Monday, November 12, 2007

Armchair Pilots - REJOICE!

Google Earth has a hidden flight simulator built into the latest version of Google Earth.

From Marco's blog:

"First of all you'll have to install the latest version of GE. Once you've started it all up, then all you have to do is hit Ctrl+Alt+A (if you're running OS X it's Command+Option+A; some people have reported that Ctrl+A or Ctrl+Windows+A work when the standard Ctrl+Alt+A does not). You must be in Earth mode (i.e. not Sky mode) for this to work . If all goes as planned the following dialog should pop up:"

The controls can be found here. Or, just say "@#%! it!" and keep pressing the [PgUp] key. Have fun.

Note: You can return to the Flight Simulator after exiting by clicking on the "Tools" menu and go back to the sim. Have FUN!

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