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Innsbruck Airport Scenery for FSX & FS2004

Last updated Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:40:32 GMT
Originally posted on Sun, 07 Nov 2010 13:52:11 GMT

Innsbruck AirportThe Approaching Innsbruck Airport Scenery is Microsoft Flight Simulator X and FS2004 compatible. It comes in a CD-ROM media format. Simulator pilots will be able to experience flight in and out of Innsbruck airport in a way that they probably hadn’t be able to up until this point. This particular airport is one of the toughest to navigate in all of Europe.

The details in this add-on are pretty impressive. Each of the airport’s buildings has an incredibly detailed appearance. They look so real because they have been rendered from high definition images taken from an aerial view. The Alpine landscape comes to life and seems to leap out at the user from the screen.

The Innsbruck airport is Western Austria’s primary airport. During the winter season, it is especially busy as tourists make their way to the area to enjoy the region’s highly regarded skiing resorts. The airport is situated in a rather steep valley, which makes both flying in and out of Innsbruck difficult and different from what many pilots have experienced. There are flight procedures in place that must be ok’d by the Federal Office of Civil Aviation before they are allowed. This is largely because fights in and out of Innsbruck can be incredibly dangerous. If the conditions aren’t just right, an airplane could go down.

The Approaching Innsbruck Airport Scenery add-on includes a petty accurate rendering of the Innsbruck airport and high quality aerial images. It features night and seasonal fixtures, navigation aids, and compatibility with AES, UTE and ATP2004. Another cool feature is the LOL heliport situated atop of a hospital, AFCAD file which includes a list of non-standard procedures, plus much more.

All in all, this is a very nice add-on. Individuals looking for a challenge will find that this package will definitely provide it. Innsbruck is one of the most difficult airports to navigate in the world. The area’s punishing winter weather and the airport’s deep valley location mean that the potential for error, including a fatal one, is ever present.

Innsbruck airport sign and scenery in FSX
Innsbruck airport sign and scenery in FSX

Ian Stephens

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Ian Stephens is a Flight Simulation enthusiast with a keen interest in aviation and technology. He has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.

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