PC Pilots Ireland Flight Simulator Show
|31st August 2004
by Jamie McCormick
Ireland s first combined Computer Flight Simulator and Aviation show
Sunday 19th September 2004
Red Cow, Naas Road, Dublin.
The purpose of the event is to promote Computer Flight Simulation as a hobby in the context of the wider aviation interest. The show will feature exhibits from the computer Flight Simulator and Aviation communities in Ireland. Aviation fans will be the opportunity to fly Microsoft Flight Simulator, watch demonstrations of flying on the Internet with live virtual Air Traffic Control, and fly in a home built cockpit. Presentations from Flight Simulator and Aviation groups and screenings of Aviation Videos will take place in a seated Presentation Theatre .
Visitors will be able to enter a free draw to win Microsoft Keyboards and Mice, copies of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004, Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3 and Crimson Skies (for Xbox only).
Visitors will have the opportunity to use Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 and fly a range of aircraft such as a Cessna 152 or a Boeing 747 in our home built cockpit. There will be demonstrations of On-Line Flights, where Flight Simulator Pilots will have live Air Traffic Control while flying on the Internet.
National Flight Centre
The National Flight Centre, based at Weston Airport, Leixlip will be on hand to provide information about taking an Introductory Flight or taking Flying lessons.
The Model Aeronautics Council of Ireland have all the information on who, where and when they fly remote controlled model aircraft.
For those who are looking for a different approach to flying, the National Microlight Association of Ireland will introduce you to their style of flying.
Presentations from Aviation Groups, Flight Simulation Organisations and screening of aviation DVDs will take place in the seated 'Presentation Theatre'.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 will be on sale, along with additional software (Aircraft and Scenery) for use on Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 and 2002, plus Joysticks, Throttles, Flight Control Yokes, Rudder Pedals.
Alpine Systems specialise in building PCs to suit your needs, be it for Flight Simulator, Office, or Home.
Experts will be available to give advice on suitable home computers, graphics cards, joysticks, control yokes, rudder pedals, etc.
Aviation Clubs & Societies
Want to share your interest in aviation with other enthusiasts? Talk to the Aviation Society of Ireland at the PC Pilots Flight Simulator Show.
The National Aero Club of Ireland (formally the Irish Aviation Council) is the aviation umbrella organisation in Ireland will be in attendance.
If you're looking for a dedicated Irish aviation magazine, 'Wing Ireland' is Ireland's new aviation magazine.
PC Pilots Ireland
Information will be available 'PC Pilots Ireland' and their magazine 'PC Flight'.
Entrance fee is 5.00
For further information log onto www.pcpilotsireland.com
PC Pilots Ireland