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  1. Background night view of entire city of Kansas City where you can see Kansas river below the engine and highway route number 32 on left side of the river
  2. Shalom and greetings all my pals, Presenting exciting regular scheduled Reeve airline service from PADL Dillingham Airport located two nautical miles west of the central business district of Dillingham in Alaska to PANC Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport located 5 miles southwest of downtown Anchorage. Very excited passengers boarding Reeve Airline DC-4 featuring well polished/buffed masterpiece livery work painted and polished exclusively by repainter named Hartmut Hekmann who is the official repainter for Virtual Aircraft Restoration Facebook group owned and operated by Hartmut Hekmann and Tobias Krause. Time for preflight inspection!! Check out super shiny and well polished engines!! Checking right wing to be sure there is no ice or snow build up CHECK OUT reflection of clouds on metallic shiny wing! Checking left wing for same reason WHOA I can see cloud reflection on the wing! Checking right engines Checking left engines Dont you love shine? Checking wheels you will need lobster bib to catch your drooling from seeing shine on engines! Checking wheels Checking to be sure flaps are set properly Checking propeller blades to be sure there are no ice WHOA WHOA look at cloud reflection on propeller blades Checking right propeller blades for same reason WHOA WHOA I can see reflection of mountains on engine cover Checking front wheel Checking tail Cannot help admiring metallic shine Got to activate all de-ice buttons!! I do NOT know what the pump button for alcohol is for!! Starting left engines resulting into mind blowing exciting and massive engine start smoke Starting right engines producing massive engine start smoke that is blown forward by powerful winter winds Engines are ready for action!!! But wait I need to spool up engines for few seconds to be sure they are ready for action in bitter freezing winter weather Starting to taxi to short of runway 1 to start exciting flight! Making sure the route waypoints are ready to avoid high mountains due to the fact there is no weather radar and no terrain warning computer meaning I must avoid mountains covered by clouds. Here are waypoints: KOWOK PIPPR NUTUW WALUS AMOTT WEWWO ICICL BOB that will enable my plane to avoid running into mountains as seen on this map showing my specific flight path Entering into runway 1 for more taxi and backtrack After backtracking now starting exciting take off run producing thrilling combo of massive snow splattering and engine smoke Airborne on climb to 5,000 ft At 3,000 ft still climbing to 5,000 ft Now starting to cruise at 5,000 ft Passing Wood River that is rich in salmon fishes Passing Iliamna Lake that is the largest lake in Alaska and third largest lake in America There is offer of 100,000 buck reward by local Alaska newspaper for capture of Pacific Sleeper shark secretly lurking in the waters of that lake Cruising across the same lake where you can see that due to so extremely sub zero freezing winter, the engines are producing condensation contrails Checking all gauges to be sure everything sounds very kosher Entering Cook Inlet to continue cruising where you can see that the plane is on safe side away from 10,000 ft high Chigmit mountain range that the plane is supposed to avoid Still cruising above waters of Cook Inlet with background view of same high mountains See how safe side the plane is cruising at 5,000 ft away from mountains Whoa whoa whoa winter is soooo freezing that the engines are producing condensation contrails Sunset!! Checking gauges again to be sure that everything is working well in freezing weather On final runway approach to runway 06R (it is 06R in era 1960s/1970s) where you can see exciting engine smokes due to constant engine power adjustments to make sure the runway approach is smooth Amazing cockpit view of night city lights of Anchorage look at ice on left side!! Seconds before touchdown Okay few more seconds TOUCHDOWN Snow splattering while the plane is braking down on icy runway More snow splatter (is it fun??) Exiting from runway toward gate with background view of Million Air building Taxiing to gate with background view of Alaska Airline maintenance hangar Got to look for official Reeve airline gate which is gate number A11 (oh yes I revved up the engines on purpose to produce massive engine smokes to excite airport spotting photographers) Arrived at gate A11 while the de-icing truck is rushing to deice wings of my plane to get ready for another flight Thank you for viewing!! Stay tuned for next exciting flight. Regards, Aharon
