The Little Wheel Goes in Back

Musings on simulated things, now being of the large and extremely heavy variety.

September, 2005

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    Beers and Squawks

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    I met Joel DeYoung , creator of the popular SquawkBox add-on for FlightSim, last night at Redhook in Woodinville and talked with him and a couple other folks from the team over a few beers. (Note: Joel's website seemed to be down when I tried this morning...
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    Excellent JetBlue audio

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    Unless you were living under a rock you probably heard about the JetBlue flight from Burbank that ran into landing gear trouble and landed safely at LAX a week or so back. Steve Lacey forwarded a podcast of some excellent audio between the captain and...
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    Looking forward to a new version

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    Yawn. There are some things I definitely look forward to when we release a new version and one of them is the online buzz and curiosity. I make it a point to read several of the more popular online forums on a regular basis. I particularly like to find...
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    The "Other" Flight Sim

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    Forgive the takeoff on a pork commercial but I was sent this link to an interview with X-Plane creator Austin Meyer on Macologist . For those that don't know, X-Plane is the primary competitor to Microsoft Flight Simulator in the civilian flight sim market...
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    Back to the Salt Mines

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    After two weeks of vacation it's time to get back to work. I've just about caught up on email. All I need to do now is go through about 200 check-in mails to see what the team's been up to while I've been gone. I'm looking forward to doing a build and...
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    Viva Las Vegas

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    Today’s post will be off topic compared to the past few. I finally decided to take a real vacation and blocked out two weeks out of the office. Last week my wife and I spent 4 days in Las Vegas (sans toddler—yay!) and despite the tagline that begins ...
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    Alright already

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    The fact that I failed to begin my blog without first clearly identifying myself seems to be fueling the conspiracy theorists in the Flight Sim community so I thought I'd take just a minute to fill in the blanks. I didn't think who I was or what title...
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