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  • DC-9 Model Differences

    Just recently came across an article on the Internet that detailed the differences between the various DC-9 models, as well as the MD-80 series, the MD-90 and B717. I thought it was a very interesting article and I wanted to share it with you.

     
  • DC-9 Classic Training

    Stepping into the cockpit of an advanced aircraft for the first time trying to learn how to fly it with nothing to help you out but a manual, or maybe a good tutorial if you’re lucky, can be quite a daunting task. 

    If you are an experienced simmer the general knowledge of how aircraft work will go a long way, but you’re still going to have your work cut out for you trying to learn a new aircraft. If you are a newer simmer, you may be in for an extremely steep learning curve.

     
  • Super 80 Pro Video Tutorial

    Being an old design, the MD-80 cockpit has what seems like knobs and switches everywhere. This can be a bit confusing and overwhelming for the pilots just starting to fly this bird. One of the most frequently asked questions we get on the support forum is "how do you start it up?". Well, this video tutorial seeks to answer that very question.

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Any fans of the DC-9 Classic and FSX: Steam Edition out there? If so, this is your lucky day! A hotfix to make the DC-9 Classic compatible with FSX: Steam Edition has now been released.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition has just been released by Dovetail Games. The big question is this: Will your Coolsky addon aircraft work with this re-release of FSX?

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Super 80 Professional Service Pack 2 Hotfix 1 is now available for download! This update for the Super 80 Professional attempts to fix stability issues some users are experiencing when flying the aircraft, especially on longer flights.

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Welcome to the new Coolsky website! I've had plans to upgrade the website for a while now. I wasn't quite happy with the old site anymore. I wanted to build a more content oriented website with better access to and focus on interesting articles and news stories.

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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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