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Obviously she's feeling right at home on her first journey over the Andes (SLLP-SLCB)

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    Obviously she's feeling right at home on her first journey over the Andes (SLLP-SLCB)

    Getting ready to close the doors at SLLP:


    After the first turn on the SID:


    Just keeping FL250 for the short hop to SLCB:


    The views from the cockpit, are always spectacular:


    Entering the valley on the VOR approach to RWY 14:


    Right base:


    On final: I always like to keep it a bit high on this approach:


    Entering the ramp:


    Phew!!


    Well done Steve Drabek!!
    Roberto Stopnicki
    Toronto, Canada

    #2
    I have a good friend who flew that in a DC-6 as an instructor pilot back in the day. They taxied using HIGH Blower at SLLP.
    Bode Bridges
    I Earned my Spurs in Vietnam

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      #3
      Yes Boden,

      In my childhood I flew in LAB's DC-6's and Panagra's and Branniff's DC-7's.

      Used to be made to wear a tie, everytime we went to the airport. It was an event!!

      Best,
      Roberto
      Roberto Stopnicki
      Toronto, Canada

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        #4
        Very nice shots Roberto.🙂
        Danny Z.Cebis

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          #5
          Great shots Roberto!.....Keep her away from those mountains! 😀
          Should have a few more airframes ready soon.
          Can you tell me if the 600 would have a metallic bottom? Thought I saw a pic of one with it. It will take more time to paint if so.

          Regards, Steve Dra
          Click here to download my paints

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            #6
            Hello Steve!
            ​​​​​​I think that a metallic bottom would be very nice (to distinguish from the opaque one of the -700). They had such a mix of aircraft, each with some special livery.
            Take your time!
            I'm happily enjoying the -700 already.
            Gracias!!
            Roberto
            Roberto Stopnicki
            Toronto, Canada

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              #7
              Having been to both Bolivia and Paraguay the two landlocked countries in South America all I can say is WHY??
              Charles Harris KRTS The Valley of Speed
              ASUS ROG Strix B450-F, Ryzen 3700X, 1TB 970 Neo M2,1TB SSD, RX 5700XT 8GB, 32GB DDR4 3200

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                #8
                Nice shots, are you using any add-ons?
                George Morris

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                  #9
                  Hello George:

                  I have several ORBX products.
                  The relevant ones here are the Base Pack and their South America sceneries (Open LC and Open LC mesh)

                  The SLLP airport is a Latin VFR that I purchased a very long time ago for FSX and has been good enough to allow itself to be installed in my various P3D's, as they advanced, with no detrimental impacts!

                  The SLCB scenery, is a freeware that I honestly cannot remember where I downloaded from. Also a very long time ago and also for FSX.

                  I do a lot of flying in South America, so I have many beautiful sceneries of airports (SPJC (aka SPIM), SEQM, SCEL, SLVR, SPZO, SKBO, etc.) from a variety of developers. Approaches to these airports with detailed sceneries, are challenging and a lot of fun.

                  All the best and, please, take care of yourself.
                  Roberto
                  Roberto Stopnicki
                  Toronto, Canada

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