FlightLink gear due tomorrow……

I am excited !!! I already received the 24V transformer that was missing from the FlightLink yoke assembly… tested it.. and it worked! After some e-mailing back and forth I ordered the missing EPIC card from FlightLink, and since I was spending money anyway, I also ordered the Sub Panel…

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Flightsim news…..

A message for the flightsim fans among the readers…. A very famous FS developer has decided to join the growing FSAddon.com team, and I am truly delighted to welcome him aboard ! And no, I won’t reveal his name just yet.. it would spoil the ‘guessing game’ I have running…

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Migraines… life… loved ones…

Many of you know I suffer from migraines….. sometimes more often, sometimes they stay away for weeks or even months. I also have a recurring sinus infection…. the resulting headaches are even worse. Now, if you’ve never had severe headaches then please skip this message. It will only make you…

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Here’s a clever idea !!!

‘Riding friends’ of mine in Amsterdam have come up with a great idea to help tourists to the city. They rent out handheld Garmin navigation (GPS) units, with pre-programmed tours, points of interest, hotels, restaurants and the likes. I love that idea.. why didn’t I think of it !!!? 😉…

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Freezin’ Ride !!

I finally got back on the bike again today.. at last ! Was 7 weeks ago since the last ride. Today was 32 F and prrrrrretty cold, but dry and good riding weather. Until I started getting cold after two hours or so. I stopped at my parents to help…

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We’re baaaaaaaack !!!

After a sleepless evening and some, Nina got out of bed at 2 am and after prodding me a few times she decided we should ‘leave early’ ! So I was clearing the fresh snow off the Jeep at an ungodly hour, at 3 a.m. in the pitch dark night.…

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We skied…….

LAst update from our holiday home…… Yesterday we skied ! It was sunny most of the day…. a miracle ! By 14:30 my legs started refusing service……. acid in the upper legs, major lack of training 🙂 But it was a great day, we skied all our favorite runs, even…

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Trip report…….

Yesterday I largely messed up the sales reports and other administration for the company. Just doesn’t work with a notebook, only one screen, slow internet connection, too short of a phone cable… so sitting on a couch…. and Nina waiting for me to finish to ‘have vacation’. Oh well. Today…

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Second day:….. it rains !

Although it is still white outside, rain is pouring down and forecast is ‘ more of the same’ for the next 3or 4 days 🙁 Can’r even go out and make nice pictures. Oh well, it is the forst time in 9 years we’re having bad luck in winter, so…

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We’re here….. no skiing !!

Damn…. I am getting old !! Even a few years ago I would love nothing better than driving and driving and driving… seeing what’s behind the next hill crest… and the next…… and then the next !! Yesterday late afternoon we arrived at Les Allues and I was tired….. could…

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Treasure Chest of Aviation blogs

Thanks to one of the readers of simFlight I can offer you aviation and flightsim fans a new link to a wealth of information. Thirty Thousand Feet is a collection of aviation blogs and even ‘podcasts’ that most certainly will provide you with an even bigger ‘time problem’ !! *grin*

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Tax inspectors… sheeeezz !!!

Yeah, I am sure you all HATE them! Well, almost. I actually have a few friends who work at the tax offices around the world.. better be careful what I say here… *grin*. Seriously, last Friday afternoon another few of the dreaded ‘blue envelopes’ dropped on the doormat. This time…

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Airfields I (could) love…….

Jon Patch and fellow simmer Daryl Williams went out to make pictures of a (soon to be closed ??) little rural airfield in the Victoria area (Canada). These are the sort of fields I love and I just wanted to thank both gentlemen for sharing the pictures…. !! Find them…

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‘Specialist’ dilemma………

What makes someone a specialist, in anyhing? Talent, learning, passion, professionalism, ability, and above all… practice, practice and more practice. So I’m a Flight Simulator and PC specialist, right ? After all, it has been my hobby for more than 30 years. I’ve done most things you can do with…

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The start of a home cockpit……

I think I told you already…. something incredible happened last week. Some kind gentleman from Germany decided he (had to) stop his hobby, and was looking for a home for his cockpit equipment. Not some lousy CH Pro (plastic) pedals…. no Sirree…. he had an entire set of Flightlink goodies…

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Welcome !!

Welcome to all the new visitors who took the trouble to register. I hope I am not boring you too much *grin*. I do appreciate your visits….. and will ”retaliate” where I can 😉 François

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We will be leaving……….

Yep, you read me correctly. Nina and I are seriously thinking of leaving this country now….. As many of you know I am a ‘mountain man’, born in the wrong country. Such is life. Nina already emigrated 30 years ago, and does not mind doing it again. And we are…

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