| two people said that this was fake. I'd really would like to know how, as I
| don't recall seeing simulators show debris and grass that well.
Only one person said it was fake -- dancutter.
Two more people (including myself) have said it's a simulator. Not
quite the same thing, though one could certainly argue that simulator
As for how to tell, can't you read the title?
Maarten De Moor aka Doc. insane
presenting Aerofly Pro Deluxe
and at the end
Also, while the low resolution and compression artifacts make it hard
to tell that it's all computer generated, there's still some other
-- the plane is always perfectly centered in the picture
left to right, and most of the time top to bottom.
-- the camera doesn't shake at all. Seriously, this guy must have some
serious equipment and skills.
-- the `shine' on the plane when close up doesn't quite look right.
-- the smoke is too perfect, and just disappears rather than
dissipating like real smoke would.
-- while impressive, the flying is often done SO low that many
planes would be trashed making this video.
(even doing it on the simulator would be hard. I suspect that a
playback file was edited and then replayed, or maybe Doc. insane
really is that good -- or just tried over and over and over and
| of course, i haven't looked at sims lately. maybe the cutting edge stuff
| does sim grass as relistically as this.
Yes, they do. It's not really difficult -- take real pictures of a
real field, and then use that. Since you're not interacting with the
grass, there's no need for it to be anything more than that.
Really, this movie is probably meant as an advertisement for Aerofly
Pro Deluxe more than anything else -- and it's a pretty good one.
| i'll admit, it does look imposible to pull this stuff off *that*
low to the
| ground, and in almost perfect sync with the music.
The music is added later. You can sync it up any way you want.
That's pretty normal for any movie, no matter how it's made, as long
as the creator puts in the effort. Computers make it fairly simple to
| > I ain't much of a 3D fan, but this is awesome.............