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#1 Dean (PC Aviator)

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 05:09 PM

One of the more popular products over the years has been the Lukla X and Mount Everest scenery by Aerosoft.

It is not surprising why it is popular. Take the world tallest mountain (above the waterline anyway), and match it with one of the most interesting and challenging airports you will find, and you have a flyers paradise (or is that nightmare?).

 

Here are a couple YouTube videos of the real airport:

 

 

 

The Aerosoft version is available for FS2004 or FSX (boxed or download) and features:

Lukla - Airport at the top of the world features:

 

  • Lukla airfield with its spectacular very short, very sloping runway, at 9000 plus altitude.
  • High definition mesh for the entire area
  • Based on commercially available satellite image (expensive stuff, believe us) with textures details down to centimeters
  • Lukla village in great detail, all houses
  • Nearly all villages in the area at their exact location with every single house based on official Nepalese maps.
  • Nepalese style and not standard autogen of course
  • High resolution mesh terrain and texture resolution of Mt. Everest Mountain provided by no other commercial add-on
  • Mount Everest base camp (helicopter destination) and other camps higher on the mountain
  • Two additional strips nearby; Phaplu and Syngboche (at 12286ft!)
  • Some of the villages have typical Nepalese stupas (shrines) and the famous Tengboche Monastery at the Everest trekking route is included
  • Not a single road in the scenery!
  • Two FSX missions "with voice files"
  • Manually placed landclass, plus all rivers and lakes.
  • Extensive English manual, with chapters on high altitude operations
  • Fully updated with FSX features as bumpmaps, scenery sounds and other effects
  • Perfect combination with DHC-6 Twin Otter X

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System requirements:

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator X (Service Pack 2)
  • Windows XP(SP2), Windows Vista
  • Pentium 3GHz (Duo2Core Intel or equivalent advised)
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 256 Mb DirectX 9 graphics card (512 Mb recommended
  • Soundcard
  • Download-Size: 63 MB
  • Installations-Size: 100MB

Buy your copy of LuklaX / Mt Everest online now at PC Aviator....


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Posted 23 March 2013 - 05:03 PM

Looks great, Dean. My vote for most interesting airfield would be Lukla. I tried it in a light single, and cracked up. There was so much cross- wind that I couldn't hold it straight after touch down. I might do better now I have the yoke and pedals. I will buy this after I upgrade my system, but no point until then. I have it stretched to the limit with ftx Oz!

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:14 PM

I bought this from you a while back now Dean, and it's an absolute heart-stopper. I mainly practice getting into it with the Aerosoft Twin Otter,

with varying results.  It's said by real-world pilots that it's impossible to do a go-around from short final, however I have pulled it off once, in a left turn over the houses with the stall warning wailing. I'd recommend Lukla to anyone looking for a serious challenge (with an underlying sense of doom!!!) 

 

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#4 Dean (PC Aviator)

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 10:25 PM

It is definitely one of the better selling products, hence the spotlight :)


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 12:04 AM

I bought this from you a while back now Dean, and it's an absolute heart-stopper. I mainly practice getting into it with the Aerosoft Twin Otter,with varying results.  It's said by real-world pilots that it's impossible to do a go-around from short final, however I have pulled it off once, in a left turn over the houses with the stall warning wailing. I'd recommend Lukla to anyone looking for a serious challenge (with an underlying sense of doom!!!)  Cheers,Gibbo "Too much flight simming is barely enough"


But would you do it in real life, Gibbo? <grin>

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 12:07 AM


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 09:02 AM

I'm not sure I'd even want to try it as a passenger in real life Dennis! :o

 

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 01:50 PM

Heh, I'm with you. Some places you just walk to!

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