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What good add-ons are there to start with Xplane? I will be running PSX so just using Xplane for visuals.

 

  • HD Mesh v2
  • SkyMaxx Pro
  • Urban Maxx

 

Looking for high quality international airports too:

 

  • EGLL
  • EGKK
  • LFPG
  • EDDF
  • OMDB
  • KMIA
  • KIAD
  • KJFk
  • KLAX
  • KLAS
  • KSFO
  • WSSS
  • RJAA
  • RJTT

 

many thanks for your help and suggestions :)

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For visuals (and if you have the disk space), check out the free scenery on simheaven.com. I have most of the areas I commonly fly in covered (along with good OSM coverage) and it's an absolute must for me. You already of course have Skymaxx Pro which I highly recommend.

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I am sure they had ground shadows watching Froogle's videos?

 

Not possible with Skymaxx at the moment. I still prefer Skymaxx over default though. EFASS has a weather engine they are heavily developing.

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Skip Skymaxx for now until they add shadows. Default clouds will do fine.

Except that default clouds have massive performance problems on weak systems.

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Someone - I can't remember which forum it was on - said to click on the second button from the left in the weather settings and the clouds would look more natural - with or without Skymaxx.  I use Skymaxx and tried it and saw little difference - until I restarted.  I can't believe the difference seen between button 1 and 2 and have never seen as good a representation even when flying with real weather.  If you try it, restart and play with the sliders.  It's pretty good and little if any hit on framerates.

 

John

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I'm away from that computer now.  I'll do it when I get back in that area, but there are 4 or 5 buttons... The last two being current weather conditions - all on the weather page and along the top.

 

John

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I am having trouble posting...   I'll be back....

 

John

 

Edit .. There is no attachment option...  ???

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Can't find it. I'm also very curious about that option. Perhaps you could describe the exact location of that option.

 

Edit: I believe is the "set random semi controlled weather patterns". Can anyone confirm?

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That sounds right. You can play around with the sliders. I set "random" at about 1/2 and it changes, but not too much, as you fly and between start ups.

 

John

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