FSElite Interview: Parallel 42 Developers

Following on from their announcement post earlier today, we were able to sit down with the team at Parallel 42 to discuss everything that happened in their busy press release.

The video interview discusses why OldProp was moved to Parallel 42 as well as an update on future products and also the long-awaited The Skypark.

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Orbx Cityscape Honolulu SP1 Released

A brand new update for Cityscape Honolulu has been released. SP1 focuses primarily on reworking many of the building textures found within the scenery environment. The new service pack also reduces flickering, fixed some crash issues and also various floating buildings around the island. Furthermore, the team has also added night lighting for several objects including ships, docks and more.
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All OldProp Products Now Part of Parallel 42, Immediately Available Via OrbxDirect

Two big announcements have taken place concurrently with regards to three flight sim developers. The first important bit of news is the knowledge that beginning immediately, all OldProp products are now part of Parallel 42 (//42). In a press release issued by Parallel 42, the team said that "it seemed like the right thing to do" to bring OldProp products to Parallel
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Orbx openLC Africa Enters Beta

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After a period of uncertainty surrounding the release of openLC Africa, Ed from Orbx took to the forums to confirm that beta testing for the new pack is underway. To accompany the announcement, fresh new screenshots of the product were shared. No additional details were shared at this time for the product. As mentioned previously, the product was due to
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Orbx KEYW Key West for X-Plane 11 Previews

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Orbx announced that Key West (KEYW) at the same time as TrueEarth US Florida late last year. Since then, we have seen many previews for the new TrueEarth product, but very few of that from Key West. Luckily, Iain Emms from the Orbx screenshot team has shared a range of new previews showing off how detailed the airport will be
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Orbx TrueEarth US Florida – Consortium of Previews (Video and Imagery)

On the Orbx forums, multiple testers have been sharing a wide-range of previews for the upcoming TrueEarth US Florida from Orbx. With such a huge region to cover, the screenshot threads have been broken down into different areas, but we’ve shared just some of them here in one place for your convenience.


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St Petersburg

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Fort Lauderdale

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As a reminder, below is the feature list for Orbx’s upcoming TrueEarth US Florida.

TrueEarth US Florida Feature List

  • Over 170,304 Sq. Km (65,754 Sq. Miles) of crisp USGS and NAIP sourced imagery
  • Will come in both SD and HD versions
  • Stunning ortho-imagery for the whole of Florida offering stunning views across the varied landscape including cities, beaches and Everglades National Park
  • Beautifully crafted water masking along the hundreds of miles of coastline
  • Key cities include Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and beyond
  • Exclusive ultra-HD Cityscape Miami accurately bringing this vibrant city to life
  • Accurate building shapes to precisely match the ortho imagery footprints
  • Nearly 1,000 custom-modelled 3D POIs; including Cape Canaveral, Orlando theme parks, major resorts and hotels, stadiums, bridges and much more!
  • Millions of accurately placed trees
  • Hand-placed and custom modelled landmarks placed throughout the scenery such as bridges, skyscrapers, castles, piers, and monuments
  • Superb night lighting for all 3D POI models and cityscapes
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Orbx TrueEarth US Florida – Previews Around Miami

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Announced at the tail end of last year, Orbx will be releasing the region of Florida as their next TrueEarth product for X-Plane 11. The Sunshine State is known for its humid weather and year-round sunshine. It is also known for hosting some of the world's most popular tourist attractions, including the popular city of Miami. Orbx screenshot artist Iain
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Orbx Now Distributing Milviz Products via OrbxDirect

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Announced during Flight Sim Show 2019 in Cosford last year, Orbx has today made available Milviz products to be purchased and installed via OrbxDirect. The aircraft, previously released via other vendors and publishers, is now available to install via Orbx's easy-to-use Central system. You can now manage your Milviz aircraft add-ons via the installer as well as have updates automatically added
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Orbx Updates TrueEarth Great Britain South and Releases Central / North on P3D

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Developer Orbx has released the new V2 TrueEarth Great Britain South Update, along with releasing Central and North on Prepar3D V4. All three regions are sold separately and each adds a huge amount of detailed Orthoimagery for the specific region you purchase. For TrueEarth Grea Britain South areas such as London, Bristol, Brighton, Devon and parts of Wales are included.
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