SunDevil56

So.... Stockholm Arlanda ESSA...??

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There doesn't seem to be much of anything available for this airport that is P3D v4.x compatible, unless i'm just not looking in the right places...

I did see that ORBX apparently has something available.... Does anybody have this, and if so, what are your experiences with it..??

FWIW, I have ORBX FTX Global, NA, SA, and EUR LC, and Vector installed, so I assume their add on airport's are 100% compatible with their own texture and land class products ..??

Any info is appreciated, thanks..

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It is a very nice airport add-on, Scott. One of the places I frequently visit in P3D.
It was lacking jetway animation for a loooong time, but has recently been updated and now features this and some other nice options.
It is well configurable from the FTX Central Control Panel.
Performance-wise it is also rather nice and works fine with all ORBX add-ons including EU Norway.

The only thing I am still not quite convinced about is that the airport textures seem a bit too dark to me. A bit gloomy mood.
But it may be the artist's style or the fact I have never been there in real life.

All in all, I can wholeheartedly recommend it. 🙂

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I too have Orbx's ESSA. It's very frame friendly and nicely modelled, as with all Orbx sceneries. 

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23 minutes ago, SunDevil56 said:

There doesn't seem to be much of anything available for this airport that is P3D v4.x compatible, unless i'm just not looking in the right places...

I did see that ORBX apparently has something available.... Does anybody have this, and if so, what are your experiences with it..??

FWIW, I have ORBX FTX Global, NA, SA, and EUR LC, and Vector installed, so I assume their add on airport's are 100% compatible with their own texture and land class products ..??

Any info is appreciated, thanks..

No need to look anywhere else. The Orbx ESSA is outstanding.

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Thanks guys, I really appreciate all the feedback...🙂

Guess i'm going to have to break out the credit card again....:laugh:

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I’ll add to the list saying to get it. It’s an awesome scenery! 

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me too, excellent airport.

Chris

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ORBX ESSA here as well.  Very nicely done airport and ESSA is in general a great airport to fly into, lots of crazy weather and low viz.  never a dull moment there.

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ORBX ESSA here as well.  Very nicely done airport and ESSA is in general a great airport to fly into, lots of crazy weather and low viz.  never a dull moment there.

One more thing....this airport goes on sale a lot, or is included in ORBX sales quite a bit in case you want to wait for the next sale.

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EKCH to ESSA is quite a nice route to fly on P3D v4; did it just a few weeks ago

Especially if you have the PMDG 737 or an A320 in a Scandinavian Airlines livery

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ORBX ESSA here as well. Very satisfied with it, the only minor negative thing is that the building textures are flickering a bit. 

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27 minutes ago, Virtpilot said:

the building textures are flickering a bit. 

I used to have this problem right after the new version came out.
Other simmers reported it in the ORBX forum and it seems to have been fixed.
Try removing your current version of ESSA and install the latest one via FTX Central. It should help.

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Great scenery! Only negative thing for me: the green lights at night are extremely flickering. Anyone else having this issue?

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Definitely worth the money! I use to be at IRL Arlanda about 10 times every year and I can recognize it from my ORBX-ESSA.

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I just wish that decent quality photoscenery of Sweden was available, because there is no way that I can fly in and out of a detailed airport scenery that is surrounded by repetitive landclass textures and autogen.

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2 minutes ago, Christopher Low said:

I just wish that decent quality photoscenery of Sweden was available, because there is no way that I can fly in and out of a detailed airport scenery that is surrounded by generic landclass textures and default autogen.

Pilot´s global software and ORBX Global, ORBX open LC Europe software maybe helps?

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3 hours ago, Virtpilot said:

ORBX ESSA here as well. Very satisfied with it, the only minor negative thing is that the building textures are flickering a bit. 

Deselect "Asphalt textures" my help.

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Pilot´s global software and ORBX Global, ORBX open LC Europe software maybe helps?

Thanks for the suggestion, but all of that is still generic landclass scenery. Only high quality photoscenery (with or without autogen) is good enough for me :smile:

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Great airport and one of a small few (if not the only one if you only count airport scenery) that i have that takes up to 7,2gb VRAM. 

Michael Moe 

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So thanks for recommending the ESSA scenery guys, I picked it today and installed it, it's very nice looking, and I think the price ($24 USD) was very reasonable for what you get.

The physical configuration of the jetways is unlike anything i've ever seen before... They aren't on wheels and don't pivot as far as I can tell, they just sort of come straight out to attach the hood to the passenger door, so you must have the door well aligned with the jetway hood when you are parking at the gate. It's no big deal, it's just an arrangement i'm not familiar with, but they do work, and that's the important thing for me. 

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1 hour ago, SunDevil56 said:

they just sort of come straight out to attach the hood to the passenger door

Yes, there are similar jetways at many other nordic airports, e.g. in Gothenburg, Malmo, Helsinki, Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim or Tromso.
I personally love such jetways - there is something unique about them. Yes, they are a bit tricky in the sim, as sometimes you may need to stop precisely or slew a bit (especially for departure).

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On 3/29/2019 at 3:06 PM, Christopher Low said:

Thanks for the suggestion, but all of that is still generic landclass scenery. Only high quality photoscenery (with or without autogen) is good enough for me :smile:

There is not much to see here in Sweden. Therefore the lack of high quality photo scenery😀 

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