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Mixed it up a little with various aircraft, time, and seasons ... wonderful scenery from the Orbx crew.

 


 

Got some excessive compression for night time footage (cast a little pink in the snow), the unfortunate side effects of nVidia ShadowPlay's compression (time for a dedicate video capture PC I guess).

 

Cheers, Rob.

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Awesome!   Have always loved mountain flight, and this scenery looks great!  Really seems like I'm there! Now I need ORBX Telluride & the Comanche. 

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Rob, your videos are always so freakin' good that they almost depress me....in a good way.  :)

 

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Wonderful area ... I have a good 3rd party set of KTEX, KASE, KDEN, KEGE ... that'll be my next video, maybe take the Q400 out for that hop and go set.

 

Cheers, Rob.

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Great video Rob. With that intro scene I can see you are really enjoying your new yoke. :smile:

 

Your clouds look fantastic. What weather engine and clouds are you using? I just reinstalled P3D and with all the problem comments I've seen lately on the forums about ASN and REX I'm hesitant to reinstall those.

 

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Thanks to the video, I did pick up Orbx FTEX (Telluride).  Spent a lot more time flight simming in the last few days too. Using the A2A 180 Cherokee, for that special feel of a airplane with a little engine at high altitudes, and the RealAir Lancair.  I remember the good old days (real mountain flights) with a Piper Archer (180 HP). Sometimes it was tough to get over 10,500' with just me (thanks to density altitude), and other days, I could get 12,500' with three aboard. Just always figured flight plans with lower altitude passes, just in case. Memories of the old days..

 

Nice to have Orbx, A2A, and RealAir !

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With that intro scene I can see you are really enjoying your new yoke.

 

Yes, but don't tell anyone.  The YOKO yoke has really transformed the feeling of flight - worth every penny, much closer to the actual "feel" of a C172 ... motion ratios are closer (still not the same, but getting closer) ... or maybe I just have no hand/eye coordination ;)

 

I often use ASN for weather engine, but sometimes I'll manually create my own weather ... I think in this video I used a mix of both.  Was also trying out observer views ... may use those more often in the future.

 

 

I remember the good old days (real mountain flights) with a Piper Archer (180 HP).

 

I was thinking about the Cherokee or the C182, but at 9000+ feet for take-off roll it was going to a very slow flight ... which was fine, but even in the Commanche it wasn't "easy" to climb out and very easy to find myself "stuck" in a valley.

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Thanks for the feedback Rob, I'll reinstall ASN but I think I'm going to hold off reinstalling REX for a little longer.

 

Larry, your Piper Archer story brought back memories. Since we are talking KTEX and mountain flying.... I lived in Telluride in the late 80's and used to rent a Piper Warrior (160 hp) in Montrose (no aircraft rentals in Telluride at the time) and fly it to Denver over the Continental Divide. I never would have been able to do it without my glider experience. Flight planning required routes and a time of day to obtain the optimal ridge and thermal lift. Once I realized that a more expensive per hour Turbo Mooney would make the trip for the same total cost due to the ability to go direct and faster I never flew that warrior again.

 

Ted


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I think I'm going to hold off reinstalling REX for a little longer.

 

Oh yes, my REX settings are HERE (screenshots are from older version, but basically the same setup).  Only change is I've removed "Sun Effects" ... I do have the latest version of REX, but haven't attempted any adjustments "yet" using it.

 

Cheers, Rob.

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Thanks for the feedback Rob, I'll reinstall ASN but I think I'm going to hold off reinstalling REX for a little longer.

 

Larry, your Piper Archer story brought back memories. Since we are talking KTEX and mountain flying.... I lived in Telluride in the late 80's and used to rent a Piper Warrior (160 hp) in Montrose (no aircraft rentals in Telluride at the time) and fly it to Denver over the Continental Divide. I never would have been able to do it without my glider experience. Flight planning required routes and a time of day to obtain the optimal ridge and thermal lift. Once I realized that a more expensive per hour Turbo Mooney would make the trip for the same total cost due to the ability to go direct and faster I never flew that warrior again.

 

Ted

And I ended up with the much lighter Van's RV6 with 180 HP & C/S prop. We had a two place oxygen system, and mountain flight with density altitudes was no longer a problem. It had three times the climb performance of a Warrior  or 172. 

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Oh yes, my REX settings are HERE

Thanks. From your video you don't seem to be having any of the FPS, low level clouds, or missing cloud issues that I have been reading about with REX and ASN.

 

I'm in the process of reinstalling FSX, P3Dv2, and P3dv3 to clean up some corrupted files and get back to original. So I am treading very lightly and slowly with reinstalling the addons, especially ones that have reported issues.

 

 

It had three times the climb performance of a Warrior  or 172. 

Now that sounds nice!

 

Ted


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