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  1. It's all about the location. London City Airport comes to life for Prepar3Dv4! Located a stone's throw away from Canary Wharf and the financial heart of the city, London City Airport is one of the last remaining true inner-city airfields. With one of the the most exciting approaches in Great Britain, flying into EGLC takes you over the iconic centre of downtown London. Servicing destinations across the UK, Europe, and until recently (and rather famously), New York via Shannon, the airfield hosts a bevy of airline and corporate types up to A318 in size. The short and narrow runway, coupled with the dramatic 5.5° approach and congested airspace, demands the complete attention of all pilots. So much so that all aircrew must be specially certified to fly in and out of the airport. From early proof-of-concept flights of Dash-7s landing on Heron Quays in the early 80s, the airport seen tremendous growth in recent years, with over 4 millions annual passengers passing through the terminal. London City is the first complete PBR airport for P3Dv4. Combining the latest P3D PBR technology, alongside other advanced features such as material scripting, EGLC brings this famous location to life in amazing detail. Perfect for a city infamous for it's weather, London City Airport features dynamic ground textures that react to rain and other adverse conditions. Designed to blend seamlessly with *TrueEarth Great Britain South, the airport's coverage includes many important short-finals landmarks such as the Tate & Lyle Sugar Factory and ExCeL Exhibition centre. Of course, we have ensured that the product also works (though not seasonally blended) with Global Base or Orbx EU England (LC Region) if this better suits your simming experience. *Note: a patch for TrueEarth GB South is currently in the works to improve general performance in the London area. AT A GLANCE The first complete PBR airport for Prepar3Dv4! Immaculate HD textures throughout Dynamic PBR groundpoly that reacts to weather and time of day Incredibly detailed GSE and static aircraft Coverage area includes major landmarks on short finals 60cm PR colour-matched to TrueEarth Great Britain South Beautiful dynamic lighting Designed to blend best with TrueEarth Great Britain South, also works with Orbx Global Base or FTX England Developed by the Turbulent Design team EGLC London City Airport for Prepar3Dv4 is now available to purchase from OrbxDirect for AUD$32.95 (approx. US$22 / €20.10 / £18.10) EGLC London City Airport will only be available to download from Orbx Central.
  2. EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS. One special customer will win every current Orbx product!* FIRST PRIZE: Win every current Orbx product. Valued at AU$7,496. SECOND PRIZE: Win all current Global Range and TrueEarth products. Valued at AU$845. THIRD PRIZE: Win every current Global Range products. Valued at AU$390. You could win by answering the question “How does Orbx Expand Your Horizons?” and making a single purchase between 27 AUG 2019 00:01 AEST and 6 SEPT 2019 23:59 AEST. Please visit https://orbx.to/win-everything. *Terms & Conditions apply.
  3. Hi everyone! I’m thrilled to unveil the next project for Prepar3D v4 from Rasha Tucakov and myself - LYBE Belgrade Nikola Tesla International Airport in Serbia. This project has been a delight for us to work on, it is Rasha’s home airport, as well as an airport I’ve passed through many times when visiting my family that lives in the city. Belgrade Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in Europe, with over 5.5 million passengers passing through in the last year. As the gateway to a city growing quickly in popularity amongst tourists, it receives a huge amount of scheduled and charter airline traffic, and acts as the main hub for Serbia’s flag carrier, Air Serbia. With a runway over 10,000ft long, you can pretty much fly any aircraft in here with ease. Whether you are flying to one of our nearby destinations such as Dubrovnik or Pula, or hopping in a small plane to fly low and slow above the city, this airport will cater to any kind of flying you wish to do! We have modeled the entire airport in superb detail using extensive real-world photography, including interior modelling throughout the entire terminal building, making sure you have an immersive experience no matter which gate you start your flight at. There's also plenty of landside details to feast your eyes on - most noteworthy by far is the air museum, with every outside exhibit custom-modeled. Beyond the airport, we’ve included a comprehensive CityScene, covering the majority of the Belgrade metro area in exquisite detail - with hundreds of POIs, apartment blocks, bridges and landmarks modeled in high detail, this is one of our most detailed and realistic cities to date. We have created all of this with the latest P3Dv4 native technologies and optimizations, making sure that you can fly here with even the most resource intensive aircraft. COVERAGE AT A GLANCE AIRPORT - Ultra-detailed rendition of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport - Complete hand-coloured 5 seasonal variants - Long runway suitable for any kind of airliner operations - Animated SODE jetways - Superbly crafted terminal with interior modelling and custom reflections - High detail multi-elevation parking lots and arrivals/departures areas - Custom static aircraft, vegetation, and non-airside details - Animated vehicles, GSE and PeopleFlow - Advanced ambient occlusion and night lighting rendering techniques - Designed to work best with Orbx Global or OpenLC Europe - Developed for Prepar3D v4 CITYSCENE - Hundreds of custom POIs and buildings, including Usce, New Belgrade, Church of St. Sava, Beogradjanka, Avala Tower, VMA, Red Star Stadium, Palace of Serbia, and many more! - All major bridges in the city custom modelled - Over 100 square km of hand annotated, seasonal 50cm photoreal terrain to explore - A huge extended area of custom landclass, mesh, roads and rivers beyond the primary coverage area, seamlessly blending with the photoreal coverage We know many of you have been eagerly awaiting a new P3Dv4 location; work is progressing at a lightning pace, and we're very much looking forward to showing you more details of this project over the coming week! Cheers, Rasha and Misha
