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Thanks for sharing! Would love to see CYVR covered in FSDT-sauce.

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What about Jon Patch's Vancouver Plus v3 project? I wonder if the FSDT airport will pre-empt this upgrade?

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Umberto confirmed. They've started working on CYVR!Given his response, I assume they'll also take Vancouver+ v3 in consideration.

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Very cool I'm really happy for are Canadian friends there has been a lack of good quality airports for Canada for years, with this and flytampa's airport we will have finally have some good flights too Canada. not sure about Jon Patchs work I don't see why they could not coexist.

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This will probably be one of the few FSDT airports I skip like I did with the Hawaiian series, but it will probably sell pretty well since a lot of people are in love with the PNW.

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Like most of FSDT's products, they work well with other scenery developers, i.e., Las Vegas, Hawaii, Los Angeles......I look forward to FSDT's Vancouver to work well with Jon's Vancouver 3!Paul

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This will probably be one of the few FSDT airports I skip like I did with the Hawaiian series, but it will probably sell pretty well since a lot of people are in love with the PNW.
Just out of curiosity, what is it that makes you want to skip this one? With Hawaii I can understand that it's to remote for some people, but with CYVR, there are plenty airports nearby enough to make a nice flight. KSFO and PANC come to mind, but there are more. And although it's of course personal; wthat's not to love about PNW?

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Just out of curiosity, what is it that makes you want to skip this one? With Hawaii I can understand that it's to remote for some people, but with CYVR, there are plenty airports nearby enough to make a nice flight. KSFO and PANC come to mind, but there are more.
Hi Frank.Well, to be honest its just not an area that I am interested in flying in the sim. Granted in real life its very pretty and I would love to head out that way at some point to ski it, but for the sim that area has never really interested me very much. I would have much prefered some of the other big name US hubs that have yet to be done or in some cases have been done, but not to a high level of quality like FSDT or FT.FWIW, I am kind of the same with PANC. Never really interested in that airport or area as well and didn't buy the AS version of it.
And although it's of course personal; wthat's not to love about PNW?
As you can see in my sig I have bought the ORBX PNW area as well as a few of the airports that go to it, but frankly for me its been a waste of money. I held off buying the PNW and the AU package for the longest time due to the fact that neither area really interested me very much and prior to those to packages I never flew in the PNW or Australia anyway. I finally took the plunge last Christmas when they had the 1/2 off sale and bought all the ORBX stuff in my sig. I had watched numerous videos on the areas as well as seen hundreds of screen shots thru the years. Finally curosity got the best of me a I bought it all and to this day, have flown probably less than 20 hours combined in the AU and PNW. For me 20 hours of flight time over the course of a year for two huge scenery packages is a complete waste of money. Actually I have never even made a real flight in either package. It's always been one of those load it up a look around for about 3o minutes, then close it and go do a "serious" flight from point A to B.I should have really listened to my gut since I had put off buying that stuff for so long since I new those areas didn't hold a lot of interest for me. So many people said the same but swore that after they flew in ORBX land they would never fly anywhere else, so I figured I might get the same satisfaction and do the same, but unfortunately it didn't work for me and as nice and pretty as it is, I just dont like those areas. I would probably feel different had they done some areas that interest me like south Florida, the Caribbean, Brasil, some parts or Europe, but the PNW and Australia just aren't one of them no matter how hard I try.The good news is that its taught me a good lesson about buying addon airports and aircraft. If the said airports/areas/planes didn't hold an interest prior to a 3rd party version comming out, then the addon versions probably wont interest you much more. I've made too many spur of the moment purchases when it comes to addons and now unless something really interests me whether it be a plane, scenery or airport, I will not buy it based off a bunch of pretty screen shots, videos and rave reviews.

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And although it's of course personal; wthat's not to love about PNW?
Over-priced real-estate, and materialistic people, but I digress...YVR's a lovely airport. :-P

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CYVR, that's a nice choice! We definitely need more Canadian airports. And, now that I saw that KLAX works so nicely for me, I'm confident that CYVR might actually work very well with OrbX PNW. Don't have it installed right now, but this might make me decide otherwise.Thanks for the HU!

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Yes! Finally something decent to fly into in the pacific northwest for heavy iron types. Between this and cyul from fly tampa, canada is getting good upgrades.

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Prefer a big US hub?Thats all we EVER get!Besides, last time I checked, YVR was a fairly big hub.As for Orbx and the PNW Region, there are more than enough 'serious' point A-B flights that can be done. In my opinion, any flight from point A-Z is serious. Just because its not in a 737 doesn't make it less so.In fact, armed with a whizz wheel, a VFR sectional and my brain.....its pretty much as close to actually flying as I have got in over 20 years of simming. Thats without even looking at any IFR plates, which you can still do if you so desire.Still, each to their own of course.......

