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About to buy the 35A

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Going to pull the the trigger on this one after watching some vids on utube, Going to get it from Justflight, will it be the latest version? or do I have to go the the website and get all the updates?

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Personally I prefer to buy direct from this creator. Updates come regularly and I think there have been delays with them getting to other sites previously.

Nothing against JF. Just my opinion.

Oh! Its just come up 50% discount on Simmarket!  Scratch my advice unless flysimware are matching that

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Simmarket is also pretty fast in providing updated files from the developers.

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Darn it, already bought it lol. 

You won't regret it. It's a nice business jet. One of the best currently out there.

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How does it compare to the lion heart 24b ? Its also a full system jet with simulated engine failures  . Since I have it Im wondering if I should still go the 35A since they pretty much do the same thing fly fast and high and the graphics do look better on the 24b

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How does it compare to the lion heart 24b ? Its also a full system jet with simulated engine failures  . Since I have it Im wondering if I should still go the 35A since they pretty much do the same thing fly fast and high and the graphics do look better on the 24b

 

Apart from visuals and systems simulation - the 24/25 Lear's cannot compete in terms of range with a 35A.

For me personally, the 24/25 lears are too short-legged. Plus, they have old engines which won't allow you to get into most airports with strict noise abatement regulations.

I do like to keep it a little real.

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Apart from visuals and systems simulation - the 24/25 Lear's cannot compete in terms of range with a 35A.

For me personally, the 24/25 lears are too short-legged. Plus, they have old engines which won't allow you to get into most airports with strict noise abatement regulations.

I do like to keep it a little real.

Very good point about the range. I dont think the 24b can even do KJFK to KLAX

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Very good point about the range. I dont think the 24b can even do KJFK to KLAX

 

The advertised 2700 something nautical miles for the Lear 35A is pretty theoretical.

 

With all required IFR fuel reserves, alternate fuel, and headwinds coming from the west, KJFK to KLAX would be quite a stretch for the Lear 35A as well.

Range under practical conditions is more like around 1900-2000 nm, probably less depending on the load.

 

Still, considering all this, the Lear 24/25 series will do even worse.

 

For the real Lear 35A, you could certainly get the Avcon Rx mod with increased wingtip tank capacity which would make US transcontinental flights more feasible.

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I know it's on sale at simmarket.com 50% off I'm gonna pick it up myself since it's only $18 usd

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Hi Folks,

 

Based on reviews and the sale - couldn't say no... Gotta love those massive wing fuel tanks that look like torpedoes...

 

David - you do a nice job on those videos you put out - be interested to see your opinion on this as well... Does it have a moveable sun visor - lol...

 

Regards,

Scott

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It does look nice but the Lear is getting overdone. Lots of other choices available

 

I agree that we don't need more of the early ancient Lears like the 24/25. They play a minor role today and are basically something for vintage lovers.

The Lear 35A is a good middle ground and still in considerable usage today.

If developers want to do Lears, then I'd love them to give us a really good and fully modeled Lear 60XR.

 

As for the "lots of other choices", I am not so sure. There are addons that have nice visuals but a horrible systems simulation, and addons that do well in systems simulation but have horribly dated graphics. Addons that do a good job in both the visual and simulation department are few and far between.

 

I personally would like to see a really well-done ("PMDG-level") Challenger 300.

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I agree that we don't need more of the early ancient Lears like the 24/25. They play a minor role today and are basically something for vintage lovers.

The Lear 35A is a good middle ground and still in considerable usage today.

If developers want to do Lears, then I'd love them to give us a really good and fully modeled Lear 60XR.

 

As for the "lots of other choices", I am not so sure. There are addons that have nice visuals but a horrible systems simulation, and addons that do well in systems simulation but have horribly dated graphics. Addons that do a good job in both the visual and simulation department are few and far between.

 

I personally would like to see a really well-done ("PMDG-level") Challenger 300.

Lots of other choices as in other business jets not yet simulated.

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Lots of other choices as in other business jets not yet simulated.

 

Ah, I got you now.

Yes, right. More business jets need to be simulated in addons. Fully agreed.

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Milviz I believe is doing a Lear 60....

Actually a Lear 60XR with Collins ProLIine 21 PFD/ MFD displays and a working FMS 3000.  Should be a nice contrast/complement to the Lear35A, but my guess is it won't be available until well into 2017.

Al

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Bit disappointed with the texturing, but can live with that at half price.

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Bit disappointed with the texturing, but can live with that at half price.

I've had the MU-2 for about six months with the same thought.... Flysimware seems to model things pretty well, but man are they ugly!  No offence meant, just an observation with my purchase.

 

Nice aircraft, and they get a lot of things right, but texturing isn't there unfortunately.  Amazing how some developers nail "x", while others nail "y", yet so few can crack the complete package.

 

Having said this, I'll probably pick up the 35a during the sale!

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I've had the MU-2 for about six months with the same thought.... Flysimware seems to model things pretty well, but man are they ugly!  No offence meant, just an observation with my purchase.

 

Nice aircraft, and they get a lot of things right, but texturing isn't there unfortunately.  Amazing how some developers nail "x", while others nail "y", yet so few can crack the complete package.

 

Having said this, I'll probably pick up the 35a during the sale!

Allen,

 

Have to agree with you on the MU2 and I've also got the Cessna 441  - all consistently have bad textures, I'm impressed with the coming release of the Lear35A by Xtreme mentioned earlier, they appear to be a realistic looking depiction.

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The new interior textures I think improve the MU-2, a forum member posted them some time ago and they look pretty nice. But yes there is room to improve regarding the VC especially! But hey, both the MU-2 and the Lear are just a kick to fly I can over look those short comings...maybe some day?

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Maybe one day A2A will do one, now that would be something!

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