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Airport Review | Granada XP by LOGO Projects

Your personal reporter and reviewer Angelique van Campen took a virtual flight from EHAM Amsterdam Schiphol International to Granada International Airport, modeled by LOGO Projects. Although this wasn’t a long flight, it was worth her time and investment exploring Granada XP.

According to Angelique “For some reason I had a lot of fun exploring this small to medium size Spanish airport. I think it had to do that I knew that only one person modeled it, living in Barcelona, Spain. And yes, it’s not a large airport, but even this small one has it’s own charme.”

She continues “Combine this with the freeware SpainUHD ortho textures, and you’re ready to explore Spain in general. And for those simmers who like to fly under VFR rules, it’s even more fun making a stop at the modeled LOGO Projects Granada.”

And now it’s up to you to judge. Check out Angelique’s her LOGO Projects Granada for XP review at X-Plained.Com.

Scenery Review | Orbx TrueEarth GB Central

This is an easy job for our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke, reviewing Orbx TrueEarth Great Britain Central. As Andy lives in the UK, it’s not far from his hometown to explore the beauty of the Central of England, made possible by Orbx with their TrueEarth packages.

According to Andy “Given the size and coverage of the scenery it is impossible to cover every iconic building and every area. The whole view fitted together and created stunning realism. The scenery below included a motorway, railway and minor road alongside each other. VFR flights would not have been as detailed given the detail provided by Orbx True Earth. The whole flight becomes alive as the user takes in the stunning detail and looks for the next landmarks, iconic site, road or water layout with confidence.”

Overall, an awesome package. You can read Andy’s complete in-depth review with a video surprise at the end of his review. Enjoy the reading and see you in the Central of Orbx Great Britain.

Airport Review | CFXP Vancouver Airport

Your personal reporter and reviewer Angelique van Campen took a virtual flight to Vancouver International Airport, Canada and explored the modeled Canada4XPlane airport. According to Patrick from Canda4XPLane “At Canada4XPlane we develop high quality add-ons for XPlane 11. In addition, our website is a collection of many other Canadian add-ons from other developers, organized neatly in our categories. Our goal is to create the largest site for Canadian Add-ons for XPlane 11.”

Angelique confirm this statement since the overall modeled airport comes with lots of tiny details, and the whole Sea Island is taken into account. It was worth Angelique her time to review this airport and is it worth your money to buy it?

The answer is simple; yes, I enjoyed every minute exploring each corner of the airport. You can read her in-depth review that not only comes with a thorough review of the modeled airport but it also comes with a lot of tips and tricks.

Scenery Review | Orbx TrueEarth Britain South

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke explored for you this time his own country and flew around from East to West, from North to South, covering the Orbx TrueEarth Great Britain South scenery. According to Andy “There is a great temptation to just keep on flying over this scenery, interested in the next detail to be viewed. The standard of presentation certainly is a game changer in terms of flight experience and creates another reason to simply get in a plane and fly. The package also assists greatly with VFR flight. Not all buildings are modelled in detail, but even those not given special attention are in the correct place and add to the view.”

But there’s more. Andy thinks “Settlements are recognisable from particular buildings and also road layout. In terms of navigation all settlements reflect the same “footprint” as those on the map and so can be identified. The detail, colours and textures are realistic and effective and blend well together.”

It has been an exiting journey for Andy and Angelique, who helped Andy with a couple of scenic YouTube flights. You can read it all in Andy’s comprehensive and detailed review

Scenery Review | Orbx “the Balearic Islands”

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen tries to take a virtual airplane to Mallorca, but due to COVID-19 restrictions it was not that easy, but she managed to reach the Balearic Islands. Talking about Balearic Islands. Angelique is pleased to take you on her VFR scenic flights at the Orbx Balearic islands, visiting Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca.

According to Angelique “I didn’t know what to expect although I knew the overall quality of TrueEarth products, but when Tony informed me that the Balearic Islands are not SD nor HD quality, but UHD quality (60 cm/pixel), I was even more interested in finding it out. When I first started exploring Mallorca I was blown away. What I mentioned before, it’s not only the quality of the ortho textures. Don’t get me wrong, a 60 cm/pixel ground texture quality is high, very high to be honest and then when it covers a large area. We do see much higher texture qualities as was already explained by Tony, but that’s mostly at an airport or parts of an airport, but not large areas like we see with the Balearic Islands.”

While Angelique visited three islands except Formentera – yes yes, she missed it – she recorded her flights and that footage material is used for a virtual impression too. Curious what she had seen? Check it out at her in-depth review of the Balearic Island flights.

Airport Review | Fresno Yosemite International

Many years ago your personal reporter Angelique van Campen visited the famous US National Parks like Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon. While in this region, we passed and stayed during our trip from these NPs to San Francisco in the city of Fresno. Not that we visited KFAT, we enjoyed our stay in Fresno. That said, I found it a good idea to visit this region once more, but this time using Orbx scenery.

To get the most realistic scenery sensation, you absolutely need when buying Orbx Fresno Yosemite International Airport also buy and install Orbx TrueEarth Northern California. Personally I would say add to this also the other TrueEarth west coast scenery packages, but Northern California is an absolute recommendation, so no requirement!

The modeled airport is as always with Orbx airport a stunning piece of art. It’s so beautiful and so detailed and perfectly blends with their own TrueEarth Northern California region. I could add many sentences in this section, but I think it’s better when you and I drive to KFAT, have a cup of coffee and look around and rent a GA aircraft and fly around the modeled Fresno are. Curious what Angelique has to say about KFAT? Then you should check out her in-depth Orbx Fresno Yosemite International Airport review. Enjoy the ride and feel free to comment.