[jhb_airlines] Re: Embraer ERJ-170

  • From: Mr Winskill <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 10:27:05 BST

I agree, having been using it for a few weeks.

Gerry Winskill

Alex - Reheat.org <Alex@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote :

> Hi Tom
> As discussed here is the Embraer 170 and panel packaged up. File is 17mb
> http://www.fpi-uki.com/Stuff/
> I have included the whole list in this mail as I am sure there are lots
> of regional aircraft fans, well I can assure you that this is a really
> overlooked gem of Freeware. The model is by Dreamfleet, with tweaked
> FDE. 
> The panel is a different matter, now there are about 6 ERJ-170 panels
> out at the moment, and this isn't the fanciest, nor is it the most
> comprehensive however it is, IMHO, the best. It has several little
> gadgets such as TOC calculator and BOD Calculator. An inbuilt TCAS
> (Eric Marciano's) as well as some other neat little features. 
> The thing that makes it best, in my opinion, is the bad weather
> handling, it can simply handle whatever you chuck at it and the panel
> is so well programmed that it'll land on the numbers every time. 
> Earlier today I loaded up a 36kt crosswind directly across the runway
> at EGNS, chucked the autopilot on and she was as steady as a rock all&nbsp;
> the way down. 
> Just like the real aircraft it will climb to FL350 in 17 minutes, take
> off in 3,700feet, land in 4,000ft and has a range of 2,000nm. 
> I know I sound like an Embraer salesman but it really is a stunning
> performer as well as being gorgeous to look at (as airliners go) 
> Go on everyone, give it a go! you'll love it. It'll only be up for a
> day or so. As the FPI-UKI/UKA webspace is the cheapest package in the
> world and that 17meg has almost filled it up &lt;G&gt;
> Alex

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