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  • 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.

     
  • Why the DC-9?

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    With so many aircraft designs flying around, why choose to develop a DC-9 for FSX? It’s a cool aircraft! What more do you need?! Well, actually the logic behind choosing to develop the DC-9 goes a bit deeper than that. I will try to explain.

     
  • 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.

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Ron Downey of the Aviation Archives blog has posted a full Douglas DC-9 FCOM (Flight Crew Operating Manual) which is available as a free download. This is the read deal!

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super 80 anniverary 10 years

10 years ago, Coolsky released it's first product; the Super 80 Classic. This release also marks the birth of Coolsky itself. To celebrate we're having a big sale!

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coolsky dc9 super80 pro fsx steam update2

Dovetail Games has released another update for FSX: Steam Edition through Steam. This means you'll need to update your Coolsky aircraft in FSX:SE as well. These updates are now available for download.

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coolsky flight1 windows 10

All our aircraft products have now been updated to work properly with Windows 10.

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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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