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PESIM Bordeaux Merignac Airport : The FSElite Review

LFBD
Product Information
Developer
PESIM
Purchase From
PESIM
Price
€21
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Version Reviewed
1.3
Press Copy Provided By
Developer
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.

Introduction

PESIM’s Bordeaux (LFBD) is the biggest project of PESIM to date after La Mole and Montpellier Airport. Bordeaux Merignac Airport, as the airport is called, is ranked 8th by passenger figures in France, with 7 million passengers. While the high speed train line from Paris to Bordeaux that was inaugurated in 2017 was thought to hurt the airport passenger figures, bold investment by the managing board of the airport in the early 2010’s and the opening of a low cost terminal (dubbed Billi, “Bordeaux Illico”) helped the airport sustain its growth, doubling the figures in just 8 years. Reaching its maximum capacity, the airport started heavy terminal overhaul work in 2019. The new work includes an extension of the Billi terminal, a junction of Hall A and B and the overhaul of the transportation network. While this will not bring a major revamp of the airside, this will definitely help improve the passenger experience at Bordeaux airport.

In addition to the regular airline traffic, the civilian apron also hosts a wide variety of business jet and general aviation aircraft, as well as several emergency response and firefighters helicopters.

Bordeaux Airport is also an important military platform. The south of the airport hosts the Base Aerienne 106 (Air Base 106), which hosts the “Commandement des Forces Aériennes” (Air Force Command) of the French Air Force. While there are no more fighter squadrons in Bordeaux, the Air Base hosts a permanent helicopter detachment with Fennec helicopters that are on quick reaction alert with snipers. The base also hosts a liaison squadron with TBM-700 turboprops, and various Air Force support units. It is also used in summer time as a temporary base for water bombers aircraft.

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Aerosoft A330 Professional: The FSElite Review

YouTube Thumbnail Template 2019
Be sure to watch the video review above. The Aerosoft A330 has been one of the most highly anticipated add-ons for Prepar3D v4, and it has finally been released. The first announcement came almost 6 years ago, and after facing many delays and setbacks, it's great to see it all finally come together. But was the wait worth it? The
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SimWorks Studios T-37B Tweet: The FSElite Review

T37
Introduction Manufactured by Cessna, The T-37 “Tweet” was introduced in the USAF inventory in 1957 as a basic primary jet trainer. Along with the T-38 Talon, it has been the backbone of the USAF pilots training programs since its introduction in service. Due for retirement in the 1980’s, it was eventually replaced by the AT-6 Texan II prop aircraft from
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Head-to-Head Review: FSDreamTeam and JustSim EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg

Head To Head Review Basel
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Orbx Gothenburg Landvetter: The FSElite Review

ESGG Gothenburg Airport Cover
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Orbx is certainly no newcomer to the scenery market. Neither are they a newcomer to developing sceneries in the Scandinavian region, having developed a number of sceneries for Norway and Sweden in the past. These include the popular FTX Norway region and the Swedish capital city airport: Stockholm Arlanda. So when Orbx, by surprise, announced Göteborg Landvetter Airport (which they
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Skyline Simulations “Billy Bishop” Toronto City Airport FSX/P3D: The FSElite Review

Product Information
Developer
Skyline Simulations
Purchase From
Skyline Simulations
Price
21.90 EUR
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Version Reviewed
1.00
Press Copy Provided By
Skyline Simulations
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.

In this video, I give my review of the FSX and P3D version of Skyline Simulations’ “Billy Bishop” Airport. We will be looking over the texture work and modeling of the airport objects and city, as well as, seasonal variation/blending, performance, and more.

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UK2000 Scenery Bristol 2019HD: The FSElite Review

EGGD UK2000 SCENERY BRISTOL Airport P3d REVIEW
5
In 2019, UK2000 Scenery made the very conscious decision of taking a step back from scenery development to focus on creating new tools and texture sets to better position themselves in a world of detailed scenery packages. It’s no secret that whilst the UK2000 Scenery packages are adequate, they started to look dated compared to older products - hence the
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MK-Studios Dublin: The FSElite Review

Mk Studios Dublin Review
8.7
MK-Studios is no stranger to creating detailed airports for our simulators. With airports such as Tenerife South v2, Lisbon and others under their belt, they have a strong history of product development. Therefore, it’s unsurprising that the community was excited to see Dublin finally get the long-overdue treatment of a true P3Dv4 native airport. Yes, we had the iniBuilds patch,
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Photosim Labs Bimini And Cat Cay: The FSElite Review

PHOTOSIMLABS
6.9
Reviewing disclaimer : the original product was released standalone for USD 24.95 at the end of October 2019. It is now included in a bundle that comprises Bimini, Cat Cay and The Berry Islands and is available for USD 39.99. Please note that only the South Bimini and Cat Cay part has been reviewed. The Bimini and Cat Cay scenery
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