If you’re fortunate enough to own a Mac and an iPhone, you can try out a slick new flight sim for Google Earth called “EarthGlider”. Combined with their iPhone app (“Flype”), you can control your flight sim using the tilt controls built into the iPhone!
Once installed, you can tilt the iPhone in any direction and your plane on the Mac will do likewise. You can also use the iPhone screen to choose your starting location, adjust speed, and other tweaks.
The Mac software is free, though the iPhone software will set you back $3.99. If you’re a fan of flight sims, that is certainly a small price to pay. Here is a video of the software in action:
You can find Flype in the App Store and you can download EarthGlider from their site. While it’s only available for Mac, a Windows version is in the works.
Here’s another brief video showing it off:
If you try it out, leave a comment and let us know what you think of it.