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29Palms & Captain7 Nuremberg: The FSElite Review

Review Nuremberg
9.1
PRODUCT INFORMATION
Developer
29Palms & Captain7
Purchase From
29Plams & Flightbeam
Price
20.97 Euro
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Version Reviewed
1.00
Press Copy Provided By
29Palms
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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.

Nuremberg Airport by developer 29Palms and Captain7 may well be one of the best sceneries in my library. Thoughtfully laid out and with a clear attention to detail, 29Palms and Captain7 have captured the essence of this cozy Bavarian airport.

Nuremberg International Airport (EDDN) is located in the heart of Bavaria, and is the second-busiest airport next to Munich Airport (EDDM). Serving over 4.2 million passengers each year, the airport offers flights to European metropolitan and leisure destinations, along with spots in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, and Egypt. Routes in and out of the airport are numerous, and almost every major European operator has a plane at the airport either seasonally or on a regular route.

Constructed after World War II, the airport opened in 1955. In 1961, the runway was extended to 2300 metres, and then to 2,700 metres in 1968. The latest extension allowed the airport to accommodate large jets, and in 1970 the first Boeing 747 landed at the airport. The airport can accommodate all aircraft, (including wide-body aircraft) except for the Airbus A380.

 
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MK-Studios Lanzarote (GCRR): The FSElite Review

LANZAROTE REVIEW
8.1
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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JustSim UUWW Vnukovo: The FSElite Review

JohnMoscow
7.9
Ah, Vnukovo; where do I even begin? Moscow Vnukovo is one of four major international airports serving Moscow and is currently the third-busiest airport in Russia. Starting its life on July 1st, 1941, it served as a Soviet airbase during the Second World War, with passenger service starting after the war had ended. April 20th, 1956 marked the first passenger
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FlyJSim 727 Series Professional v3: The FSElite Review

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9
PRODUCT INFORMATION
Developer
FlyJSim
Purchase From
X-Plane.org
Price
$59.95
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Version Reviewed
3.0
Press Copy Provided By
FlyJSim
SimMarket
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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.

X-Plane is renowned as being a platform with a great amount of study-level aircraft worth drooling over. One of the developers credited for producing a couple of those is FlyJSim.

While their team is small, FJS carries a wealth of experience between them that allows them to create some magnificent simulations of some classic aircraft. You only need not look further than their 732 TwinJet v3, that was released at the start of 2018, to see how the development team is capable of some of the best aircraft simulations available to the home flight simmer.

With the refresh of their 727 Series, bringing it to version 3, FJS has once again shown they are the masters of their craft.

Presentation

Included in the package are -100, -200 and -200F models that, in their design at least, have not changed since version 2 of the aircraft.  However, their flight models have been updated to be compatible with X-Plane 11. The texturing, on the other hand, has been updated to higher resolutions, and the entire aircraft has been given the Physics-Based Rendering treatment (more commonly referred to as PBR).

The cockpit has an incredible presence that feels familiar for an aircraft of the era. While sitting in the left seat at night, the warm glow of the lights from the engineer’s station is apparent from behind you, casting a retro ambience over the pedestal and up onto the main instrument panel.  Every switch and dial in the business end of the aircraft is modelled and functional, including the entire engineer’s station, overhead, instrument panel, pedestal, and the cockpit voice recorder event marker.

 
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Orbx Netherlands TrueEarth: The FSElite Review

ONL Review
7.5
Orbx, too, has ventured into the area of photoreal regions. Undoubtedly inspired by the popular ‘Ortho’ addons for X-Plane, Orbx’ first photoreal area is Netherlands TrueEarth. So what is ‘TrueEarth’, what does it mean for Orbx Regions and of course, how good is this addon?   Presentation Let’s start at the beginning: what is TrueEarth? For a few years now,
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