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  1. Quickmarch e-mailed me this, asking if there was a way to post it. Giving it a try. I'm not sure if this will be viewable or not. When I began to watch this I thought it was a hoax but after seeing the whole thing I think this kid is a genuine prodigy. I hope he doesn't waste his talents by becoming a mere airliner captain. He appears capable of much more than that. John https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am3hRJmvUbZRkyCAc9y1IDKb17qc
  2. Headline: "Hope Dwindling for Missing Argentinian Submarine Which Reported Fire in Last Message" http://freebeacon.com/national-security/hope-dwindling-missing-argentinian-submarine-reported-fire-last-message/ This sad story has been in the news for a couple of weeks at least. New info for me in this article is a last message reporting first a snorkel leak which had been dealt with but then a fire from a short circuited battery. Submarine batteries contain many large cells, connected in a series-parallel arrangement that makes available some pretty high voltage at high current for the propulsion motors and other machinery, so a short circuited DC bus is not small potatoes. If fire at sea is bad, a fire on a submerged submarine is your worst nightmare. If I understand previous news reports correctly, the sub has a buoy that can be deployed and used for satellite phone communications, among other things. US subs have a "floating antenna" that can be streamed and used for radio communications while submerged - not sure if this boat has that feature or not. I'll use the last paragraph of the article to justify posting this... "An unintended consequence of the search effort has been improved relations between Argentina and the United Kingdom. A Royal Air Force aircraft landed in Argentina with search equipment and life support, making it the first one to land in the country since the Falklands War between the two nations."
  3. Wreck found, partially imploded, at about 900 meters depth. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-submarine/argentine-sub-found-partially-imploded-after-yearlong-search-idUSKCN1NM08B Submarine implosions normally occur when the stern section folds inward into the forward section, compressing itself along the long axis of the boat. The rapid compression of the air within causes immediate, extreme heating of the air, as in the cylinder of a diesel engine. Spare a thought for the crew and their families. John
  4. March's screenshots.... John
  5. March, If you e-mail or PM me the pics I'll post them in this thread. I'm using the free allotment of MS OneDrive that comes with Win10 to self-host and it works pretty well. John
  6. Out, damn spot! That line didn't work for Hillary and Bill either, any more than it did for MacBeth's wife and her husband. John
  7. Done. Absent from their list of participating organizations is L-M P3D, but probably reflects that they are supposedly not permitted to market to the FS entertainment market. John
  8. Happy to hear you got it fixed, March. Given that FSX is kind of long in the tooth now, there probably aren't too many "new" problems out there. For most things, someone, somewhere, at some time in the past has beat his head on the same rock. Flight simmers seem to be pretty good about documenting all kinds of arcane things so an Internet search sometimes yields a gem or two. Good for you. Sorry I wasn't able to be more help. John