  4. Well then chaps Thank you all for taking the time to enter the contest and vote so many great shots by the way. Now the winner is........ digital 896. now if you shoot Ed an email ed@orbxsystems.com Saying which prize you would like with your OrbxDirect account details Ed will add your prize to your account. cheers Iain
  5. Airport | CityScene. Belgrade Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in Europe, with over 5.5 million passengers passing through in the last year. As the gateway to a city growing quickly in popularity amongst tourists, it receives a huge amount of scheduled and charter airline traffic, and acts as the main hub for Serbia’s flag carrier, Air Serbia. With a runway over 10,000ft long, you can pretty much fly any aircraft in here with ease. Whether you are flying to one of our nearby destinations such as Dubrovnik or Pula, or hopping in a small plane to fly low and slow above the city, this airport will cater to any kind of flying you wish to do! We have modeled the entire airport in superb detail using extensive real-world photography, including interior modelling throughout the entire terminal building, making sure you have an immersive experience no matter which gate you start your flight at. There's also plenty of landside details to feast your eyes on - most noteworthy by far is the air museum, with every outside exhibit custom-modeled. Beyond the airport, we’ve included a comprehensive CityScene, covering the majority of the Belgrade metro area in exquisite detail - with hundreds of POIs, apartment blocks, bridges and landmarks modeled in high detail, this is one of our most detailed and realistic cities to date. We have created all of this with the latest P3Dv4 native technologies and optimizations, making sure that you can fly here with even the most resource intensive aircraft. AT A GLANCE Complete UHD rendition of Belgrade Airport & CityScene Animated SODE Jetways Enormous PR coverage area at 50cm resolution Superbly crafted terminal with interior modelling Hundreds of custom POI, bridges and apartments Complete 5 seasonal variants Advanced autogen annotation using the latest techniques Exquisite modelling utilizing advanced materials and texturing Animated vehicles, GSE and PeopleFlow Stunning night lighting Huge extended coverage area far beyond primary zone Major airline hub suitable up to B747/A380 size aircraft Expertly optimized for best performance Designed to blend seamlessly with Orbx Global Base By acclaimed developers Rasha Tucakov and Misha Cajic LYBE Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport for Prepar3Dv4 is now available to purchase from OrbxDirect for AUD$39.95 (approx. US$27.70 / €24.30 / £21.75) Note: LYBE Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport will be available to download from both Orbx Central and FTX Central v3
  6. Welcome to Oregon! TrueEarth US Oregon is now available to purchase from OrbxDirect in both SD and HD versions. The SD version is perfect for those with less disk space who tend to fly above 2000 feet. As you can see in the slider images above and below, the HD version provides more detail on the ground. We have transformed the city of Portland into a breathtaking CityScape to explore, while also enhancing other prominent cities such as Corvallis and Salem. As with TrueEarth US Washington, Oregon is packed full of features which make for an immersive flying experience unlike any other. This state has such a varied landscape, from forests to mountains, from deserts to coastlines - and we have filled it with accurately placed bridges, parks, train tracks, craters, and lighthouses. This pack covers a whopping 94,755 square miles (245,415 sq km) so there is always something new to discover. To give you an idea of scale, TrueEarth US Oregon boasts: 2,746,911 buildings Hundreds of millions of trees Nearly 600 Points of Interest (POIs) For recommended and minimum specs, please visit the product pages below. Please note you must have Orbx Central installed to use TrueEarth US Oregon. FTX Central 3 will not support your download.
  7. KBVS is now available to purchase on OrbxDirect! We continue the porting of our classic Orbx PNW airports to X-Plane, and this latest release is a superb enhancement of the original. Situated several miles west of Burlington, Washington, this busy regional airport offers stunning views of the surrounding Skagit Valley, the Cascade Mountains to the east and the San Juan Islands to the west. This popular general aviation facility serves a variety of users, including business, commercial and recreational aviation. Available on the airfield are excellent terminal facilities, aviation fueling and a variety of aircraft maintenance and related services, including qualified flight instruction. Featuring exquisite details around the airport including custom modeled vehicles, tractors, refueling stations and much more, the scenery also offers a massive, tightly annotated photoreal area with seamless integration with TrueEarth Washington. We have also included custom animated traffic as well as custom animated trucks at the nearby truck testing facility. For full specs, visit the product page. Don't forget - KBVS Regional Airport is also available for FSX and P3D! Please note you MUST have Orbx Central installed to purchase and use this airport!
