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FS Instant Approach PRO v 2.0

Feb 24 2013 08:03 AM | This article has been viewed 1955 times.
submitted by: Chuck_Jodry-VJPL
FSInventions announce the release of a new version of their add-on for FSX and FS2004 FS Instant Approach PRO v 2.0 for FSX and FS2004

A new set of features have been introduced following the requests of many users of the product.
■FS Instant Approach PRO builds on the popular FS Instant Approach by introducing a host of new features that can set up varied and challenging approaches in just seconds!
■A new feature lets you set up an approach which intersects your final approach, from the left or the right, from any angle you choose. This was previously limited to 45 degrees.
■Begin your approach at the start of the 'Downwind' leg of the traffic pattern at any runway. Fly left or right traffic - the choice is yours!
■The Flight Plan screen now includes a handy diagram showing which approach types are available to set up with FS Instant Approach PRO at your selected runway

When you have finished your approach and want to fly another, there is no longer any need to exit Flight Simulator and return to FS Instant Approach. You can 'restart the approach' by simply flipping your airplane's panel lights from off to on, and... another approach will begin!
What's more, if you set up visibility and wind using the new random settings introduced in PRO, you will get a different challenge each time!

Optionally set the specific altitude of your approach using MSL or now AAL (Above Airfield Level). Very useful to quickly set 'pattern altitude'.

Lots of folks are enjoying the function to approach a random airport with FS Instant Approach. You can now filter random airport selection by runway surface. How about landing on sand today?! Planks tomorrow?

Now you can specify that only the slick 'detailed' airports supplied with FSX Deluxe or FSX Acceleration will be included in random selection.

For those who like variety and challenges, the wind can now be set to a random strength and direction. This will keep you on your toes and is a great way to fly a whole host of very different approaches in minutes.

Low visibility is always a challenge - now you can set it to a random distance that will automatically vary with each new approach! Who knows what you will be facing next time?

To find out more, watch movies, download a free demo, etc, visit the FS Instant Approach PRO Website.
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For those of you considering this software, I'd advise you to check it's freeware counterpart...it's very capable and FREE...

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I appreciate that he put a link to the freeware, which I'm going to try.
I have the original version of FS Instant Approach and I love the software.
It is very stable software and is loaded with lots of options.
It doesn't have to set you up close to the airport on final. You can start the approach from a higher altitude and distance, which I like.
Just quickly looking at the download page of the freeware, it looks like 12nm is the limit for the free download software.
I will try it and see how they measure up to each other.
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1st fltsimguy
Feb 24 2013 01:12 PM
I already have v1.5.1...does this update require a repurchase?
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1st fltsimguy
Feb 24 2013 01:18 PM
OK I see now what they are doing. I have FS Instant Approach,...this new version is called Pro and you can upgrade for $10 vs paying the full price of $25
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Jeff Preston
Feb 25 2013 05:48 AM
Glad you like it FSXman!
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