  9. Great news, Steph. After seeing the thread title I had visions that someone had jerked your chain. Happy to hear that's not the case. John
  10. OK - full disclosure here - 71, in my case. I can't imagine why anyone would have taken the time to do that. John
  11. 11/2-3/18 Bundle Updates The monthly update of the Airport Diagram bundle files has been completed. The prior bundles updates were completed on 10/2-3/18. Bundle downloads are available here... https://mutleyshangar.com/forum/index.php?/topic/23067-airport-diagram-download-center/ Changes in this update cycle... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Albania - 2 added LAGJ Gjader - Gjader, Albania Z00H Lapraka - Tirana, Albania Argentina - 5 added SAWO Ushuaia Est Aeronaval - Ushuaia Est Aeronaval, Argentina SAWT 28 De Noviembre - El Turbio, Argentina SAZM Brig Gen D Bartolome De La Col - Mar Del Plata, Argentina SAZT Tandil - Tandil, Argentina SAZV Villa Gesell - Villa Gesell, Argentina Australia - Queensland - 1 added YBIE Bedourie - Bedourie, Queensland - Australia Australia - Western Australia - 1 added YBWG Bronzewing - Bronzewing, Western Australia - Australia Bangladesh - 1 added VGBR Barisal - Barisal, Bangladesh Belarus - 1 added UMII Vitebsk - Vitebsk, Belarus Bolivia - 1 added SLAS Ascencion De Guarayos - Ascencion De Guarayos, Bolivia Brazil - 3 added SDPP Fazenda Fortaleza - Fazenda Fortaleza, Brazil SNJR Sao Joao Del Rei - Sao Joao Del Rei, Brazil SNTT Tranquilo Testolin - Tranquilo Testolin, Brazil Canada - Manitoba - 1 added CYBQ Tadoule Lake - Tadoule Lake, Manitoba - Canada Canada - Ontario - 2 added CNT7 Picton - Picton, Ontario - Canada CNY4 Alliston - Alliston, Ontario - Canada Canada - Quebec - 1 added CYSZ Ste-Anne-Des-Monts - Ste-Anne-Des-Monts, Quebec - Canada Canada - Saskatchewan - 3 added CJB8 Kyle - Kyle, Saskatchewan - Canada CJJ5 Cabri - Cabri, Saskatchewan - Canada CJZ4 Shellbrook - Shellbrook, Saskatchewan - Canada Chile - 1 added SCTC Maquehue - Temuco, Chile Colombia - 2 added SKCO La Florida - Tumaco, Colombia SKFL Gustavo Artunduaga P - Florencia, Colombia Congo - 1 added FCBT Loutete - Loutete, Congo Congo (DRC) - 2 added FZQI Kamatanda - Likasi, Congo (DRC) FZWA Mbuji-Mayi - Mbuji-Mayi, Congo (DRC) Ecuador - 1 added SEMH General Manuel Serrano - Machala, Ecuador Finland - 1 added EFFO Forssa - Forssa, Finland France - 1 added LFTR St Mandrier Navy - Toulon, France French Polynesia - 1 added NTGV Mataiva - Mataiva, French Polynesia Germany - 2 updated EDDB Schonefeld - Berlin, Germany (updated) EDDT Tegel - Berlin, Germany (updated) Greenland - 1 added BGUQ Qaarsut - Uummannaq, Greenland India - 1 added VEMH Malda - Malda, India Indonesia - 1 added WIPD Banding Agung - Banding Agung, Indonesia Iran - 5 added OI20 Bahregan - Bahregan, Iran OI23 Mahmudabad - Mahmudabad, Iran OIHR Arak - Arak, Iran OISO Zargan - Zargan, Iran OITR Uromiyeh - Uromiyeh, Iran Italy - 1 updated LICJ Punta Raisi - Palermo, Italy (updated) Jamaica - 1 added MKTP Tinson Pen - Kingston, Jamaica Japan - 1 added RJNH Hamamatsu Aero - Hamamatsu, Japan Korea - 1 added RKNY Yangyang Intl - Yangyang, Korea Libya - 1 updated