  8. Hello everyone, As we continue to develop TrueEarth (TE) regions apace, we are coming to the conclusion that 200GB+ products are perhaps a bridge too far for some of our customers, and this is creating a reluctance to invest in such product despite how beautiful they may look. We realise that even though the cost of HDDs and SSDs is dropping all the time, some folks simply don't want to end up with 16TB+ of large TE addons cramming their PCs. So the development team have been putting our thinking caps on about how to create TE regions that still look great, but are far smaller in size. The answer we arrived at is surprisingly simple. We plan to update TE USA Washington and keep the ZL17 imagery in key places such as Seattle, the northern Olympics, Lower Vancouver Island and all the major cities. Basically where you will spend 95% of your time. Everything else in the state is either dense forest covered in trees, or arid flatlands and farmlands. Those areas can be shown at ZL16 with an unsharpen mask and our tests show you will be hard pressed to tell the difference. Below is an example of some areas in ZL17 (large) versus ZL16 (smaller) with unsharpen mask. Desert LZ17 Desert LZ16 Plains LZ17 Plains LZ16 Forest LZ17 Forest LZ16 Urban LZ17 Urban LZ16 As you can see the difference (if any) is negligible, and for the most part, these titles are covered in autogen anyway, and away from core airport operations. The big difference? Well the product will be reduced in size by up to 75% or more, but still offer the same visual fidelity. This means the download will be closer to 10-15GB and the HDD/SSD footprint closer to 50-60GB. That is a massive reduction from 210GB currently. We intend to release Oregon using this system, and also update Washington in the same manner. I wanted to start an open a discussion with customers about this approach and see if this will influence decision making about making further investments in large TE regions.
  9. 2W3 Swanson Airport is here for X-Plane 11! This little hub has been created and transformed into a detailed corner of paradise! Swanson Airport is virtually non-existent in default X-Plane, so this by far is the best way to experience 2W3 in all its glory. Swanson is a quaint little airfield in Eatonville (the entire town is included in this package!) surrounded by residential areas - some of the houses even have their own airstrips. The airport includes static aircraft and vehicles as well as custom buildings. Beyond the airport itself, you will find the stunning Lake Ohop which is renowned in the area among watersport and fishing enthusiasts. I don't know about you, but we would move there in a heartbeat! 2W3 Swanson Airport fits seamlessly into TrueEarth US Washington and is a must-have addition to your X-Plane PNW collection! **You need to use Orbx Central to install this product. Please make sure the Orbx Libraries are also updated to the most recent version!** For the best experience, we recommend using 2W3 in conjunction with TrueEarth US Washington. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending
  10. Airport | CityScene | Mini-Region A destination that needs no introduction, Innsbruck is one of the iconic airports of the world, with a jaw-dropping backdrop, heart-stopping approaches and location smack dab in the heart of the European Alps. Our award-winning depiction of this famous location has now been brought to life for X-Plane 11! Far more than just an airfield, this scenery is essentially three-in-one; a highly-detailed rendition of LOWI, a complete CityScene for the metro area, and a TrueEarth style mini-region for the complete tile. Developed by Vittorio Greco, Tony Wroblewski and myself, this scenery brings together an immense level of detail, coupled with careful optimization, for the best balance between performance and immersion. AT A GLANCE THE AIRPORT - Ultra-detailed rendition of Innsbruck Airport - Animated GSE - Beautiful hand-coloured ground textures - Unique static aircraft and GSE made exclusively for the airport - Carefully optimized for best balance between high performance and detail THE CITYSCENE - One of the most detailed cities yet brought to X-Plane 11 - 160 custom points of interest - Beautiful edited 60cm ground imagery - Major freeways and bridges custom modeled - Hand-placed custom vegetation - Stunning night lighting - Three bonus heliports: Hat Tux/Alpin 5 / Uni Klinik / OAMTC Flight Rescue THE MINI-REGION - An enormous 8200km2 of TrueEarth-style detail, encompassing chunks of Tirol (Austria) and Bavaria (Germany) - Expertly colourised and cleaned ortho at 1m resolution - Best-available high-definition elevation mesh sampled from 10m source, optimized for best balance between high fidelity and performance. - Expertly collated, hand-edited and compiled using proprietary Orbx technology LOWI Innsbruck Airport for X-Plane 11 is now available to purchase from OrbxDirect for $39.95 AUD (approx. US$27.70 / €24.30 / £21.75) Customers who own Innsbruck for FSX/P3D or AFS2 on OrbxDirect will receive a 40% discount. Hurry - this offer is only valid until 01:00Z on 21st August 2019! Grab your copy now!
