[jhb_airlines] Re: FSX

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 20:42:36 +0100

Especially if one user has the GoFlight kit installed. <g>


-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 18 July 2006 16:09
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FSX

It would have been useful, during say an FPI session, to have the
capabillity for a two man cockpit, in which one could fly and navigate,
with the second pilot changing channels and handling the comms side.
Hard to please perhaps.

Gerry Winskill

Alex Barrett wrote:

>One of the recent releases on Avsim said that FSX was due to be
>released worldwide on the same day in November 2006!!
>The airfield maps are a brilliant addition - help so much when on the
>Both pilots able to interact during the multiplayer sessions, however
>only one will be able to work at a time. It will be a "you have
>control/I have control" scenario with the controls passed by pressing
>Which, in my opinion, is probably quite a reasonable way of doing it.
>Just like while under instruction - which is what it is meant for.
>-----Original message-----
>From: pdodds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Peter Dodds)
>Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 16:25:30 +0200
>To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FSX
>>The official launch date is "holiday season 2006" which most people
>>take to mean pre-Christmas. In FSNet the
>>non-handling pilot can change things via the keyboard (including changing
power setting) but his yoke is disabled. In
>>FSX it looks as if the second pilot may well be just an onlooker That will
not be good enough, I agree. I'll have to
>>read the blurb more carefully.  I wonder if there is a forum for
complaints!  Having more tna one version is a good
>>idea, but they don't go the whole hog.  There should be a (cheaper)
"Hobbyists version" which is a bare bones job with a
>>comprehensive treatise on adding 3rd party material.
>>I am fortunate in that a PC upgrade for my work is coming up the
>>priority list, and should coincide with Christmas.  I
>>have already decided I am going to have a specialist FS machine built,
with a small partition for my work <grin>

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