HL49 Amal V12 - Amal V12, Libya (updated) Madagascar - 3 added FMMZ Ambatondrazaka - Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar FMNM Philibert Tsiranana - Mahajanga, Madagascar FMSM Mananjary - Mananjary, Madagascar Malaysia - 1 added WMKC Sultan Ismail Petra - Kota Bharu, Malaysia Mali - 1 added GA1A Kayes - Kayes, Mali Mexico - 2 added MM76 San Luis Rio Colorado - San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico MMCL Culiacan Intl - Culiacan, Mexico Nicaragua - 1 added MNFC Panchito - Panchito, Nicaragua Nigeria - 1 added DNSO Saddiq Abubakar Iii Intl - Sokoto, Nigeria Pakistan - 3 added OP31 Kashmor - Kashmor, Pakistan OPBG Bhagatanwala - Bhagatanwala, Pakistan OPOR Ormara - Ormara, Pakistan Panama - 1 added MPRH Cap Scarlet Martinez - Rio Hato, Panama Papua New Guinea - 1 updated AYPY Jacksons - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (updated) Poland - 1 added EPLK Lask - Lask, Poland Russia - 2 added UHMD Provideniya Bay - Provideniya Bay, Russia USRK Kogalym - Kogalym, Russia Saudi Arabia - 1 added OEPC Pump Station 3 - Pump Station 3 - Saudi Arabia Serbia and Montenegro - 1 added LYDK Amiko - Dakovica, Serbia and Montenegro Seychelles - 1 added FSDR Desroches - Desroches, Seychelles Solomon Islands - 1 added AGGK Kirakira - Kirakira, Solomon Islands South Africa - 1 added FARB Richards Bay - Richards Bay, South Africa Spain - 1 added LEAX Leoni Benabu - La Axarquia, Spain Sweden - 6 added ESFI Knislinge AB - Knislinge, Sweden ESKD Dala-Jarna - Dala-Jarna, Sweden ESKO Munkfors - Munkfors, Sweden ESNF Farila AB - Farila, Sweden ESPJ Heden AB - Heden, Sweden ESSH Laxa - Laxa, Sweden Thailand - 1 added VTCB Chiangkham AB - Chiangkham, Thailand Turkey - 4 added LTBE Bursa - Bursa, Turkey LTBY Anadolu - Eskisehir, Turkey LTCI Ferit Melen - Van, Turkey LTCP Adiyaman - Adiyaman, Turkey Turks and Caicos Islands - 1 added MBSY Salt Cay - Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands Ukraine - 1 added UKON Mykolaiv - Mykolaiv, Ukraine Uruguay - 1 added SUME R Detomasi Intl - Mercedes, Uruguay US - Alabama - 2 added 5AL2 Midstream Fuel Service - Theodore, Alabama - US KNHL Wolf NOLF - Wolf NOLF, Alabama - US US - Alaska - 4 added AK28 Chena Marina - Fairbanks, Alaska - US KCG Chignik Fisheries - Chignik, Alaska - US KXA Kasaan - Kasaan, Alaska - US LKK Kulik Lake - Kulik Lake, Alaska - US US - Arkansas - 1 added 12AR Arkavalley - Conway, Arkansas - US US - California - 4 added 8CL1 Lake Wohlford Resort - Escondido, California - US KCCB Cable - Upland, California - US KCRO Corcoran - Corcoran, California - US KHMT Hemet-Ryan - Hemet, California - US US - Colorado - 1 added A50 Colorado Springs East - Ellicott, Colorado - US US - Connecticut - 1 added 11N Candlelight Farms - New Milford, Connecticut - US US - Florida - 2 added 5FL1 Ezell - Keaton Beach, Florida - US F13 Shell Creek Airpark - Punta Gorda, Florida - US US - Georgia - 2 added GA75 Meadowlark - Concord, Georgia - US KLHW Wright AAF - Ft Stewart, Georgia - US US - Idaho - 1 added U45 Graham USFS - Atlanta, Idaho - US US - Illinois - 2 added; 1 updated 3LL8 McLeansboro - McLeansboro, Illinois - US (updated) KIJX Jacksonville Mun - Jacksonville, Illinois - US KPPQ Pittsfield Penstone Mun - Pittsfield, Illinois - US US - Indiana - 2 added KPLD Portland Mun - Portland, Indiana - US KRWN Arens - Winamac, Indiana - US US - Iowa - 2 added 0F3 Spirit Lake Mun - Spirit Lake, Iowa - US IA07 Grismore - Corydon, Iowa - US US - Kansas - 1 added 0P1 Van-Pak - Prairie View, Kansas - US US - Kentucky - 1 updated KBWG Bowling Green-Warren Co Regl - Bowling Green, Kentucky - US (updated) US - Louisiana - 2 added KOPL St Landry Parish-Ahart - Opelousas, Louisiana - US LS35 Wisner-Gilbert - Wisner, Louisiana - US US - Maryland - 1 added KEDG Weide AAF - Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland - US US - Michigan - 7 added 61G Randolph's Landing Area - St Johns, Michigan - US 7D3 Baldwin Mun - Baldwin, Michigan - US C20 Andrews University - Berrien Springs, Michigan - US KBAX Huron Co Meml - Bad Axe, Michigan - US KHTL Roscommon Co - Houghton Lake, Michigan - US KMOP Mt Pleasant Mun - Mt Pleasant, Michigan - US KONZ Grosse Ile Mun - Detroit/Grosse Ile, Michigan - US US - Minnesota - 1 updated KJMR Mora Mun - Mora, Minnesota - US (updated) US - Mississippi - 3 added KHEZ Hardy-Anders-Adams Co - Natchez, Mississippi - US MS77 Lang Flying Service - Inverness, Mississippi - US MS83 Alton Field - Harrisville, Mississippi - US US - Missouri - 6 added 0C1 Rainbow Air Village - Dearborn, Missouri - US 19K Villnave - Belton, Missouri - US 93MU General John J. Pershing Meml - Brookfield, Missouri - US K26 Carrollton Meml - Carrollton, Missouri - US KGVW Richards-Gebaur Meml - Kansas City, Missouri - US KUUV Sullivan Regl - Sullivan, Missouri - US US - Montana - 1 added KMLS Wiley - Miles City, Montana - US US - Nebraska - 1 added 64V Wallace Mun - Wallace, Nebraska - US US - New Hampshire - 2 added 2NH5 Pilgrim's Home Airfield - Westmoreland, New Hampshire - US B18 Alton Bay - Alton Bay, New Hampshire - US US - New Jersey - 1 added KWWD Cape May Co - Wildwood, New Jersey - US US - New Mexico - 1 added KALM Alamogordo-White Sands Regl - Alamogordo, New Mexico - US US - New York - 3 added; 1 updated KDKK Chautauqua Co/Dunkirk - Dunkirk, New York - US KHPN Westchester Co - White Plains, New York - US (updated) KOLE Cattaraugus Co-Olean - Olean, New York - US NY57 Remsen City - Remsen, New York - US US - North Carolina - 3 added 8A7 Twin Lakes - Mocksville, North Carolina - US KHFF Mackall AAF - Camp Mackall, North Carolina - US KSUT Brunswick Co - Oak Island, North Carolina - US US - North Dakota - 2 added; 2 updated 5H4 Harvey Mun - Harvey, North Dakota - US 97ND Walser Strip - Park River, North Dakota - US KJMS Jamestown Regl - Jamestown, North Dakota - US (updated) S25 Watford City Mun - Watford City, North Dakota - US (updated) US - Ohio - 3 added 7D5 Priebe - Findlay, Ohio - US KDLZ Delaware Mun - Delaware, Ohio - US KVES Darke Co - Versailles, Ohio - US US - Oklahoma - 3 added KHBR Hobart Mun - Hobart, Oklahoma - US KJSV Sallisaw Mun - Sallisaw, Oklahoma - US OK16 Fairmont Field - Fairmont, Oklahoma - US US - Oregon - 1 added 4S7 Malin - Malin, Oregon - US US - Pennsylvania - 1 added; 2 updated G04 Culmerville - Culmerville, Pennsylvania - US KHZL Hazleton Mun - Hazelton, Pennsylvania - US (updated) KSEG Penn Valley - Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania - US (updated) US - South Carolina - 2 added 34A Laurens Co - Laurens, South Carolina - US KHVS Hartsville Regl - Hartsville, South Carolina - US