Browsing: Photoreal scenery

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Simple FSX Missions ‘double bill’

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Simple FSX Missions advertise their products as being “fun and not impossible to complete like other missions”. In their latest two packages, “Photo Real Italy” and “US Approaches”, they provide users with a number of approach challenges to five airports in the Italy pack and ten airports in the US…


Showing off X-Plane10’s potential

By 8 There’s no doubting at all that X-Plane 10 is graphically excellent, whether you’re a fan of the series or dislike it intensely for whatever reason. Looking good ‘out of the box’, however, has never stopped any sim’s developers from pushing the boundary and the video above showcases some very…

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Further expansion of VFR Poland coverage

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In a press release received today, VFR Poland have announced further expansion of their photoreal coverage for the country. According to the press release, the new areas include “…parts of the West Pomerania Province, the Pomerania Province and the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Province including: Białogard, Bobolice, Miastko, Brusy, Złocieniec, Szczecinek, Czarne and…

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Interview: Gabriele Cripezzi of VERO Simulations

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The definition of a “simulation” is to imitate something real. VERO (“real” in Italian) has just began producing what we believe to be one of the most significant developments in flight simulation for the years to come: photo-realistic sceneries of unprecedented detail.

They decided to start with photo-real ground textures to then start producing 3D environment like buildings and trees. It’s a big project but they seem well skilled, organized and prepared to face all it takes to become an important name in the industry.

No more compromises here. We are talking about a great FSX enhancement as it will not be necessary to give up on snow coverage and seasonal variations, simulated by default in FSX. Here follow’s an interview with Gabriele Cripezzi, founder and head developer at VERO.


Newport Release Sydney Photoreal Scenery

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Tyler Newport’s photo real scenery series moves down under to the vibrant Sydney, Australia. This expansive scenery covers over 3,000 square miles of photo realistic ground textures of Sydney and surrounding suburbs. Whether you are a VFR pilot or an IFR pilot, you’ll love the amazing realism of flying through…