Boundless Releases Birmingham

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Scenery developer Boundless has released their third airport scenery, Birmingham (EGBB) for X-Plane 11.

Birmingham International Airport is located in the midlands of England approximately 7 miles southeast of the city of Birmingham. The airport started life as RAF Elmdon, opening in 1939, it was used extensively for RAF and naval flight training until 1946 when it was opened to civilian operations. The airport now sees nearly 13 million passengers pass through on over 100,000 aircraft movements a year. Airlines such as Tui, Jet2, Emirates and Air India fly to routes all over Europe and Asia including Istanbul, Dubai and the Canary Islands.

Boundless, previously known for their renditions of Jersey and Kerry, all released since March 2020, aim to bring high-quality scenery to X-Plane at a more competitive price. Their Birmingham scenery is their largest to date and includes full PBR buildings and high-definition custom ground textures, along with custom trees, ground polygons and custom terrain mesh which includes Birmingham’s iconic sloped runway; which makes for a tricky approach in high crosswinds. Boundless has taken the time to model all nearby hotels, roads with accurate road signage as well as an animated monorail between terminals and a plethora of ground equipment airside. 

You can purchase Birmingham (EGBB) by Boundless from the store over at Simmarket for €18.23, which is around £16.46/$21.35 all exclusive of VAT.

Feature list

  • Full PBR HD custom Ground textures
  • High-quality Ortho background
  • Excellent FPS
  • Custom HD Trees
  • Custom Ground Polygons
  • Custom Terrain mesh including the iconic sloped runway (optional)
  • Full PBR HD custom buildings
  • Custom Road signs and lighting
  • Fully accurate night lighting
  • Includes NEC, Resorts world arena, nearby offices and warehouses
  • Fully accurate ground markings, including accurately modelled cracks/wear & tear
  • Enhanced Traffic Global compatibility*
  • Additional PBR water/puddle textures
  • Partially modelled building interiors
  • Custom static ground equipment (Jet2, Swissport etc).
  • Animated monorail (Air-Rail Link)
  • All nearby hotels modelled
  • thousands of accurately placed streetlights & roadsigns
Tags : AirportBirminghamBoundlessEGBBScenery
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Jordan works in operations for a brewery, pub and hotel company in London. He lives with his partner and dog in Wimbledon. Discovering flight simulation when the 3x CD FS2002 was released. He then followed the natural progression up until P3D, where he switched platforms to X-Plane 11. When he is not working or flying (sat at his desk), he enjoys playing the drums, rowing, cycling and running.
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