  11. Hey everyone, The Orbx Melbourne team is pleased to announce the Orbx Central Open Beta for Windows, macOS and Linux. To learn what Orbx Central is all about visit the preview topic here: To download the beta and get started, head to https://orbxdirect.com/central There are a handful of products that are not available to download through Orbx Central just yet but we're working hard to have everything available as soon as possible. Any support enquires should be made on the Orbx Central Support Forum: https://orbxsystems.com/forum/forum/283-orbx-central-support-forum/ The Orbx Central user guide can be found here: https://orbx.to/central-guide If you have any non-support related questions feel free to post them here. We hope that you enjoy all the improvements that Orbx Central brings. - The Orbx Melbourne Team
  12. Hi all, We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Orbx Central! Orbx Central greatly improves the purchase, download, and install process for Orbx products. We've designed it from the ground up to be easy to use. You can download Orbx Central from orbx.to/central for Windows, macOS and Linux. MAIN FEATURES Cross-Platform: whether you use Windows, macOS or Linux, Orbx Central will work for you. Modern UI: the user interface has received a full overhaul, making it easier to use than ever before. In-App Purchasing: you can now purchase and install Orbx products completely within Central! If you take the optional step to save your card, you can even complete purchases with just a few clicks! Automatic Updates: never wonder if you're using the latest version of Orbx scenery - Central will keep them up-to-date automatically. Install Anywhere: want to install your Orbx scenery to another drive? Libraries make this easy. You can choose any location you wish, and have your Orbx scenery intelligently linked back into your simulator (using symbolic links in X-Plane and Aerofly, and add-on packages in Prepar3D v4). Add-On Packages Support (add-on.xml): we now use add-on packages for Prepar3D v4! This means that if you need to re-install your whole simulator, you will not need to re-install all of your Orbx products. Speed Improvements: the download and install component of Central has been completely re-written. It is now more robust, stable, and faster than ever before! This is only scratching the surface of what's included in this massive update to our platform. For more information on the features and improvements included in Orbx Central, check out the preview topic here: If you encounter any issues, or have any questions, please post them in the Orbx Central Support Forum. Many frequent questions are answered by our User Guide.
  13. Hello everyone, As you know, over the past year we have worked tirelessly to bring many of your Orbx favorites from the ESP platforms over to X-Plane 11. What started out as dipping a toe in the water has now led to over 20 products being both natively developed and ported over to Laminar's platform, and we are amazed at the way the X-Plane community has embraced us. We believe flight simulation should be accessible for everyone - as a result, we have historically shouldered the costs of FSX/P3D upgrades and free product updates every time a new version of P3D was released. Due to the high volume of X-Plane products being developed, we will no longer be offering the 40% cross platform discount moving forward. LOWI Innsbruck Airport for X-Plane 11 will be the final product to feature a 40% cross platform discount, which will run for two weeks from launch. After the two weeks are up, the cross-platform discount will be removed from all Orbx products. We pride ourselves in the hard work and R&D which goes into every one of our titles, and are firmly committed to offering you value for money as well as the quality you have come to expect from us. We would like to thank you all for your continued support, and look forward to sharing new and excited projects with you in the near future. -The Orbx Team
  14. Compton Abbas is now available to purchase from OrbxDirect! EGHA Compton Abbas is situated 800 ft above sea level, 2.7 nautical miles south of Shaftesbury, Dorset, England. Sitting on top of the hills of the village Compton Abbas, this airfield has some spectacular views across some beautiful landscape and the developers have captured these picturesque surroundings perfectly. It is in an area of countryside which is deemed by the UK government to be an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Compton Abbas is known as being one of the friendliest and most picturesque airfields in the UK. This reputation makes it a popular retreat for everyone; from pilots, students learning to fly and general members of the public who are looking for a great day out. Treat yourself to some great VFR flying in this beautiful part of England! Key Features Imagery at 15 cm and 60 cm per pixel Custom modeled vehicles Custom modeled airport Surrounded by large dense forests and beautiful green fields Blends seamlessly into TrueEarth GB South Custom ground poly areas Please also note that for the best experience, we recommend using EGHA in conjunction with TrueEarth Great Britain South. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending Linux and macOS users please download the public beta of Orbx Central to install EGHA. If you experience any issues, please post in our Orbx Central Open Beta forum. Download for macOS Download for Linux
