Imaginesim Releases Austin Bergstrom International For P3Dv4

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Developer Imaginesim has released their new version of Austin Bergstrom International Airport (KAUS) for P3Dv4. Highlighting ‘vastly improved’ performance, the result of a complete model optimization and recompile.

A post on the developers Facebook page says the airport features a big improvement in performance because the procedures are optimized for P3Dv4. According to the developer, this results in a 25 percent increase in framerate speeds over the previous P3D version.

The airport also uses high-definition building texturing and improved ground polygons. According to the developer, all of these improvements promise fluid usage even with complex airliner cockpits and high density AI coverage.

The airport can be purchased directly from the Imaginesim website for $29.99 USD. The update is free to existing KAUS P3D and FSX customers via the Imaginesim Operations Centre.

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Austin Bergstrom International Getting P3Dv4 Update

In a post on their Facebook page developer Imagine Simulation announced that their Austin Bergstrom International Airport (KAUS) software is receiving a P3Dv4 update. The post indicated that the release is ‘expected in the next few weeks’ and we can assume that the software will be optimized for P3Dv4, including the use of dynamic lighting seen in the preview photo
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ImagineSim Releases Shanghai (ZSPD) Update

ImagineSim has today released the Shanghai (ZSPD) update, which brings official compatibility with Prepar3D V4. This update also ensures that it brings big improvements in performance, high definition building textures and detailed ground polygons. As a Prepar3D V4 product, ImagineSim's Shanghai (ZSPD) comes with dynamic lighting, SODE jetways and seasonal textures. All of these options can be adjusted via the
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Imaginesim Teases P3D v4 ZSPD Update

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Scenery developer Imaginesim took to Facebook to tease some shots of their upcoming Shanghai Pudong International Airport (ZSPD) update for P3D v4. The post includes a night shot that hints at dynamic lighting and comments on the post confirm the addition of SODE jetways. Performance optimizations can also be expected when the update is released sometime in March (according to
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ImagineSim Scenery SODE Update

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No, this didn’t slip past our radar: ImagineSim are currently in the process of upgrading some of their existing sceneries with SODE jetways. Both Atlanta (KATL) and LaGuardia (KLGA) have been upgraded already. Shanghai (ZSPD) and Austin (KAUS) will follow in the coming weeks. The small, yet very nice upgrade is completely free. All you need to do to get
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ImagineSim KATL Atlanta 2016 (P3DV4 Version): The FSElite Review

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As per our Community Charter, all of our reviews are free from bias, prejudice and favouritism. Don't forget, each reviewer has their own style and thoughts, although they all abide by the Review Guidelines - something I suggest you read.

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is an incredibly busy airport; it’s the busiest and biggest airport in the world. It has about a million aircraft movements and more than 100 million passengers every year. It’s a major hub for Southwest, but Delta is the main airline in Atlanta. Atlanta is also jokingly called “Delta International Airport”. The airport has about 300 stands spreading across 4700 acres.

And that size is exactly the problem, because modelling an airport that big in a simulator that is always limited on performance is quite the challenge. And besides the usual look and feel of the scenery, performance will be the major focus of the review.

Installation and configuration

The installation process was easy. Simply run the installer and that was all. Or so I thought, because the SODE jetways didn’t work. I had to manually download and move the SODE files to the correct folders to get it to work.  However, after I fixed those issues I had no problems enjoying the scenery. (EDIT: SODE Jetways are now available via the configuration menu. Check out this post for more info: ImagineSim Scenery SODE Update.) Imaginesim also provides you with the usual documentation, including some information about the airport, a chart, and a guide of how the docking system works. It also includes a nice FAQ section at the back of the document.

First, I had to choose the options I wanted. There is a special configurator for the scenery where you have a range of options. Simply select the options you want, and it automatically configures your scenery. There is also a option to turn off dynamic lighting, choose seasons and many more.

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ImagineSim KLGA LaGuardia 2016 (P3DV4 Update): The FSElite Review

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We’re in a very unique time for flight simulation. The release of Prepar3D V4 means that the memory restrictions that shackled simmers have now been relieved and it has allowed people to increase settings and detail beyond anything they could have before.  The same can be said for the development community whereby they can now include even more detail and
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ImagineSim Releases LaGuardia Airport (KLGA) Free Update

ImagineSim has been teasing their upcoming update to LaGuardia Airport for a few weeks now, but today they have released a free update for all customers. The new update focuses on performance, bringing new features such as dynamic lighting and SODE jetways. You can purchase ImagineSim's LaGuardia Airport (KLGA) from their website. It costs $29.99 USD. If you already owned the product,
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