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MK-Studios Dublin: The FSElite Review

Mk Studios Dublin Review
8.7
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Developer
MK-Studios
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simMarket
Price
€23.00 (excl. VAT)
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Version Reviewed
1.01
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MK-Studios
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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.

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, but there was still a lot to be desired from a true Dublin airport in the simulator. For an airport that holds a lot of significance in the world, it is surprising just how long it took. Fortunately for us, MK-Studios hasn’t let us down.

Dublin Airport is the primary airport for the Republic of Ireland, with its two largest airline operators being low-cost carrier Ryanair and the IAG-owned Aer Lingus. Both airlines try to offer different products to customers, but ultimately, this fiery competition has meant there is plenty of route opportunities in a variety of aircraft types from Dublin Airport. Of course, a variety of other airlines frequent the Irish city: United Airlines, Cathay Pacific and many more. All of these choices mean that for simmers, plenty of excuses to fly from or to Dublin and over the lush green fields if following real-life routes is your thing.

MK-Studios has been pioneering the use of PBR texturing ever since Prepar3D v4.4 enabled the feature. With various updates of their Lisbon and Tenerife sceneries under their belts, they went to town to ensure that Dublin was fully covered with PBR textures and built it with the technology in mind. This forward-thinking design has benefited us simmers by providing a spectacular looking airport that runs silky smooth. The full PBR ground textures really compliment the accuracy in the ground markings. Tug reference points, taxi/gate line variations and other intricate details exist with the idea being to immerse you into this busy airport life. Environmental effects such as dirt and oil are also employed in Dublin, but are a bit too excessive and detour from the realism a bit.

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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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AI Lights Reborn Pro Edition: The FSElite Review

Fsreosy
9
Introduction The quest for more immersion and realism within our simulators never ends. With so many utilities released this year, it's fair to say that there has been a lot of success as developers look to improve our experiences and keep us engaged with our hobby. To release a unique addon is no easy feat but FSReborn has done just
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FS2Crew Ultimate Ground Crew X: The FSElite Review

FS2Crew Ultimate Ground Crew X The FSElite Review
5.8
FS2Crew is widely known for their virtual co-pilots. Many see no other way to fly than with their copilots. Over the last few years, FS2Crew has been developing a new program that is a Virtual Ground Crew for your airplanes. This addon has been very welcomed into the community since its release a few months ago. Ultimate Ground Crew X
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Orbx Cityscape Honolulu: The FSElite Review

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Developer
Orbx
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Cityscape Honolulu
Price
$39.95 aud
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Version Reviewed
1.0
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Orbx
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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.

In this video we take a look at the island of Oahu and city of Honolulu. Grab your leis and join me in Hawaii for this Honolulu Cityscape review from Orbx. This video should give you an idea of what to expect from this Cityscape from Orbx, and whether or not it’s the right add-on for you.

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Active Sky XP: The FSElite Review

X Plane Aspx Review Hifisimtech Review Featured Imag
7
There is no question about the impact of ActiveSky for P3D and how it really brings the weather to life. HiFi Simulations has been working on bringing their renowned weather engine to X-Plane for about three years. In December of 2018 Active Sky for X-Plane (known as ASXP) was born. The add-on is a welcome addition to the default simulator
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Flightbeam SEQM HD (Quito): The FSElite Review

Flightbeam Seqm Quito Airport Review
7.9
Flightbeam is known for their mastery in scenery creation. Since the original San Francisco release, Amir, founder of Flightbeam, has purposefully spent countless years refining his craft to create a brand that is known for quality, great customer service and satisfying simmers’ needs for varied and desired airports. It was quite a surprise to see the Flightbeam brand expand beyond
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Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls: The FSElite Review

ALPHA Flight Controls
9.7
Affordable hardware within Flight Simulation has been at the forefront of many simmers' minds for a long while. We have been stuck with the same hardware for many years. Despite the reliability, it’s been a long time coming for a new player. At long last, Honeycomb Aeronautical stepped up to the job with their new Alpha Yoke system. Not only
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FSDreamteam Chicago O’Hare v2: The FSElite Review

FSDreamteam Chicago OHare V2 The FSElite Review
8.7
In this video, I give my opinion of FSDreamTeam's new Chicago O'Hare v2 for P3Dv4. We will take a close look at the modelling and texturing of various elements around the airport and any new features FSDreamTeam has implemented, such as the "living" terminal. I cover airport buildings, ground textures, airport layout, night lighting, animations, seasonal variations, and performance. Don't
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