Head-To-Head: Bristol Airport (EGGD) Pilot Plus and UK2000 Scenery

Head To Head Bristol Airport Pp Uk2000

I promise this will be the last time I cover anything related to Bristol Airport for the foreseeable future. I have already reviewed Pilot Plus’ Bristol Airport on X-Plane and also UK2000 Scenery’s rendition on Prepar3D. Suffice to say neither really blew me out of the water, but both provided a solid experience for their respective platforms. Now, we have the airport on the same platform by both developers. When this happened, I had a huge number of requests to make a head to head comparison of them both. These requests have brought me back to my home airport yet again, pitting relatively new developer Pilot Plus against the established UK2000 Scenery on Prepar3D only.

Quick Overview

Pilot Plus

Release date: 15th May 2020

Price: $34.95 AUD (approximately £19.24)

Store: Orbx

UK2000 Scenery

Release date: December 4th 2019

Price: £18.48

Store: UK2000 Scenery


Both airports are fully compatible with Prepar3D v5 through their installer. However, as Pilot Plus is now a partner of Orbx, you get the advantage of using their incredible Orbx Central to download, update and install the product. It’s a huge breath of fresh air compared to the archaic process of installing UK2000 Scenery. With Orbx Central, you can simply install with one-click, UK2000 Scenery on the other hand, requires you to install the airport, along with a common objects library and other files.

In normal circumstances, the tried and tested method of installing products isn’t all that bad, but when directly comparing it to the system Orbx has in place for their partner products, it just reminds you how good it could be. This makes me hope that more developers join the Orbx partnership program just to pass on the ease of installation to the customer.

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Scenery developers Pilot Plus have jumped from the world of X-Plane and released their first airport for Prepar3D v4 and v5. EGGD Bristol Airport, located in the South-west of the UK, is home to numerous airlines including low-cost carriers easyJet, Ryanair and also charter airlines such as TUI. The airport handles over 9 million passengers per year, with the largest
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After a slight delay, UK2000 Scenery has released Bristol 2019HD for X-Plane 11. The scenery package brings the Southwest airport to the simulator and is available free to those who purchased the P3D/FSX version, which released last month. The airport has grown in traffic over the past few years with easyJet dominating the airport, along with other airlines such as TUI, Ryanair and Air Lingus all serving multiple destinations.

Bristol 2019HD serves as the next level of scenery development from UK2000 Scenery with improvements to texturing, 3D modelling quality and features. The X-Plane 11 version features many of the same as the P3D, including PBR materials, custom autogen, static vehicles and much more.

As previously mentioned, if you own the FSX/P3D version already, this new version is already in your account free of charge. Those who have yet to purchase can do so by heading to UK2000 Scenery’s website. It will cost you £18.48, but you can get 25% off if you owned V3 of the airport previously.

It will be interesting to see how this version compares to the recently released Pilot Plus version (and subsequent free update).

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