  3. Spinning fan in the cockpit crackles me up (do not know why my font changed) Amazing cockpit panel! Regards, Aharon
  4. Great shots Is it Frankfurt airport? Regards Aharon
  5. Here is throwback to FSX years. Presenting my FSX screenshot that modern MS2020, modern XP-11, and modern P3D will never never have in their flight sim platforms which is of course FSX naturally generated and FSX naturally default flooding that hit a Caribbean airport (MWCR airport) THIS IS FOR MONTHlY JUNE SCREENSHOT CONTEST Notice how flooding reaches almost top of the fence. The screenshots were taken in year 2009 THIS IS NOT NOT for MONTHlY JUNE SCREENSHOT CONTEST. It is for all of you to see what the airport actually looks like after the flood receded Regards, Aharon
  6. Do not want to compete against marvelous screenshot by @TorstenFS He made achievement becoming first flight simmer in history of flight simming to have reflection of himself on cockpit windowshield BUT HEY you are forcing me to do so. So here is...... see the next post
  7. @TorstenFS Ahhhh thanks for explanation. I am utterly amazed to learn it is possible to combine webcam results with FSX screenshot therefore effectively creating reflection of your face on FSX cockpit windowshield. That is cleverest screenshot technique!! Regards, Aharon
  8. WHOA WHOA WHOA the fictional Dan Air livery on CRJ jet looks HOT HOT HOT and amazing Also looks like Air Canada too if the repainter changes the name from Dan Air to Air Canada Regards, Aharon
  9. So how did you manage without Photoshop to get reflection of your face on cockpit windshield in FSX??? You must be first person in history of flight simming to get reflection of his or her face on cockpit windshield in FSX. Regards, Aharon
  10. Great video!! Does MS2020 provide 4 PAPI lights per runway? Regards, Aharon
  11. You said it is old FSX. What ground textures did you use for last screenshot please? Regards, Aharon P.S. I do not know why my words are in weird different fonts???
  12. Well I was asking about how did MS2020 do the job with its default Washington DC city landscape?? FSX did pretty good job with default Washington DC city landscape. I am not referring to any payware add on for the Capitol city. Regards, Aharon
  13. Nice I have 50 screenshots showing departure from KDCA that I made few months ago but have not had chance to edit and publish those just like my other few million screenshots waiting for me to edit and publish!! Is it MS2020?? How is MS2020 default Washington DC city? Regards, Aharon
  14. After rain (click on this screenshot for crisp sharp viewing, please)
  15. love Caribbean screenshots!!!!! Great shots and very realistic looking waters Regards, Aharon
  16. @kroswynd Thanks for your kind words. Regards, Aharon
  17. Shalom and greetings all my pals, Presenting a darn nice sunrise morning commuter flight abroad special and exclusive milestone Embraer E175 from CYUL Montréal–Dorval International Airport located 12 miles from downtown Montreal to CYHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport located in Goffs which is suburb of Halifax, Nova Scotia Taxiing to short of runway 24l on early freezing morning Yeah it is long taxi from the passenger terminal to short of runway 24l Dig the taxiway and runway night lights!! Holding short of runway 24l awaiting for take off clearance from airport tower controllers Take off clearance is granted as the plane enters into the runway for take off dig the headlight shine on the anniversary number!! Starting take off run as tiny jet engines start to roar Airborne on climb to fl350 Nice wing view of sunset where you can see Chateauguay River running through Refuge Faunique Marguerite-D Youville Nice wing view of the lightened airport runways, entire city landscape of Montreal, and Dowker Island look at sunrise above view of St lawrence river and islands of Iles de la Paix National Wildlife Area where you can see on lower right corner of screenshot a town called Maple Grove Making left 180 degree turn toward east on way to destination Dig sunrise view during the left turn Still on climb to fl350 Passing entire view of Montreal Wing view of city of Montreal seen above St lawrence river, town of Chateauguay seen on left side below river and two combined or joined suburbs of Brossard and longueuil seen on on right side below river, and you can see just below the wing city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu where river called Richelieu runs through the city Now cruising at fl350 Dig the nice special milestone livery Trying to chase sunrise Cruising Ahhh finally bright day Some clever passenger used zoom lense of his expensive camera to spot this plane flying westward below the E170 plane On final runway approach Seconds before touchdown TOUCHDOWN!!! (where are tire smokes? must be too cold) Front gear wheels making runway contact without tire smoke probably due to too cold weather Engaging reverse thrusters Arriving at gate W0W the airport is busy!! Thank you for viewing and stay tuned for next exciting flight Regards, Aharon
