Flying in Googleland

2007-09-01

in Geek stuff, Internet matters

Does anyone remember how Microsoft Excel 97 included a hidden flight simulator? Well, so does Google Earth.

The controls are here. I had to upgrade to version 4.2 before it would work.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

R.K. September 1, 2007 at 7:00 pm

Both planes are extremely hard to fly. I invariably get into uncontrolled spins and crash within minutes.

Milan September 1, 2007 at 8:08 pm

This thread has some tips.

I also think it is very difficult to fly. I want to try using a Wiimote, as is apparently possible.

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