Wednesday, May 19 2021

Back in the saddle again!

Sonjas-Cockpit.jpg, May 2021

OK, after MANY years, months and days out of the FlightSim action I returned in full force! The "SimPit" in its current iteration. A few shots from MSFS 2020   Watch the full debale on YouTube (Originally Streamed on Twitch) Part 1     Part 2   More to come!      

Wednesday, August 19 2020

Vesa Camera Tripod TV Mount

Vesa_Camera_Tripod_TV_Mount.png, Aug 2020

I mentioned a FlightSim Nav PC. It is not in the above post because I'm still building prepping it. Big thing is the mounting of the TV. I didn't want to spend a couple hundred bucks on a special tripod to mount a monitor/tv so I got a cheaper camera tripod from Best Buy, found a quick release  […]

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Tuesday, August 18 2020

Microsft Flight Simulator 2020 Release!

volairsim.jpg, Aug 2020

I pre-ordered and have been downloading the monstrous beast. Yeah a 600MB installer to a[b] 95GB[/b] to [b]100GB[/b] data file. YES, that's GIGABYTES! OI! And it doesn't like to be interrupted.  :-( Been trying to get back into the Sim for a while now. I FINALLY got a full setup. MSFS 2020 kind  […]

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Saturday, December 23 2017

Phase Two!

Flight Controls

My flight controls came in today! I got the Saitek PRO control package from MyPilotStore.com. All the controls were competitively priced and came in decent bundle packages for even more savings. Ordering was painless and shipping was quick. In the package was a Saitek/Logitech Flight Yoke with  […]

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Tuesday, December 19 2017

First Steps

wheelstand_1.jpg

My WheelStand Pro came in today. The first step in my home "cockpit", space is at a premium in the apartment so I have to go with a small portable solution for right now.        So far I'm imressed with the construction, built pretty solid and stable. The adjustment latches are easy to  […]

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Friday, December 15 2017

Juggling

We bought a new computer and laptop and did some desk juggling. I'm moving from an HP i7 Laptop to an Asus I7 Tower with 64GB of RAM and 8GB of video memory on an Nvidia GTX1080 Video card. Should run FSX,P3D and X-Plane 11 quite nicely. Also picked up an HTC Vive VR set. That combined with the  […]

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