What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Specifically but not exclusively for VA pilots.. details of recommended addon scenery that cover VA destinations.

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What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by Metalmaster » 07 Nov 2010, 02:03

...I have been thinking about this for a few weeks now....flying to the UK
every month, Heathrow mainly, and with a new more powerful computer,
FS seems to run smoother, and its time to put more addons...:)
what wouldyou recommend please, UK VFR or VFR Gen X addons!?
Is the Gen X difficult to install , I have read this somewhere...is it heavier in frames than the previous one I mentioned, VFR England?!
I have both FS9 and FSX installed anyway...just curious, thank you in advance for any input.
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by TSR2 » 09 Nov 2010, 02:04

GenX for me everytime. It also includes the old FS9 product on the disks too, and I've just seen somewhere (payware section of teh forum I think) that the whole lot can be bought for £29 at the moment.
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by DaveB » 09 Nov 2010, 08:48

That was a 'one off' Ben.. it's back at £60 +/- again AFAIK :)

Rui.. Ben's other comments hold true. GenX v2 includes UKVFRPhoto scenery for FS9 so if you don't consider it 'free' as Horizon do.. even £60 is inexpensive ;)

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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by Metalmaster » 10 Nov 2010, 21:06

well.........I am still young and restless, and at the age of 40 I still jump into things...ebay had them for a great price, and I purchased England VFR....for FS2002 AND FS2004 !!! :doh:
No autogen...I mean, not one single tree or house around...no night lighting either...its good if you're enroute at 33.000 feet and you're flying over the UK, but no good for a short flight from say, Bembridge to Northolt ;)
I should know better....guess its time to go check the other VFR scenery, GENX V2 as you say...thank you fellas.
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by Metalmaster » 10 Nov 2010, 21:12

errr....does that new GENX VFR scenery set of DVDs include autogen !?
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by DarrenL » 10 Nov 2010, 21:37

Metalmaster wrote:errr....does that new GENX VFR scenery set of DVDs include autogen !?
thanks
No, unless you do a lot of low level you probably won't notice it after a while I don't if I am using GenX UK scenery.

Earth Simulations do an acurate treescapes for GenX - http://www.earthsimulations.com/Store/i ... ucts_id=23

But I am waiting on their trees/building addon which in development for GenX.
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by DaveG » 10 Nov 2010, 21:42

There is a lot of freeware autogen for the UK, although some areas are better covered than others.

Have a look at Shep's Shed: http://www.shepsshed.com/autogentrees.htm

A lot of freeware airfields such as those from Tony Meredith, and our Trev Clark also contain autogen for the areas around the airfields.
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by Metalmaster » 10 Nov 2010, 21:56

thank you both, will look for that soon,
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by Fodda » 17 Nov 2010, 11:54

The FS9 autogen from Shepshed also works in FSX... BUT creates a huge frame-rate hit as it's not natively FSX.
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Re: What do you recommend please- UK VFR scenery?

Post by mickrick » 08 Jun 2011, 21:53

Hi I have both I think GenX the more realistic of the two They are not bad on Fps either

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