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Greetings,

 

Ultimate Terrain X version 2 for Canada has be released. This will be excellent news for those of us from my Home and Native Land. In addition the following folks may be interested in the scenery:

 

-our American brothers and sisters who forgot to turn right to Europe and crossed the 49th parallel

-our extended family in Europe who neglected to turn left to the USA

-our dear friends from the rest of the world who thought Toronto was the capital of Massachusetts (everybody knows it's Buffalo)

 

I'm not sure how much influence Sennett had with the developers. However, he certainly introduced many of us to the idea and possibility of UTX Canada 2. Thank you.

 

So come guys...the developers put their necks out to produce this software; not knowing if they will lose their shirts on it. Time to walk the talk. This comment is directed at my Canadian compatriots. However, everyone should have the opportunity to say "pass me another beer...eh? You hoser", while flying over New Brunswick.  

 

Here's the link to the software:

 

http://www.flight1.com/products.asp?product=utxcanv2

 

Thank you very, very much. I'm going to go oot and aboot for a bit; then go sit on the chesterfield.

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Count me in very soon. Is there a p3d V3 installer yet?

 

top of the page:"A new multi-platform installer that supports all versions pf Prepar3D, FSX, and FSX Steam"

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Great to hear. It would be interesting to see a comparison of urban landclass between this and openlc Canada. I'll buy it regardless for the vector data as i don't use orbx vector, but i'll have to decide between landclasses...

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You may run initially into an error with autogen path after installation, but do not worry, install the lights after and run the setup tool. The error will go away and the setup tool will check the setup ok.

Runs fine here in P3Dv3.

Pierre

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Downloading now. Love UTX, FPS friendly, installs easily, and for VA flying which is all I do, it looks great.  

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Great to hear. It would be interesting to see a comparison of urban landclass between this and openlc Canada. I'll buy it regardless for the vector data as i don't use orbx vector, but i'll have to decide between landclasses...

This beats openlc Canada by miles.  I have been a user since 1.x. I wish I had never bought Global Vector, which is gone from my HD.  The UTX products in general are much more detailed better memory usage and much better performance.  I am downloading and this will be my last add-on that purchase for 2015.

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Bob and Vu Pham are your using Ftx global with UTX? I been looking in to a different setup. Vector I dont like.

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Bob and Vu Pham are your using Ftx global with UTX? I been looking in to a different setup. Vector I dont like.

 

I just use UTX.  

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I just installed for both FSX-Box edition (uninstalled, and then deleted FSX-UTX Can v1.0 before installing FSX-UTX Can v2.0) and P3D v2.4

 

For those asking the question does this installer also have a P3D v3.0 install option. 

 

It does not.  It will install into FSX (all versions) and P3D all versions up to and including v2.5

 

This might change, but as it stands now upon release, for P3D installation....only up to v2.5

 

 

Ses

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Greetings,

 

-our American brothers and sisters who forgot to turn right to Europe and crossed the 49th parallel

-our extended family in Europe who neglected to turn left to the USA

-our dear friends from the rest of the world who thought Toronto was the capital of Massachusetts (everybody knows it's Buffalo)

 

 

 

You forgot to mention :

_Our dear European friends that mistook SYDNEY Nova Scotia for Sydney Australia and thought they had the bargain flight fairs of a lifetime...so sorry upon landing...in the middle of our winter (AU summer)

I just installed for both FSX-Box edition (uninstalled, and then deleted FSX-UTX Can v1.0 before installing FSX-UTX Can v2.0) and P3D v2.4

 

For those asking the question does this installer also have a P3D v3.0 install option. 

 

It does not.  It will install into FSX (all versions) and P3D all versions up to and including v2.5

 

This might change, but as it stands now upon release, for P3D installation....only up to v2.5

 

 

Ses

 

 

THANK YOU

THAT is the INFO I needed

 

No v3 install yet

OK no sale

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You forgot to mention :

_Our dear European friends that mistook SYDNEY Nova Scotia for Sydney Australia and thought they had the bargain flight fairs of a lifetime...so sorry upon landing...in the middle of our winter (AU summer)

 

 

THANK YOU

THAT is the INFO I needed

 

No v3 install yet

OK no sale

 

 

D--n. I always forget that one :)

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Actually the installer does have an option to install into v3, at least the one i bought and installed tonight.

 

I just installed for both FSX-Box edition (uninstalled, and then deleted FSX-UTX Can v1.0 before installing FSX-UTX Can v2.0) and P3D v2.4

 

For those asking the question does this installer also have a P3D v3.0 install option. 

 

It does not.  It will install into FSX (all versions) and P3D all versions up to and including v2.5

 

This might change, but as it stands now upon release, for P3D installation....only up to v2.5

 

 

Ses

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I just installed for both FSX-Box edition (uninstalled, and then deleted FSX-UTX Can v1.0 before installing FSX-UTX Can v2.0) and P3D v2.4

 

For those asking the question does this installer also have a P3D v3.0 install option. 

 

It does not.  It will install into FSX (all versions) and P3D all versions up to and including v2.5

 

This might change, but as it stands now upon release, for P3D installation....only up to v2.5

 

 

Ses

Ses, what are you talking about?????? :Whistle:

UTX Canada v2.0 has options to install in V3 and it works. :dance: :dance:

Pierre

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So why am I being misinformed?     Why the confusion?

Are we not a little versed in this by now?

