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Dirk98

Which Zurich FSDT or Aerosoft?

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I have Zurich Airport from FSDT and Aerosoft Mega-Airport-Zurich v2. Which one to install?

 

I guess Aerosoft's Zurich is newer and has more city details?

 

Thanks,

Dirk.

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I am not sure, if it has city details at all. But I would go with the Aerosoft, It is not great but more up to date than FSDT.

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Thanks, officercrockey, Aerosoft then.

 

Cheers,

Dirk.

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...unless of course you are using P3D and want to be able to operate the jetways...

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Yeah, the FSDT is dated but still looks okay; and, I'm not very fond of Aerosoft support so I tend to stay away from them if I have any choice. That explains why I prefer UK2000 to the VAS killing mega airport heathrow.

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I have the FSDT Zürich Kloten in use - and for me it is a very good product! In fact one of the best scenery add ons.

 

But I do not know the Aerosoft one.

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Yeah, the FSDT is dated but still looks okay; and, I'm not very fond of Aerosoft support so I tend to stay away from them if I have any choice. That explains why I prefer UK2000 to the VAS killing mega airport heathrow.

 

Yes, Aerosoft is halfhearted if not ignorant when it comes to P3D support. I stay with alternatives from FT / FSDT / FB when ever possible. I have purchased many AS airports during FSX times, but currently, only airport from AS in my setup is EDDF, which is very nice I have to admit. Zurich, I stay with FSDT version.

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Moving jetways are important, I may want to reconsider. Of course P3Dv3.3 here, not FSX. Thanks!

 

Dirk

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Also , bare in mind that the Aerosoft version uses the  "Airport Controller Module" and that is giving headaches to quite a lot of people (including myself) and yes, i second what Dan mentioned : the Aerosoft Support leaves a lot to be desired, to say the least. I´m with FSDT, never had problems with it and stay away from Aerosoft if possible.

 

 

Regards, Lars

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I have both airports installed but after some testing and comparing only the Aerosoft version remains activated despite the fact, that the jetways do not work.

 

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I have both airports installed but after some testing and comparing only the Aerosoft version remains activated despite the fact, that the jetways do not work.

 

Hwy is that?

 

Thanks,

Dirk.

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Aren't jetways supposed to work on any aiport if you have gsx?

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Aren't jetways supposed to work on any aiport if you have gsx?

No.  GSX has nothing to do with whether jetways work or not.  It's up to the airport developer.  Aerosoft uses their own approach where they want you to buy credits to get jetways to work at their airports.

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No.  GSX has nothing to do with whether jetways work or not.  It's up to the airport developer.  Aerosoft uses their own approach where they want you to buy credits to get jetways to work at their airports.

Is that accurate? I know they have their AES product, but doesn't that work "free" on their own airports?

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Is that accurate? I know they have their AES product, but doesn't that work "free" on their own airports?

As Kamal said, GSX doesn't control jetways at airports, be it aftermarket or default, with the exception on some SODE jetways in the FSDT Memphis and KIAH that are incorporated into GSX.

 

Even though AES is marketed through Aerosoft, you still need to buy AES credits for their airports that have static jetways.

 

GSX aside from the aforementioned SODE jetways in their two sceneries has no effect at all on jetways.

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GSX doesn't control jetways at airports, be it aftermarket or default, with the exception on some SODE jetways in the FSDT Memphis and KIAH that are incorporated into GSX.

 

 

GSX does control jetways, if allowed by the airport developer. Thus it can control them at all default airports, those of FSDT, many others, but not Aerosoft. Aerosoft airport jetways can be operated by AES, but AES doesn't work in P3D. Aerosoft's only option for P3D is SODE, which causes problems for many.

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GSX does control jetways, if allowed by the airport developer. Thus it can control them at all default airports, those of FSDT, many others, but not Aerosoft. Aerosoft airport jetways can be operated by AES, but AES doesn't work in P3D. Aerosoft's only option for P3D is SODE, which causes problems for many.

GSX can only control those that already have that functionality by design. It's like saying keystroke J can control jetways in some airports...

 

Dirk

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GSX can only control those that already have that functionality by design. It's like saying keystroke J can control jetways in some airports...

 

Dirk

 

Indeed. If Ctrl+J, can operate a jetway, then so can GSX.

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Indeed. If Ctrl+J, can operate a jetway, then so can GSX.

 

To clarify, GSX has 0 affect on jetways. The only thing it offers for them is SODE control at compatible airports. GSX does however provide ground handling globally and for all aircraft. But it has nothing to do with Jetways. 

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Yes, you're right, sorry for the confusion. I was thinking of FS2Crew, which operates jetways whenever it is able.

 

My confusion was because I always use GSX and FS2Crew alongside each other...or because I'm always confused  :fool:

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I have Aerosoft's version and it's a thing of beauty.  Nope, the jetways don't move...I'm a big nope on AES.  But, I very much like it anyway.  Looks like the FSDT version is nice too.  I doubt you'll go wrong either way you go.

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I have Aerosoft's version and it's a thing of beauty.  Nope, the jetways don't move...I'm a big nope on AES.  But, I very much like it anyway.  Looks like the FSDT version is nice too.  I doubt you'll go wrong either way you go.

 

I'm curious then which one is larger area-wise. Alas, I should install both and see myself.   :smile:

 

Thanks!

Dirk.

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GSX does control jetways, if allowed by the airport developer. Thus it can control them at all default airports, those of FSDT, many others, but not Aerosoft. Aerosoft airport jetways can be operated by AES, but AES doesn't work in P3D. Aerosoft's only option for P3D is SODE, which causes problems for many.

See my post above. GSX does not control jetways unless they are SODE jetways that are incorporated into GSX like those at their KIAH and KMEM where you can call for them via the GSX menu.

 

Post edit, see that someone already reiterated what I had already said prior, never mind.

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Aerosoft just released updated version of Zurich, version 2 1.04. Looks really nice and I think they fixed quite a bit. I haven't done a lot with it yet, but it bears looking into. The AP controller is really easy to use, by the way.

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I must say Aerosoft's Zurich much better blends in than FSDT's one in autumn

The AP controller is really easy to use, by the way.

What is AP controller in context?

 

Thanks,

Dirk

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