US - South Dakota - 1 added 8D6 McIntosh Mun - McIntosh, South Dakota - US US - Tennessee - 3 added 8TN5 Nobuzzn - Springfield, Tennessee - US M01 Gen Spain - Memphis, Tennessee - US TN51 Aydelotte - Springfield, Tennessee - US US - Texas - 5 added; 1 updated 3TA5 Cts-Stacy - Blanco, Texas - US KAQO Llano Mun - Llano, Texas - US (updated) KBKS Brooks Co - Falfurrias, Texas - US KBMQ Burnet Mun-Craddock - Burnet, Texas - US KCFD Coulter - Bryan, Texas - US KDUX Moore Co - Dumas, Texas - US US - Wisconsin - 3 added 4WI3 Neveln Field - Crivitz, Wisconsin - US 9WN2 Voyager Village Airstrip - Webster, Wisconsin - US KRNH New Richmond Regl - New Richmond, Wisconsin - US US - Wyoming - 2 added KEAN Phifer - Wheatland, Wyoming - US U68 North Big Horn Co - Cowley-Lovell-Byror, Wyoming - US Uzbekistan - 1 added UTSS Samarkand - Samarkand, Uzbekistan Zimbabwe - 1 added FVCN Centenary - Centenary, Zimbabwe Water Runway Airports - 5 added 5AL2 Midstream Fuel Service - Theodore, Alabama - US AK28 Chena Marina - Fairbanks, Alaska - US B18 Alton Bay - Alton Bay, New Hampshire - US KXA Kasaan - Kasaan, Alaska - US LKK Kulik Lake - Kulik Lake, Alaska - US - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Prior Updates: 10/2-3/18 New Bundles: 0 Updated Bundles: 94 New Diagrams: 163 Updated Diagrams: 14
  12. The monthly update of the Airport Diagram bundle files has been completed. The last bundles updates were completed on 5/19/17. Bundle downloads are available here... The following bundles have been changed with new or updated airport diagrams added to them: Brazil - 1 added SNHS Santa Magalhaes - Serra Talhada, Brazil Canada - New Brunswick - 1 added CYES Edmundston - Edmundston, New Brunswick - Canada Canada - Northwest Territories - 1 added CBC2 Ford Bay - Ford Bay, Northwest Territories - Canada Canada - Ontario - 2 added CNE9 Essex - Essex, Ontario - Canada CYTJ Terrace Bay - Terrace Bay, Ontario - Canada Canada - Quebec - 1 added CSU2 Chisasibi - Chisasibi, Quebec - Canada Canada - Saskatchewan - 1 added CJJ8 Macklin - Macklin, Saskatchewan - Canada Chile - 2 added SCCH Gen. Bernardo O'Higgins - Chillan, Chile SCER Quintero - Quintero, Chile China - 1 added Z08T Dajiaochang - Dajiaochang, China Ecuador - 2 added SETE Mayor Galo Torres - Tena, Ecuador SETU El Rosal-Tcrnel Mantilla - Tulcan, Ecuador Germany - 16 added EDAJ Leumnitz - Gera, Germany EDAZ Schonhagen - Schonhagen, Germany EDCK Kothen - Kothen, Germany EDCR Rerik-Zweedorf - Rerik-Zweedorf, Germany EDEB Bad Langensalza - Bad Langensalza, Germany EDGM Mosbach-Lohrbach - Mosbach-Lohrbach, Germany EDGR Giessen-Reiskirchen - Giessen-Reiskirchen, Germany EDNP Pfarrkirchen - Pfarrkirchen, Germany EDNT Treuchtlingen-Bubenheim - Treuchtlingen-Bubenheim, Germany EDOB Bad Berka - Bad Berka, Germany EDOS Pennewitz - Pennewitz, Germany EDQF Petersdorf - Ansbach, Germany EDRH Hoppstadten-Weiersbach - Hoppstadten-Weiersbach, Germany EDTK Forchheim - Karlsruhe, Germany EDWN Lingen - Nordhorn, Germany ETND Diepholz AB - Diepholz, Germany Greenland - 1 added BGUK Upernavik - Upernavik, Greenland Iceland - 2 added BIKP Kopasker - Kopasker, Iceland BITN Thorshofn - Thorshofn, Iceland India - 1 added VOBZ Vijayawada - Vijayawada, India Japan - 6 added RJDM Metabaru - Metabaru, Japan RJDO Ojika - Ojika, Japan RJFG Tanegashima - Tanegashima, Japan RJFT Kumamoto - Kumamoto, Japan RJOA Hiroshima - Hiroshima, Japan RJOW Iwami - Iwami, Japan Kenya - 1 added HKNI Nyeri - Nyeri, Kenya Korea - 7 added RK0J R 522 - R 522, Korea RK1K R 712 - R 712, Korea RK1M R 710 - R 710, Korea RKJU Jeonju - Jeonju, Korea RKPE R-813 - Jinhae, Korea RKPP Busan Aero - Busan, Korea RKTO R 500 - Jeonju, Korea Malawi - 1 updated FWKA Karonga - Karonga, Malawi (updated) Mexico - 2 added MMIA Colima - Colima, Mexico MMLO De Guanajuato Intl - Leon, Mexico Peru - 2 added SPJE Shumba - Jaen, Peru SPMF Manuel Prado - Manuel Prado, Peru Philippines - 3 added RPLV Fort Magsaysay - Fort Magsaysay Apt, Philippines RPUO Basco - Basco, Philippines Z25M Taggat - Taggat, Philippines Sweden - 1 added ESNP Pitea AB - Pitea, Sweden Taiwan - 11 added RCAY Kangshan - Kangshan, Taiwan RCDI Lungtang - Lungtang, Taiwan RCFG Nangan - Matsu, Taiwan RCGI Lyudao - Lyudao, Taiwan RCGM Taoyuan - Taoyuan, Taiwan RCLY Lanyu - Lanyu, Taiwan RCQC Magong AB - Magong, Taiwan RCQS Chihhong - Taitung, Taiwan RCSQ Pingtung North - Pingtung, Taiwan RCWA Wang-An - Wang-An, Taiwan Z28U Highway Strip 58 60 - Tapei, Taiwan Tanzania - 13 updated HTIR Iringa - Iringa, Tanzania (updated) HTKI Kilwa Masoko - Kilwa, Tanzania (updated) HTLI Lindi - Lindi, Tanzania (updated) HTMA Mafia - Mafia, Tanzania (updated) HTMG Morogoro - Morogoro, Tanzania (updated) HTMI Masasi - Masai, Tanzania (updated) HTMT Mtwara - Mtwara, Tanzania (updated) HTMW Mwanza - Mwanza, Tanzania (updated) HTNA Nachingwea - Nachingwea, Tanzania (updated) HTSO Songea - Songea, Tanzania (updated) HTTU Tunduru - Tundura, Tanzania (updated) HTUT Utete - Utete, Tanzania (updated) HTZA Kisauni - Zanzibar, Tanzania (updated) Thailand - 1 added VTCM Lanna - Chiang Mai, Thailand United Kingdom - 2 added EGHQ Newquay - Newquay, United Kingdom (Freeware) X2LR RAF Little Rissington - Little Rissington, Gloucestershire - United Kingdom (Freeware) US - Alaska - 14 added 2Z6 False Island - False Island, Alaska - US 63A Lloyd R. Roundtree Seaplane Facility - Petersburg, Alaska - US A23 Saginaw - Saginaw Bay, Alaska - US AQC Klawock - Klawock, Alaska - US CYM Chatham - Chatham, Alaska - US HYG Hydaburg - Hydaburg, Alaska - US KAE Kake - Kake, Alaska - US KCN Chernofski Harbor - Chernofski Harbor, Alaska - US KGZ Glacier Creek - Glacier Creek, Alaska - US KPB Point Baker - Point Baker, Alaska - US PAMD Middleton I - Middleton I, Alaska - US PAWS Wasilla - Wasilla, Alaska - US WSB Steamboat Bay - Steamboat Bay, Alaska - US Z81 Salmon Lake - Salmon Lake, Alaska - US US - Arizona - 2 added KPRC Love - Prescott, Arizona - US (2 plates) KSAD Safford Regl - Safford, Arizona - US US - Arkansas - 2 added 5M1 De Witt Mun - De Witt, Arkansas - US KASG Springdale Mun - Springdale, Arkansas - US US - California - 2 added KTRM Jacqueline Cochran Regl - Palm Springs, California - US L35 Big Bear City - Big Bear, California - US US - Colorado - 1 added KLHX La Junta Mun - La Junta, Colorado - US US - Florida - 1 added FL35 Eglin Field Nr 2 - Valparaiso, Florida - US US - Illinois - 1 added 1C5 Clow Intl - Bolingbrook, Illinois - US US - Indiana - 1 added KSER Freeman Mun - Seymour, Indiana - US US - Iowa - 2 added 3Y0 Wall Lake Mun - Wall Lake, Iowa - US 4C8 Albia Mun - Albia, Iowa - US US - Kansas - 2 added KEWK