P-12C Pilot

The Flight Simulator experience and other tangential thoughts

I made the jump to Windows Live Spaces

There is a lot of information and random thoughts on this blog, but it's time to move on. I think...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/15/2008

Sharing the Cockpit of your Favorite Aircraft

We have had many people lament that they cannot use the shared cockpit feature in FSX multi-player...

Author: P-12C Date: 11/20/2007

Microsoft ESP

I was going to post about Microsoft ESP but after reading Phil's post I'm not sure I can add much...

Author: P-12C Date: 11/17/2007

We Need an Aircraft Developer

We have opened a position for a developer to help us make the best aircraft we can for the next...

Author: P-12C Date: 11/17/2007

Becoming a Beta Tester

With all the great screenshots of FSX Accleration being generated and shared on various forums, a...

Author: P-12C Date: 10/07/2007

Acceleration Screenshots

Just thought you might like to see some screenshots from the final bits of Acceleration. The beta...

Author: P-12C Date: 10/04/2007

Thank You to Acceleration Partners

Although this information is quietly and publically included in the credits (under the help menu...

Author: P-12C Date: 10/04/2007

We're Done!

Acceleration is now done (the English version and we have 7 more languages to get out the door) and...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/30/2007

Reno Day 5

I'm a bit late with this, but Sunday's racing was awesome. It was touch and go that racing would...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/30/2007

Reno Day 4 (Saturday)

Just a quick note to say that we are getting a great reception at the Reno Air Races. The...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/16/2007

Reno Day 2

So today I worked the VIP area in the morning helping folks learn how to fly the Mustang around the...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/13/2007

Acceleration Ready to go in Reno

Well the crew has the two display areas all setup and just about ready to go for tomorrow's...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/12/2007

Crazy World

Or maybe the world just has some really crazy people in it... So I'm following a friend of mine out...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/11/2007

Gamespot Acceleration Preview

Gamespot has a pretty nice writeup on FSX Acceleration with a bunch of screenshots if you're...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/05/2007

Realism and FSX Acceleration

There seems to be some anxiety among our hard-core users that FSX is again turning into a game with...

Author: P-12C Date: 09/03/2007

FSX Acceleration in Private Beta

Many beta testers are already aware that we have entered our beta testing phase, but some may not be...

Author: P-12C Date: 08/11/2007

I'm Feeling a bit Chatty

Not as chatty as Hal mind you. If you haven't been reading Hal's blog, you've really got to see what...

Author: P-12C Date: 07/31/2007

Official FSX Acceleration Trailer

Mike has managed to get our video up on fsinsider. Get to the site here. Apparently there were some...

Author: P-12C Date: 07/14/2007

Flight Simulator X Acceleration at E3

E3 has begun and speculation has started regarding our expansion pack. If you've been checking my...

Author: P-12C Date: 07/12/2007

"Launch Event" in Reno This Year

If you read this blog much, you'll know I'm a big fan of the Reno National Championship Air Racing...

Author: P-12C Date: 07/01/2007

Flying "Miss America"

Let me be clear here, I'm talking about the P-51D Mustang "Miss America," not the human variety......

Author: P-12C Date: 05/29/2007

My Trip to the Indy 500

Life is good :) My brother, father and I made the trek to Indianapolis for the Indy 500 this year....

Author: P-12C Date: 05/29/2007

What's New!

There's a lot new, more than I can really talk about, but it's been so long since my last blog post...

Author: P-12C Date: 05/28/2007

Customizing Shift+Z Information

I've been meaning to blog about this forever, and now I finally will. In FSX we implemented the...

Author: P-12C Date: 04/10/2007

Rounding the Pylons in Reno

After getting back from Arizona I returned to work and kicked off a build of the X-Pack. While I was...

Author: P-12C Date: 04/07/2007

Sedona in a Jet Ranger

I got back from vacation in Arizona earlier this week and while in Sedona, we took a tour in a Jet...

Author: P-12C Date: 04/07/2007

MVP Visit

Last week we had several Microsoft Game Studios MVP's tour our offices, a few of which are MVP's due...

Author: P-12C Date: 03/20/2007

I'm a Winner! :)

I'm actually a fairly low key person, but when I get into a competitive situation, I want to win! If...

Author: P-12C Date: 03/08/2007

Racing Across Greece

Yesterday several of us flew a cross-country race to various locations in Greece. We only had 5...

Author: P-12C Date: 03/07/2007

Who Let the Cat Out of the Bag?

Is that a meow I hear or a roar? Definitely a roar and the cat's got claws, sharp teeth and over...

Author: P-12C Date: 03/03/2007

Phil's Comments

I want to thank Phil for posting in public forums and interacting with the community with answers to...

Author: P-12C Date: 02/23/2007

Sailplanes at Minden

Today at work 5 of us flew a 100km FAI course near Minden Nevada and had an awesome time. Brandon...

Author: P-12C Date: 02/23/2007

Checking in

It's been a little while since I wrote anything on this here blog... The farm my wife and I...

Author: P-12C Date: 02/16/2007

P-12 Standing on its Own

A couple days ago my Dad got the P-12 standing on its own feet. It's a big deal when the airplane is...

Author: P-12C Date: 02/02/2007

Some Wild Flying Today

Every once in a while we have an all ACES meeting to update the team on what's going on and show...

Author: P-12C Date: 02/01/2007

"Moore's Law" Back on Track

Here is an interesting article on a technology breakthrough which will allow Intel and AMD to build...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/27/2007

Updated Mission Tips Article

Mike Singer (here's his blog http://informationmike.spaces.live.com/) took a few days and cleaned up...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/24/2007

Repaints from NZ

Just a quick one as it's getting late and I need some sleep. Here's a ling to a site with some very...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/22/2007

Calling Leading Mission Builders

Are you building missions for FSX? If so, I may want to hear from you... Here is what I can tell you...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/20/2007

The Pacific War, In Color

I watched a great documentary on Seattle's public broadcasting station KCTS called "The Pacific War:...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/20/2007

A couple new FS bloggers

Mike Singer is now blogging and you should check it out. He was an integral part of the mission...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/19/2007

Train Sim 2 Announced

So the mysterious "other project" has now been announced via blogs. Check out these ACES team member...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/19/2007

New P-12C pics

Here are some new shots of the P-12 project. Go to pages 2 and 3 to see them. I still have some...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/16/2007

P-12 Stuff

There's always more progress going on with the P-12. My dad is fitting the gear and continuing work...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/14/2007

I Bought the Farm

Okay, I guess I bought A farm. My wife Sam is a horse person. Her passion is horses and mine is...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/14/2007

Good Fun

Brandon (one of our mission designers) is back from his hiatus, and the last couple of days we were...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/11/2007

Rediculous Commute

We were hit with a new winter storm today and when ever a storm hits the media makes a big deal out...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/11/2007

Yak 18T

It took me over a week to write this, but the weekend before last, I was hanging out around the...

Author: P-12C Date: 01/08/2007

Mission Building Article

Mike Singer (here's his blog http://informationmike.spaces.live.com/) took a few days and cleaned up...

Author: P-12C Date: 12/28/2006

Mission Building Tips Article

After a bit of wrestling, I think this is now the correct link to get to the article in question......

Author: P-12C Date: 12/28/2006

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