Browsing: Rick Desjardins

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Review: Aerosoft’s Dutch Harbor X

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Dutch Harbor is located right next to the airport of Unalaska which is on Amaknak Island in the Aleutians off the coast of Alaska.  The port of Dutch Harbor is the home port for the Bering sea king crab fishery and the crabbing fleet featured in the television series “Deadliest…

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Review: Aerosoft Rotterdam X

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Rotterdam The Hague airport formerly known as Zestienhoven, EHRD, is located 5.6Kms northwest of the city of Rotterdam. The original airport for the city of Rotterdam had been destroyed just prior to the second world war so when it came time to consider rebuilding it was decided to do so…

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Review: France VFR – Bretagne X

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After having reviewed this FS2004 version of this scenery package I was excited to fly the FSX version.  For those of you who may not be familiar with this area of France, Bretagne or Brittany is a large peninsula covering almost 34,000 sq kms. It is located in the north-west…

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Review: Aerosoft – Sim-Wings Mallorca X

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Mallorca (Majorca) is Spain’s largest island. Together with the islands of Formentera, Ibiza and Minorca it makes up the autonomous community of the Balearic islands.  The city of Palma which is the largest city on the island is also the capitol of this community. The island has an area of…

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Review: Aerosoft – Sim-Wings Menorca X

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Menorca or Minorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s name is derived from the Latin Insula Minor, later becoming Minorica which translated means minor island.  At just under 700 Sq kms in area and with a population of about 89,000 it is smaller than the neighbouring island of Majorca…

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Review: SST’s Slovenia for FSX Part 1

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Slovenia; officially known as the Republic of Slovenia covers an area of approximately 20,000 sq kms and has a population of just over 2 million. Relatively speaking it is a small country located in Central Europe.  For those of you not familiar with Slovenia it borders Italy on the west,…

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Review: FlyTampa – Boston V3 for FS2004 and FSX

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[slideshow id=25] Boston V3 FSX Screenshots Rick Desjardins reviews this latest primetime FlyTampa title: “General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, KBOS, is located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. First opened in 1923 it was originally called Boston Airport and was used primarily by the Massachusetts Air Guard and the Army Air…

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Review: Wilco’s E-Jets for FS2004 and FSX

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For those of you not familiar with Embraer the name is derived from Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica. It was created in 1969 by the Ministry of Aeronautics in Brazil.  Starting out modestly with about 500 employees and a single hanger they have steadily grown over four decades to be one…

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Review: FlyTampa – Grenadines for FSX

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Rick Desjardins flew where the sun is always shining and reports: “Anybody who has been around the MS Flightsimulator franchise is certainly familiar with the sceneries from FlyTampa.  If you read their forums the next release is always highly anticipated; that is because they never disappoint.  This new one “The…

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