Dortmund (EDLW) Scenery for X-Plane
Embark on an immersive journey through the Ruhr region's heart with the Dortmund Scenery for X-Plane. This meticulously crafted add-on brings a lifelike simulation of Dortmund, including its bustling airport and surrounding airfields, to your flight simulator experience. Read more...
- X-Plane 12 & 11
- Installation size
- 2.95 GB for XP12, 6.95 GB for XP11
At its core, the add-on offers an expansive recreation of Dortmund's urban landscape, meticulously modeled to mirror the real world. The package extends to Dortmund Airport (EDLW) and the charming Hengsen-Opherdicke airfield (EO08), alongside the essential Hospital Centre North’s helipad, each detailed with precision.
Experience a heightened level of realism with photo-realistic ground textures, embracing a resolution of 50cm/px. These textures are bolstered by bump mapping, enhancing the terrain's authenticity, especially in the airport vicinity. The bump map feature, adaptable for X-Plane 12, adds a tangible depth to the scenery, which pilots can toggle according to preference.
- Comprehensive airport and airfield models, featuring landmark structures, align closely with their real-world counterparts.
- Navigation aids like ILS, VOR/DME, NDB, and ATIS are accurately replicated, ensuring a realistic navigation experience.
- Advanced night effects and runway illumination, specifically enhanced for X-Plane 12, bring the scenery to life after dusk.
- PBR-based ground textures at the airport, incorporating dynamic weather effects for wet, snowy, and icy conditions.
- Dortmund's 3D city model and the Hengsen-Opherdicke airfield are presented with a color-optimized aerial image at 60cm/px resolution.
- Manually corrected autogen areas enhance the realism around the city and airport, with an option to adapt them for SimHeaven sceneries.
- Dynamic elements such as animated wind turbines, windsocks, and ship traffic on the Dortmund-Ems Canal enrich the environment.
- Seamless integration with XP12’s new 3D vegetation for an uninterrupted natural landscape.
- Full support for XP12's native seasons, requiring no additional add-ons or plugins.
- Reflective water surfaces with PBR enhancements, filling gaps in the simulator's default water bodies.
- Animated Marshaller and jetways, compatible with the SAM plugin, elevate the airport's operational feel.
The Dortmund Scenery is not just a visual upgrade. It's a comprehensive, true-to-life enhancement that brings the authentic experience of flying in and around Dortmund to your simulator. With its high-fidelity features and attention to detail, this add-on is a must-have for any enthusiast looking to deepen their virtual aviation journey.
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