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Here Is A Simulator I Would Love To Own  
User currently offlineAAFLT1871 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2333 posts, RR: 10
Posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1861 times:




Where did everybody go?
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User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1848 times:

I wonder what the French version looks like. It probably has two guys running around with little 2-inch hoses trying to put out twelve burning A346 tires.

User currently offlineAndesSMF From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 1784 times:

What about Precision Flight Controls, something like this:

http://www.flypfc.com/mfd/mfd%20photo%20gallery.html


User currently offlineGAIsweetGAI From Norway, joined Jul 2006, 934 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1717 times:

The beacon on the SQ 747 at the beginning is (I think) incorrectly rendered.
Why would fire trucks use taxiways, and why did these take detours?

 duck 


Looks nice. (An understatement, I know)



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User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3015 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1690 times:

Quoting GAIsweetGAI (Reply 3):
Why would fire trucks use taxiways, and why did these take detours?

That's what I wondered when I saw it. I'd think the trucks will go on the grass, just to get to the scene as fast as they possibly can.

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineLincoln From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3887 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1662 times:

Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 4):
That's what I wondered when I saw it. I'd think the trucks will go on the grass, just to get to the scene as fast as they possibly can.

It would depend on the condition of the grass, I would think. If it's on dry firm mostly level ground sure, but if it's wet and soft there's the considerable possibility of the very heavy aparatus getting stuck (even more so if there is a significant slope).

On the other hand one of my uncles is a firefigheter for the City of Fresno (California, home to FAT) and has the reputation of being "last called, first on the scene" because as he puts it "A fire truck can drive over just about anything and win."  Smile

Lincoln



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1654 times:

Quoting Lincoln (Reply 5):

Amen to that.

I just have to say that would be one cool simulator.

MCOflyer



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User currently offlineWestJetYQQ From Canada, joined Jan 2007, 2987 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1644 times:

Wow! That's an amazing coll Simulator!Why did the aircraft's engines keep running in that situation?

I can't wait for the release of the PC version!  Wink

Cheers
Carson



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User currently offlineWellHung From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1639 times:

I am unimpressed.

Signed,
SignaporeAir


User currently offlineAirportSeven From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 327 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1621 times:

Quoting GAIsweetGAI (Reply 3):
Why would fire trucks use taxiways

ARFF trucks carry a lot of water and AFFF, and tend to have a high center of gravity. From what I've heard, high speeds and uneven surfaces are a recipe for a roll over in one of those things. Besides, you'll find ungraded ground, wet areas, and raised drainage culverts hidden in the grass outside the safety areas. Some taxiways have shoulders that can't support the weight of an ARFF vehicle, and the airfield maintenance guys would probably get ticked if a fire truck blasted off a taxiway and took out a bunch of edge lights in the process.

That sim was pretty cool looking. I wonder if the Snoozle works?


User currently offlineLASOctoberB6 From Japan, joined Nov 2006, 2380 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1614 times:

Quoting GAIsweetGAI (Reply 3):
The beacon on the SQ 747 at the beginning is (I think) incorrectly rendered.

i hate it when i see that kinda stuff. it really bothers me.....



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User currently offlineWalter747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1440 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1614 times:

That is pretty nice.

If only i had money.  Sad



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User currently offlineHigh_flyr69 From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 510 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1562 times:

that demo did indeed look like some fun, although extremely unrealistic in respect to the capabilities of the ARFF trucks.
those truck would have most definately rolled on all of those turns due to the high C.O.G as previously stated. A Stryker at MEL jacknifed at 10kms a hour going full lock because of the forward motion of water and AFFF under brakes (commonly known as inertia).
Other worthy point to notice is that the monitors going hammer and tong up the top will only last for around 45 seconds before water and AFFF is exhausted.
Contracts and standard regualtions at different airports vary but plans are devised for routing to just about any given point on an airfield and a 42 tonne truck will avoid leaving the tarmac unless absoloutely no other way is viable.
Last point to notice is the distance the trucks were positioned in relation to the aircraft, far to close the monitors for the most part are capable of covering a 747 nose to tail hence the need to be so close is not apparent, that said this simulator isnt reality for training fire crews merely a bit of fun and fun it does look.

cheers
high_flyr69



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