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Coolsky/Flight1 MD-80 opinions?

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Hello all, I am considering purchasing the MD-80 for FSX and wanted to know any opinions people have regarding the product. I have always been a fan of the MD-80 series and this looks like it might be a pretty good addition to my hanger. A VC is a requirement for me and this one looks pretty good.Any thoughts/opinions would be greatly appreciated!Thanks

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A gem. no bugs, accurate model, wonderful graphics, good frames. Includes even a teaching module for beginners. Must be one of the best add-ons out there.

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Confirmed, one of the best, if not the best airliner addon.Very little impact on the framerates and I might add, very authentic sounds :)Regards BerntCapt 767

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One of the best add-ons ever.Combine it with something like Xpax from HiFi and immerse yourself in the joys of flying an airliner :)

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All the above echoed by me, too. Great aircraft, but there IS a learning curve to the nav/ap system.

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A superb plane, great fun to fly, feels like the real thing. However........it is subject to OOM terminations. I first got them after about an hour in FS2004. Then I selected the option NOT to load all the 2D panels at start-up, and they went away. Then they came back with FSX, until I moved some scenery sliders to the left, when they went away again.But now, with FSX SP2, they're back again. A great shame, because I really like the plane.Petraeus

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I added it to my FSX collection yesterday, and have a few short minutes flying it around the circuit. It is an excellent piece of work from what I can judge in the short time I have flown it. I am looking forward to diving into the full systems management aspect of it, when I have time.To other owners... I have seen that there is an SP1 out for the MD80. Should that be installed over the FSX package or is it strictly for the FS9 varient? The download page wasn't specific. Thanks!

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Hi Tom,SP1 was for the FS9 version only. The FSX version was all-inclusive.Regards,Jim Karn

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Been flying it for months,it is absolutly one of the best airliners produced, however as others have said, if you want 'as real as it gets' you will need to invest the time to learn the FMC. Its an early version and requires some studying.

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Its especially cool if you fly in shared cockpit and split the duties :-)

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Does anyone know how it compares to Lago's Maddog?ThanksBernd

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Can anyone confirm whether you get a printed manual with the CD version, please? Would like to get on and download this, since the reviews look overwhelmingly positive, but I can wait if there's a manual in the offing for a CD version.

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