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I have read elsewhere that OMP is building models in Aerofly from their CAD plans. I have seen one video and it looks COOL. Still seems to have that Fluid Simulator look but it does seem more realistic. Maybe OMP will post the stuff here along with links to the videos?!
 
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Personally my only problem is that now I have no reason to risk flying my GS 540 since I have this one to fly. All that missing is the smell.

But now with the new Eua De Glow, I'm all set. Just a little spray on my face, put the fan on in back of my computer monitor, put the bird chirping clock on, go outside and get some mud on my knees, tape my AMA card on the monitor, I'm all set. The only thing that is missing is watching the noobs drop their planes like rocks and the old men bitchin about my plane hovering over the runway. Personally I could live without those 2 problems.

Originally when we first commissioned the developer we thought how great this would be for potential OMP 80" GS 540 Edge customers.

But now myself, Mike and John are really saying "Who did we say we are having this developed for" "Them or us?"
 

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Allright, enough teasing, post it already! :!:
 

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OK here's where I come from. I have not seen or tried Aerofly. I think G2 is a joke. They don't fly anything like real. Now no simulator is going to activate the sphincter factor, that's a given.

So how close does the Aerofly imitate the real deal in the extreme manuevers?

Also I looked on your site trying to find the price for aerofly but it would'nt come up for me (probably just my slow connection at work).

Looks cool!
 
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Well if you want to hear it from me, nothing comes close. G2 and AeroFly Pro and like apples and oranges when it comes to 3D'ing. There is no reason why OMP can not sell G2 and any other software product out there. The reason we are sticking with AFP is because it's awesome almost 100% accurate on most planes, especially the 3D aircraft. If another software package becomes better then AFP someday, we'll support that one. For now AFP is it.

Also our developer could have just as easily built the model for G2, and I have even gotten some emails asking if it is coming. Unfortunately it is not, we certainly don't want to deliver something that makes the OMP GS Edge fly unrealistic. Perhaps someone might take this model and convert it, however OMP will just not endorse it.

If you really want to know send an email to Josh Glavin. He's an XFC pilot that really endorses the program. I shoot emails back and forth to him quite often to get his feedback on some things. Also Wolfgang and Roland Matt were both part of the development team.

Now I just want to hear some feedback from other Pro-Bros ... I know a few have it for sure.
 

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I had the old Icarus sim called Easy Fly. IMO, it was comparable to G2 in realism, but there wasn't any way I knew of to internet fly with others. Actually, Easy Fly had addon planes that flew more 3Dish than most G2 stuff. Easy Fly came with a Game Commander TX, which I still have. Easy Fly works great with Windows 98, but chokes with my new Win XP, so I'm down and out for now and don't want to buy another Game Commander with AFP. I still have the Easy Fly game (shelved) and a gazillion addons including a funfly plane that hovers great. BTW, the controller works with G2. They were just getting some neat planes for Easy Fly, then abandoned it for AFP development. Anyone want to sell a used AFP game???? (I know... it's kind of like asking, "anyone want to sell a great profile plane?")

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John, you can buy AFP without the game commander, just the interface. You HAVE to get the interface even if you don't use it because it also houses the serial number EPROM that allows you to run the game. No interface cable and AFP doesn't run.

As far as the flight modelling. I have flown friends G2 more than once. I was never terribly impressed. It would be great for general flight modelling but when I attempted a simple hover it got flaky real fast. The stall performance seemed really strange and nothing like a real plane, escpecially the sub-stall stuff.

This is where AFP excels. It just feels 'real'. Most of the planes don't exhibit any behaviour that makes you go 'huh' and gives you that 'I'm playing a sim' feeling. A few of the 40-size planes get real strange in 3D but most of them and escpcially the big birds are unbelievable. I had a 1/4 Cap at one time and the AFP Cap flies like a Cap. Short coupled, easy to tumble huge elevator authority and a noticeable wing drop on stall. The big Extra is smoother, not quite as acrobatic but much more graceful while still being very aerobatic.

I guess the fact that these planes even exhibit personality is a testament to the sim. Some of the best money I've ever spent.

The only 'bad' plane is the Hype 3D. It flies like dung, but I have asked some people who own both that plane and AFP and they say it's simply a bad 'modelling' of the plane.
 

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Those who've never flown a simulator or who've only flown G2 have no idea how realistic AFP is!

I've had it for a week and have logged over 20 hrs flying on it. It's very addicting.

You can't beat AFP for pure stick time. No fuel to refill, no batteries to charge. My 3D skills have improved more in the last week than in the last year.

Tonight, we're going to hook it up to a projector and fly GS-AFP!!

Rob
 
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Just an FYI the 92" Edge Hybrid will be available for download sometime this week. I cannot WAIT!

You may want to set the CG on the GS Edge to -2" right now it's at -3. Although it's fun, the -2" is more realistic. The Yak is pretty much right on the money as far as it's realism. No adjustments needed.

Just an FYI.
 
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