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Play The British Airways Flight Simulation Game  
User currently offlineBritair From United Kingdom, joined Aug 1999, 933 posts, RR: 15
Posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 11240 times:

Here's a little light relief from BA!

There is a cool and easy to download flight simulation game at:

http://www.britishairwaysjobs.com/cc/pilots/index.jsp

Look on the left hand side of the page and click on "Become A Virtual Pilot"

You need Shockwave installed to play it, but you can download that from the site.

 Smile

Enjoy!

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User currently offlineLPL From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 1055 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 11205 times:

Thanks for that Britair!

Nice little game, but very very easy!


User currently offlineBritair From United Kingdom, joined Aug 1999, 933 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 11202 times:

p.s. I am hopeless at at...so huge round of applause to anyone that can actually land the plane!! Apparently you're supposed to get a message like "Congratulations, have you ever considered a career as a pilot with British Airways?".......looks like my feet are permanently on the ground!!!  Smile  Smile

User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 11199 times:

It asked if I have considered a job with BA  Smile/happy/getting dizzy NICE! The answer is No I have not considered a job with them. It said "Great Landing" now my ego is boosted!


Go big or go home
User currently offlineBritair From United Kingdom, joined Aug 1999, 933 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 11183 times:

Damn! I am a real loser then! Am I the only one who can't land??  Big grin

User currently offlineAAMD11 From UK - Wales, joined Nov 2001, 1061 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 11135 times:

I recall using that simulator months ago, and yes.. i landed it.
sorry Britair... best keep your feet on the ground  Big grin

A^A MD-11


User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 6, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 11083 times:

No problem for me. Takes me back to the days of the early Microsoft Flight Sims in the 80's.

Tom in NO (at MSY)



"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineMeister808 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 973 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days ago) and read 10973 times:

Well.. that didn't seem too hard. I am with AAMD11 on that one there, Britair.

-Meister



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User currently offlineLparky From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 11 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 10919 times:

I think I hit a goat on the runway... must not be LHR  Smile


User currently offlineJcs17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 39
Reply 9, posted (11 years 11 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 10902 times:

Piece of cake, and I dont even use flight sims... I hope BA isnt recruiting pilots off their performance on this program! Big grin


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User currently offlineBritair From United Kingdom, joined Aug 1999, 933 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (11 years 11 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 10782 times:

I have decided it is my Mac at home, not me! It just doesnt like it....coz my PC at work works...so I am redeemed! I got it!  Smile

User currently offlineRick767 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 2662 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (11 years 11 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 10764 times:

I missed the runway  Crying

It says I should try again.... never could do those bloody flightsim things. My nephew has MS Flight Sim and I crash it every time he makes me play!



I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
User currently offlineHmmmm... From Canada, joined May 1999, 2109 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (11 years 11 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 10678 times:

If Microsoft was around in the 1950's, this would be Microsoft Flight Simulator 1953, running on the Intel Abacus computer system. I would like to see an NTSB report on any of those who crashed. There's going to be some explaining to do.




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User currently offlineBravo45 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2165 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (11 years 11 months 14 hours ago) and read 10541 times:

Oh! That was nothing! Big grin

User currently offlineRick767 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 2662 posts, RR: 51
Reply 14, posted (11 years 11 months 13 hours ago) and read 10518 times:

Well I couldn't find the LOC or APP mode, not even HDG SEL! Pah, what a silly game Big grin


I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 15, posted (11 years 11 months 13 hours ago) and read 10511 times:

Rick767: Did you float down the runway too much and landed in the grass at the end, or whatever is passed the end of the runway?  Laugh out loud  Laugh out loud


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineRick767 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 2662 posts, RR: 51
Reply 16, posted (11 years 11 months 12 hours ago) and read 10495 times:

It ended something like this


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I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 17, posted (11 years 11 months 12 hours ago) and read 10477 times:

Is That 2 times you've done that now?  Big grin


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineRick767 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 2662 posts, RR: 51
Reply 18, posted (11 years 11 months 12 hours ago) and read 10479 times:

Not guilty mate.... was still in the holding pool for my 757 type rating when that particular bump occured. Honest guv  Innocent


I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7444 posts, RR: 62
Reply 19, posted (11 years 10 months 4 weeks ago) and read 10290 times:
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User currently offlinePolair From United States of America, joined May 2001, 893 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 10225 times:

Damn like dont work!


User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 21, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 10125 times:

lol I win, I even did a loopdy-loop!!!  Laugh out loud

User currently offlineBsergonomics From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2002, 462 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 10121 times:

I've found a problem with this game - you can't download Microsoft SeatOfThePants 1.0... does anyone have a link for that?


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User currently offlineCMK10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Reply 23, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 10112 times:

BA 1024, welcome to Westchester County Airport, clear to taxi, park at remote stand, gate 1. Go Kunz! I also noticed you can fly right through the billboard and "Airport" Terminal.
DC-10's Forever



"Traveling light is the only way to fly" - Eric Clapton
User currently offlineBsergonomics From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2002, 462 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 10098 times:

I just managed to land the BA Flight Sim at the first attempt. After a bottle of wine. Does that mean I qualify as a BA Captain?

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1011711/



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