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Where do I start to get a look at the Old Severn Bridge...

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Just d/l the addon but did not see where a person could start to take a look...any chap out there who can give me a clue?thanks!

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It (or they, rather) is on the wet bit to the west of Bristol. Take off from Filton - or Gloucestershire, further north a bit - and fly over the Severn estuary. It's the only bit of water for miles around, and easily distinguishable 'coz it's wiggly in the middle.Now you know why I never got a pilot's licence.I highly recommend the freeware mesh for England by Nanucq at Faitmain, produced recently for FS2004. It's excellent.Mark "Dark Moment" Beaumonthttp://www.swiremariners.com/newlogo.jpg

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Mark, Is it better than Lago's UK and does it cover Scotland ?ThanksAD

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Ad, I am not Mark :-) but I can answer your second question: it covers the United Kingdom (UK) rather than England (as the name of the file suggests). And Scotland is part of the UK.I assume you know the difference between the UK, Great Britain and e.g.England/Scotland etc.Jozef http://www.dse.nl/~joker32/pictures/signature.jpg

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ADPart of your question is already answered ... but in terms of is it as good or not ... I have both, but have not tested Lago's mesh in FS9. I can say, though, that the new mesh is topographically more accurate in the places I know well in FS9 than Lago's was in FS2002. And Lago's was the best around for that version.Mark "Dark Moment" BeaumontP.S. Cardiff? Where's Cardiff? Oh, isn't that where they sing a lot, have real coal fires and it's always raining?http://www.swiremariners.com/newlogo.jpg

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>P.S. Cardiff? Where's Cardiff? Oh, isn't that where they>sing a lot, have real coal fires and it's always raining?That's the one... ;-)

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"I assume you know the difference between the UK"I'm afraid I don't, the UK education left me behind in terms of geography. Please explain ?

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OK, thanks.The Lago mesh seems to run out of steam around the Pennines and NW to the Lakes. Having lived there for a number of years I was dissapointed, especially when taking the DSB Tornado out for a spin from Warton, round the lakes, turning south over Morecombe and Liverpool bays down to the Valleys,(said in my best accent) across into Staffs for a practise bombing run around Stone,(pesky potteries) following a visual A34 then North back to Warton maintaining 200 feet and a 36 minute mission deadline. I'm not using 2004 not until some of the problems have been patched /sorted. If you've used the mesh in 2002 and can offer any comment, I'd appreciate it. Ash

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UK Geography Lesson===================England is a country that shares the island of Great Britain with the countries of Wales and Scotland. The Unitied Kingdom is ruled by the British Monarchy and includes Great Britain, Northern Island, and a bunch of smaller islands.Speed.

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:-lol Ireland, I believe.Thanks for the lesson!Ash

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I've got the Visual Flight, Lago and Faitmain's..in 2k2 and CoF and Faitman's is superior. (all of Faitmain's are superior, in my opinion).

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OK, thanks, just to end my geography lesson, it's England, Scotland and Ireland in faitmains ?

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OK thanks, I'll go get it and try it out. would you know of any for Southern Ireland ?ASh

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"would you know of any for Southern Ireland ?"Yes, search for irldmsh.zip. Size: 12 Mb Date: 04-11-2002. FS2002/CFS2 Scenery--Mesh Of Ireland. 3.75 arc second, LOD 10 mesh of Ireland. By Josiah Haut. Allthough it is for FS2002/CFS2, it works also fine in FS2004.If you don't find it here on AVSim, try that other flightsim site. There it is in any case.And for some more topography: :-) there doesn't exist a "Southern Ireland". You have Ireland (The Republic of Ireland) and you have Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. Jozef http://www.dse.nl/~joker32/pictures/signature.jpg

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Of course, but I based my request on the political map. A trip to the Republic would reveal Dubliners refer to the Republic as the South or Ireland, not the Republic. The North depends on who you ask, Ireland or UK, very rarely Northern Ireland.It becomes a little confusing when looking for terrain. The reality politics aside is, it's Ireland, North, South, East or West !Thanks for your help, I appreciate it very much.Ash

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>P.S. Cardiff? Where's Cardiff? Oh, isn't that where they>sing a lot, have real coal fires and it's always raining?Where's Cardiff? Well, Cardiff is the place where you end up if you fail to detrain at Bristol's Parkview Station. This happens to foreigners who do not realize that, on some trains, you have to roll down the door window to access the external door handle. The train leaves with you still aboard and the next stop is Cardiff.Thus educated, you then take the next train back. At least you get to see the Severn Bridge twice.

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