Caveat Emptor:FS9 port-overs may reduce your simming experience

On the dozen or so forums I inhabit and post, I see many people struggling with some plane models especially with Acceleration/SP2. It turns out that in 99.9999% of the cases, these are “warmed over” FS9 ports. When we released information about Acceleration/SP2 we were pretty clear that there were some FS9 compatibility issues, so…

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I just have to share

Lamont Clark has posted a way cool tweak to display descriptive labels about 1500 ft above airports in FSX. See the HOWTO and a screenshot at: http://lc0277.nerim.net/wiki/index.php?Displaying%20airport%20names  As an extra bonus, he has a great tip on how to adapt FSX aircraft to be used with the carriers in Acceleration here: http://lc0277.nerim.net/wiki/index.php?Adapting%20FSX%20aircrafts%20to%20acceleration%20carriers  Great stuff, I…

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Back of the envelope

Everyone who writes software, and most who use it, should be familiar with “back of the envelope” calculations. I originally read about this style of thinking about problems in Jon Bentleys’ Programming Pearls, Chapter 7 Part of the work we are doing in core is around rendering and performance. We are working to update our…

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Guess who’s back?

In an excellent piece of good news, Adam Szofran, late Terrain Dev lead of Aces, has returned to the fold. And we are glad to have him back! Now back to your regularly scheduled programming, I mean flying.

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