UK2000 Preview Edinburgh for X-Plane


UK2000 have stated in a Facebook post that after some difficulties, they have set their sights on a release date for the Edinburgh scenery for X-Plane. The scenery is said to make use of many X-Plane features, such as Sloped runways, PBR and autogate. The post also included a few pre-release screenshots to display the fine artwork present in UK2000’s products.

Upon initial release, the scenery will include the following:

  • Custom Light FXs and halos.
  • Custom Taxiways so you can see the stand you are selecting in the UI.
  • Ground routes for AI (WT3).
  • Physical Based Rendering.
  • specular lighting.
  • Autogate safe dock and jetways.
  • Default static AI support.
  • Sloped runways.

On top of the pre-conversion features (From ESP platform versions):

  • Full detail Buildings.
  • Realistic Ground Markings.
  • Hi-Res ground image.
  • UK Runway markings.
  • Stunning Night Effects.
  • 3D Approach Lights.
  • Dozens of Airport Vehicles.
  • Excellent Frame Rates.
  • Runway Wigwags.
  • Full set of signs.
  • Fencing.
  • Grass edge effects.

It is also important to note that UK2000 have discovered a bug where the scenery’s sloped runways will not be sloped if the user is making use of Ortho4XP v1.20.

The scenery will release June 2nd will cost the standard £16.99 that UK2000 have established, and will be available on their site upon release. We’ll keep you updated.


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Matthew McColl

The author Matthew McColl

Matthew is from the U.K. and has just finished his last year in college, studying mathematics, chemistry and physics. An avid plane spotter, he often visits Manchester Airport to take as many photographs and he can muster, as well as spending time at his local aerodrome (Manchester Barton). Being an aviation enthusiast, Matthew has been a part of the flight simming community for 7+ years.