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- aviation stories
- Flight Simulation websites
- Flight Simulation websites - Microsoft flight sims
- Helicopter websites
- Game sites
- Retro and Classic Game sites
Cold WarGordon Permann's site www.web-birds.com/permann/permann.phpl has pictures and stories from the Cold War - specifically his encounters with Russian Aviators at sea - great reading!
- addon developers
- download library and tutorials
www.codebloat.com - satirical articles on PC's and PC games, always good for a cheering chuckle or two. This web link is no longer valid
- the largest resource covering all genres of military simulation - air, land and sea.
Computer Pilot magazine
- monthly flight sim magazine, with cover CD
www.dogfighter.com This web link is no longer valid
Easter Eggs in Flight Sims
- fun stuff in games, hidden by the programmers
www.fsaviation.net >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
- articles, download library, news
http://www.furballmag.com This web link is no longer valid
History of Flight Simulatoris a project by Jos Grupping dedicated to the history of (Microsoft) Flight Simulator.
www.fsfield.com- The Scenery Hall of Fame - Scenery, ac etc
Garry J. Smith's FORUMS on repainting aircraft and other FS beginner help
The Official Microsoft Flight Simulator websiteMicrosoft Flight Simulator display settings
www.microwings.com This web link is no longer valid
http://milehigh.mysimflight.com - MileHigh Productions - FlightSim Videos >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
http://oceaniasim.net - Oceania sim - Pacific enhancements >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
The Old Flight Simulator Vaultby Jos Grupping
www.pc-arena.com - PC Arena - >> 2006 update >> - site has changed hands - flight sim content gone
PC Pilot Magazine
www.planesimulation.com - essential FS2002 utilities
http://www.satpac.org/vatpac - Virtual Air Traffic Pacific >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
The Scenery Hall of Fame
www.sim-arena.com This web link is no longer valid
http://compsimgames.miningco.com - Simulation Games Guide at about.com >> 2006 update >> not much flight sim info these days
- news and reviews, and hardware relevant for simmers
- The simFlight Network consists of a multitude of flight simulator news sites, covering many languages and areas around the world, and also hosting a fair number of flight simulator user communities via forums and other means. Also see FSAddon
- articles, downloads, news
Tony Smith's MSFS links
- multiplayer - virtual airlines
http://volftp.mytech.it >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
Australian upgradeshttp://www.fscene.com/australia-page.phpl Ruud Faber's acclaimed scenery textures
http://portal.fsgenesis.net/- Australian Terrain Mesh 76.4m. Payware - quite cheap, good value, makes a heck of a difference. Sydney-siders will notice immediately that the harbour foreshores now have decent elevations.
http://www.fsaviation.com/terrashop/ - Australian Roads and waterways
http://vistaoz.org/ - Vista Australis contains new textures, new Oz autogen, new trees, roads etc etc to suit the land down under.
www.satpac.org/ - Terra Australis - Australian mesh scenery >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
http://www.aussim.com.au has all things Australian for MSFS.
These links were posted by PAJ at http://vistaoz.org
- Basic definitions of fs.cfg entries (graphics items are at the end of page).
- Detailed behind-the-scenes information from Steve Lacey (a MS team leader for FS development) - Factors affecting appearance of Blurries (comments at bottom of the page are gold)
- Factors affecting Stuttering (in particular see comments at bottom of the page).
SimHQ.com - check out their Combat Helo section.
www.sim-arena.com This web link is no longer valid
Helicopter Reference sitesHelicopters only.com
www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/1425/index.phpl - The Helicopter Page - Glen S. Bloom - an ex US Army helo pilot explores how helicopters work. >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/cbcl/heli/helo_aero.phpl#concepts - Helicopter Aerodynamics by Paul Cantrell >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
Computer Gamer Online
www.gamebasement.com This web link is no longer valid
GameCenter at cnet
www.gamesdomain.com >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
www.gonegold.com - Gone Gold.com >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
www.quartertothree.com - Quarter to Three.com >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
WORK AT A SIM SITE
Jim Dattilo has set up an area for finding work at sim sites - HERE
ATARIBack in Time - by Mike Stulir covers Atari systems, emulators, unreleased protoypes.
Atari Historical Society - is maintained by Curt Vendel
The Digital Antic Project - is creating an online archive of Antic, the magazine devoted to Atari 8-bit machines.
COMMODOREAmiga Games Database Main site
www.amiga.com - Commodore Amiga home page. >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
Commodore 64 Web ring
Commodore 64 Emulators
Gamebase 64 - a collective effort to catalogue and document all Commodore C64 software before it's too late.
DOSA FAQ on DOS screengrabbers at www.mobygames.com - here - www.mobygames.com/info/faq6#f8 - >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
www.geocities.com/raceintospace has useful info on running DOS emulators under Windows XP.
OLD COMPUTERSAustralian Computer Museum Society - they need your help to save the physical history of personal computing.
The Obsolete Computer Museum
The Retro Computer Gallery - has Acorn, Atari, Amstrad through to the ZX81.
OLD GAMESAbandonware Pirates ? - good article which explains Abandonware.
www.abandonworld.com - >> 2005 update - web page is gone <<
The Underdogs - has a wealth of information on old games and games developers with some games available for download. I had problems in 2005 with the site crashing both Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
Classic Gaming.com - has heaps of good info and links to Hugh Falk's many published stories on gaming.
The Flight Sim Museum - chronicles the history of Flight Sims from 1980 to today in pictures, animations, sounds and words. More here - About MiGMan's Flight Sim Museum.
Andreas Toepper's - instructions on running FS1 under a TRS-80 emulator.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FA_LIB_Center_3/files/Manual - Download the manual for Fighters Anthology (1998) >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
The History of Flight Simulator - a project by Jos Grupping dedicated to the history of (Microsoft) Flight Simulator.
IC When - a chronological history of Video Games by Donald A. Thomas Jr. Donald spent many years at Atari and has an insider's knowledge of the industry. This site is a hub for info and news about classic games.
MobyGames - a huge database of PC games created by Jim Leonard and Brian Hirt. This is a fully relational database you can use to explore your favourite game genre. You can also add your own reviews and data.
Oldskool.org - has heaps of info on running DOS and other games
/www.oldskool.org/pc/help/oldonnew - The Oldskool Guide to Getting Old Software Running on Newer PCs >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
O'Shea Ltd - have 1,300,000 Atari / Jaguar Video Game Cartridges in stock selling at $0.80 each and heaps of other game hardware bargains - inlcuding the Aura Interactor
http://retrogamer.merseyworld.com/ This web link is no longer valid Retrogamer - Keith Ainsworth has a paper based fanzine that has great articles and interviews with some of the legends of video gaming and a lot of hard - to - get games for sale.
Tips on running DOS games - lots of Flight sims covered!
The Vintage Gaming Network - all the software for emulating your favourite old console machines and the classic gaming computers of the 1980's on your PC.
SINCLAIRwww.nvg.ntnu.no/sinclair/index2.php - Planet Sinclair is the largest web site devoted to the Sinclair machines and games. >> 2006 update - web page is gone <<
Sinclair Spectrum Emulator fans will enjoy Jasper - a Java based ZX Spectrum emulator. Check out these examples in the Flight Sim Museum- Combat Lynx and Tomahawk.