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Jim "Twitch" Tittle
Posted by Admin on: 2009-10-06 13:17:28 in category: Community News [ Print ]
It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Jim "Twitch" Tittle on August 30, 2009. Jim died after a courageous 2-year battle against cancer. He was 61 years old.
Jim, who hailed from Calfornia, was one of Combatsim.com's most prolific contributors with over 100 published articles to his credit. Jim covered everything from space combat games to opinion pieces on the state of combat simulation gaming, but his forte was military historyspecifically air combat aces and their planes.
Jim wrote numerous articles for our site about the legendary air combat aces of WWI, WWII, and the Korean War. His articles on the subject are singularly unique because Jim actually met and interviewed many of them including Adolf Galland, Johnnie Johnson, Gabby Gabreski and Asrenii Vorozheykin, to name just a few.
If you would like to say a few words about Jim or his writings, please drop by our forum and share your thoughts.
Forum Link: Remembering Jim "Twitch" Tittle
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Posted by Admin on: 2009-05-13 16:56:47 in category: Community News [ Print ]
PRESS RELEASE: AVSIM Hacked!!
Tom Allensworth, CEO and Publisher of AVSIM, today issued the following announcement; “We regret to inform the flight simulation community that on Tuesday, May 12, AVSIM was hacked and effectively destroyed. The method of the hack makes recovery difficult, if not impossible, to recover from. Both servers, that is the library / email and web site / forum servers were attacked. AVSIM is totally offline at this time and we expect to be so for some time to come. We are not able to predict when we will be back online, if we can come back at all. We will post more news as we are able to in the coming days and weeks.
News Source: Forum
Pacific Fighters Montage
Posted by Admin on: 2007-08-10 14:49:50 in category: Community News [ Print ]
Since Donster is on holidays and there's no game news today, we thought we'd throw some filler on the front page just because we can.
If you like in-game movies, The Dude from VMF-124 Death's Heads (virtual) squadron has put together a video compilation of gun camera snippets from Pacific Fighters, a WWII air combat simulation. Click the "Read more" link below to view the video.
News Source: Community
The Bombardier's Song
Posted by JRHume on: 2005-07-15 09:59:07 in category: Community News [ Print ]
Gather 'round the piano, lads.
Read the Poem!
News Source: My rearview poetry mirror
MigMan's Flight Sim Museum is Free Again
Posted by Admin on: 2005-07-01 15:58:42 in category: Community News [ Print ]
Just got word from Peter "MigMan" Inglis that his Flight Simulation Museum website is free again. MigMan has removed the subscription requirement so now all you newcomers to air combat simulations can visit his site and get up to speed on the earliest days of our hobby.
Visit MigMan's Flight Sim Museum: MigMan.com
News Source: Email