Durk Talsma writes:
FSWeekend will be held again this Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4, at
the Aviodrome aviation museum at Lelystad airport (EHLE) in the Netherlands.
FSWeekend is the largest annual convention in Europe solely dedicated to
flight simulation. Following up on last year's successful presence,
FlightGear will be returning to the event, showcasing the latest
This year we'll bring a large variety of hardware, including a quad-display
dual CPU linux based system showcasing the latest possibilities in
OpenSceneGraph based display technology. We'll also bring a video projector
to present larger-than-life renditions of the FlightGear world. Adding to
this mix, we'll be bringing several desktop and laptop computers running the
broadest range of supported operating systems.
Another first this year is that we'll be running three scheduled demos: 1) A
general introduction to the program (Morning session, consisting of a short
VfR flight between EHLE and EHAM). 2) Carrier Operations (Early afternoon:
seahawk catapult takeoff from the Nimitz, followed by a brief tour of the
greater San Francisco area, and concluded with a carrier landing). 3).
Multiplayer aerotowing demo (Late afternoon: Running a locally operated
multiplayer server, we'll use two computers to launch a glider. Scene is set
in the beautiful Swiss Alps). Finally, we'll be showing an early demo of the
NL Scenery project, consisting of some beautiful buildings in the greater