September 2004 Newsletter

 

 

Feature of the Month

 

Due to Hurricane Charley in Florida, the second installment of the Imperial Airways Feature will be delayed until next month.

 

Iím going to revisit one of the old features that we had a few years ago at the Southern Division.††

 

Flying the Ford Tri-Motor on the TAT Route.

 

The FS2002 scenery download seems to work in FS 9, except that AI aircraft are floating about 20 feet in the air at Waynoka, OK and Wichita, KS (the only airports Iíve checked so far).No problem, turn off AI aircraft.The skies were pretty empty in 1929 anyway.

 

For FS 2004 I have modified the airfile and aircraft.cfg for Pierino Primavesiís Ford Tri-Motor.Neutral Trim shows on the panel as between 1 and 2 notches of up trim.So give it two notches of up trim for take off.

Download the update here (8k)

 

 

Air Mail Division

Activity:4 Pilots, 54 Flights and 128.18 hours.

 

Welcome to new pilot Robert Zolliecoffer

 

 

Bush Pilots Division

 

 

Activity.†† 11 Pilots, 112 Flights and 185.58 hours

 

 

 

Australian Division

 

Activity:10 Pilots, 89 Flights and 260.50 hours

 

Welcome to new pilot Terry Booth

Northern Division

 

Activity:6 Pilots, 59 Flights and 175.70 hours

 

 

Southern Division

 

 

 

Activity:†† 11 Pilots, 206 Flights and 620.18 hours

 

 

 

 

From the C.E.O.

 

 

42 Bluegrass pilots flew 520 Flights and 1370.15 hours

 

Web-Statistics:†† 5,973 Visits from 3,919 unique visitors.

 

Thatís all for now,

 

Bill Von Sennet

 

P.S.Donít forget to check out the forum and screen shot pages.

 

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