  15. EGLC London CityEGLC London City Airport is now available on OrbxDirect! EGLC is located in the Royal Docks in the London Borough of Newham, in between Canary Wharf and the City of London - the two most important financial districts in the country. EGLC provides important transport links between the capital and the rest of the UK as well as continental Europe. London City Airport has a single 1,500-meter (4,900 ft) long runway, and a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flight training - but only for training necessary for the operation of aircraft at the airport. Consider this a unique behind the scenes opportunity! Features: Full HD PBR representation of London City Airport and surroundings. HD textures throughout PBR groundpolygon with dry, damp and wet states. All new highly detailed PBR Ground Service Equipment and Clutter models Realistic road traffic on surrounding streets Includes the Excel building, Tate & Lyle Sugar factory and all surrounding high-rise buildings. 60cm orthoimagery blended to match TrueEarth GB South Includes realistic approach and airport lighting. Introducing all new detailed HD PBR static aircraft models Dynamic Fire & Rescue response - fire service will respond when an aircraft emergency is declared on approach. Fire trucks will deploy to your aircraft position once on the ground For the best experience, we recommend using EGLC in conjunction with TrueEarth GB South. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending Linux and macOS users please download the public beta of Orbx Central to install EGLC London City Airport. If you experience any issues, please post in our Orbx Central Open Beta forum. Download for macOS Download for Linux
  16. Hello everyone, WA56 Israel's Farm is now available for X-Plane 11! If you intend on purchasing the TrueEarth US Washington Enhancement Pack, do NOT purchase this airport as it will be included! WA56 Israel's Farm is a truly delightful destination for the low and slow flyer. This is a private airstrip located on a working farm set in a beautiful valley. The farm and airstrip ooze atmosphere and character and you will be challenged by the landing, where you skim trees, avoid clipping the fence and then stop before you run out of grass. This scenery is the mecca for short field flyers everywhere! Features: 60/15cm per pixel ground imagery Picturesque valley location Fully modeled farm and airstrip Gas station modelled in town Accurate watermasks for the rivers Nearby houses modelled Onsite photos taken by Orbx staff Challenging approach Perfect halfway point between 1S2 and 74S Remember that if you own WA56 for FSX/P3D, you get 40% off the X-Plane version! NOTE: THIS AIRFIELD IS INCLUDED **FREE** IN THE WASHINGTON ENHANCEMENT PACK (DUE OUT SOON). DO NOT PURCHASE THIS AIRFIELD IF YOU INTEND TO GET THE ENHANCEMENT PACK! Please note that you will require Orbx Libraries updated and installed to the latest version. Please also note that for the best experience, we recommend using WA56 in conjunction with TrueEarth US Washington. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending Linux and macOS users please download the public beta of Orbx Central to install WA56 Israel's Farm. If you experience any issues, please post in our Orbx Central Open Beta forum. Download for macOS Download for Linux Orbx Central for Windows will be coming very soon.
  17. Hello everyone, 74S Anacortes is now available for X-Plane 11! A classic PNW destination, this scenery has been lovingly brought to life for X-Plane 11. Far more than just an airport, Anacortes includes an extended high-res coverage area encompassing the City of Anacortes, as well as several bonus landing strips and helipads. Test your short-field landings at Allan Island airstrip, hone your amphibian skills at 21H Skyline, battle the elements at the Burrows Island Lighthouse Helipad, and be sure to keep an eye out for vertical obstructions at WA02 Island Hospital Heliport. Anacortes airport itself is the perfect base of operations for your island hoping adventures; capable of accommodating your favorite GA aircraft at the welcoming San Juan Airlines FBO. Be sure to check out the nearby Deception Pass Bridge (perfectly suited for your low-flying adventures!), as well as the many coves and inlets dotted around the coastline. Key Features: Ultra-detailed modelling and texturing Extended coverage area including City of Anacortes and surrounds 2x bonus airstrips & 2x additional heliports Highly-detail static aircraft local to Anacortes Ultra-detail Deception Pass Bridge Hand-placed autogen vegetation and buildings Over a dozen local landmarks and points of interest High detail ground poly with sloped runway Painstakingly colorized orthoimagery at 60cm, 15cm and 7cm resolution Seamlessly blends into TrueEarth US Washington Excellent performance, optimized for your favorite aircraft addons Please note that you will require Orbx Libraries updated and installed to version 1.6.1 which is also now available. Please also note that for the best experience, we recommend using 74S in conjunction with TrueEarth US Washington. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending NOTE: ***IMPORTANT!*** YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY THE TRUEARTH USA WASHINGTON v1.0.1 UPDATE TO ENSURE THE MESH IS FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH 74S ANACORTES. THIS UPDATE CAN BE APPLIED FROM FTX CENTRAL V3 OR ORBX CENTRAL. Linux and macOS users please download the public beta of Orbx Central to install 74S Anacortes Airport. If you experience any issues, please post in our Orbx Central Open Beta forum. Download for macOS Download for Linux Orbx Central for Windows will be coming very soon.
