• Review: Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage For X-Plane

    Airport Anchorage

    Publisher: Aerosoft

    Review Author:
    Patrick Putlend

    Suggested Price:
    $24.99

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    Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane

    Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is a major airport in the U.S. state of Alaska, located 5 miles southwest of downtown Anchorage. The airport is named for Ted Stevens, a U.S. senator from Alaska in office from 1968 to 2009.

    Built in 1951, the airport was served in the 1950s by Alaska Airlines, Northwest Orient, Pacific Northern Airlines and Reeve Aleutian Airways, using aircraft ranging from Douglas DC-3s to Boeing 377s, and was also a refuelling stop for Canadian Pacific Air Lines.

    Anchorage was a common stopover for passengers flying to East Asia until the late 1980s because airspace in China, Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc countries were off-limits and because the first generation of jets and widebody airliners did not have the range to fly non-stop across the Pacific Ocean.

    Anchorage is the second scenery from Aerosoft I have reviewed (the other being Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport), and I have to say, I was very excited to see what they had managed to create.

    Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane     Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane

    This scenery was originally created for X-Plane 10, but even though it's an older scenery, it still features the following:

    • Complete scenery of Anchorage Ted Stevens Airport including all facilities and buildings (International Terminal, National Terminal, cargo areas, maintenance areas, Kulis Air National Guard Base, South Airpark...)
    • Photorealistic ground textures based on aerial imagery (15 cm/pixel)
    • Detailed rendition of Lake Hood (LHD), the world's largest seaplane base including lots of static aircraft
    • Landing strip Z41
    • Complete taxiway and runway signs
    • Stunning X-Plane 10 night effects
    • Optimized for good frame rate
    • Comprehensive manual in German and English
    • LIDO charts

    The minimum system requirements are:

    • X-Plane 10/11
    • Windows XP (SP3)/Vista/7/8, Mac, Linux
    • 2.6 GHz Dual Core 2 Processor
    • 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics card with at least 512 MB (1024 MB recommended)

    Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane     Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane

    Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane     Aerosoft - Airport Anchorage for X-Plane


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