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P3D v4

Welcome Tom To The Video Team: An FSElite Introduction

Join along as Tom Jones introduces himself as one of the newest video producers for FSElite. Tom has two channels that you can check out below. One where he shares flight sim videos, with the other featuring real world aviation.

Tom’s Channels:

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Orbx Release New Patch For CityScene Barcelona

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Earlier today, Orbx announced on their forums, that their CityScene Barcelona was just given a patch, bringing it to version 1.10. The patch fixes bugs, adds buildings, and enhances the scenery for FPS improvements, and increased object detail. This patch is available on FTX Central for immediate update. If you don't own it already, you can get it now from
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MK-Studios Release New Lisbon Previews

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MK-Studios has given us more photos of their upcoming scenery, Lisbon, over on their Facebook page. These shots show off some of the texturing and gpoly work that has been done by MK-Studios. Based on the shots given, the scenery looks to have very high-quality textures. They have also gone with the approach of the wear and tear look as well based on
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Orbx Announces CityScene Barcelona

In the latest addition to their latest line of products, Orbx has announced CityScene Barcelona; scenery for FSX and P3D which covers the entire city of Barcelona in immense detail. The new product was revealed in Orbx's forums, stating that this scenery is the work of Allen Kriesman - the developer who brought us CityScene Gold Coast. CityScene Barcelona uses Kriesman's new technology to
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Turbulent Designs Releases Glacier Park International Airport

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Developer Turbulent Designs has released Glacier Park International Airport (KGPI) for P3D v4.

Promoting a single-platform development focus (P3D), the developer promises a jump in both quality and detail, along with a bigger feature list that takes advantage of P3D v4 technology.

The airport scenery is an accurate representation of the both the airport itself and surrounding scenery, and it includes 11 square kilometres of 30cm photoreal coverage. The scenery also includes an additional 830 square kilometres of 5m and 10m terrain mesh.

KGPI was built in 1942 as Flathead County Airport, from which its IATA and original FAA and ICAO codes were derived. Located in Flathead County, Montana, KGPI is designated as an international airport and is serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, and seasonally by United Airlines. Over 70% of the daily aircraft operations comes from general aviation traffic, and the airport sees an average of 142 operations per day.

The scenery is available directly from the Turbulent Designs web store for $28.45 USD.


  • Built to take advantage of P3D v4
  • Accurate representation of KGPI – Glacier Park International Airport
  • Approx 11km2 30cm airport photoreal coverage
  • 100km2 photoreal coverage of nearby Blaine Mountain, Lake Blaine and parts of Flathead National Forest
  • 830km2 of 5m and 10m terrain mesh included
  • HD Dynamic dry/wet/snow groundpoly (SODE)
  • Multiple POI models
  • SODE controlled jetways
  • Custom approach lead-in strobe RW02 (SODE)
  • Custom seasonal RealFlora vegetation that blends seamlessly with TerraFlora
  • Custom autogen buildings
  • Dynamic lighting
  • Turbulent Designs clutter library
  • Baked ambient occlusion
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FS2Crew V1.3 MaddogX Reboot Update Released

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FS2Crew has released version 1.3 of the MaddogX Reboot software designed exclusively for use with the Leonardo Fly The Maddog X. The latest update to the voice-controlled, multi crew software adds some fixes for bugs including engine start logic, adjustments to sound volumes, and other event triggers. The update also adds several new voice commands. To update the software, users
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Turbine Sound Studios Releases MD-8X Sound Pack

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Turbine Sound Studios has released the MD-8X Pilot Edition sound package for FSX/P3D. Recorded in high definition, this package has been developed for use with the Leonardo MaddogX. The Pilot Edition package is sounds recorded as heard from the cockpit and includes external and internal engine sounds, wind sounds, and cockpit environment sounds. The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is a series
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Turbulent Designs Teases With More Pictures of Glacier Park

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Developer Turbulent Designs has teased us with more shots of their upcoming Glacier Park International Airport (KGPI). In a post on their Facebook page, there are now shots that show the airport in what the developer calls 'heavy winter'. While there is no release date yet, the developer has said that the scenery is currently in beta. The software includes
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Aerosoft Releases Maastricht-Aachen for P3D v4

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Aerosoft has released an updated version of Maastricht-Aachen Airport (EHBK) for P3D V4. Built to take advantage of P3D v4 optimizations, the airport features extremely detailed building modelling and photographic textures, as well as traffic on most major roads, all while maintaining a smooth and responsive frame rate. Located on the Dutch-Belgian-German border, the airport is popular with budget airlines
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