FS2004 awesome :)

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by L_Plates, Dec 28, 2003.

  1. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Well as the topic says this small flight from Alicate to Heathrow while having a few beers :)

    Flight time 3 and a 1/2 hours... Loads of drinking time :)

    Waiting for clearance....

    And were away, gear up crate of lager open away we go ....

    Get on course and kick in the auto pilot !!!

    Four pics of the planein its glory.... Time for anpother beer :)



  2. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Ok this one made me spill my beer :(

    Well i was not happy when i saw that heathrow was under fog and my eayes were starting to see double as it is :( (Concentrate LP)

    Lined up and incoming !!
  3. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Nearly there !

    And relax || TOUCHDOWN || !!! :)


    I hope you enjoyed the images all comments welcome :)

    PS: Do not drink and fly its silly. Im on a computer im only endangering myself !!

    Ok were is my beer :)

    Have a good one peeps :)
  4. pcg79

    pcg79 One of Freddy's beloved

    ow do you play FS? with what controls, I mean... and is it fairly easy or not? I remember crashing all the time, the last time I played FS...
  5. Munkey

    Munkey Can't get enough of FH

    FS rocks for the helicopters! Other than that.......erm.......no
  6. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Joystick and keyboard. Its not hard when you get into it but at the beginning it can be a bit tricky.
  7. MikeyBear

    MikeyBear Loyal Freddie

    Can be a tough one to learn if you're not used to sims but as long as U start in the smaller Cessnas etc. and work up it's very rewarding.

    Nice screenies btw, cant run 2004 here sadly my PC doesnt have the raw umph needed so i'm 2002'ing still atm.
  8. weevil

    weevil Fledgling Freddie

    fkin sort it out mikeybear i want a good trip from u, iceland to australia will do for u i think, in a fkin massive airbus
  9. Darthshearer

    Darthshearer Can't get enough of FH

    /me has creamed over screenies :)

    They flight time is a little dissapointing tho I did Leeds - Alicante in 2h45mins in Dec which is the longest I have ever done to Alicante. The shortest was 1h55min :)

    Anyway, I have FS2002 and those planes with the Thomas Cook on, they part of FS2004 or they skins you put on? Thanks :)

    Also I got a Saitek Cyborg from Santa would that be OK for FS?
  10. Summo

    Summo Loyal Freddie

    Can you shoot stuff? Can you turn or fly under bridges?

    Sometimes I sit in my car for 9 hours and pretend I'm on a bus to Edinburgh.

  11. weevil

    weevil Fledgling Freddie

    u dont have to shoot things to enjoy a game
  12. MikeyBear

    MikeyBear Loyal Freddie

    Cyborg should do the job Darth, as for the planes they're 3rd party I think (either freebs or commercial). There's some amazing quality free addons - check out avsim.com or flightsim.com.
  13. MikeyBear

    MikeyBear Loyal Freddie

    Well said Weev :)
  14. Darthshearer

    Darthshearer Can't get enough of FH

    Thanks Mikey :) Will have a gander at that. Also L Plates the FS2004 you are playing. Is that the centurary of flight one?

    Thanks :)
  15. MikeyBear

    MikeyBear Loyal Freddie

    My flight round the world and London to Florida in real time not enough for ya huh? ....fs ;)

    I tend to do smaller "hops" these days. Been getting to grips with the really big tin (747's etc.) so i'm mostly practising landings and navigation in that right now (just the default 747 btw, the commercial addon ones are waaaaay too complicated for me).
  16. MikeyBear

    MikeyBear Loyal Freddie

    Forgot to mention, this one is *awesome* http://fokker.avsim.net/ ....and very very FREE :clap:
  17. Cdr

    Cdr One of Freddy's beloved

    I've found the best site to be www.flightsim.com (as someones already mentioned), you have to register, but the downloads are free. Some really decent planes, and a huge database of scenery, missions, planes, helicopters etc.
  18. Embattle

    Embattle Resident Freddy

    Says the man who can't hit a tower block with a tank shell while only 10 feet away :p

    I like the idea of FS but just couldn't bring myself round to playing a game where my computer simulates another computer flying a plane.
  19. MikeyBear

    MikeyBear Loyal Freddie

    I could SO hit a tower block with a tank shell ffs (the tank has auto turret guidance and laser range finding right?)
  20. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    They are skins have a look at www.fsplanet.com

    And your joystick will be fine :)
  21. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Well im a twat for trying

  22. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Yes its the century of flight one :)

    Well worth the money IMO.
  23. Big G

    Big G Has a sexy sister. I am also a Bodhi wannabee.

  24. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    It wasnt a theme. The wallpaper was from http://www.wincustomize.com

    Also the object bar was from the same place. was a while ago but should still be on there.

    PS: Sorry about the red x's but i deleted the images a while ago :/

    I_R_BIG_TROLL Fledgling Freddie

    FS rocks - both 2002 and 2004. I used 2002 when I went for my PPL (Private Pilots License) and when i have enough cash for CPL (Commercial Pilots License) ill use FS2004 to rack up some virtual hours before attempting the real thing. Wish I could download a Barron 8/12 seater - cause i think ill be doing my CPL on that rig.

    Hats off to the developers on that one - really spot on


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