Yekaterinburg (also romanized into Ekaterinburg) has 1,4 million inhabitants and is the fourth largest city in Russia. It is located in the central part of Russia, close to the Ural mountains. It's an old city, founded in 1723, known to many as the place where the last Russian Tsar was killed after the Russian revolution.
Like this whole region it has very severe winters with temperatures down to -40°C and even though summers are generally very nice it has a yearly average low of -1°C. You will understand getting the snow coverage right was important for this project.
As far as we know its airport was never covered in some detail for FS and we are glad to be able to extend our coverage of Russia with this great airport. This first release is for FS2004, an FSX version will follow soon and it will be a free download for people who bought this FS2004 version.
Up to date status of the airports and surroundings, incl. landmarks
Photo realistic ground textures based on aerial images
All airport buildings and objects
All NAV aids (ILS,VOR/DME,NDB,ATIS)
Breathtaking night effects
Seasonal ground textures
Covers the immediate surroundings as well
Many animations (cars, buses etc)
FSX/P3D and FS2004 version included
Extensive manual and charts
Conclusion by simFlight.com: "If you’ve never had a reason to fly in Russia you have one now. The developers have taken this airport that was forgotten in FSX and turned it into one that you ‘ll want to have as a regular destination."
System requirements for FS2004: Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 Windows XP / Vista / 7 (with the latest Service Packs) 3 GHz processor 2 GB RAM Graphics card with 256 MB Download-Size: 180 MB Installations-Size: 320 MB
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (Acceleration Pack, SP2 or Gold Edition) or Lockheed Martin - Prepar3D V1-V3 Windows XP (SP2) / Vista / 7 (with the latest Service Packs) 3 GHz processor (Dual Core prozessor or equivalent system recommended) 2 GB RAM Graphics card with at least 256 MB (512 MB recommended) Download-Size: 200 MB Installations-Size: 330 MB
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