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Old 03-28-2006, 10:13 PM
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Default esky simulator???

http://cgi.ebay.com/RC-Simulator-por...QQcmdZViewItem

has anyone tried this simulator or transmitter. is it worth getting this then upgrading the software to afpd or g3?
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Old 03-29-2006, 11:23 AM
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It's just FMS with a transmitter. You can download FMS here:

http://n.ethz.ch/~mmoeller/fms/index_e.html

About the only thing FMS is good for is orientation practice. Planes do not fly like the real thing at all.
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Old 04-01-2006, 04:17 PM
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I have been wondering about the ESKY package myself. FMS is fine for what I need it for. Anyone have this package? Any issues?
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:31 PM
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Does the ESKY simulator controller works directly with other simulator software besides FMS? For example ClearView, RealFlight G2, G3, or ReFlex.
If not, how to make it work? Please advice.

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Old 04-06-2007, 10:21 PM
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E-Sky usb controller works great with ClearView.

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Old 01-28-2008, 06:50 PM
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Has anybody tried to modify the simulator into a buddy box? I also have several transmitters that are on the way to out. Don't really know much about buddy boxes, and it seems the info is hard to come by
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Old 01-30-2008, 02:27 PM
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Default RE: esky simulator???

I used the Esky package. Its just the controller with FMS on a disk.
I was very glad I purchased it. It was cheap, and it got me off the ground. I felt much more confidence and I am certain that having practised on it greatly improved chances for success on my maiden flight... and subsequent flights.

If you're looking for a budget simulator I recommend it. It was much better than trying to use the keyboard.

I doubt you'd be able to turn it into a buddy box... but maybe.

I would recommend it to people learning how to fly.

Also... since then... once I decided that I wanted to stick with this hobby... beyond my SuperCub... I picked up RealFlight G4. Its a lot of fun... obviously a lot better and prettier... but honestly, for the basics, the Esky package did give me enough experience to get in the air... and not crash my cub.
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:56 PM
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I just got a HoneyBee with the simulator disc. I cant seem to make the disc start. I have been to the website but no help there either. Any clues?
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