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Old 04-14-2011, 03:34 PM   #1
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Default Virtual Red Arrows Announce Sponsorship

Virtual Red Arrows Announce Sponsorship
London, UK, April 14th 2011 – The Virtual Red Arrows announce sponsorship for FSC Weston Event

The Virtual Red Arrows are pleased to announce that the team will be sponsored by Thrustmaster® for the FSC Weston event being hosted in Weston super Mare in the UK on the 13/14/15th May 2011.

Two pilots, RED5 Melanie Warn and RED8 Chris Ellis, will be flying live at the event in front of expected public crowds of 1000+ per day on the Saturday and Sunday and the Press day on the Friday.
Along with seven other pilots connected via the Internet they will be flying their exhilarating 2011 virtual aerobatic display routine replicating the Royal Air Force Red Arrows 2008 display routine using the LockOn Flaming Cliffs 2 flight simulator.

The live display will start at 13:00 BST (British Summer Time), 14:00 CET (Central European Time) and can be seen on large screens displayed around the event location.
The display will also be streamed live via a High Definition video streaming web page provided by Thrustmaster® at http://www.livestream.com/vralive

The team will be flying at the event using the latest flight simulator technology from Thrustmaster®, the HOTAS WARTHOG TM a U.S. Air Force A-10C attack aircraft HOTAS™ (Hands On Throttle And Stick) replica joystick.

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About The Virtual Red Arrows:
The team was founded in 2005 and set out to replicate the Royal Air Force Red Arrows display routines using flight simulation software and hardware technology.
The team have displayed live at numerous events around the world via live video web broadcasts.

For more information, go here: http://www.virtualredarrows.com

About Thrustmaster®:
Guillemot Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of interactive entertainment hardware and accessories for PC and game consoles, offering a wide range of diversified products under the brand name Thrustmaster® for PC and console accessories. Active in this market since 1984, the Guillemot Corporation Group is currently present in 10 countries including Germany, France, the UK, the United States, Canada and Italy, and distributes its products across more than twenty countries worldwide. The Group's mission is to provide innovative, high-quality products which increase the performance and fun experienced by gamers and music lovers.

HOTAS WARTHOG TM details here: http://www.thrustmaster.com/product....1&PlatformID=5

About FSC Weston:
The FSC Weston (Flight Simulator Convention) event is held at the Weston Super Mare helicopter museum in the UK. It is anon profit show and every single penny that is raised from the public and exhibitors is donated to charity.
The event runs for three days, 13th May press day and the 14th and 15th May are public days.

For more information, go here: http://www.fscweston.co.uk/

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Old 04-14-2011, 04:03 PM   #2
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Let's hope it matures into a full-fledged sponsorship after the event.
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