For the realization of their Bergen Airport, I had the opportunity to provide them a high realistic elevation model for the airport area, especially the sloped runway. The realization of this custom mesh was a first test case for my new tool to edit X-Plane base meshes.
As an add-on for my Prince Edward Islands Mesh, community member Ralph developed and released his Prince Edward Island Adventures Scenery for X-Plane. The Scenery Package contains the SANAP’s Meteorological Station at Marion Island, as well as two fictitious airfields. Details can be found on the download page.
The call to create sceneries for the Antarctica4XPlane project shows first successes: It’s a pleasure for me to announce that Mark released the Trough Lake Camp and the Lower Wright Glacier Hut. I thank Mark and I’m looking forward to further realizations by him and other developers who like to support.
Flight operations in Antarctica require rugged designed and fuel efficient aircrafts with short takeoff and landing capability. The de Havilland Canada Dash 7 meets these requirements perfectly. Enough reasons to suggest you the recently released de Havilland Canada Dash 7 model for X-Plane 10 by x-plane.org user Stingray14. It comes with an excellent designed 3D-Cockpit and the packages includes a British Antarctic Survey Livery.
Ready for your next Antarctic Adventure? There is a Expedition on Arrowsmith Peninsula which needs your help. Get Heinz’s Rothera Expedition Scenery and start your supply flight today. The Scenery consists of three parts: A dock at the coast, a base camp and a group of researchers at the plateau.
Skytraders was chosen out of 7 tenders to be the official air link to Antarctica. According to the ABC their world-renowned safety systems won them the tender. They operate an Airbus Corporate Jet between Hobart and a hard glacier runway near Casey Station. [From Wikipedia]
The Antártica Commune has a population of 150 inhabitants on the Chilean bases, according to the census conducted nationwide in 2012, corresponding to 54 civilians and 96 military. These people are mostly members of the Chilean Air Force and their families, who live mostly in Villa Las Estrellas. [From Wikipedia]