  18. 1S2 Darrington AirportHello everyone, 1S2 Darrington Airport is now available for X-Plane 11! Located in a beautiful valley, Darrington Municipal Airport boasts one of the most glorious settings in the entire flight simulator world! Serving Snohomish County and dwarfed by the shadow of the mighty Whitehorse Mountain, this airfield is set in the heart of picturesque Darrington village on the confluence of two rivers. Rich in salmon fishing, wildlife and pristine natural surrounding, it's a perfect base for your bush flying adventures into the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area and North Cascades National Park. This highly detailed airfield was lovingly crafted to include churches, houses, hangars, buildings and other unique touches, and now this version for X-Plane 11 captures the experience perfectly. Key Features: 30/60cm per pixel imagery Airport and town modeled Spectacular mountain setting Accurate watermasks for the rivers Photos taken on location 3D modelled ground polygon runways and aprons Seamlessly blends into TrueEarth US Washington Remember that if you own 1S2 for FSX/P3D, you get 40% off the X-Plane version! Please note that you will require Orbx Libraries updated and installed to the latest version. Please also note that for the best experience, we recommend using 1S2 in conjunction with TrueEarth US Washington. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending Linux and macOS users please download the public beta of Orbx Central to install 1S2 Darrington Airport . If you experience any issues, please post in our Orbx Central Open Beta forum. Download for macOS Download for Linux Orbx Central for Windows will be coming very soon.
  19. Hello pilots! TrueEarth Washington has been updated to version 1.0.1 - if you own the product this update will start automatically via FTX Central. In this update we have made mesh changes to the product to accommodate upcoming Orbx Washington airports. If you don't own TrueEarth US Washington, you can purchase it here on OrbxDirect.
  20. Hot on the heels of TrueEarth Washington, we are very excited to unveil the first of our HD airports for the region, 74S Anacortes Airport! A classic PNW destination, this scenery has been lovingly brought to life for X-Plane 11. Far more than just an airport, Anacortes includes an extended high-res coverage area encompassing the City of Anacortes, as well as several bonus landing strips and helipads. Test your short-field landings at Allan Island airstrip, hone your amphibian skills at 21H Skyline, battle the elements at the Burrows Island Lighthouse Helipad, and be sure to keep an eye out for vertical obstructions at WA02 Island Hospital Heliport. Anacortes airport itself is the perfect base of operations for your island hoping adventures; capable of accommodating your favorite GA aircraft at the welcoming San Juan Airlines FBO. Featuring beautiful modelling and texturing, the airport is perfectly situated for short hops to many of your other most-loved destinations, including nearby Darrington, Skagit, Israel's Farm, Orcas, Friday Harbor, and of course the many airfields in the Seattle Metropolitan Area. As well as hand-placed autogen, explore over a dozen landmarks and points of interest, dispersed amongst stunning 7cm, 15cm and 60cm photoreal imagery. Be sure to check out the nearby Deception Pass Bridge (perfectly suited for your low-flying adventures!), as well as the many coves and inlets dotted around the coastline. The scenery seamlessly integrates with TrueEarth US Washington and uses 7cm, 15cm and 60cm photoreal imagery. Located smack dab in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Anacortes is a wonderful destination with so much to explore! Feature Map: Key Features: Ultra-detailed modelling and texturing Extended coverage area including City of Anacortes and surrounds 2x bonus airstrips & 2x additional heliports Highly-detail static aircraft local to Anacortes Ultra-detail Deception Pass Bridge Hand-placed autogen vegetation and buildings Over a dozen local landmarks and points of interest High detail ground poly with sloped runway Painstakingly colorized orthoimagery at 60cm, 15cm and 7cm resolution Seamlessly blends into TrueEarth US Washington Excellent performance, optimized for your favorite aircraft addons Original airport by Jarrad Marshall, expertly brought to XP11 by Turbulent Designs 74S Anacortes Airport will soon be available to purchase from OrbxDirect for AUD $32.95 (approx. USD $22.80/ €17.95/ £18.00. Remember that if you own 74S for FSX/P3D, you get 40% off the X-Plane version! Please note that you will require Orbx Libraries updated and installed to version 1.6.1 which is also now available. Please also note that for the best experience, we recommend using 74S in conjunction with TrueEarth US Washington. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending Bonus Landing Areas: This airport is the first of a slew of exciting destinations coming to X-Plane 11 for TrueEarth Washington; keep an eye out on the forums for plenty more screenshots and information over the coming weeks! Enjoy! Jarrad
  21. Well then chaps Thank you all for taking the time to enter the contest and vote so many great shots by the way. Now then a double this time. Breeze. Torchy821. A grand pair of shots indeed well done to you now if you shoot Ed an email ed@orbxsystems.com Saying which prize you would like with your OrbxDirect account details Ed will add your prize to your account. cheers Iain
  22. Voting for is now open. 1. Everyone that has entered a shot will have one vote each to choose the winner of the contest. 2. Voting will run for 6 days until the 6th of July 2019 at midnight GMT. 3.Please cast your vote only here. 4.No voting for your own entry. 5.No comments on other members contest entries, The voting section is just that for voting on the shot and nothing else. 6. When voting ends i will announce the winner. cheers Iain
