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Thank you for the HU Steve.

 

Another blistering scenery by Gary!  :Applause:

 

I have not even had time to fly out of Baku into Frankfurt and we have another excellent FS9 scenery.   :Party:

 

Some work to do before I'm ready for a 'Deen departure.  :Nerd:

 

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Feast after the famine... fantastic.

Not forgetting the Polish airports!

This time, I will take it slow and enjoy each release.

I keep stumbling on stuff released in the last Great Splurge and going: "Huh? When did I install that one??" :fool:  Or not, for that matter. I see my UK2000 Cardiff Extreme is still a demo install!

 

Thanks for the HU Steve. 

 

And Ed, that is quite a purty WIP indeed... 

Dontcha love it when your $12m toy has blank spaces on the panel for the "luxury" model?

 

EDIT: I see Bond has now become Babcock.. wonder if they will get new paint?

 

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Awesome news! Now I have 3 sceneries to buy. Aberdeen, Frankfurt, and Buenos Aires (from Tropicalsim). Hopefully Frankfurt and Aberdeen will show up on Simmarket soon, I would like buy everything from one place if I can.

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Working on a AI heli overlay afcad. In this video offshore Heli's are using Rwy 14, commercial stuff using Rwy 16. Still wip

 

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Hopefully Frankfurt and Aberdeen will show up on Simmarket soon, I would like buy everything from one place if I can.

 

Just a note to say that Gary benefits a lot more from direct sales from his site than he does from elsewhere....

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I'm really confused ..... I thought UK2000 made airport scenery .... I thought Aberdeen was on land, not offshore .....  how can you repaint Aberdeen? ..... what's with all the whirlybirds?

 

Yes, UK2000 only make airports for the UK.

 

Yes, Aberdeen is on land.

 

Aberdeen is a big town and you could repaint if you had enough time and buckets of paint!

 

The whirlybirds - Aberdeen is a big centre serving the off-shore oil industry in the North Sea and the 'copters ferry lots of personnel and materials to and fro.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Dijvid

 

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Lovely! I am on a forced FS break as I am in Russia visiting my in-laws so I have something to look forward to!

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Lots of FS9 goodies to look forward to, Sascha.

Interesting to have in-laws in that part of the world!

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Yes, I dont get to visit as often as I like though. Local airport flies An-2 and An-24.

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Just a heads-up: there is an update for this scenery at UK2000.

DO remember to back up your custom AFCADs before the update runs.

I could've sworn I had them safely stowed, but seems not, alas.

 

Now the airliners disappear on landing, and the regionals park in my helo spots.

Grrr...

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Thanks for the heads up WingZ.

 

I noticed there is a helicopter overlay AFCAD for FSX and P3D. I wonder why there is not one for FS9?

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I noticed there is a helicopter overlay AFCAD for FSX and P3D. I wonder why there is not one for FS9?

 

Hello Joseph,

 

I said I would make an overlay afcad for Aberdeen. It's quite a tricky business to get an overlay to work well.

 

My overlay has the airport code 2GPD (as opposed to EGPD) but keeping the same comms frequencies. So AI heli flight plans are to 2GPD but you can still hear airliner traffic cleared to EGPD etc.

 

I only activated Heli runways 05/23 and 14/32 leaving out Rwy36

 

The main problem with uploading the overlay is the EGPD afcad needs to be preened to suit.

 

So rather than get emails saying this or that does not work....I thought I would not bother.

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I'll try to reconstruct my previous effort - can't remember if I previously saw vanishing airliners, certainly there's a problem with the current install.  

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I'll try to reconstruct my previous effort - can't remember if I previously saw vanishing airliners, certainly there's a problem with the current install.  

 

 

You have mail...... as do you Joseph.   :wink:

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This from the UK2000 announcement:

Update for Aberdeen is now available

V1.02   
              Added E1 sign
              Add New International TDZ
              Stand 4 Cabin is now removable (file egpd_4.bgl )
              NHV buildings changed
              Added Airline codes to AFD
              Added GSX Files for FSX and P3D

I have not changed the angle of Stand 17, as I need a new aerial image to accurately remake the lines.
Bizjets static opposite stand 17 have not changed, Im ok with them there. If users dont want them then you can turn off static and set up a entire AI scene. 

There is compromise with stands 12 to 20, to prevent FSX/P3D generated Airport Vehicles inside the walkway these stands are set as 'RAMP GA' It is the only way I know to prevent airport vehicles and tugs.

If this is problem for GSX users, then you have set these stands  to Gate using ADE and TURN OFF default airport vehicles. 

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Joseph - if you enjoy seeing AI helicopters I strongly recommend Heli Traffic 2009. It's available at Flight One. It will give you absolutely realistic AI helicopters and is incredibly easy to use

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It will give you absolutely realistic AI helicopters and is incredibly easy to use

 

I think you need a bit of both.

 

Realistic AI hello action at Aberdeen would be normal AI which taxi/return to/from the active. (same at Humberside)

 

However when you get out to the oil/gas fields its nice to see the odd chopper taking off and landing on a pad which normal AI will not do. (well they might takeoff but not land)

 

So have normal AI at EGPD (or in fact 2GPD) and Heli traffic out in the fields.

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I think you need a bit of both.
Sadly I had to agree, despite my AI Pumas for reasons still unknown, never taking off anywhere!

I fudge the two as Ed suggests, and out in the fields there are Pumas aplenty (as F1 objects).

Incidentally with the ODG rigs I see there are AFCADs which means the AI helos will "land" away from the rig, and then scoot in horizontally.

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Does anyone know if I have to uninstall the Aberdeen scenery before installing the new update? 

 

You have mail...... as do you Joseph.   :wink:

 

Thank you Ed. I was just about to send you a PM asking you about them.

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I just ran the installer.

Make a backup in case you don't like what it does. (wisdom after the event here, doh)

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