Why do you fly?

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Just wondering, though I couldn't find a way of doing a poll so it'll have to be on replies. Do you: Just load up random flights, as an when you feel like and go-fly. Are you part of a "group" of VA's, e.g. Air Source, The Flying Tigers Group Are you part of a single VA flying specific types etc for one "airline."
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You know which VA i'm from Will ;)
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Do you guys still do the code-share stuff? I'm kinda enjoying buzzing around the US but sometimes I think about coming back to the UK to fly hehe!

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I fly mainly GA aircraft, also Warbirds and helicopters (great for sight seeing) I'm a member of the 'Emma Field Flying Club', Emma Field is a fictional airfield (scenery add-on) in Washington State in the US. I also fly a lot in Alaska and Canada because it's a beautiful place to fly When I fly in the UK it tends to be short hops using UK2000 and Photoscenery. I rarely fly tubeliners, on the rare occaision I do it tends to be the classic stuff. Cheers, Bruce
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Do you guys still do the code-share stuff? I'm kinda enjoying buzzing around the US but sometimes I think about coming back to the UK to fly hehe!
Yep some of the AA stuff still up, it can be a heated debate at times STILL!!
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Yep some of the AA stuff still up, it can be a heated debate at times STILL!!
Hehe, deary me it still rumbles on. Just wondered because I'm looking around trying to decide if I wanna fly for a VA...or just fly!
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murph check your PMs! :D Phil
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Apart from the ones you sent the other day...is there meant to be a new one? :P
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Wasn't sure if you'd got them, that's all :p
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And just to tell you Will, i've left BAV today :)
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How come :eek:
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Time is reduced as 2nd year of uni is now upon me
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Do you: Just load up random flights, as an when you feel like and go-fly. Are you part of a "group" of VA's, e.g. Air Source, The Flying Tigers Group Are you part of a single VA flying specific types etc for one "airline."
Yes to all three. I have a diverse collection of aircraft - old warbirds, a Stearman and some helicopters that I just fly for the fun of it when I want a low level flight over a place with some decent scenery or want to go a bit mad in an airport with a hard climb away or approach. I joined Flying Tigers because at the time I wanted to fly for Delta and Lufthansa and Flying Tigers has both. But my main flying is done for a small number of single VAs - British Airways (my most regular), SN Brussels, Austrian, Luxair, Iberia. My favourite types to fly are - Twin Otter, Airbus A319/320/321, 737, CRJ, BAe 146/ARJ and the ERJ.
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I fly for fun doing passager routes, At the moment I am flying for Ryanair using Ex EUjet F100's.a question for you all what is the link between Ryanair and EUjet:cool: Louise what Sterman are you using? James
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My Stearman is the Stearman Kaydet by Dave Eckert, the files are on AVSIM and there are loads of repaints available for it. There's FS2002 and FS2004 ones and it is a beauty to fly. It's a superb looking model as well. I've also got a nice collection of vintage British jets - 1-11, Comet 4, Trident and VC10.
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Ok thank you louise i go get it :D James
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My Stearman is the Stearman Kaydet by Dave Eckert, the files are on AVSIM and there are loads of repaints available for it. There's FS2002 and FS2004 ones and it is a beauty to fly. It's a superb looking model as well. I've also got a nice collection of vintage British jets - 1-11, Comet 4, Trident and VC10.
Do you know if there are any UTTERLY BUTTERLYS livery Stermans? James
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Is there a 450 Stearman out there? Flying on a PC has got to do more for my life expectancy than trying to fly the real thing....... I will master it however.............

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On the rare moments when I actually fly, I try to keep my Byanes Twin Bee from toppling over as it goes down the runway (darn narrow track), or my Horden-Richardson Autoplane is a nice fly about - not too powerful with only two 40hp Continentals.
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B-52H on MSCFS2, I just love planting Mushrooms of the B83 type, got to be at 30,000ft and 400 kts however or your tail gets blown off and the display flickers a bit. My VC-10 in BOAC markings is fun as well, even comes with 20mm Cannon fitted. :cool: to be honest, lost interest in flying from A to B for no reason long ago.