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Today the Gloster Gladiator for Flight Simulator X was released, modeled by Simon Smeiman of South Africa. Today’s ‘computer airplanes’ look really incredibly realistic compared to the simulators 20-30 years ago. Almost real!

I  was able to take lots of pictures of the ‘real thing’ so Simon could model the cockpit as close to reality as possible. The photographs were taken of the still flying Gladiator of the Shuttleworth Collection in the UK, based at the Old Warden airfield on the Shuttleworth Estate. Absolutely worth a visit, or even more than one!

I’ve posted a few pictures of the real and of the model below…. just click on the link Read the rest of this entry »

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