  23. EGNX East Midlands Airport is now available to purchase for X-Plane 11 on OrbxDirect! EGNX East Midlands Airport is an international airport in the East Midlands of England, close to Castle Donington, Leicestershire, between Loughborough, Derby, and Nottingham with Leicester 20 miles to the south. The airfield was originally built as a Royal Air Force station known as RAF Castle Donington in 1943, before being redeveloped as a civilian airport in 1965. EGNX for X-Plane 11 is a stunning addition to any UK scenery collection. Fully integrated with TrueEarth GB South, this PBR rendition of East Midlands Airport features high resolution buildings, a fleet of static aircraft, custom modeled cars and trucks, and HDR night lighting. We have included the Royal Air Force museum and have even programmed in an active firetruck going to and from the station as well as a race around the local racing track every 20 minutes between 08:00 - 22:00! Features: An immersive rendition of EGNX East Midlands Airport including the race track west to the airport and additional POIs Accurate ground service cars using in the airport- buses (both airport and public shuttles), fire fighters, gpu and more. 2k high regulation buildings Full PBR integration with ortho (mainly asphalt), buildings, vehicles, ground texture, etc Interior modelling on the tower and the terminal. The tower and the terminals are reflective and transparent Realistic static aircraft with the following liveries: DHL, Flybe, Thomas Cook, Jet2 and Ryanair. Animated firefighter truck will go from the station to the practice area every 20min. There is also a race on the racing track every 20 min (both are active from 08:00-22:00). Stunning custom HDR night lighting Dense 3D grass with minimum FPS impact incredibly detailed special effects: Wind turbines and the smoke coming out of chimneys react to the wind speed and direction Ortho of 25cm/pix which blend smoothly and seamlessly with TrueEarth GB South Royal Air Force museum is included - this is located in the north-east part of the runway Custom ground poly Unique trucks, cars and other vehicles are present in the airport EGNX East Midlands Airport is available to purchase from OrbxDirect for AUD $32.95 (approx. USD $22.95/ €20.50/ £18.20) Please note that you will require Orbx Libraries updated and installed to the latest version. Please also note that for the best experience, we recommend using EGNX in conjunction with TrueEarth GB South. The scenery will work without it, however some users may experience the following: Missing or misplaced forests Missing or misplaced buildings surrounding the airport Photoreal blending Linux and macOS users please download the public beta of Orbx Central to install EGNX East Midlands. If you experience any issues, please post in our Orbx Central Open Beta forum. Download for macOS Download for Linux Orbx Central for Windows will be coming very soon.
  24. G'day everyone, It is with a great deal of excitement that the team is proud to announce our latest region for FSX & Prepar3D, Orbx AU Australia V2! A monumental redesign of one of our most beloved products, AUv2 brings to life the entirety of the Australian continent with the latest region-based technology. Clocking in at a staggering 8 million square kilometres, AUv2 incorporates an enormous diversity of topography and geography. From the tropical rain forests of far-north Queensland to the wind-swept coastline of south-west Tasmania; from the temperate urban metropolises of the east coast to the desolate beauty of the red centre, explore a variety of stunning landscapes not seen anywhere else in the Orbx world. AUv2 is a landclass-style region that brings together everything on a massive scale. Almost 700 airports have been upgraded or created from scratch, giving you the perfect opportunity to criss-cross the country in true VFR style. Coastlines, waterbodies, road, rail and powerline networks have been recreated from scratch, using the latest high-fidelity data to vastly improve accuracy and detail across the continent. Towns, urban centres and other settlements have been reworked too; diversity, realism and accuracy greatly improve the immersion, whether that be flying cross-country long-haul or local VFR hops. Terrain elevation mesh has been brought to the next level; incorporating the latest data from the Australian Government, the new HD mesh makes a huge difference on both a small and large scale. In addition to these major re-workings, over 50 large-scale photoreal points of interest have been created from scratch to represent well-known geographical and man-made features. Mine sites, dry lakes, tidal water bodies, unusual geographical formations and more have been expertly edited, colourised and blended to the surrounding terrain. The largest of these features is the Great Barrier Reef; recreated in complete photoreal quality, this feature alone is larger than many of our existing regions! The centrepiece of AUv2 is undoubtedly our high-definition Melbourne Cityscape. The inner suburbs of Melbourne have been lovingly brought to life in full photoreal detail. 