Why You Should Try Armi Project Cairo International Airport (HECA) in FS2004
How to Fly to Cairo International Airport (HECA) with Armi Project FS2004
If you are looking for a realistic and detailed scenery of Cairo International Airport (HECA) for FS2004, you should check out the Armi Project version. This scenery is made with Gmax for better performance and features all main buildings, fully detailed jetways and bridges, photo real textures, custom made lines and taxi lights, animated skytrain, static ground service equipment and more.
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What is Cairo International Airport?
Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) is the international airport of Cairo and the busiest in Egypt. It serves as the primary hub for EgyptAir and EgyptAir Express as well as several other airlines. The airport is located to the northeast of the city around 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the business area of the city and has an area of approximately 37 square kilometres (14 sq mi). The terminal facilities include Departure Hall 1, International Hall 3, and Hall 4 for private and non-commercial aircraft services.
What is Armi Project?
Armi Project is a developer of high quality sceneries for FS2004 and FSX. They have created sceneries for many airports in Asia and the Middle East, such as Bangkok VTBS, Tehran OIIE, Kuwait OKBK, Baghdad ORBI, Muscat OOMS and more. Their sceneries are known for their accuracy, realism and attention to detail.
How to Install Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
To install Armi Project Cairo International Airport for FS2004, you need to purchase it from simMarket.com for 17.00. After downloading the file, you need to unzip it and run the setup.exe file. Follow the instructions on the screen and select your FS2004 folder when prompted. The scenery will be automatically added to your scenery library. You can also manually add it by using the Scenery Library menu in FS2004.
How to Fly to Cairo International Airport?
To fly to Cairo International Airport with Armi Project scenery, you need to select HECA as your destination airport in the Flight Planner menu in FS2004. You can choose any runway and gate according to your preference. You can also use online flight planning tools such as SimBrief or RouteFinder to generate a realistic flight plan with waypoints, altitudes and frequencies. You can then load the flight plan into your GPS or FMC device in your aircraft.
Once you are airborne, you need to follow the instructions of the ATC or your flight plan to reach Cairo airspace. You can enjoy the stunning views of the city and the Nile river as you approach the airport. You can also spot some landmarks such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Cairo Tower and the Citadel on your way.
When you are cleared to land, you need to align yourself with the runway and descend according to the glide slope indicator. You can use the ILS frequencies provided by the ATC or your flight plan to guide you. You can also use the PAPI lights on the runway edge to check your vertical alignment. You need to maintain a safe speed and altitude until you touch down smoothly on the runway.
After landing, you need to exit the runway and taxi to your assigned gate. You can use the taxiway signs and markings to navigate around the airport. You can also request progressive taxi instructions from the ground controller if you are unsure. When you reach your gate, you can park your aircraft and shut down your engines. You can then enjoy the realistic scenery of Armi Project Cairo International Airport as you deboard your passengers and cargo.
What are the Benefits of Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
Armi Project Cairo International Airport has many benefits for FS2004 users who want to experience a realistic and immersive flight simulation. Some of the benefits are:
It enhances the default scenery of Cairo airport with more details and accuracy.
It improves the performance and frame rates of FS2004 by using Gmax models and optimized textures.
It adds more features and animations to the airport environment, such as jetways, skytrain, ground vehicles and more.
It covers a large area of the airport and its surroundings with photo real ground textures and custom buildings.
It is compatible with other add-ons and sceneries, such as Ultimate Terrain, Ground Environment and AI traffic.
What are the Challenges of Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
Armi Project Cairo International Airport also has some challenges for FS2004 users who want to enjoy a smooth and realistic flight simulation. Some of the challenges are:
It requires a high-end system to run at its best quality and resolution. The recommended system requirements are Windows 7 or 8, Core i7 2.53 Ghz, 2GB RAM and 512 Mb to 1GB graphic card.
It may cause some conflicts or errors with other add-ons or sceneries that modify the same area or files. It is advisable to backup your FS2004 folder before installing it and check for any compatibility issues.
It may not reflect the latest changes or developments of the real Cairo airport, such as new terminals, runways or buildings. It is based on the satellite photos and information available at the time of its creation.
What are the Features of Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
Armi Project Cairo International Airport has many features that make it a realistic and enjoyable scenery for FS2004. Some of the features are:
Scenery made with Gmax for better performance and quality.
