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Hi Guys 

 

I've been away from FSX for about 4 years due to Illness etc but i'm now ready to return .

 

It'll be a fresh install with a GTX 670 video card .

 

 

I'm just after some advice for any cfg tweeks and scenery addons to purchase

 

MESH

WEATHER ENGINE

CLOUDS

 

and any must have products  .

 

Thanks in advance .


Malcolm Rouse

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No brainer for me Malcolm, although others may have preferences.

 

MESH - ORBX FTX, Global, LC (include HD Trees)
WEATHER - Active Sky

Clouds - probably REX Soft Clouds

 

Nige

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Welcome back to the land of flying Malcolm!

 

For mesh, it's a toss-up between Freemesh (freeware, forum threads here for support) or Pilot's FTX Global Ultimate (Because you might as well have the world, right?).  For weather, it's a toss-up between ActiveSkyNext or Opus.  If you plan on flying any PMDG aircraft, it's almost a necessity to use ASN.  For environment (as clouds are just a part of the whole picture), you can't go wrong with REX products.  I use the Soft Clouds, in conjunction with ASN, producing some very realistic weather.

 

Good luck and again, welcome back.

 

-Jim


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If you want to save some money on the weather engine:  FSrealWX lite  (free and very nice).


Bert

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If you want to save some money on the weather engine:  FSrealWX lite  (free and very nice).

I don't think that FSRealWX lite is available any more.  I think it's a trial version of FSRealwxPro.


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Thanks for the replies , after chatting with an old flying chum I've decided to try P3D .


Malcolm Rouse

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