Newton City Co - Newton, Kansas - US KTKO Mankato - Mankato, Kansas - US US - Michigan - 2 added 07D Tackaberry - Avoca, Michigan - US KARB Ann Arbor Mun - Ann Arbor, Michigan - US US - Minnesota - 2 added KDYT Sky Harbor - Duluth, Minnesota - US KFBL Faribault Mun - Faribault, Minnesota - US US - Mississippi - 1 added KUOX University-Oxford - Oxford, Mississippi - US US - Missouri - 1 added 16MO Findley Field - Beaufort, Missouri - US US - Montana - 1 added 7S0 Ronan - Ronan, Montana - US US - Nebraska - 1 added KODX Sharp - Ord, Nebraska - US US - North Dakota - 1 added D05 Garrison Mun - Garrison, North Dakota - US US - Ohio - 1 added KOXD Miami University - Oxford, Ohio - US US - Oregon - 2 added KHRI Hermiston Mun - Hermiston, Oregon - US KPFC Pacific City State - Pacific City, Oregon - US US - Rhode Island - 1 added 08R Richmond - West Kingston, Rhode Island - US US - South Carolina - 1 added KCDN Woodward - Camden, South Carolina - US US - South Dakota - 1 added KMDS Madison Mun - Madison, - US US - Tennessee - 1 added KMQY Smyrna - Smyrna, Tennessee - US US - Texas - 3 added 77F Winters Mun - Winters, Texas - US 8F5 Greater Morris Co - Daingerfield, Texas - US KBPT Southeast Texas Regl - Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas - US US - Utah - 2 added KRIF Richfield Mun - Richfield, Utah - US U13 Junction - Junction, Utah - US US - Virginia - 3 added KBKT Perkinson/Baaf - Blackstone, Virginia - US KCXE Chase City Mun - Chase City, Virginia - US KEMV Emporia-Greensville Regl - Emporia, Virginia - US US - Washington - 3 added KALW Walla Walla Regl - Walla Walla, Washington - US S52 Methow Valley State - Winthrop, Washington - US W56 Fly For Fun - Vancouver, Washington - US US - Wisconsin - 1 added 3D2 Ephraim Fish Creek - Ephraim, Wisconsin - US Venezuela - 1 added SVTJ Central Matilde - Central Matilde, Venezuela Water Runway Airports - 12 added 1C9 Frazier Lake - Hollister, California - US 2Z6 False Island - False Island, Alaska - US 63A Lloyd R. Roundtree Seaplane Facility - Petersburg, Alaska - US A23 Saginaw - Saginaw Bay, Alaska - US AQC Klawock - Klawock, Alaska - US CYM Chatham - Chatham, Alaska - US HYG Hydaburg - Hydaburg, Alaska - US KAE Kake - Kake, Alaska - US KCN Chernofski Harbor - Chernofski Harbor, Alaska - US KDYT Sky Harbor - Duluth, Minnesota - US KPB Point Baker - Point Baker, Alaska - US WSB Steamboat Bay - Steamboat Bay, Alaska - US Last Updates: 6/20/17 New Bundles: 0 Updated Bundles: 55 New Diagrams: 125 Updated Diagrams: 14
  13. An old man calls his son and says, "Listen, your mother and I are getting divorced. Forty-five years of misery is enough." "Dad, what are you talking about?" the son screams. “We can't stand the sight of each other any longer,” he says. "I'm sick of her face, and I'm sick of talking about this, so call your sister and tell her," and he hangs up. Now, the son is worried. He calls his sister. She says, "Like hell they’re getting divorced!" She calls their father immediately. "You’re not getting divorced! Don't do another thing. The two of us are flying home tomorrow to talk about this. Until then, don't call a lawyer, don't file a paper. DO YOU HEAR ME?” She hangs up the phone. The old man turns to his wife and says, "Okay, they’re both coming for Christmas and paying their own airfares.
