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ImagineSim KATL Atlanta 2016 (P3DV4 Version): The FSElite Review

IMAGINESIM ATLANTA P3DV4 FEATURED REVIEW
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PRODUCT INFORMATION
Developer
ImagineSim
Purchase From
ImagineSim
Price
$32.99
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Version Reviewed
Jan 2018 Release
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ImagineSim
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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.

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is an incredibly busy airport; it’s the busiest and biggest airport in the world. It has about a million aircraft movements and more than 100 million passengers every year. It’s a major hub for Southwest, but Delta is the main airline in Atlanta. Atlanta is also jokingly called “Delta International Airport”. The airport has about 300 stands spreading across 4700 acres.

And that size is exactly the problem, because modelling an airport that big in a simulator that is always limited on performance is quite the challenge. And besides the usual look and feel of the scenery, performance will be the major focus of the review.

Installation and configuration

The installation process was easy. Simply run the installer and that was all. Or so I thought, because the SODE jetways didn’t work. I had to manually download and move the SODE files to the correct folders to get it to work.  However, after I fixed those issues I had no problems enjoying the scenery. (EDIT: SODE Jetways are now available via the configuration menu. Check out this post for more info: ImagineSim Scenery SODE Update.) Imaginesim also provides you with the usual documentation, including some information about the airport, a chart, and a guide of how the docking system works. It also includes a nice FAQ section at the back of the document.

First, I had to choose the options I wanted. There is a special configurator for the scenery where you have a range of options. Simply select the options you want, and it automatically configures your scenery. There is also a option to turn off dynamic lighting, choose seasons and many more.

 
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ImagineSim KLGA LaGuardia 2016 (P3DV4 Update): The FSElite Review

KGLA Imaginesim FSEliteEx FEATURED Review
8.5
We’re in a very unique time for flight simulation. The release of Prepar3D V4 means that the memory restrictions that shackled simmers have now been relieved and it has allowed people to increase settings and detail beyond anything they could have before.  The same can be said for the development community whereby they can now include even more detail and
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MK Studios Tenerife Vol. 1: The FSElite Review

MK Studios TFS1
8.8
PRODUCT INFORMATION
Developer
MK Studios
Purchase From
MK Studios
Price
$21.50
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Version Reviewed
1.01
Press Copy Provided By
MK Studios
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.

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 latest release: Tenerife Vol.1. Over the past few years we’ve seen tremendous scenery growth in areas of Italy, Germany and mainland Spain. Yet the Canaries, despite their cult like following, have only very recently started to make waves in the community.

In my review we will be honing in on the island of Tenerife, the largest of the islands that make up the archipelago. Originally Tenerife only had one airport, Los Rodeos – known commonly as Tenerife North – situated on the north side of the island. Due to its often inclement weather, it was decided in the late 1960s that a more suitable location be sought to open a new airport to better serve the island. Then on the 27th of March 1977, disaster struck when two Boeing 747s collided causing the death of 583 people making this the worst accident in aviation history. On the 6th of November 1978 Tenerife South was opened and inaugurated as Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia Airport by Queen Sofia of Spain, and has been open to this day.

 
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JetStream Designs Nantes: The FSElite Review

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9.1
Background Nantes Atlantique Airport is an international airport serving the northwestern French city of Nantes, located 8 miles southwest of the city itself in the town of Bouguenais. Serving 4.8 million passengers a year, numerous different airlines fly into the airport serving various destinations across Europe, Africa and North America. This provides great variety for the casual simmer who enjoys
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Just Flight Vickers Armstrong’s VC10: The FSElite Review

JUST FLIGHT Vc10 Review
8.5
Before the Boeing 747, there was another queen that ruled the skies - arguably the most elegant airliner to have ever been created. Of course, this is none other than the Vickers-Armstrong’s VC10. The VC10 first took flight in June of 1962, later entering service as a commercial airliner for British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) in 1964. This aircraft was
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