MK-Studios Tenerife Vol.2 v2 (Tenerife North): The FSElite Review

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Tenerife North Airport (GCXO) is infamously known for being the airport where the worst aviation accident ever occurred. In 1977, two Boeing 747 aircraft collided resulting in the death and injury of hundreds of people. Bad weather and poor communication were the results of the disaster.

Since then, the airport has moved on to be an integral part of tourism and cargo. Many airlines including Ryanair, Vueling, Iberia and others frequent the airport both daily and seasonally. Whilst Tenerife North is still popular within the Canaries, it is less utilised compared to Tenerife South Airport. There are plenty of connections to other airports in the Canary Islands, as well as other parts of Spain and beyond.

Installing the product is a standard affair through the simMarket installation process. It is worth noting that the scenery is only compatible with those that own Tenerife South (or Tenerife Vol. 1) from MK-Studios.

Included in the installation is a brief document explaining the scenery and a few other key bits of information, as well as a configuration tool.

Looking at the airport itself, I could immediately tell this was an MK-Studios airport. They have a distinct look and feel to the texture quality and I was very impressed by the high-resolution ground textures. MK-Studios does an outstanding job at creating incredibly good looking ground poly. In particular, the parking stands look great and the use of environmental effects really adds a lot of life to the airport. The level of detail is sharp and clear, which I really appreciate in any scenery. I also like the fact that there’s variation in the texture work on the ground for things such as the hatched no-parking markings and also cracks in the concrete.

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MK-Studios has officially released Tenerife Vol.2 V2 for Prepar3D V4. This product package features Tenerife North Airport, along with some of the surrounding area. Tenerife North, infamously known for the worst-ever Aviation incident, is now a thriving airport with multiple routes to a variety of destinations across the world. Such destinations include Madrid, Gran Canaria, Barcelona and many more. The
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Developer MK-Studios has continued to work on their Tenerife North Airport since the original announcement and is now in a position to showcase some WIP screenshots. The airport is due for a release some point on Prepar3D V4. The airport situated on the Northside of the island sees traffic from airlines such as Binter Canarias, Iberia, Ryanair and Vueling. The
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Anyone have Vatsim's CTP on their mind? MK-Studios certainly does! Earlier today they published a status update for their current products on Facebook. Starting with Dublin, all buildings and ground textures are made with full PBR material. Included below are some pictures of Dublin as it goes into Internal beta testing. They also hinted that the use of full PBR
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RFscenerybuilding have updated their Bastia Poretta scenery to the P3D V4 platform. It’s available on Simmarket for 17.00 EUR or a 5 EUR upgrade for earlier users.

Bastia Poretta airport is in Corsica in the French Mediterranean. Roughly 17 km (11 mi) south-southeast of Bastia at Luciana which both are upper Corsica department. During WW2 this airport was in use by the Air Crops of the US Army. In July 31, 1944 a Bastia Poretta Antoine de Saint-Exupery took off on a reconnaissance flight without coming back.

Features of this scenery

  • Custom airport building
  • Custom platform and custom vehicles.
  • Custom lighting runway.
  • 3D light mast lighting and lights on taxiing.
  • Glass effect windows of buildings
  • 3D grass
  • Animation birds.
  • Change of season – automatic
  • Large size landclass
  • Colors landclass made for the color gamut FTX ORBX GLOBAL World textures
  • Road traffic.
  • Optional : Dynamic lighting
  • Optional : Dynamic reflection


To summarize other P3D V4 compatible airports updated by RFscenerybuilding I’ve made a list, they are the following:

More is at RFSB’s Facebook page here.

Below are a few preview shots of Bastia-Poretta in P3D V4.


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