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I'm kinda new to simming. Bought FS02 right when it came out and have gotten pretty good at flying and landing the big jets (default and freeware). I was thinking about buying some payware - either the PSS Airbus series or the Dreamfleet 737.Are they worth it? I don't mind a challange and want something new, but I don't ever fly on-line and usually just use the default flight planner so I don't mess around with complicated navigation.Should I take the plunge (and if so what program) or should I keep my money in my pocket and stick to what I'm doing?

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well it depends on "as real as it gets"you want it to get,if you just like pressing a few buttons and get in the air and land well stick with the stock standard stuffif you want to learn how to program a FMC and fly like a real A320 pilot, for a few $$$ i would get the PSS or DF 737, it all depends whether u want to use this as a educational tool or purely for entertainment

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These are two excellent add-on aircraft. Just be ready to spend a couple of hours ready through the manuals. :-)Ryan-Flightpro08 :-coolVATSIM Pilot/ControllerZLA ARTCC Controller 1 (C-1)SAN TRACON Lead [link:www.taxiwaysigns.com]Taxiwaysigns.com Scenery Designer-----------------------------My "Home Made" System Specs:Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz ProcessorTurbo Gamer ATX Mid-Tower with 420W Power SupplyEPoX 4G4A Motherboard with Intel 845G ChipsetVisiontek XTASY GeForce4 128MB Ti4600 (Det 40.41 Drivers)512MB PC2100 DDR RAM40GB Matrox 7200RPM Hard DriveWindows XP Home Edition*No CPU or GPU Overclocking*3dMark2001SE Score: 11298

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They are worth it, but in both cases flightplanning is a good part of the fun.If for you it's only a minor part, get the 737 and Bill Buford's checkride manual.The 737 has a lot more work to be done to get her into the air, where you have to press a single button in a 320 you're running through several pages of checklists in a 737-400 sometimes :-rotorBut both are well worth the investment, a huge improvement on the default aircraft and panels.

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Don't forget the 767 PIC. When coupled with the POSKY model it creates a marvellous package, one of the best on offer.The learning curve goes something like this:PSS 777, PSS 747, PSS Airbus and then either DF 737 or 767 PIC, both pretty much equally complex.

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