  18. Shalom and greetings all my pals, Passover week is over which means massive flux of Israelis returning from their Passover vacation in Eilat back home to Tel Aviv which means that El Al could not use narrow body 737-200s or Britannias hence decision to use exciting brand new 707-300 to handle heavy holiday passenger traffic back home from LLET Eilat Airport located in the center of Eilat adjacent to Route 90 (The Arava Road) to LLBG Ben Gurion Airport located 12 miles southeast of Tel Aviv STOP the sign says you need authorization from airport tower before passing!! Attention!! The sign says that ATTENTION you are attending aerial zone Please drive extremely carefully Passengers get surprise and excited by presence of brand new plane that is going to take them back home to Tel Aviv Nice engine view of the airport terminal Got to do pre-flight inspection of left engines Got to do same thing for right engines Got to do pre-flight inspection of the tail Time for me to board my captain seat Checking all gauges to be sure they look very kosher Time for me to open fuel lines as you can I am middle of doing that where you can see I finish opening 4th engine fuel line and now concentrating other engine fuel lines Time for me to open fuel flow knobs! Time for me to put on battery power so necessary for starting engines!! Time for me to flip the engine air bleed switches from off to on Making final inspection of all knobs and switches to be sure everything is kosher Drat drat I forgot to take screenshot of switches and knobs for engine start in overhead panel but you can see from gauge readings that the engines are coming alive Now you can see the engines fully powered in gauge readings and you can check to be sure the flaps are properly extended for take off Facing runway 01 for take off Excuse me but the Eilat airport demands commercial interruption for all of you viewers Starting take off run! Now airborne retracting landing gear to start climb to fl200 Making quick left turn as you would NOT want to enter into Jordanian air space! Still climbing to Fl200 Engine view of llov Ovda Airport located in the Uvda region of southern Israel about 37 miles north of Eilat that used to be the country's second international airport but now will become new Airpark which is a large commercial aircraft storage facility capable of storing hundreds of aircraft. Now cruising at fl200 Checking to be sure the gauges sound correct Opppsss I forgot winter is over and summer is starting now Excuse me so that I can scramble to turn on air conditioning Cruising at Fl200 Crossing famous Dead Sea where you, even though if you cannot swim, can float in waters of Dead Sea. Even elephants can float in Dead Sea!!! Approaching green grass pastures signals that the destination is getting closer and it is time to descend In middle of descent from Fl200 to 4,000 ft now at 10,000 ft Making left turn with background view of Dead Sea to get ready for approach to runway 30 Seconds before touchdown TOUCHDOWN!!! Darn I made so soft landing that it fails to produce exciting tire smoke I decided to slam on brakes to create very exciting tire smokes Exiting from runway on way to gate I do not think this terminal existed during 707 time Approaching original terminal Arriving and parking at original gate without any jetways via era 1970 style Waiting for airport buses to arrive to pick up passengers Thank you for viewing and stay tuned for next exciting flight. Regards, Aharon
  19. @Tokitaumelie, Thanks for your kind words and nice to meet you on the Aerosoft forums. To answer your question, I am using FSX Deluxe with SP1 and SP2. Regards, Aharon
  20. Shalom and greetings all my pals, Presenting a nice Boeing 777-200lr flight from CYEG Edmonton International Airport located 14 nautical miles south southwest of downtown Edmonton to KSEA Seattle–Tacoma International Airport located approximately 14 miles south of downtown Seattle Airborne on climb to Fl360 after take off climbing through clouds Now cruising at Fl360 across Canadian Rockies in Banff area Dig those winter dirt details! Cruising while admiring cockpit view of Canadian Rockies All gauge readings look good! Check out sun!! Checking gauges again to be sure everything looks okay Still cruising past Slocan lake Some clever passenger using fancy camera with extremely powerful long range camera lense spotted this plane cruising below Nice combo of engine view, river view of Upper Arrow lake, and sun Approaching town or city of