Fancy giving yourself a VFR challenge? During the Olympics on 29th July 2012, an aircraft acting as a relay station and taking aerial shots of the Olympic activities was forced to land at Cambridge after suffering a complete electrical failure. He was near the Olympic Stadium when the failure occured, that would place him in [...]
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Good day everybody, so glad you are reading this ! I am writing this short message here to introduce myself briefly and to tell you that I will be joining SimStop with regular editorials and possibly other activities as well. For those who do not know me, I have been an aviation ‘fan’ for exactly [...]
Welcome to something new in Flight Simulation! SimStop is a brand new magazine-style website with online flying, text & voice chat server, innovative networking & groups pages and a store that pays money back to your group – allowing you to get together socially with flight sim enthusiasts in your area. SimStop is operated and [...]
This an entertaining and informative article on flying the BN-2. It talks through flight prep and checks, what it was like to fly the Islander and much more!
Getting started in Flight Simulation can present a bewildering array of new things to learn. This simple outline will help get you flying.
A home-built flight deck needn’t cost the earth… it all depends where you draw the line!
Many flight simmers, including very experienced ‘experts’ often get confused by the different types of scenery on the market. This is particularly true when trying to understand how Ultimate Terrain X, Ground Environment X and Photographic Scenery including Airport Scenery add-ons work together. Terrain mesh like the FS Global range of products, contains data about [...]
Making a change from a Boeing aircraft to a Fokker 70/100 can be a daunting experience. This article explains the key differences so you can easily transition to flying the Digital Aviation Fokker 70/100.