 

allen

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  Maybe the installer will only present that option if P3D v3 is present in the registry? Just a thought. I do not have utx v2, I'm sticking with Orbx. Flight 1 are a day late, and more than a dollar short. They should have jumped on the LM bandwagon 2-1/2 years ago. Just my .02c.

 

regards, Craig.

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V3 installer works without doubt

 

Good to know. Will be installing V3 tonight and tomorrow. 

  Maybe the installer will only present that option if P3D v3 is present in the registry? Just a thought. I do not have utx v2, I'm sticking with Orbx. Flight 1 are a day late, and more than a dollar short. They should have jumped on the LM bandwagon 2-1/2 years ago. Just my .02c.

 

regards, Craig.

 

Craig,

 

You're right...it took a bit. However, I don't think these guys have the resources of an Orbx. I love Orbx stuff for the most part. What put me off Orbx was Vector. They made an absolute mess of the Niagara Region in Southern Ontario. Now, it's not a sexy place like SoCal; but it's my place. The Welland Canal is one of the most important commercial waterways on earth. In Vector, it's an intermittent stream running through a canyon. That's the default in P3D, but I paid nearly 100 dollars for something better in Vector.

 

I didn't give UTX much thought until I read a post from Richard Sennett. Thanks Rich, I owe you for that. Then I read a thread started by Sequashtoo. Looking at his shots of Southern Ontario/Western New York; I saw what I was missing.

 

I'll still use Orbx regions, airports, textures and landclass (if it's better than OpenLC); but I'm done with Vector. The only thing I'll use it for is elevation correction, if that's possible.

 

This is not meant as an Orbx vs UTX rant. I'm an Orbx believer. But not everything someone makes is going to appeal to everyone. It can't be an all or nothing proposition.

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  I agree with you gfd, about vector making a mess of a lot of things. As I live in BC, Orbx PNW is a no brainer for me. I have nothing against Flight 1, I always liked their work. I used to use their FEX, and GEX back when I was using FSX. Once I made the switch to P3D, my options, at the time, were very limited. I just can not justify buying UTX Canada, after dishing out for the Orbx equivalents. Pilots are under contract to Orbx up to version 1.6 of Vector, over the next 2 yrs. (I think, the exact details are eluding me.) I am holding out hope that Pilots will address Southern Ontario. Who knows, maybe Orbx will make a full scale scenery of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence corridor. There is a huge following of simmers in that part of NA, and their sales would most definitely justify their efforts.

  As always, that last part is just my .02c.

 

  Cheers, Craig.

 

ps, @gfd, just did a quick flight over the Welland canal with Orbx Global, OpenLC Alaska/Canada, and Vector, and it looks like a much bigger river than the default rendering. Vector requires you Global and OpenLC Canada, in order to place the correct textures and water class, that make up the canal.

Niagara falls looks pretty decent as well. Not horse shoe shaped, but the canyon, bridges, etc look good to my untrained eyes. I'm sure someone livling in the area would be able to pick out every discrepancy.

 

  Again, Cheers, Craig.

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 I removed Vector about 6 months ago and haven't looked back. I bought UTX USA v2 just to try out as I wasn't too happy with vector's performance on the East Coast of NA. UTX USA was an amazing price for what you get, then with their promo price from having v1 I have since scooped up Europe and now Canada.  IMO, it's ORBX that has some catching up to do in the non FTX regions of NA and Europe. Running alongside all of the full FTX regions, UTX blends in very very well.

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Ses, what are you talking about?????? :Whistle:

UTX Canada v2.0 has options to install in V3 and it works. :dance: :dance:

Pierre

Hi ..well when It installed, I only had the options of up to v2.5, so as some have already mentioned, perhaps the install manager only brings up as options, what it finds in your registry.  I don 't have v.3.0, so that I guess would explain why I didn't see it, but others who have v.3.0 installed, did.

 

So...that's great news for those that have v3.0!

 

BTW, I very much recommend UTX Canada 2...very nice....am happy to have purchased!

 

Ses

Good to know. Will be installing V3 tonight and tomorrow. 

 

Craig,

 

 

 

I didn't give UTX much thought until I read a post from Richard Sennett. Thanks Rich, I owe you for that. Then I read a thread started by Sequashtoo. Looking at his shots of Southern Ontario/Western New York; I saw what I was missing.

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P3D v2.5 looks great with UTX Canada 2...so I'd imagine totally the same for v3.0!   Worth the purchase and install, but then again, any UTX product always is.. :)

  Maybe the installer will only present that option if P3D v3 is present in the registry? Just a thought. I do not have utx v2, I'm sticking with Orbx. Flight 1 are a day late, and more than a dollar short. They should have jumped on the LM bandwagon 2-1/2 years ago. Just my .02c.

 

regards, Craig.

I'd say that is correct from what I am reading past my post.  My UTX Canada 2 install Manager only showed up to v2.5, so I could only imagine that a v3.0 install routine was not included in the software at this time.  Glad to see that was not actually the fact....but whatever it finds installed from your Registry. 

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Well, I've been flying for the afternoon, over much of Ontario and Nova Scotia...and I have to say...that if you own UTX Canada v1.0...you will most CERTAINLY want to use the coupon and pick up UTX Canada v2.0.  This was done very well,  major improvements in all areas, as well as way more coverage. Using this along with ORBX OpenLC N.A.....is a treat in P3D.

 

Again, much recommended to pick up.

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Anyone having problems getting the installer seeing P3D V3 in Windows 10 as opposed to 8.1?

 

It aint seeing it although its installed

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