30cm ground textures, complete custom modelling for CBD blocks, high-detail POI, beautifully hand-placed autogen vegetation, and stunning night lighting combine bring to life the city that is, in many ways, the spiritual home for Orbx. We will go into much further detail on this exciting component of AUv2 in coming weeks. We have all been very much looking forward to showing this latest work off to you; for a long time we have been listening to your requests for more P3D projects, and more Australian projects - we have been listening! We also hope you enjoy exploring just a small taste of what this huge scenery has in store for you. FEATURES Melbourne, Victoria Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Adelaide, South Australia Great Barrier Reef, Queensland AUv2 FEATURE LIST Our largest and most popular region; 8 million sq km in full Orbx region quality Ultra-HD Melbourne Cityscape 370+ upgraded and 280+ all-new airports Over 50+ large-scale photoreal areas of interest such as salt lakes, mine sites, tidal areas and many more High-quality mesh, with high-resolution LIDAR data for the majority of the eastern/southern seaboard, major cities and Tasmania Completely new lakes, rivers and shorelines - much improved quality and accuracy Entire Great Barrier Reef in photoreal Completely new road and rail networks Improved and new landclass types Hundreds of thousands of new geographical features; dry lakes, parks, railyards, industrial areas etc Much-improved populated area shape accuracy Completely new powerline networks, windfarms and other man-made features Improved and updated bridges, harbour objects and marinas Complete seasonal variations Airports optimised for use with AI traffic, particularly our enormously-popular AI Traffic for Australia Designed to work seamlessly with all 32 Australian HD airports and Cityscapes (on sale until the end of May!) Completely compatible with FSX, FSX:SE and P3Dv1-v4 COVERAGE MAP Note: this map represents the current development version of AUv2, with more features likely to be added for release. THE TEAM As to be expected from such a monumental project, many developers have been working tirelessly to get AUv2 prepared for you all. First and foremost, Holger Sandmann is the Project Manager and Lead Developer for the project; as our resident GIS guru, he has undertaken all major vector, raster, elevation editing and processing. Frank Schnibben has been in charge of the Melbourne Cityscene component, many of the exciting new features seen in this part of the product are his handy work. Contributing several of the ultra-HD landmarks located within Melbourne, including the beautiful MCG, is Jordan Gough. Chris Clack, alongside Graham Eccleston and Ken Hall, have been looking after the upgrades to all the airports included in the project. Mark Halliwell has cast his eye towards colourising, editing and blending the large photoreal points of interest. Lastly, it is very important to acknowledge the work of our good friend and colleague, Neil Hill. Before Neil passed away last year, one of his last projects was laying the groundwork for the complete AUv2 airport database. We'd like to recognise the huge contribution Neil made to this project. FAQ Q. I own FTX AU (v1), am I eligible for some kind of discount? A. As long as you have a copy of FTX AU v1 in your OrbxDirect account, a discount of 40% will be automatically applied at check-out. Q. How much disk space will AUv2 take up? A. Current installed size is approx 21GB, though this is subject to change for final release Q. Will all my Orbx payware Australian airports work with AUv2? A. Yes. Graham is currently working through all HD airports to correct any compatibility issues. Q. I have a third-party mesh installed, will I need this for Australia? A. No. The mesh shipped with AUv2 is the best quality and resolution currently available on the market. COMPATIBILITY Orbx Australia V2 has been designed to work with all versions of FSX and Prepar3D. An up-to-date installation of the OrbxLibraries is a must. AUv2 is a stand-alone product and as such absolutely no other Orbx products are required. We do recommend using AUv2 alongside our freeware Australian AI pack. All Orbx HD airports, freeware airports and CityScene products will be fully compatible with AUv2. PRICING Orbx AUv2 will be available exclusively via OrbxDirect for AUD $54.95 (approx. USD $38.50/ €34.25 / £29.50). AUv1 customers who have a copy in their OrbxDirect account will receive a 40% discount. The team are working extremely hard in the background putting the final touches on this huge project, but in the meantime be sure to check out the following screenshots from across the country. Cheers! Use your mouse to explore this 360-degree view of Melbourne Cityscape Shark Bay, Western Australia Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands Hunter Valley, New South Wales Lake Eyre, South Australia Blue Mountains, New South Wales Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Melbourne CBD, Victoria RAAF Pearce, Western Australia. Also shown are new upcoming freeware AU AI Traffic updates (for P3Dv4 only) The Olgas, Northern Territory Adelaide northern suburbs, South Australia Victorian High Country Mount Warning, New South Wales Melbourne CBD, Victoria Jervis Bay Territory Near Alice Springs, Northern Territory Adelaide Airport and CBD, South Australia Near Byron Bay, looking towards Mount Warning, New South Wales Melbourne CBD, Victoria Darwin, Northern Territory Glasshouse Mountains, Queensland Adelaide Salt Lakes, South Australia Flinders Island Airport, Tasmania Port Melbourne, Victoria Brisbane CBD, Queensland Far North Queensland Melbourne CBD, Victoria Lake Amadeus, Northern Territory Keep an eye for more updates and info in the coming weeks!
  25. Hi all, Just a quick update on where we are with the updates to the Australian airports for Australia v2. We appreciate that many are keen to get them up and running. We we are planing to release these updates on the new Orbx Central app. Orbx Central is nearing completion and will go into a public beta next week sometime. The updates to the airports are still currently under testing which is being done in tandem with Orbx Central testing. Further information will be provided next weekend.
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