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  • Future Flightsim: Part 1 - Prepar3D

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    I was recently ask why Coolsky doesn't develop for and support Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D flight simulator. The discussion quickly turned into one about the future of flight simming since P3D is often held up as the future of flight simming. I will try to explain here why I don't develop for or support P3D, and why I don't think it is the future of flight simming.

     
  • What is specularity?

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    What exactly is specularity and how does it work in FSX? On the Coolsky support forum McPhat Studios explains in detail how specularity works on the new upcoming soon-to-be-released freeware American Airlines UHDT livery.

     
  • DC-9 Autopilot

    The DC-9 is equipped with the Sperry SP-50 Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS), which is a gyroscopically controlled electromechanical system. The DC-9 is an old school aircraft and the autopilot installed in this aircraft is very much old school too. If you are used to flying with modern autopilots, you will find that this autopilot works a bit differently than the other autopilots you may be familiar with.

coolsky super 80 pro widescreen

The Super 80 Pro gets a widescreen update as well? Of course it does! This little addon gives you a widescreen version of the Super 80 Professional 2D panel.

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coolsky super 80 widescreen

Like the Super 80 Classic? Prefer the 2D panel? Got a widescreen monitor? Then this is for you! This little addon gives you a widescreen version of the Super 80 Classic 2D panel.

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coolsky dc9 super80 pro fsx steam update

With the recently released update for FSX: Steam Edition by Dovetail Games, an update is needed to fly your Coolsky aircraft in FSX:SE. These updates are now available for download.

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Calling all Mad Dog drivers! Hotfixes to make the Super 80 Classic and Super 80 Professional compatible with FSX: Steam Edition have now been released.

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  • FSX vs P3D: The Rematch

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    FSX, Prepar3D, X-Plane – who won the battle for flightsim supremacy last year? It has been said that “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. With that in mind, let’s have a look at the 2014 Avsim Demographic Survey.

     
  • Full Flight Tutorial Videos

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    Mike Dart of ProFsxVideos on Youtube has posted a comprehensive and detailed four-part full flight video series featuring the DC-9 Classic. Mike takes us along on a short range flight in the DC-9 Classic from Hannover to Nuremberg, Germany.

     
  • Stavanger - Tromsø in the DC-9

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    Join Matthias Hanel on this flight report as he flies the DC-9 Classic from Stavanger in southern Norway all the way up to the far north for a landing in snowy Tromsø.

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