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Jennasoft London Gatwick (EGKK): The FSElite Review

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Developer
Jennasoft
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simMarket
Price
€21.00 (excl. VAT)
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Version Reviewed
v1.15
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As per our Community Charter, all of our reviews are free from bias, prejudice and favouritism. Don't forget, each reviewer has their own style and thoughts, although they all abide by the Review Guidelines - something I suggest you read.

Gatwick has been a constant throughout my flightsim ‘career’. I remember many years ago that it was one of, if not, the first payware airports that I purchased. I recall finding the go-around procedure particularly interesting having seen real-world operators executing that hard left or right turn heading 179 degrees climbing to 3000ft. Not only this, but I recognised this as the major hub of the airline which I grew up alongside and ultimately entered aviation with. Us flight simmers have never been quite as spoilt as we have in recent years with most airports being covered by at least two developers – a double-edged sword if you ask me. Whilst this can offer many advantages to the consumer, it leads to congestion in the market and draws attention away from potentially unique development opportunities where other developers are yet to venture.

UK2000 Scenery has ultimately, for many years, held the fort amongst simmers as being renowned for their renditions of UK & Channel Island airports. Enter Jennasoft. I first stumbled upon the company having known very little about the firm and their developments but had seen renders floating on social media. The renders offered very little information but showcased some brilliant details which I looked forward to seeing in my sim. With the length of time from announcement to the release, I lost track of the project. Then almost out of the blue, Jennasoft released Gatwick Airport with little fanfare. With my in-depth knowledge of the airport and its surroundings, I thought it was high time to see if competition for the same airport does benefit the flight sim community.

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MK-Studios Lanzarote (GCRR): The FSElite Review

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MK-Studios has taken the simming community by storm by releasing a prolific string of scenery focusing on the Canary Islands, with their latest being Lanzarote Arrecife airport. The Canaries, as mentioned in previous reviews, are a very popular destination for travelers from all over the world due to their predominantly year round sunshine and picturesque landscape. In this review we
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Latinwings / PILOT’S Almeria (LEAM): The FSElite Review

Latinwings Almeria
8.1
Almeria is the latest in a string of scheduled releases by the developer Latinwings. Currently Almeria is only available from the PILOT’S store for 24.99 Euros.  Almeria is located in the southeast of Spain on the coast of the Mediterranean situated between Malaga and Murcia. Much of Almeria’s wealth comes from agriculture and thus makes it a very busy shipping
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MK Studios Tenerife Vol. 1: The FSElite Review

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The Canaries, for most people in Europe, invoke memories of childhood holidays, year round sunshine or the repetitive advertising campaigns from tour operators. Around 12 million people every year visit the Canaries for a variety of different reasons - with the most popular reason being tourism. So it is little wonder that I, like many others, was eagerly awaiting MK-Studios
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UK2000 Scenery Gatwick Xtreme V4 (EGKK): The FSElite Review

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Developer
UK2000 Scenery
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UK2000 Scenery
Price
£16.99
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Version Reviewed
4.0.2
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SimMarket
FSElite's preferred Flight Sim vendor is SimMarket. (Why?)

As per our Community Charter, all of our reviews are free from bias, prejudice and favouritism. Don't forget, each reviewer has their own style and thoughts, although they all abide by the Review Guidelines - something I suggest you read.

Since the release of Prepar3D version 4, we’ve seen a prolific string of releases from developers. In particular, significant updates to existing scenery. One I was particularly keen on getting my hands on was UK2000 London Gatwick V3, the latest update to their essential UK range. The much-coveted update includes the newly built Pier 1, an extension to the vast south terminal development, a reworked Pier 5 and the addition of the Airbus A380 stand on Pier 6. Some other notable changes include transparent glass around the airport and the famous Pier 3, or the satellite, as it’s more commonly known. Gatwick’s largest airline, easyJet, in partnership with Lufthansa Technik, also had two hangars built some years ago that also are featured in this latest update.

London Gatwick is London’s second largest airport by total passenger traffic and predominantly caters to charter and leisure routes. The airport was first developed in the 1920’s with first commercial flights approved in 1933. Since then the airport has continued to steadily grow into the behemoth that it is now. Many notable carriers include easyJet, British Airways, TUI, Thomas Cook and the now-defunct Monarch who had been one of the longest-standing operators at the world’s busiest single runway airport.

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Aerosoft Madeira X Evolution: The FSElite Review

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In early 2015 MK Studios posted a cryptic terrain mesh of an airport that needs no introduction and asked the community if they knew the airport. This would lead to months of excruciating anticipation for the community. However almost two years later the saga was brought to an end and we welcomed Madeira Evolution X with open arms. I think
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JustSim Barcelona (LEBL): The FSElite Review

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As part of our Community Charter, we provide full disclosure at FSElite. JustSim's Barcelona was provided free of charge to FSElite for the purpose of reviewing for the community. DEVELOPER JustSim PRICE 20.64eur (+TAX) PUBLISHER SimMarket BUY FROM SimMarket JustSim Barcelona El Prat Airport is the latest release from this developer who has had a prolific string of notable releases
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UK2000 Scenery Aberdeen (EGPD): The FSElite Review

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DEVELOPER UK2000 Scenery PRICE £16.99 PUBLISHER UK2000 Scenery BUY FROM UK2000 Scenery Aberdeen is an airport I've been waiting to be developed for what feels like a lifetime and I was overjoyed when UK2000 finally announced it. Aberdeen Dyce as its formerly known is a major industrial hub for the Scottish offshore oil industry with the majority of its traffic
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