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I just 'bout fell outta my computer chair...have NEVER seen this before!

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So, here I was tooling around Key West and some other keys, in a low level flight...perhaps about 1,800 feet, when I saw something way out in the distance, quite a few thousand feet above me.  "What the heck?!?!?!?"
 

 

....so, I started an almost 'stall speed' climb to get the amphib up there to check the UFO, out...

 

I just 'bout fell out of my chair...

 

A Blimp!

 

I have never seen a blimp with A.I. Never...

 

Here it is...:

 

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What that is so cool. what sim is this in? I've never seen a blimp before either. 

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Nice pic, Mitch... here is what you spotted.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tethered_Aerostat_Radar_System

 

 

 It's been in Flight sim since at least FSX, possibly longer.  Pull up the skyvector.com chart for KEYW and you will see the warning     CAUTION: UNMARKED BALLOON ON CABLE TO 14000 MSL

We'll, I'll be danged!  Talk about real-world authentic....and the sim is P3D v3.2.3

 

Thanks for this back-ground...so very interesting!

 

Mitch

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We'll, I'll be danged! Talk about real-world authentic....and the sim is P3D v3.2.3

 

Thanks for this back-ground...so very interesting!

 

Mitch

The blimp is part of the Key West scenery and has nothing to do with P3D as it's in the FSX version of the same scenery.

 

I was surprised when I spotted it a few years ago as well.

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