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    Best of 2008

    hi guys.... well the year is coming to a close and i was sat here thinking what my 'best of' things were this year. so i started to compile a list of what was good about this year. you know hardware and software items and 'simming experiences' that have made this hobby better and more pleasurable. for me this is what i came up with.......

    Best Add-On - AEROSOFT for AES (luv it, luv it)
    Best Utility - Pete DOWSON for the FSUIPC 'Mousetrapping' Technique
    Best Hardware - Leo Bodnar for the BU0836X board
    Best Payware Scenery - (Joint) AEROSOFT for EBBR Brussels and LPPT Lisbon
    Best Vatsim Controller - (Joint) Vetturi Luca (Italy) & LLUIS del CERRO (Spain)
    Best Product Support - Paolo at CPFlight
    Best Show - Lelystad Weekend.

    so guys, what did it for you? come on share it with us.

    have a great weekend and a very happy and peacful christmas season to everyone

    regards from wales ...... ian
    Mr. Ian. P. Sissons is hereby recognised as an Honorary Flight Sim Captain following his passing in February 2016. This is in recognition for his commitment to Flight Simulation.

    www.mycockpit.org Featured Builder August 2008 www.737ng.co.uk
    FS9/PROSIM737/CPFLIGHT/Lots of BU0836X's and a Beer Fridge

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    Best software: Mega Heathrow
    Best utility: Pete's Mouse capture function
    Best Boeing Supplier: e-Bay's Batcat
    Boeing Skunk Works
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    We don't need no stinkin' ETOPS!



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    Best website - mycockpits !!!
    My most helpful builder - Ian Sissons !! hehe

    jonny from sunny southend

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnydaz53 View Post
    Best website - mycockpits !!!
    My most helpful builder - Ian Sissons !! hehe

    jonny from sunny southend
    I'll 2nd those
    Cheers
    Mike

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    Without giving away too many secrets here, before my Big Reveal.

    Best Support (Robert - FLY-ENGRAVITY)
    Best Hardware - Quality (FLY ENGRAVITY)
    Best Hardware - Ease of installation (Flight Illusion instruments)
    Best Website - MyCockpit.org
    Best Software - Thomas Richter's Boeing 737 Systems software with Autobrake Pro (Best Value for the Money) a Must have for any 737.

    Special Recognition from me goes to - LEO Bodnar's BU0836X Cards as Ian Mentioned.
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    OK... After reading the above lists I realized (actually I knew) that I am still a beginner... So with what I have to spend and what I have done this year here are my Favorites:

    Best Add on "gizmo" Software: FDC Live
    Best Cockpit enhancement: Saitek Dual yokes and throttle quadrants
    Best "basic" add on: Reality XP "Jetline 4" and "Panel Studio FSX"
    Best supplier: Regal Lumber - Spokane - KGEG
    Best Website: Mycockpit.org of course...!! Who else?
    Best support from members: WOW... I could go on for ever!! Everyone on the site has helped me learn through the postings and PM's!! Thank you!
    Best support overall: My lovely bride of 23 years!!! She permits this insanity!! LOL

    Jeff (KGEG)

    Neat thread...thanks Ian!!
    Last edited by Sweetwater; 12-13-2008 at 10:55 PM.

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    Have a go at this:

    Best Utility - SIOC (Just getting to know it)
    Best Hardware - OC MCP737
    Best Payware Scenery - All FTX scenery for Aus.
    Best Controller - Radar Contact
    Best Show - Would have been Farnborough had I booked early enough but it'll have to be Avalon in March.
    Best Video - Ivars "The Dream of Flying"
    Most watched event - Worldflight 2008
    Most valued contributor to the hobby - Pete Dowson and all things FSUIPC.
    Best Website - Of course you know.

    And I could go on and on!

    Ken.
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