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    JohnC replied to a thread Skyfair at Paine Field in Photography
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    Yesterday, 20:19
    Display put on by the Flying Heritage Collection and Planes of Fame. Probably the first and last time I ever expect to see an F-86 and MiG-15 in the air at the same time.
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    Yesterday, 19:54 I can't believe that I'm about to say this but....BRING ON BERNIE! :dizzy:
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    Yesterday, 18:18
    Will definitely acquire this one in the next couple months. LOOKING AWESOME!!!! Ted
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    Yesterday, 15:07
    I just bought this, choices are very limited at a cheep cost I just bought: EVGA 02G-P3-2738-KR GeForce GT 730 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 Video Card $76.00 new and was told it is win 10 10 BTW Limited Lifetime Warranty is only 3 years,
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    Yesterday, 13:48
    How do I turn Wi-Fi Sense off? Further Reading @ Your very own personal assistant, a better browser... and something called the Start menu. If you want to disable Wi-Fi Sense, hit the Start button and type "Wi-Fi," and then click "Change Wi-Fi settings." In the settings applet that pops up, click "Manage Wi-Fi settings." From there, you can tweak a variety of settings: you can turn Wi-Fi Sense off; you can disable password sharing with Facebook, Outlook, or Skype; and at the bottom there is a list of your known Wi-Fi networks, where you can opt in and out of password sharing. If you run a Wi-Fi network and you want to prevent Windows 10 (or Windows Phone)...
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    Yesterday, 13:27
    txnetcop replied to a thread PMDG DC-6 in sight ! in X-Plane
    Jan, I'm chompin' just real busy putting in new scenery and airports. There sure is a bunch of new stuff!
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    Yesterday, 08:17
    over 2 hours spent online and finally got to talk to a human, after telling her the tag says lifetime warranty and reading off all the #'s and the proof of 1st ownership (which I Have) I was transferred to a dead telephone. Talk about about talking to myself.:biggrin-new:
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    Yesterday, 06:56
    after 1 hour I finally got an email shot off to them saying "I am sorry I supported you all these years" for your complaints Contact us via phone: 800-797-6530
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    Yesterday, 06:08 read this and you can find your video card and find out it looks like nvidia is turning it's back on us. if i buy a new card it will not be a nvidia!
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    Yesterday, 05:55
    I have a top of the line nvidia card, and it won't work in windows 10. grforce gtx 7800 so much for lifetime warranty it appears they cut the lines to complain also, I spent over 30 minutes online and found no way to contact for them, warning warning I smell a rat, they want to get into your pocket on this freebie. I will never buy or talk someone into products from this company. they knew this was a coming, and chose to screw people.
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    Yesterday, 04:48
    Ickie replied to a thread Neat Website in The NewsHawks
    you need to allow scripts Im at 50 feet
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    July 29th, 2015, 15:37
    Ickie replied to a thread Windows 10 in FSX General Discussion
    on todays laptop I went from win 7 to 10 tomorrow on the big computer it too, lol win 7 to 10 then next month M$ will let me do my rt surface upgrade heck I am happy with windows 10, and for free too, lol
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    July 29th, 2015, 14:42
    Ickie replied to a thread Windows 10 in FSX General Discussion
    This morning I installed win 10 and so far only paint shop pro x3 wont load.
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    July 29th, 2015, 13:38
    txnetcop replied to a thread PMDG DC-6 in sight ! in X-Plane
    Yes definitely it does produce shadows and works with DX10
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  • Ickie's Avatar
    July 29th, 2015, 11:49
    after some looking around I found IE for the security cams
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    July 29th, 2015, 08:06
    the only thing which isn't working is my security cameras over the network, they use to run only on IE, now they don't come up. (but they work on the linux machine)
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Inside Beta Testing

by jmig on January 2nd, 2012 at 18:23
Over the last ten years or so, we have all seen MSFS models go from $5.00 each to $50.00 and more. With the increase in pricing, have come increased systems integration and model complexity. Interior and exterior visual acuity rivals today real aircraft. As the realism of flight sim models have increased, so too have the expectations of the consumer.

Developers are caught between the customers’ desire for ever better and more exact models, and the increased costs in man hours to program

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T-38 Blog: End Devices for I/O Cards

by jmig on September 25th, 2010 at 14:22
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End Devices for I/O Cards

Real world pilots control aircraft functions with switches, potentiometers, encoders, etc. We virtual pilots can also control our virtual aircraft with switches, potentiometers, encoders and more…through the I/O card.

Remember the I/O card is nothing more than a middle man between us and the flight simulator. By twisting a knob, or moving a control we send information through the I/O card to our virtual

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T-38 Blog: I/O Cards

by jmig on September 13th, 2010 at 16:22
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Using I/O Cards

In an earlier entry I mentioned Input/Output (I/O) cards. Today we will look more closely at them and what they can do to enhance your flight sim experience. We will also look at some different I/O cards and later start building a simple switch panel which will control some of the MSFS basic functions.

Perhaps the most common I/O card available is the one in that old used joystick you have sitting up in the

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T-38 Blog: The Cockpit

by jmig on August 28th, 2010 at 17:53
T-38 Blog


The Cockpit

I have had several requests for pictures of the cockpit. So I am posting here a few pictures of what the cockpit looks like. Please remember this is the acumination of six or seven years of research and work.

As we continue this blog, I will show you how I made many of the components and panels you see here.
This blog will go through the basic building blocks which together make up the simulator. Also, what

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T-38 Blog: First-Sim & I/O Cards -

by jmig on August 26th, 2010 at 17:10
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First-Sim & I/O Cards

Here are pictures of my first sim “cockpit”. It consisted of two Go-Flight Modules and three parts I made myself.
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I also used two monitors, One for the outside view and another for the instruments. Holding everything was a simple plywood frame I constructed to support the monitors and components.
The Go-Flight models

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