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Old 01 September 2007, 17:58   #1
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Hidden feature Google Earth

This is amazing.

You must have the latest version of google Earth installed - press either ctrl A or ctrl alt A and you get a FLIGHT SIM - fly around your own neighbourhood!!!

You then access it from the tools menu in future. it will help to turn up your terrain setting to 1.5 or 2.
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Old 02 September 2007, 12:19   #2
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Yeah cool i keep crashing though
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Old 02 September 2007, 17:03   #3
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Old 03 September 2007, 06:32   #4
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what is "the latest version" - doesn't work with mine?
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Old 03 September 2007, 08:54   #5
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Looks like they are on version 4.2 now. "Help" and "about" will tell you what version you have.
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Ah. 3.0.0762 - probably why it doesn't work then!!
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It's great fun but don't try and fly the f16 via the keyboard. I crash within 20 seconds of touching a key on average.
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I seem to manage ok - remember the F16 is a bit more responsive than a HGV - well sometimes!!!

Go to the Swiss alps - awesome.

Talking of which look at this video.



Some of the best flying I have ever seen - and what a plane - the Hawker Hunter - still one of the best at low level.
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