since FS5.....But frame rates and hardware have always been an issue :D

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I got started with the first version for PCs - somewhere in the 80s as I recall. Owned all versions since then. Thomas has me beat by a few years so the prize goes to him. Funny, I started then thinking I would learn how to fly for real, but had a child etc. I stopped a few years to do my Ph.D. But went back as soon as I could. Here 20 years later, I'm just beginning my training in the real world. Simming all those years/hours has definitely helped.

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MSFS version 1.01 for me in 82, when it first came out, missed the earlier Sublogic FS for the Apple before that. I had a Commodore PET 2001 then at the time, not much you could do with that!!!.

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I also started at the very beginning with the original Bruce Artwick/SubLogic B&W version ported over to the original IBM PC. It is absolutely amazing to reflect back and realize just how far PC flight simulation has progressed. Mike

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1984and we were very impressed at that time toowell sort of impressed as there were only three buildings in the entire gamealso, I could not find the other airport.would have liked to have had 12 or so2006: ASV6,RC4,UT-UAS/Cdn,ATR72,2Gigs RAM not 4 Megsquite the appreciation on this endallen

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Shame on me, I had a cracked version of FS II for my C-64...The only versions I skipped were FS for Windows and FS2000.Andreas

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I also had FS-II for the C-64 in 1984, then switched to MS about '85 or '86.My, how things have changed !!!:(

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