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Orbx OpenLC Africa: The FSElite Review

OpenLC Africa
Product Information
Developer
Orbx
Purchase From
Orbx
Price
AUD 58.95
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Version Reviewed
1.0 - P3D V5
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Introduction

Orbx OpenLC Africa is one of those add-ons that seems to have been in development for such a long time, one does not recall when it was first announced. Plagued by many delays, it even seemed to be pretty close to cancellation not so long ago. In the meantime, with the introduction of the True Earth Series, the landclass technology as it was done in the past since the FS2002 days seemed to be over. Except for a few places like Morocco or South Africa, the continent had little to no add-on coverage at all. Orbx OpenLC Africa is the biggest landclass task undertaken by Orbx so far, covering 30.37 million km². Having personally clocked a few hundred (real) flying hours over the African continent, I was following very closely the high and lows of this development. In this review, we will see how Orbx managed the outcome.

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