Kelowna visible below the nose of the plane Same clever passenger used his fancy camera to capture this same plane climbing to Fl380 to avoid possibility of wake tuberlance caused by monster GE90 engines of my plane Passing Kelowna and river of Okganagan lake Same clever passenger using his camera captured the view of the same plane descending to Fl360 to fly in formation with my plane Passing the same city or town where you can see bridge called William R. Bennett Bridge also known as highway route number 97 across the river in which its name is already mentioned above Time to start descending!! Same clever photographer used his camera to capture view of the same plane maneuvering to get ready for descent too Still descending Now at 10,000 ft above Summit Chief mountain Clearing mountains which signals time to descent from 10,000 ft to 4,000 ft Nice engine view of two famous stadiums lumen Field stadium and T-Mobile Park stadium with view of highway route 28 leading to two stadiums in front of engine and highway route 5 from left going right to engine intake Engine view of bridge called lacey V Morrow Bridge also known as highway route 90 connecting between Seattle suburb called Judkins Park seen in front of engine and Mercer Island Yeah the famous Seattle port Passing the two same stadiums already mentioned previously View of Harbor Island as part of famous Seattle ports Descending to 3,000 ft to get ready for left 180 degree turn on way to runway 34l Passing through clouds on way to runway Seconds before touchdown TOUCHDOWN Front landing gear gliding slowly down in most graceful manner Braking down Taxing from runway 34l to gates via taxiway M Still taxiing to gate Thank you for viewing. Stay tuned for next exciting flight report. Regards, Aharon
  21. Shalom and greetings all my pals, Presenting exciting recreation of emergency Christmas airlift supply flight from CYHY Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport located 1.7 miles north of Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada to CYZF Yellowknife Airport located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada using Flight Replicas R5D (C-54G) featuring well polished/buffed masterpiece work painted and polished exclusively by repainter named Hartmut Hekmann who is the official repainter for Virtual Aircraft Restoration Facebook group owned and operated by Hartmut Hekmann and Tobias Krause. Arriving at the airport to get ready for pre-flight inspection of the plane before boarding my captain seat in cockpit look how well polished and buff the plane is in time for Chanukah, Christmas, and New Year service! Inspecting engine Inspecting another engine while marveling how well polished the engine covers and mufflers are!! Time for right side inspection Inspecting right engines (dig that metallic polish!) Inspecting the tail Inspecting newly installed tires and landing gear Forgot to inspect front wheel so went back to left side to inspect front wheel Pre-flight inspection of the plane is completed and now time to sit on my captain seat and check all gauges to be sure they are kosher and correct Starting pushback!! Continuing pushback Finished with pushback and time to start engines!! Engines started which resulted into spewing MASSIVE engine start smoke to excite all airport spotting photographers causing them to wet their pants All engines started and ready for taxi!! Checking left engines to be sure they are okay and not overheated (you think they would get overheated in -20 degree weather) leaving passenger apron to taxi to short of runway 32 Entering into runway 32 to taxi more and backtrack Backtracking!! Airborne after take off on climb to 5,000 ft for short hop across Great Slave lake to the destination Cockpit gauges showing progress of the climb Now reaching 5,000 ft to start cruising Engines working hard to carry 20,000 lb load of emergency Christmas supplies Dig polish shine! Engines still working hard Cockpit gauges showing progress of cruising Crossing Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary Weather is getting so cold that condensation is starting to show from engines!!!! Very exciting! look at condensation behind engines!! On final approach to runway 33 Seconds before touchdown TOUCHDOWN!! Braking down!! Making smooth exit from the runway to cargo apron Still taxiing to cargo More taxi Arriving at cargo stand Time to power down and turn off engines Engines are off! Thank you for viewing my screenshot and stay tuned for next exciting flight. And I apologize to all of you for not making enough screenshot flight reports. I have 34,000 thousand screenshots waiting for me to edit, research, do explanations, and of course publish!! Regards, Aharon
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