It was such a pretty night, I decided to do another leg. These short flights do give me a lot opportunities to practice my landing.


I was a very naughty pilot today, landing right in front of an airliner after disregarding ATC's instructions to go around. I even got scolded for it!


This sounds more like a FF14 expansion than a mainline game. :P

I guess the new set release has a broader variety of people playing right now. I'm winning a lot more on the ladder this evening compared to when I tried to play a bit earlier this week.

Tonight's flight from Richmond to Washington-Dulles went very well! I was very intentional about controlling my rate of climb and descent and was pretty happy to see the plane behaving like all the tutorials say it should.

Trying out the glass cockpit this time around and liking it.


This is cool: I found out how to mirror the display of my glass cockpit to their own windows, so now I've got my G1000 set up where it's really easy to read.

I am way too excited over this little alarm clock i got.

I honestly can't decide if I prefer the analog 172 or the one with the G1000 glass cockpit.

Made it to Richmond today. I had to use the autopilot since I couldn't see or keep myself level through the clouds. I need to be more diligent with my post-takeoff checklist since I spent about half the flight with 10% flaps extended.


Starting a cross-country trip from Raleigh to New York, probably doing 30-minute legs at a time. Here we are on leg one, getting close to the Virginia border.


Looking forward to the moon or Mars getting the Flight Simulator 2020 treatment one day.

Pokemon Go in Dr. Ken..... wow that game's old.

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Been trying out Feedbin over the last few days. It's an RSS reader which loads the full content from a site (like feeds used to do) and lets you read tweets too.

This is a tweet, a quote retweet and the tweeted article all in one single, clean view. Very cool! 👍👀

Finally taking some screenshots! Flew over Shanghai to visit the Oriental Pearl Tower and check off some achievements.

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@qwazix @stardot @Blort I agree that there's some degree of that, and some degree of that can remain! Let's reframe it in a different setting.

Imagine if you had something like a distributed virtual world. Your main character can travel anywhere they've been given access to... but somewhere is their "home", and that "home" is on some server run by other people... but that's also physically manifest. People show up to your home neighborhood, and there are friends nearby. (cotd ...)

Tried flying an aerobatic plane in MSFS2020 today, the Extra 330, and that was scary! Did some loops, rolls, and inverted flying. Unfortunately I forgot it was a taildragger so after a successful landing I ended up tipping over at the end of my taxi when I hit the brakes too hard.

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I crashed for the first time because the axis on my fuel mixture control was reversed meaning that instead of setting the plane to full rich I ended up completely cutting power mid-flight.

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