TrueEarth Great Britain - X-Plane 11

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#61

For. May. Shun.


Just Flight Hawk T1/T1a (X-Plane)
#62

And I’m paying $66/month for 2MB/sec so…you’re doing pretty good there.


#63

I’ll look into that - I did see that 9 minute video on how to do it without using LAN. I’m on call tonight though…so not sure if I can commit to working that one out…


#64

Ah…shame that RAF Leeming is out of the range of Great Britain South package…I coulda used that.


#65

Well I’m about 4 skinny margaritas deep in lovely PVR so I’m out anyway currently. But I figure your article should at least have the benefit of a screenshot of you and @PaulRix, a man who has christened a real Hawk with his very own British puke. As an editorial strategy it just seems like an opportunity too precious to pass up.

Then again, I’m pretty wasted at the moment and should probably just mind my own business.


#66

Ha…our plane was down there a few days ago:

I agree though…I’ll definitely check into a formation flight…


#67

That conversion process is taking a lot longer than the download did. Grabbed all the files in 35 minutes…but the conversion is taking a bit longer over an hour at 8,500 of around 12,000 files converted. I’m assuming it is something similar to what happens with Forkboy’s orthos where it downloads in a higher compression and then converts to DDS or something…


#68

Mine took a tad over two hours to uncompress/convert. I wasn’t sure of the need for the backup, so ended up deleting it. (What did you do?)

I’m hoping that doesn’t cause pain later if there are updates.


#69

That and RAF Valley. I would’ve loved to see that one.


#70

Yeah…I’d like to see a ORBX quality one of that for sure. In the interim…you could probably pair this one with the ortho for the area:


#71

Interesting, I didn’t know that there was a Hawk T.2 available in X-Plane


#72

That is the RAF Valley scenery that I have been using since getting the Hawk. I also like to fly from Royal Marines Base Chivenor (ex RAF Chivenor). The stock scenery isn’t bad there although the Marines build large hangar/warehouse type buildings where the main apron’s used to be. Chivenor is on the North Devon coast and the TrueEarth scenery is great around there.


#73

For systems depth, look no further than the HotStart TBM 900. I bought it Sunday and the first thing that I learned was that takeoffs must equal landings, even if you get interrupted by wife and kids :slight_smile:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d42c6gq5YUc


#74

I don’t think there is…or if there is…it is probably a light/user created model I’d guess…


#75

What is the Royal Aerospace Establishment? The airfield does not show up on Sky Vector as anything other than a restricted airspace, but the runway shows up on Google Earth…


#76

That is LLanbedr. It has an interesting history…


#77

Former RAF Llanbedr

Ninja’d. :man_facepalming:


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#79

This is a recurring problem in the UK. Pooleys / the other one that I can’t remember the name of right now list around 900 active airfields in the UK, but Sky Vector only has around 150 (or did last year when I last checked). I have actually stopped using it for flight planning as my interest is VFR flight between local / small GA strips.


#80

Bought this last week, be early next week before all 3 UK mainland volumes are out I’ve read … no word on Ireland?

Really starting to get into XP11 now at last.

Oops, it will be early next year before all three vols are out I meant, wish it were sooner :slight_smile: early next year is not to far away though, read that vol 2 might be out end of this month.