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Orbx KPSP Palm Springs For Aerofly FS 2 Now Available

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Palm Springs (KPSP) is one of the most unique airports in North America, surrounded by a vast amount of dry desert and situated 100 miles east of Los Angeles, it’s a small patch of civilisation with a visually appealing airport to welcome those who make the journey there. Now, users of Aerofly FS 2 are able to enjoy the stunning scenery, previously only available to FSX and P3D users, by Orbx.
Palm Springs, which is now the largest airport available from Orbx for AFS2, was originally designed by Jarrad Marshall and became a favourite among FSX and P3D users. It’s suited to simmers of all tastes, with the airport serving airliner, GA and corporate aircraft in the real world.

The AFS2 rendition of KPSP features a massive 1500sq kilometre coverage area, with 30cm/1m ground texture resolution. The terrain mesh is also an impressive 10m resolution, and the ground poly is also of a suitably high detail.
Orbx has also bought their well know, high-quality models to KPSP in AFS2 with custom vegetation throughout the scenery, as well as a stack of custom landmarks, helipads, static aircraft and vehicles, and an airport terminal featuring a staggering amount of detail.
The ambience is upped even more with Orbx’s high-quality night lighting and ambient occlusion being given a workout, as well as Orbx PeopleFlow and accompanying animated objects to really bring the scenery to life.

KPSP Palm Springs International Airport is available now for Aerofly FS 2 for AUD$39.95, and you can still pick up the FSX/P3D version here for the same price.

 
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Orbx Announces Palm Springs International for Aerofly FS 2

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Jarrad Marshall from Orbx has announced that his next project will be bringing his fantastic Palm Springs International Airport will be converted to IPACS Aerofly FS 2. The original FSX/P3D airport was hugely popular and Jarrad is bringing that detail to another simulator for people to enjoy. Because Palm Springs sits in the middle of the default coverage area for
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Orbx Releases Netherlands TrueEarth for Aerofly FS 2

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Developer Orbx has released the stunning Netherlands TrueEarth scenery for Aerofly FS 2. Made up of over 85,000 square kilometres of extremely detailed photoreal terrain, the package includes the entirety of the country with all of the cities, towns, and landmarks exactly where the should be. Already available for FSX and P3D, the TrueEarth scenery includes 43 airports, thousands of
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Aerofly FS 2 Releases South Florida DLC

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Aerofly FS 2 has released the new South Florida DLC on Steam. The content includes southern Florida as well as historic Key West. As part of the scenery, you can fly over attractions like Fort Zachary Taylor, the Martello Museum, and even the Dry Tortugas. The DLC content includes: A large coverage area with over 400 miles of shoreline 50cm
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Orbx UK/Ireland Photoreal Regions Announced as well as FTX Netherlands Release Timeframe

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DISCLAIMER: The above image is not of any of Orbx’s announced products, it is a screengrab from a real life video provided by John Venema in his announcement to show how things might look with Orbx’s new photoreal regions. With that out of the way, onto what you’ve all come here for!

After announcing and previewing their upcoming photoreal FTX EU Netherlands region a while back, Orbx are back yet again with more news on their upcoming photoreal regions! First up, Orbx CEO John Venema announced that Orbx had secured aerial photography for all of the UK and Ireland which paves the way for new projects to come. Also stated is that Jarrad Marshal will be announcing the name of these series of addons this weekend, and that this upcoming line of products will be made entirely from aerial photography orthoimagery instead of landclass as used from previous Orbx regions.

As stated in the title, the Netherlands region for FSX/P3D will be releasing in a matter of weeks, and following this Orbx will be releasing photoreal regions for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, the Pacific Northwest, and all of Germany in 2018 and 2019. These upcoming regions will be released separately, in line with previous Orbx regions, as to allow you to manage the file sizes easier. Speaking of file sizes, due to the immense projected size of Germany photoreal, expected to be around 120gb, Germany may be split into halves in order to contain the installation size but this isn’t set in stone at this time.

You may be wondering if these new regions will be coming to platforms other than FSX/P3D, and you’ll be happy to know that answer is a resounding yes! The first platform these new regions will release on first is X-Plane 11, then Aerofly FS2, and finally FSX/P3D following at a later date due to the immense work required to produce 5 season variations of the regions. These new photoreal regions will be, like all other products from Orbx, install-and-fly and will be managed by OrbxDirect and FTX Central and Orbx aim to include every house, building, tree, and structure in all of the UK/Ireland including night lighting, traffic, powerlines, water masking, light houses, cityscapes, POIs, marinas, ships, and many thousands more 3D objects. Airports will also be upgraded in the FSX/P3D version but Orbx has not completely decided on airports for XP/AFS2 at this stage in time.

That was all that was said for now, but John did mention that there is “more information to come in due course!” so it seems like there are very exciting times ahead over at Orbx! Any new information on these new regions and we’ll share!

 
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Orbx Netherlands AeroflyFS2 Preview

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In an incredibly beautiful video, John Venema from Orbx takes us on a short virtual reality tour in the upcoming FTX Netherlands scenery. In the video he flies around quickly over the province of Groningen, one of the Netherlands most Northern regions. For more previews of this upcoming addon, check out one of our other posts.
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Aerofly FS 2 released for Mac

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The team behind the VR-focused simulator, Aerofly FS 2, have announced that Mac users can now get their hands on the simulator via the Mac App Store. With Windows (through Steam) and Android already available, this brings the total of supported platforms to three. Before you fire up the Mac App Store to get your hands on this, Mac users,
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Orbx Releases KEGE Eagle County Regional Airport (KEGE) for Aerofly FS 2

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No sooner than the final shots of KEGE Eagle County Regional Airport for Aerofly FS 2 appeared, and it's released. The North American scenery is an incredibly popular destination thanks to it’s challenging approach and wonderful scenery surroundings. Eagle County Regional Airport was originally released for FSX and P3D back in 2015 and has been challenging simmers ever since. The airport
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