  14. It's reported to be a 737 MAX 8. Odd place to see the first report, but it appears to be a real event and not a hoax. John https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2018/10/28/breaking-indonesias-lion-air-has-lost-contact-with-fl-jt610-a-737-max-8-flying-out-of-jakarta/
  15. http://www.fox5ny.com/news/new-titanic-will-sail-from-dubai-in-2022 He's back.... Now out to 2022. I still don't think it's going to happen, but we'll see. John
  16. A 77 year old man is having a drink in a bar. Suddenly this gorgeous girl walks in and sits down a few seats away from him. The girl is so good looking that he just can't take his eyes off of her. After a short while, the girl notices him staring at her, and approaches him. Before the man has time to apologize, the girl looks him deep in the eyes and says to him in a sultry tone: "I'll do anything you'd like. Anything you can imagine in your wildest dreams, it doesn't matter how extreme or unusual it is, I'm game. But I want $100, and there's a condition". Completely stunned by the sudden turn of events, the man asks her what her condition is. "You have to tell me what you want me to do in just three words" The man takes a moment to consider the offer from this goregous woman. He then whips out his wallet and puts ten - $10 bills in her outstretched hand. He then looks her square in her eyes, and says slowly and clearly: "Paint my house." (You see our needs change as we get older!).
  17. Instructor: That mag check looked a little marginal - better do it over again. John
  18. 10 Percent of Critical F-22 Fleet Reportedly Damaged or Destroyed by Hurricane Michael https://pjmedia.com/trending/10-percent-of-critical-f-22-fleet-reportedly-damaged-or-destroyed-by-hurricane-michael/ Illustrating once again that capping production at about 190 airframes was short-sighted. As I understand it, all that were flyable were flown out and those remaining could not be flown for some technical (or administrative) reason. I don't claim to know how the AF manages this kind of thing and this observation is, of course, made with the benefit of 20/20 hindsight. I'll just say this - it seems as if, in circumstances like this, some kind of administrative process should permit limited ferry flights of high-value AC that are not necessarily fully functional, with appropriate restrictions on speed, altitude, power settings, g-loadings, pressurization, take-off weight, routing, etc. etc. when faced with this kind of environmental threat. Maybe this exists already and possibly these airframes had such serious problems that they simply could not be flown under any circumstances - I really don't know one way or the other. There are some environmental challenges to hardware that just can't be guarded against - tornadoes, for instance. This particular storm was a fast-mover and the area only had about three days of credible warnings to protect their assets, vice the normal seven or so. That may have been a factor. I suppose it's also possible that they had judged the hangar(s) to be storm-proof. If so, that turned out to be wrong. I think all of the F-22s affected were stored inside hangars, but some of the buildings I saw photos of were, though not collapsed, at least heavily damaged and opened up to the environment. Anyway, a disaster for the fleet of F-22s. I suspect some heads will roll. John
  19. Try the Flightsim.com file library section "FSX - Jetliners" and/or "FSX - Propliners" with a search term of "default". Not everything that comes up will be what you're looking for but I think some of them will be. John
  20. Maybe some good news here... or maybe just spin. Repairs to these things are also very expensive, but given where we are probably worth it to keep the damaged AC in the inventory. There aren't all that many of them that giving up on a couple dozen is a good option. https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2018/10/16/update-on-the-damaged-f-22-stealth-fighters-at-tyndall-air-force-base/ From the one video I've seen it appears that a lot of the damage came from impact by flying or falling foreign objects when the hangar(s) became open to the WX. For stealthy aircraft, dings and dents are a big deal. I still think someone screwed the pooch on this. I suspect that some of these AC could have been safely flown to other bases with suitable flight restrictions, but maybe not. Just speculation on my part. John
  21. Pretty sure they're in the individual aircraft texture files in FSX/SimObjects/Airplanes/…. The default 747-400, for instance, has ten texture folders listed for it. John
  22. Ouch. Good thing no serious injuries resulted - that wasn't a given and there had to be some luck involved in that. I'm guessing this guy is going to be re-assigned to civilian life as soon as he gets out of the stockade, though this being Europe maybe they'll give him a medal and a promotion instead. John
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