All main buildings (terminal, control tower, cargo and military hangars and more) modeled with high resolution textures and details.
Fully detailed jetways and bridge to concourse with dynamic shadows and reflections.
Photo real texture for the ground and surrounding area with custom made lines and taxi lights.
Animated Skytrain (behind concourses) that moves between the terminals.
Static local ground service equipment, cars and planes that add life to the airport.
Custom Gmax ground texture from satellite photos that make you feel like being in the real airport.
Surrounding area including military hangar, fuel tank facility, VIP terminal, royal terminal, cargo bay and more.
What are the Reviews of Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
Armi Project Cairo International Airport has received positive reviews from FS2004 users who have purchased and installed it. Some of the reviews are:
"To begin with, if you liked the Armi Project version of Bangkok VTBS (also available here on Simmarket - he was the first to do this for FS9) then you'll enjoy this! The scenery is very accurate and visually awesome! Texturing, even on the taxiway edges, is wonderful. The author has done a very good job of representing this major Egyptian airport with everything placed as it should be and a wealth of texturing and shadowing all over the scenery. The photo ground is also very well done and works exceptionally well within the limits of the scenery. Those limts are extensive as the photo ground goes out well beyond the airport! As you do extend further out, the scenery limit does not bind well with the rest of the landscape but that can be accepted since the photo ground extends well outside the airport environs. Roads and motorways are also good. Buildings in and around the airport including a major hotel (the Sheraton), have been very well done."
"This is a great scenery for FS2004. It is very detailed and realistic. The performance is also very good. I recommend it to anyone who likes to fly to Egypt or the Middle East."
"I have been waiting for a long time for a good scenery of Cairo airport for FS2004. I am very happy with this one. It is very accurate and beautiful. The jetways work fine and the skytrain is amazing. The night lighting is also very nice. It is worth every penny."
How to Uninstall Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
If you want to uninstall Armi Project Cairo International Airport for FS2004, you need to follow these steps:
Go to your FS2004 folder and open the Addon Scenery folder.
Delete the folder named Cairo_Intl_Airport_HECA.
Go to your FS2004 folder and open the Scenery folder.
Delete the file named Cairo_Intl_Airport_HECA.bgl.
Go to your FS2004 folder and open the Texture folder.
Delete the files named Cairo_Intl_Airport_HECA_*.bmp.
Run the FS2004 Scenery Library menu and remove the entry for Cairo_Intl_Airport_HECA.
You have successfully uninstalled Armi Project Cairo International Airport for FS2004.
Armi Project Cairo International Airport is a high quality scenery for FS2004 that recreates the international airport of Cairo and its surroundings with realism and detail. It has many features and benefits that enhance the flight simulation experience, such as Gmax models, photo real textures, animations, custom ground and more. It also has some challenges and limitations that require a high-end system and careful installation. It is a must-have scenery for FS2004 users who like to fly to Egypt or the Middle East. You can purchase it from simMarket.com for 17.00.
How to Update Armi Project Cairo International Airport?
If you want to update Armi Project Cairo International Airport for FS2004, you need to follow these steps:
Go to the simMarket website and log in with your account.
Go to the My Account section and click on the Orders tab.
Find your order for Armi Project Cairo International Airport and click on the Download link.
Download the latest version of the scenery file and save it to your computer.
Unzip the file and run the setup.exe file.
Follow the instructions on the screen and select your FS2004 folder when prompted.
The scenery will be automatically updated to the latest version.
You have successfully updated Armi Project Cairo International Airport for FS2004.
How to Contact Armi Project?
If you have any questions, comments or feedback about Armi Project Cairo International Airport or any other scenery by Armi Project, you can contact them by using the following methods:
Armi Project will be happy to hear from you and assist you with any issues or suggestions.
Armi Project Cairo International Airport is a high quality scenery for FS2004 that recreates the international airport of Cairo and its surroundings with realism and detail. It has many features and benefits that enhance the flight simulation experience, such as Gmax models, photo real textures, animations, custom ground and more. It also has some challenges and limitations that require a high-end system and careful installation. It is a must-have scenery for FS2004 users who like to fly to Egypt or the Middle East. You can purchase it from simMarket.com for 17.00. b99f773239