Google flight sim!

Contributed by
Aug 28, 2006

Check this out: a flight simulator using Google maps!

You can even trick it into starting at your house, or anyplace where you have the latitude and longitude. The Little Astronomer and I flew a plane from our house to the Golden Gate Bridge. Top speed is like 40 mph, so it takes a while to actually get anywhere. But it's fun, and I can see this being able to be expanded to do lots of other fun things, too.

Tip o' the aviator goggles to Angela Gunn, who is "endlessly fond" of me.

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