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This my blog page where you will find the latest post on top, and years and years of older posts below.
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Enjoy your stay here and check back once in a while!

Slow re-entry

Many many years ago I bought a plastic model kit of the Westland Lysander, back when I was working on getting one designed for our Flight Simulator range of aircraft models. I planned on making a diorama with it, based

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Flying the Lizzie

Call it procrastinating, call it playing, call it whatever you like….. but I am having so much fun with this WORK of arranging out-of-the-way landing zones for the Lysander, that I have trouble getting work done. And still the ultralights

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Too much of a good thing ??

Information overload and application glut…. causing the stress to hit the fan once again. I am referring to my absence from this blog, casued by my presence in too many other places. Twitter (yes, even there), Facebook (daily), my own

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Lizzie now flies for real !

  I am happy to tell you that ‘my’ Lysander has now taken to the (virtual) skies with a real airfile attached and new animations….. Finally we’re getting somewhere with this amazingly expensive project! Read all about it on my

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If it quacks like a duck…….

Some people in our hobby seem to think they need to defend a bunch of lowlife running a software pirate site in Sweden (I reported on simFlight about the trial that started trying to get them in prison – again

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Some good news

The Lysander has found (yet another) new developer to work on finishing it for FSX. I reached an agreement with Chuck Jodry from Montreal, Canada, to finish the model, include the gauges in the VC and in general make it

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More Lizzie Woopses

The Lysander seems to be a project I should never have started, since it runs into one problem after the other for two years now already. Thought we finally had a gauge designer, Scott Thomas, but it turns out Scott

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FSCargoX, Lysander, trips

Well, here I am, we’re back in business. Actually I got the problems solved that same day, but have been too busy to blog ! Yikes! I do have some great news though. – The AOPA Blog (LetsGoFlying) is a

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Some FS news…..

The pre-ultimate Beta of Plum Island will go into action this weekend. After that we’ll test the installer and docs. We also have a second Beta of the Lysander flying now…. screenshots are made and will be uploaded tomorrow for

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See why I am happy !?

  And we’re only halfway done I think…. after 18 months! But she flies, albeit with a borrowed flight model. I don’t know if I’ll attempt another aircraft after this one. Man, what an ordeal! But hopefully we’ll get her

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Lizzie flies !

Yup, FINALLY. This evening I flew my first circuit with the Lizzie, at long last. That’s the good news. Is it up for sale yet? Hell no! That’s the bad news. What we have flying now I’d call the Alpha

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