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  1. Since March 2020 routes lead me once or twice per week from Hanover ... ... past the Steinhuder Meer and the adjacent white Monte Kali ("Mount Potash")... ... towards my office in the industrial area at the city of Minden. This is my office view. The Porta Westfalica with the monument of Emperor William. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_William_Monument_(Porta_Westfalica) Touch at EDVY... ... and go. My family still has a holiday home at the Dümmer See, just about 26 miles from Porta. I have been t
  2. ... and I am slowly taking up all the updates. Plus, I nearly forgot how to fly! At least I found the time for a little round in the Maule at Porta Westfalica. Sorry for not adjusting the Active Sky weather time and date properly.
  3. The detail and hifi-representation of the Germany sceneries GEN & GES is fantastic. Hereby the area around and the airport itself of Porta Westfalia(EDVY):
  4. Indeed a man at work I was. Installed REX4 TextureDirect, Soft Clouds and the data pack. Followed by installation of ActiveSky (p3dv4 Version), alongside with ASCA (not sure if that helps me). Did some test flights, but the first 2 ended with CTDs... so I reduced the p3d settings a bit. Luckily the following flight was successful, bringing me from Porta Westfalica to my home. Rainy weather, as usual. EzDok2 in full motion. Into final... Thanks to Rainer Kunst for the adaptation of EDDV into GEN.
  5. My first trials to setup and run P3D were not too successful. It is kind of a new beginning to find settings that do not cause the system, the sim or both to crash. I had to adjust the GPU settings (influenced by Rob Ainscoughs guide), followed by reductions of the graphics properties inside P3D. Then cleaning up dll.xml (deleted) and shaders (deleted), and have the p3d.cfg streamlined. I still lack the confidence I had on the FSX side of the fence. This is my second attempt to finish a flight from EDVY to my home. Sliders by far not maxed, nothing tweaked like the pro´s do it here
  6. After having struggled with texture mix-ups in my FSX for weeks, I have probably found & solved the conflict. At least I was able to successfully fly home again. From Porta Westfalica... ... over Bückeburg... ... towards the VW works in Stöcken (and you can spots many sights of my hometown to the south, I mean right). @VH-KDK knows this view already... Closing in... ... and ready to park. They will need to change the AI liveries soon. I am glad to be able to screenshot again!
  7. I discovered this interesting small plane which is new to me. 1. We are leaving EO92 Quakenbruk. 2. Passing the town of Quakenbruk. 3. The Autobahn 1 with Dinklage in the distance. 4. Dummer See with the villages of Lemforde, Hude and Llembrach. 5. The Mittelandkanal and the Weihen Hills which will lead us to our destination. 6. Looking back towards Nettlestedt. 7. Now at the interesting town of Minden. 8. Approaching EDVY and the Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal. 9. 46 of these planes were bui
  8. So, for the time being, I have to leave the Ruhr area. Getting out of Dortmund to Hamm, where the ICE trains are divided or combined (every German train guest knows this announcement "Der Zug wird in Hamm geteilt. Ein Wechsel zwischen den Zugteilen ist nicht möglich.") Vector makes it look a bit too prominent, but at least we are reminded of the trick. Hamm also is the home of a nuclear technology experiment, that turned into a total financial disaster: The Thorium high temperature reactor https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/THTR-300 . Next to everything else, the cost for the demolit
  9. A German tour...from Rügen (EDCG) to Porta Westfalica (EDVY)...in a Messerschmidt Bf108 Taifun. Enjoy!
  10. Took off from Porta Westfalica and headed south into a large thunderstorm. Just too bad that my timing was out with the v key and I did not catch any of the lightning. Only one shot here mostly to test out FSFiles, good to see things are returning to normal. 24. Oh, I hope none of you were expecting to see a P-38 or English Electric Lightning.
  11. Hi, my very first set of screenshots... VFR today from EDBH Barth to EDVY Porta Westfalica. Cheers Thorsten EDBH Leaving... VFR enroute Approaching EDVY Final EDVY 05 EDVY Porta Westfalica
  12. Hi all, I was driving from Poland to the Netherlands today, through Germany of course. Since EDVY is right next to the highway, I stopped at the airfield and had a chance to took a couple of pictures. When arrived at home in the evening, the first thing i did was buying the ORBX add-on and enjoying the day. When i flied with the add-on, i noticed how nice it is. Having been there in person improves the fun a lot :). Unfortunately, it was very windy and the airfield was closed, I assume due to the Easter holiday. I would like to share a couple of photos anyway
  13. Weather By ASN, Milviz Baron B55 Have a good flight
  14. Enjoy and thanks for looking! FSX - DX10 - Shade, edited with Google Picasa
  15. Porta Westfalica (EDVY) to Northeim (EDVN) Enjoy and thanks for looking! FSX - DX10 - Shade
  16. Enjoy and thanks for looking! FSX - DX10 - Shade
  17. Hallo, When I select CONFIGURE in FTX Central 2 - P3DV2 I get the message: FTX Central couldn't find the product's configuration file at E:\Prepar3D v2\ORBX\Scripts\orbx_cpl_EDVY.xml Moreover, also no EDVY User Guide.pdf can be found. I checked the directory and the xml file is not there. I reinstalled to be sure, but that didn't help. Also, when I select the airport in the simulator I have a clear impression that EDVY is not installed. Ideas what is going on?
  18. For me this was a long awaited trip in Orbx-land, even more required after Martyn has just finished the opposite direction: http://www.orbxsystems.com/forum/topic/94785-off-to-the-land-of-gerold/ In March this is the light situation when I leave Hanover every morning to ride to work: The vehicle then passes Wunstorf AB, the home of Transall C-160 wing 62. The first German Airbus A-400 M is also stationed there (do not read the disaster of that planes development delays....) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wunstorf_Air_Base : Next station: Bückeburg / Achum AB: http://en.wikipedia.or
  19. Thought I would go and see where Gerold lives in Germany. Very pleased to see Hanover was a short flight from EDVY. 1. Warming up the trusty Dash 8. 2. Try the grass runway. 3. Off with plenty of room to spare. 4. The Weser River 5. Following the Weser Hills at Nammen 6. ETHB Achum. 7. Below is the Mittelland Canal with the town of Stadthagen 8. Leaving Steinhuder Meer in our wake. 9. EDDV and lining up for 09R 10. Osterwald Oberende. 11. Almost there. I hope Gerold is around. 12. Not sure, but I think this plane is from Munich (Irony). 13. Yay! Down in one piece agai
  20. Hi guys, unfortunately I`ve got a problem with the orbx scenery Porta Westfalica. There are some quite strange shadows appearing on the apron and the taxiway. How can this be solved?
  21. Problems with the internet service means I have had all week end off line. It is working again but I don't know how long for. Just before if shut down on Saturday morning I was able to buy EDVY and the Alabeo Cessna 207 to celebrate the Labour Day lone week end. Bigpond is back working again but for how long? 1. After 3 attempts at downloading, the internet kept shutting down, I finally got Porta Westfalica installed. 2. Another three attempts and Alabeo's Cessna 207 was ready to go. Plenty of nice little touches in this airport like the Robinson buzzing around. 3. Climbing to look a
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