GAIA airport and facilities scenery

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GAIA airport and facilities scenery

Unread post by bimjim » Sun Oct 16, 2011

Found here...
http://www.blueprintsimulations.com/BluePrint_TBPB.html

"Scenery Description

The scenery is offered in two versions, one for FS2004 and another for FSX.

The scenery is freeware and it is available for download from this web site ONLY. Please follow the "Buy" link above to the desired version and download the scenery free of charge.

Our scenery depicts Barbados' Grantley Adams International airport as it exists today. Barbados is the easternmost of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. A former British colony, Barbados is today a very popular destination for Europeans tourists, especially British, looking to enjoy the mild temperatures and year around sun in a familiar environment. TBPB , along with St. Maarten's Princess Juliana Intl. and San Juan's Luis Munoz Marin Intl., is one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. It receives daily wide-body service from numerous airlines and charter operators including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, BMI, LTU, American, Delta, United, Air Canada, Monarch and Thompson among many others. It also serves as a connection point to other former British colonies like St. Lucia and Antigua.

TBPB just completed a comprehensive renovation project that included a new arrivals building, complete overhaul of the old departures building and extension of the tarmac to accommodate up to 13 wide-body aircraft simultaneously. Unique features of the terminal include the old arrivals building sporting a unique concrete roof. This building entered operation in the late 1970's. The most recent modifications added a series of cone-shaped fabric tents resembling those used in Denver at a much smaller scale, of course.

TBPB has a single 11,000ft asphalt runway with east-west orientation served by an ILS for eastbound approaches during foggy conditions. Prevailing trade winds from the east make arrivals and departures on runway 9 the norm throughout the year. The occasional hurricane makes TBPB operations quite challenging as is the case for most of the northern Caribbean.

Interestingly, TBPB became home to one of the recently retired British Airways Concorde aircraft. Concorde used to be a frequent visitor to the island throughout its long and illustrious service with the British flag carrier. The aircraft is now housed in a purposely built hangar located just east of the passenger terminal.

We hope you enjoy this scenery released as freeware to thank all of you, our current and future customers, for your continued support and encouragement"

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Re: GAIA airport and facilities scenery

Unread post by islandflyer » Sun Oct 16, 2011

Personally, I've never liked the sceneries from BluePrint, having already been spoiled by the likes of FlyTampa, Overland, UK2000, FSDreamteam, Imaginesim, LatinVFR and Aerosoft.

But when you don't have anything else to use, it isn't all that bad - the gate numbering is totally wacky, so I give them a B rating.

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Re: GAIA airport and facilities scenery

Unread post by kroswynd » Tue Oct 18, 2011

Good find Jim,
BluePrint Simulations did a rendition which I have not tried, but I have seen some screen shots, however, Max Krauss a.k.a FlyHalf did a freeware version which is payware quality. One should be able to find it on Avsim's site.

Not the best images, but the first and second shots show small areas of the airport. These are images of PMDG's 737
http://forum.avsim.net/topic/344600-aj-into-tab/
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