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Yes, indeed iron ....

 

X-Plane 10 with SkyMaxx Pro provides tremendous visuals, specially by the dusk, dawn, night, and PSX is incomparably the best Boeing 744 simulator ever made available for the PC :-)

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is this 744 same as ones from pmdg ?

 

No, not even close :)  - Completely different Worlds...

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Is that the famous PSX you keep talking about along with X-Plane :smile:. Seriously nice visuals, it looks so real, and smooth as well.

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Guess what's running that 744?

Nice video and simulator!  All those hardwares!  10-30K?   :lol:

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Is that the famous PSX you keep talking about along with X-Plane :smile:. Seriously nice visuals, it looks so real, and smooth as well.

 

Yep!

 

I'm using it as well, but not with this gorgeous hardware... Half of my screen, in one of the views in PSX, has XP10, the bottom is a view of the PSX Instruments Panel.

 

PSX is driving:

 

- The flight dynamics and 6dof positioning of the aircraft model ( dummy ) in X-plane10

- The Weather, nicelly rendered in X-Plane 10 thx to SkyMaxx v2

- There's the option to inject the terrain topography into PSX, from the XP10 scenery, so than if you have 3d terrain effects enabled in XP10, and your taxiway / rw has

bumps, these will be "felt" by PSX's physics model. PSX has it's own topological database which will then be disabled...

 

The scenery in XP10 is extremely realistic, and specially at night and under adverse weather conditions, the combination is very very good!

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I bet he tries to fly it like a glider pure soaring, hey you can't that one is way way tooooo heavy.

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I bet he tries to fly it like a glider pure soaring, hey you can't that one is way way tooooo heavy.

:rolleyes:

 

But, remember, soaring is the >Kernel of flight!   Lufthansa used, back in the seventies / eighties to require their pilot candidates to own a glider license!  That was very well thought, IMO....

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is it just me or when the plane takes off after v1 call it doesn't look like its going fast at all

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is it just me or when the plane takes off after v1 call it doesn't look like its going fast at all

 

Difficult to evaluate that given that the camera is not even properly aligned with tghe external view. And... we don't really know what kind of projection is being used ....

 

I can tell you it can't be more precise than in PSX :-)

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Jcomm, did you ever get any joy asking the guy who does PSX's weather if he'd think about adapting his engine to XP?

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@sctochegg,  since he's still very busy now, I am awaiting the ideal timming :-) but it certainly is not forgotten ;-)

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@ironmaiden: Back in those days you could start your airline pilot career from ab-initio...

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@sctochegg,  since he's still very busy now, I am awaiting the ideal timming :-) but it certainly is not forgotten ;-)

 

Right you are. These things can often come down to delicate timing...:)

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Will psx work on a Mac platform?

 

It was actually designed and implemented in one :-)

 

PSX was written in Java, so, it's cross-platform.

 

Have an hint at it's potential here

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Awesome stuff, jcomm, thanks. I actually owned at one time an earlier version of this sim, it was done in DOS (I think) and came on floppy disks (just to give you some idea of how long ago!!). In actual fact, I recall one Christmas Day when Rob Randazzo of PMDG and I were exchanging messages on "the list" (if anyone knows what that is they must be dinosaurs like me ) about how to get it working, That very first release was quite buggy, but Hardy persevered and fixed the bugs. Then, over time as Windows started to depart from it's DOS roots, and the new versions of MSFS were starting to show eye candy of the like that we had never seen before, I lost interest.

 

There was some discussion about Hardy producing other Boeing sims (other than the B744, which even then was starting to begin it's operational decline in favor of the B763 on medium haul routes), not sure if he ever did.

 

Thanks, this is very impressive. Bruce.

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Bruce,

 

I had that 1st version too :-)

 

Regarding the lists / message boards, I think I remember Robert from the times he played, just like me, ATP!

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Yes, ATP was years ahead of it's time... I still have the manual somewhere I think.  Those SubLogic guys were great!

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