The unofficial Google Earth Flight Simulator gets a new home and a slew of enhancements

Late in 2010 we told you about Xavier Tassin's excellent GE Flight Simulator, a remarkable flight sim that is powered by the Google Earth Plugin. The name has recently been changed to "GEFS Online" … [Read more...]

The “GE Flight Simulator” gets some solid improvements

Google Earth PLUGIN required.

Late last year we showed you Xavier Tassin's Google Earth Flight Simulator, which is a very well-built flight simulator that is powered by the Google Earth Plug-in. The site has seen solid growth … [Read more...]

Tweaking the Google Earth Flight Simulator

It's been more than four years since Google first added the flight simulator to Google Earth, and it remains one of the most popular features in Google Earth. As the quality of Google Earth's … [Read more...]

Tips to make the Google Earth Flight Simulator easier to use

Alan Huestis writes the Google Earth Flight Sim blog, as he is a big fan of that feature in Google Earth (learn more about the Google Earth flight simulator). Like many of you, he purchased a … [Read more...]

Google Earth Explorer: A fun way to fly through Google Earth

Paul van Dinther is at it again, with another great Google Earth script for us to play with. You'll remember Paul from fun projects he's built such as Ships, Helicopters, and Drive the A-Team … [Read more...]

The Kansas airspace awareness tool

Google Earth PLUGIN required.

Back in February, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced its new Airspace Awareness tool, which they recently launched. The software, funded by a grant from the Federal Aviation … [Read more...]

Tracking the Space Shuttle in Google Earth

Google Earth File.  You must have GE installed.

The space shuttle Atlantis is currently in flight on the program's final voyage after launching from Cape Canaveral a few days ago, and NASA is providing some excellent tools to help track the shuttle … [Read more...]

Play Touristo and Skydiver; very impressive games using the Google Earth Plug-in

Google Earth File.  You must have GE installed.

Jeff Katz, the founding CEO or Orbitz, has recently released Travel Game, an excellent series of games that use the Google Earth Plug-in to power them. The first game in here is called Touristo, which … [Read more...]

Tracking the new Boeing 747-8

Google Earth PLUGIN required.

The new, larger 747 passenger version (747-8 Intercontinental) made its first flight a few weeks ago, and Jon Ostrower at FlightBlogger showed off a video that shows the first hour of the test flight … [Read more...]

Kite Photos of Tikehau Island Now in Google Earth

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When Google updated its imagery last week, my latest set of kite aerial photos went live from our Tahina Expedition. This time a small motu island in the Tuamotus atoll of Tikehau, in French … [Read more...]