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The end of the flat earth model?

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Judging from Adam's video, is it safe to assume that flying over the north pole is now possible? It also looks like FSX has 38m mesh as standard terrain. Looks real good from here.Eric

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On his presentation there is a page on global grids and under cons (for using them) are :-Special cases at the poles-Texturing issues at the poles

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Flight Simulator doesn't use a flat earth model."In Flight Simulator, the earth is defined as an

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Thanks for all the neat numbers. So with FSX, are we going to be able to fly over the poles or no?Eric

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I've no idea. It depends on how many changes Microsoft are prepared to make.

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I don't think it is a problem of the model being flat. Rather a problem of how the model is projected into 2d for display.scott s..

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Chances are good you'll be able to fly over the poles. Chances are also good that you'll want to do this at night (or simply not look outside ).

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>Chances are good you'll be able to fly over the poles.>Chances are also good that you'll want to do this at night (or>simply not look outside ).Whew. Sounds good to me. :-hah

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Yeah obviously this was a joke.. Anyway, who fly C152 above the North Pole?

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>Yeah obviously this was a joke.. Anyway, who fly C152 above>the North Pole?thats the only thing i do in FS9 :D

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And, in truth, i do fly the LC-130 Hercs to Scott South Pole Station from McMurdo.scott s..

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