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Syd Weedon

Ten Ways That Flight Simulator is Better Than Real World Aviation

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1. My Carenado C185F costs $19. A real Cessna C185 costs $147,000.2. My virtual cockpit is always 70 degrees Fahrenheit.3. I can ignore Air Traffic Control if I want to.4. I can have broad daylight at 1:00 AM.5. If I don’t like the weather, I can change it.6. I can fly 737’s, F/A-18’s, and Lockheed Constellations. Nobody is going to turn me loose with planes like that in the real world.7. I can fly anywhere in the world without having to actually go there. Who wants to travel for 22 hours just to fly a 20 minute flight in Australia?8. I can go to the bathroom when I want to.9. I can fly airplanes that lost their airworthiness certification fifty years ago.10. When I crash an airplane, I cuss and start a new flight.


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<< Lol, nice syd. Don't forget my personal favorite..."I can drink and fly and not lose my license" >>Ha !...and after a few glasses of 'Grouse' my monitor becomes 3d anyway, so FS is almost real...LOL.gifRegardsBill


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I can prepare, and cook, a 3-course Sunday dinner, whilst draining a bottle of Californian Red vino, and fly around the World at the same time, on Autopilot...Whistle.gif ....!Paul....LOL.gif ...!

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I can practice approaches. For free!You mentioned some good ones. This time of year in the Carolinas the cockpit starts off in the morning at 32-40F and by the end of the day is 90F+. I HATE working while sweaty...


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