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Airline2Sim Announces Airport2Sim Charles De Gaulle (CDG)

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Airline2Sim, the company behind several training packages, announced a short while back a new product in their upcoming portfolio of products: Airport2Sim. The idea behind Airport2Sim was to provide a series of training videos related to real-world ops at specific airports. Furthermore, the package would also include GSX config files and PDF documentation to ensure that your airport was as close to the real deal as possible. You can find out full details here.

The first airport in this new series will be Amsterdam. The final touches are just being added now as we speak. However, Airline2Sim did confirm that the next product in this series will indeed be Charles De Gaulle (CDG). The largest French airport will be tackled next giving simmers a detailed look at how ground movements work, tricks and tips to make the most of your time taxiing around the huge airport.

No word on a release, but in the previous roadmap post from the team, this, and other projects, are all aiming to be out this year.

 
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Updates from the team at Airport2Sim

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Our good friends at Airline2Sim has had a pretty quiet few years since the release of their PMDG 777 Cadet Training Program (review). They did announce a new product line called Airport2Sim, which is designed to teach you everything you'd need to know about moving around some of the biggest airports in the world. In the update, posted on Facebook,
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Airline2Sim Announces New Product Line, Airport2Sim

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Best known for their advanced training programs for popular sim aircraft like the 777 and Q400 taught by real world pilots, Airline2Sim has a new product line to talk about; presenting Airport2Sim! Poised to fill the, often months-long, gaps between the releases of their full fledged training programs, Airport2Sim is a package detailing and explaing operations at complex airports taught
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Airline2Sim 777 Cadet+ Training Program Coming This Summer

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We're huge fans of the guys over at Airline2Sim. The team have worked tirelessly to create wonderful video training packages, with the latest being their fantastic 777 Cadet Program. We loved it and you guys should take a look at buying it as even veteran users will learn something new. Whilst the 777 Cadet Program was great, there's still much
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Developer Month: Airline2Sim Interview

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Welcome to the FSElite Developer Month. Our theme this year is about delivering for the community and part of that is delivering great content to you all. As part of our commitment to you all, we're pleased to announced Developer Month - a month themed solely around celebrating our great development community. Over the course of March, you'll be treated
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Airline2Sim PMDG 777 Cadet Program: The FSElite Review

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PRODUCT INFORMATION
Developer
Airline2Sim
Purchase From
Airline2Sim
Price
$39.99
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Version Reviewed
Initial Release
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Airline2Sim
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.

The PMDG 777 is on the best aircraft available for flightsim. Without a doubt, it’s got excellent features, a stellar virtual cockpit and it performs extremely well. One of the best features of it is how easy it is to get to grips with. You can be on the runway one minute and cruising at FL350 before you know it. It’s a great aircraft for those long hauls, and airlines even use them for short hops. Whilst this is great, the depth that PMDG have covered is often overlooked. And it’s not a surprise when the manual is as large as it is (not the introduction manual, the FCOM itself). Quite simply, as a study level sim, this documentation will tell you everything you need to know, however, as everyone learns at different paces in a variety of ways, this is where Airline2Sim steps in. This review will be a little different as instead of reviewing something designed to be used in the sim, this has been designed to used alongside as a tool to not only get to grips with the PMDG 777, but to master it.

Some of you may know Airline2Sim from their brilliant Dash 8 Q400 Package programs. Both of them covered absolutely everything you needed to know about the excellent plane by Majestic. It was delivered in a way unique to the flightsim community and put you in the shoes of a real pilot taking you through various situations to really test your skills. The PMDG 777 Cadet Program is the same. Throughout the 20+ hours of content over 24 videos, you’ll shown challenging approaches, short hops, night flying and even dealing with a rejected take off. Each scenario you’re put in is different, and you’ll exploring the world as you go. This is important as it keeps the content varied and allows simmers from all around the world to have their own territory covered.

Each episode is narrated by Ben. Throughout your journey from cadet to full-fledged pilot, Ben plays the role of you – the simmer. As I watched, I found myself wondering the reason why the plane did something or why that was a specific procedure. The problem of course with pre-recorded video is that you can’t ask those questions. However, it felt like Ben was right there in the room with me as he was asking those questions on my behalf. It sounds odd, but then I realised: this is the point. This is why Ben is there – to be you; the viewer. His inquisitive nature and passion for learning is a perfect fit for this type of production. Instead of a single person talk you through the procedures, Ben is there to put the speed brakes on and ensure that not only you know WHAT is happening, but also asking the questions so you understand WHY it is the way it is. Any trainer will tell you the why is just as important as ‘the what’ for people to fully understand and comprehend what is going on.

 
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Airline2Sim PMDG Boeing 777 Cadet Program Released

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Update: Ben was kind enough to send us the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0joGsUepqI A quick go-around from yesterday's launch and the team at Airline2Sim have finally released their highly anticipated PMDG Boeing 777 Cadet video package. The tutorials, training and education all from a real world Triple 7 Captain will surely  help you whether you're an expert or a novice. There are
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Airline2Sim 777 Cadet Training Program Price Confirmed

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We missed this a few days ago, but the team at Airline2Sim have confirmed that their upcoming 777 Cadet Training Program will cost just $39.99. After the high quality of their Dash 8 program, we can only imagine this will take the quality even higher! As previously announced, the video package will be released on December 30th 2016.
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