Cuzco

About the airport:

This airport has a visibility restriction and only operates during daylight due to the requirement of a visual approach to land. The aircraft operate mainly in one direction of flight in and out of this airport, they land on runway 28 and depart on runway 10. During weather situations in which no visual approach can be made the airport is closed until the weather gets better. No pilot dares to land with an overcast sky into an airport completely surrounded by mountains and no precision guidance navaid in order to assist for the landing. Therefore all landings conducted are SOLELY visual, and strict VFR rules apply. American Airlines (AA) briefly operated in this airport in the late 90’s and the word out there was that they kept doing miss approaches having difficulties with the approach, so it is widely known to be an airport dominated by veterans of the Cuzco approach, mainly Peruvian pilots or Andean pilots that know how difficult it is to have such restrictions. This is certainly the Madeira or the Innsbruck of all Latin American airports, it would be wise to say that this one is harder due to the lack of a precision approach. And by the way the largest aircraft permitted to operate here is a B757-200, however, anything bigger than a B737-200 needs government approval.

Included in the package:

  1. The entire area of Cuzco photorealistic with custom autogen and with thousands of objects based on real photos of Cusco.

  2. Alejandro Velasco Astete airport modeled accurately with its terminal and surrounding areas, with numerous static objects, completely done by gmax for optimal computer performance.

  3. Dozens of animations on streets and motorways.

  4. A complete mesh of the Cuzco area having detailed and precise elevation for the area.

  5.  The exact position of the airport based on the photo areal information.

  6. Custumized AFCAD for the usage of AI aircraft for any AI traffic add-ons. • Extremely detailed departure and arrival scenery, making it extremely realistic.

  7. Manual as pdf file, including charts for the aerodrome.

  8. Buyers of the first version will get a complementary upgrade to the new version on either FS9 or FSX.


System requirements for FSX: Microsoft Flight Simulator X (Acceleration or SP2) • Windows XP / Vista • 2 Ghz Processor • 1 GB RAM • 3D graphics card with at least 256 MB

System requirements for FS2004: • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 (Version 9.1) • Windows XP / Vista • 2 Ghz Processor • 512 MB RAM • 3D graphics card with 128 MB

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