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Activesky Or Flight Enviroment?  
User currently offlineSkyWestFan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 7380 times:

Anyone have any experience with either? Ive been toying with ithe idea of a wx upgrade program and thought Id ask some folks who have had real time experience with these programs!

Survey Says!??!

Thanks
MarcF

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User currently offlineMrMcCoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 7376 times:

ActiveSky is a must-have. Anything otherwise is a joke.

User currently offlineGofly From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 7367 times:
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Active Sky ... Active Sky ... Active Sky ... Active Sky ... Active Sky ... Active Sky  silly 

User currently offlineWoady From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 7338 times:

I agree ASky is the way to go but I still get problems with the winds in the PMDG 744... if only I could solve that.

Woady


User currently offlineMir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 7317 times:

ActiveSky is a good program, but I still do have the problem of wind shifting rapidly at high altitude leading to overspeeds, leading to FSPassengers telling me that I wasn't flying safely.  Sad

Haven't tried Flight Environment.

-Mir


User currently offlineCDreier From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 7270 times:

I have both programs. ActiveSky6 is a weather engine - you can download current weather to fly in and it'll update continuously throughout your flight. ActiveSky6 also includes Graphics that have great looking clouds and weather visuals. One feature that's particularly nice is that it'll produce weather effects based on the specifics of the station wx. Flight Environment is a set of add-on clouds, sunrise, sunsets, water textures, etc. that looks great as well. In fact, it's possible to use Flight Environment effects with the ActiveSky downloaded weather. I did this for awhile, but have found ActiveSky's graphics to be so good that I use ActiveSky exclusively now. If I were to choose just one of the programs today, it would be ActiveSky because of it's weather engine and consider the graphics a GREAT included bonus. Hope that helps!

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