Peter Inglis in an RAAF F-111 at Amberley Air Force base, 1995.
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Feb 1st, 2003

FREE AREA (note that the entire content of the Museum is free to read now).

PCI or AGP ?

You might think you're running a fully AGP enabled setup - I know I did ! Check out this tip from the newsgroups - PCI or AGP

F-22 in action in Total Air War

Total Air War by Digital Image Design is a simulation of the next generation in Air Warfare
Added shots of the F-22 in action in Total Air War. The F-22 is designed to replace the F-15 as the USAF main air superiority fighter. Critics point out that the cost of the F-22 means that only 1/3 the number of airframes will be deployed compared to the F-15. This assumes the aircraft will be 3 times as effective as it's predecessor, which is a tall order by most criteria.

Pilot's Handbook in Microsoft Flight Simulator 98

Microsoft Flight Simulator 98
Added info about the Pilot's Handbook in Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 including examples :
  • Hawaii sectional chart
  • Honolulu International
  • Hawaii sightseeing map
The lessons in this sim are not listed in order of difficulty, which can be a little confusing. The first lesson listed is "Introductory Flight Boeing 737-400" .... which might be a little intimidating for your first flight ! Half way down the list I found "Introductory Flight, Day VFR : Cessna Skylane 182". This was worth a look as it might be someone's first experience with the sim.

As I eased into the first right turn the instructions started flying thick and fast...

New exhibit

Fly the Best

New exhibit

African Safari Scenery- yes... wild animals in your flight sim !

New exhibit

Custom Panel Designer

New exhibit

FS Design Studio

New exhibit

FS Scenery Enhancer- this product was a step forward, enabling scenery enhancements to take place within the host sim... literally drag and drop !

New exhibits

The bland names of the next 3 belie the jaw-dropping scenery enhancement they provide to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002. The trees and static scenery are top class - and check out the canyon you have to fly down to land in the first scenario.

New exhibit

Battle for Midway Battle for Midway

Exhibit - Battle for Midway
Release Date -
Platform - PC DOS
Host sim - Microsoft Combat Flight Sim and Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 2.
Designers -
Publisher - Abacus
In collection -
Comments - Adds aircraft and missions, also adds 10 new aircraft designed by Terry Hill.

New exhibit


Exhibit - Combat Squadron
Release Date -
Platform - PC DOS
Host sim - Microsoft Combat Flight Sim, Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 2 and Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000.
Designers -
Publisher - Abacus
In collection -
Comments - It adds aircraft designed by Terry Hill.

New exhibit

Tuskegee Fighters

New exhibit

Wings Over China

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