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Prefer a big US hub?Thats all we EVER get!Besides, last time I checked, YVR was a fairly big hub.As for Orbx and the PNW Region, there are more than enough 'serious' point A-B flights that can be done. In my opinion, any flight from point A-Z is serious. Just because its not in a 737 doesn't make it less so.In fact, armed with a whizz wheel, a VFR sectional and my brain.....its pretty much as close to actually flying as I have got in over 20 years of simming. Thats without even looking at any IFR plates, which you can still do if you so desire.Still, each to their own of course.......
Who are you addressing? If its me, please let me kmow so I can appropriately address you via a private msg.

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This is good news for me, I love flying PNW so this will give me a nice quality large airport to use now.

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Who are you addressing? If its me, please let me kmow so I can appropriately address you via a private msg.
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I would have preferred YSSY. I'm confident that CYVR will be another winner. FSDT have designed some amazing airports.

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Darn I was hoping for a different airport for their next project. I guess KMIA is off the table since LVFR announced. They hinted at maybe a KATL re-do but I guess not this time.Hope they return to the US after Vancouver is done. Still plenty of work to do here!

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Darn I was hoping for a different airport for their next project. I guess KMIA is off the table since LVFR announced. They hinted at maybe a KATL re-do but I guess not this time.Hope they return to the US after Vancouver is done. Still plenty of work to do here!
KATL would sell very well. There are hundreds of Delta virtual pilots alone that would purchase that one.

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KATL would sell very well. There are hundreds of Delta virtual pilots alone that would purchase that one.
Oh yeah!

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Prefer a big US hub?Thats all we EVER get!Besides, last time I checked, YVR was a fairly big hub.
Yeah there are still a lot of large/busy airports in the top 50 list that have yet to be developed for FSX. I never said that YVR wasn't a large hub, I was just hoping that we would get one in the US. Looking on the top 50 list we still have yet to see the following that I would be interest in owning, not counting the BluePrint version of some of these.KIAH, KMSP, KSEA, KPDX, KDET, KBWI, KSLC, KDCA, KSAN, KIND, etc. I would be happy to get an FSDT version of any one of those.
As for Orbx and the PNW Region, there are more than enough 'serious' point A-B flights that can be done. In my opinion, any flight from point A-Z is serious. Just because its not in a 737 doesn't make it less so.In fact, armed with a whizz wheel, a VFR sectional and my brain.....its pretty much as close to actually flying as I have got in over 20 years of simming. Thats without even looking at any IFR plates, which you can still do if you so desire.Still, each to their own of course.......
Once again I never said that you couldn't do a "serious" flight in the PNW, I said that "I" have never done one. Yep, you can make serious flights in small g/a aircraft, but in the sim that's not me prefered choice for serious flying involving actually going somewhere and doing some flight planning. Although I did recreate my first solo x-country and my first solo three leg x-country in the sim that I did years ago when I was training, but as much as I love flying g/a in the real life, I dont get that same joy doing it the sim, much prefer to jump into a/c like the NGX and simulate things that I will never get to do in the real world.It oks though if not everyone is enamoured with the PNW.
KATL would sell very well. There are hundreds of Delta virtual pilots alone that would purchase that one.
I would buy a FSDT version of KATL and ditch my IS version in a heart beat.

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Certainly will have this one on my must have list.

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Yeah there are still a lot of large/busy airports in the top 50 list that have yet to be developed for FSX. I never said that YVR wasn't a large hub, I was just hoping that we would get one in the US. Looking on the top 50 list we still have yet to see the following that I would be interest in owning, not counting the BluePrint version of some of these.KIAH, KMSP, KSEA, KPDX, KDET, KBWI, KSLC, KDCA, KSAN, KIND, etc. I would be happy to get an FSDT version of any one of those.Once again I never said that you couldn't do a "serious" flight in the PNW, I said that "I" have never done one. Yep, you can make serious flights in small g/a aircraft, but in the sim that's not me prefered choice for serious flying involving actually going somewhere and doing some flight planning. Although I did recreate my first solo x-country and my first solo three leg x-country in the sim that I did years ago when I was training, but as much as I love flying g/a in the real life, I dont get that same joy doing it the sim, much prefer to jump into a/c like the NGX and simulate things that I will never get to do in the real world.It oks though if not everyone is enamoured with the PNW.I would buy a FSDT version of KATL and ditch my IS version in a heart beat.
All fair points. As I said each to their own.YVR is only just outside the USA. I'm sure you could stretch it.It does make a change to have something other than a US airport and Canada has been sorely neglected.

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Well I have to say that I am really surprised by this news. I new that FSDT was thinking about developing but I did not really think that they would do it. I thought that there would not be that much of a market for it. Despite this fact i am personally delighted. This is my home airport and I think that people will be pleasantly surprised. The region is truly remarkable to fly in weather you are a heavy iron flyer or a low and slow. I love approaching from over the mountains from the east. There are a lot of flights that go to Asia and Europe. Other than LAX this is the best news I have heard in long time.

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