Making FSX - Flight Simulator Better With Real World Airlines
Giving FSX a Better Experience With Real World Airlines
Making FSX Better With Real Airlines
I love FSX and see some great hubs on it here on Hub Pages, but if you are an enthusiast of the real world airlines, you don't want the default aircraft that comes with FSX like World Travel and Orbit Airlines. You want American, Delta, British Airways, Air France, etc when you play FSX. Right?
See Below For Screenshots of Real Aircraft in my FSX...
Well, I drove both my downloaded jeep and BMW and drove them around the major international airports with detect crash disabled so I can get close to the aircraft and view them up close. I do admit, that World of AI did a great job.
Well, this hub is here to tell you that those days are over. No more will you have to deal with these made up fake airlines like this:
I use World of AI to give me the real world airlines.
There are several packages out there like Ultimate Traffic, but I use World of AI. Best of all, it is free and easy to use.
Using World of AI, you simply download the zip files from some of the other websites and then use the WOAI installer to put them in your FSX installation. World of AI does all the work other than downloading the aircraft files.
Now, look at this screenshot of using World of AI:
A list of the Real World Airlines I Have Downloaded into FSX
My airport information for Delta Arlines
This screen shot shows me all of my downloaded airlines and as you can see, most of them are recognizable from the US and countries from Canada, Great Britain and Asian countries.
3 Major US Airlines at San Francisco
In this screen shot at San Francisco, California (KSFO), we have various United States Domestic airlines including American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta. Notice that we have different versions of United.
The Boeing 737 of United Airlines (on the right) was taxiing to the runway for departure.
Virgin America, British Airways and Jet Blue at San Francisco
Here at San Francisco, we have a Virgin America Airbus 320 flight departing for JFK in New York. In the back is a Jet Blue Airbus 320 and a British Airways Boeing 747-400.
World Of AI also takes care of which airlines have hubs at different airports, so for instance, you would find mostly British Airways aircraft at London's Heathrow Airport.
American Airlines Hub At Dallas Fort Worth in Texas
This is interesting, but it seems that World of AI also knows exactly which models and manufacturers belong at certain airports.
Here, most of the American Airlines aircraft at MD-88's from MCDonnell Douglas.
Air Jamaica Hub At Montego Bay
These Air Jamaica Airbus 320s are all at Montego Bay, Jamaica which is obviously the hub for this official airline of Jamaica.
Continental Airlines Hub at Newark Liberty Airport
Southwest Airlines Hub at Las Vegas
Delta and Air Tran Terminals At Atlanta, Georgia's Hartfield International Airport
Delta biggest hub is Atlanta, Georgia's Hartfield International, the busiest airport in the world. As you can see, Delta dominates this airport, but it shares its terminals with Air Tran.
That's it. Once you use a program like World of AI or Ultimate Traffic, you will see that FSX is boring without the airlines.