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Erfurt X for FSX Released by Aerosoft

Last updated Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:04:50 GMT
Originally posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2012 23:00:00 GMT

Aerosoft has released Erfurt X for FSX, a scenery add-on for Erfurt-Weimar Airport, Germany.

The Runway at Erfurt

Erfurt-Weimar Airport, formerly known as Erfurt Airport, is the smallest international airport of Germany. The airport is located in Erfurt, the capital city of Free State of Thuringia, situated in the central part of the country.

The airport is served by several airlines, including Germania, Air Berlin, Air VIA, Bulgarian Air Charter, Croatia Airlines, Sky Airlines, and others. The airport handles about 27,000 passengers every year.

The product features fine details of the airport and the nearby village of Bindersleben.

Features

  • A very detailed portrayal of the airport, including all buildings and hangers
  • Traffic at the airport and surrounding area is included
  • Approach lights in 3D
  • Excellent lighting in and around the airport
  • Photo realistic textures – buildings and vehicles
  • Realistic textures on apron
  • Seasonal ground textures
  • High resolution textures for day and night time
  • Navigational aids with high levels of realism
  • Compatible with AI-traffic and AI-traffic add-ons
  • AESLite for dynamic ground traffic on the apron
  • Lido charts
  • Comes with a concise manual in English and German, with all the information you need to install and run and this add-on

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator X
  • Windows XP, Windows VISTA, Windows 7
  • 3,0 GHz processor
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • 3D Graphics Card with minimal 512 MB (1024 MB recommended)
  • Download-Size: 175 MB
  • Installations-Size: 400 MB

What I like about this product

  • Excellent quality ground textures
  • Very realistic and detailed portrayal of the airport
  • Great textures for all seasons
  • Easy to install – after installation the add-on can be found in the start menu with tools and manuals
  • Very high level of detail that enhances levels of realism

This new package has been released for FSX first. FS9 and FS2004 versions will be released later, and will be available to FSX users at no additional cost.

You can view all of the Aerosoft products over at SimShack.net.

Erfurt X is set to be popular with simmers. One user, Richard Micola, from the Netherlands, reviewed this product, saying,

And bingo for Erfurt-X! If you buy this one, then you take no risk! No shimmering! FPS are okay. Runways and Taxiways are all hardened. AES lite included! And the architecture on the Airport is a joy to look at! You can get this all for a very soft price. Compliments for the producers of Erfurt-X!

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Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at ian.stephens@flyawaysimulation.com.

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