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    Took the plunge!

    Got my 8 dvd's today, sure glad I didn't have to dl that whole package,lol Going to keep it basic for a while, until I get a handle on what's going on. Want to see the basic look of the sim, before I decide if I want to go into the higher detail mesh and textures, my machine passed the requirements by a lot, so should run it just fine, depending on the settings I use. I know of a lot of plugin's that are suggested to use, but want to get my feet wet first, before I dive into all that stuff.

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    Welcome to the DARK SIDE! X-Plane is an awesome 64 bit platform! Enjoy at your leisure.
    Vivat Christus Rex! Ad maiorem Dei gloriam

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    Thanks, looking forward to getting into it!!

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    SOH Staff .."Bartender" AussieMan's Avatar
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    ​Also took the plunge today. Now to do some reading to get up to speed.


    "Some people might say that freedom is being alone in the bush with the only sounds being the murmurs from the birds ... but I believe freedom is at 5000 feet with no other sound than the engine roaring."- William Hutchison, a young man taken from us far too young (16).

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    Welcome AussieMan...lots of free world HD Scenery, aircraft, traffic, etc., I recommend a trip to as well.
    Vivat Christus Rex! Ad maiorem Dei gloriam

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    You will be pleasantly surprised by the quality of freeware out there. Especially try Mr. X sceneries.

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    One of the things I enjoy about x plane 11 is I spend more time flying than waiting for things to load... a draw back I find with FSX. I keep finding freeware jems on xplane org... like a PBY Catalina that was payware but is now freeware... wonderful and a delight to fly... and the Aeroworx conversion of manfreds DC-3 is superb too.


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