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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by kaapie » Mon May 08, 2017 7:10 pm

I have been a long time FS9, FSX, FSX Steam and P3D user. Have tried X-plane in the past and it just did not get me that interested. I eventually settled with P3D and it is an awesome improvement over the old FSX especially as so many addon's actually work with it. Then along came X-plane 11 and I looked at the promo's and it started looking pretty good, so I took the step I never thought I would and purchased it. WOW is all I can say, been using it for the past three weeks and I am quite convinced that even though I still have my P3D, X-plane 11 is definitely the way to go.For an out of the box sim to be so good is absolutely mind blowing. The default aircraft are pretty damn good too, and the default scenery looks pretty realistic and believable even if not accurate in most places and the default mesh is streets above FSX or P3D.
The new Dovetail game release coming up looks pretty awesome too, but they have said that they want all third party designers to only be able to sell their addon's through Steam. That is a deal breaker as far as I am concerned, as they will design a fantastic product that shuts out most of the major developers who want nothing to do with Steam.
X-plane as far as I can see have quite an assortment of South African airports available to download as freeware and the beauty is that all NMG products are fully compatible a well.
Another thinG I have noticed is that designing scenery for X-plane seems a lot less complicated than it is for either FSX or P3D.
Well that's my 10 cents worth, hope to see more comments and thoughts and a lot of new South African and African scenery designed for it.
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Jacques Le Roux » Thu May 11, 2017 8:10 pm

Xplane 11.Carenado PC12,Ortho4XP South Africa
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by RuanS » Fri May 12, 2017 7:50 am

Jacques Le Roux wrote:Xplane 11.Carenado PC12,Ortho4XP South Africa
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Looks amazing!!! I am busy with a demo download and will see how it is tonight.
What is the PC specs you are using?
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Jacques Le Roux » Fri May 12, 2017 9:56 pm

Xplane 11,IXEG 737 Classic SAA Cargo

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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by RuanS » Wed May 17, 2017 9:24 am

I have decided to buy X-Plane 11. Download finished yesterday and I had a quick look at it last night.
A few screenshots of my first X-Plane flight:
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Jacques Le Roux » Thu May 25, 2017 9:22 pm

Very Nice!!!! =D>
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Jacques Le Roux » Thu May 25, 2017 9:30 pm

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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Antman » Fri May 26, 2017 10:42 am

Jacques Le Roux wrote:
Xplane 11.Carenado PC12,Ortho4XP South Africa
Hi Jacques, looks fantastic. If I may ask, what Map Provider and Zoom Level are you using?
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by RuanS » Fri May 26, 2017 12:29 pm

Antman wrote:
Jacques Le Roux wrote:
Xplane 11.Carenado PC12,Ortho4XP South Africa
Hi Jacques, looks fantastic. If I may ask, what Map Provider and Zoom Level are you using?
I would like to know as well. Bit new to Ortho4XP and have no idea how it really works :oops:
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Jacques Le Roux » Sat May 27, 2017 12:33 am

Hi....used Arc...Level16

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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Antman » Sat May 27, 2017 7:35 am

Hi....used Arc...Level16
Thank You!!
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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by Coldsteel » Sun May 28, 2017 7:36 am

Hi Guys, is it possible to point Ortho4xp to a custom DEM file? And if so can that DEM be at a higher resolution than 1", (I read somewhere that that the program can only accept the native SRTM file formats in 3" or 1" resolution). Is this true? I'd be interested in in how the Cape Peninsula especially looks with some proper mesh before I get X-Plane :D

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Re: X-Plane 11

Unread post by lupedelupe » Sun May 28, 2017 8:52 am

Let me know which part of CT and I'll gladly post a screenshot.
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Unread post by Coldsteel » Sun May 28, 2017 11:13 am

Thanks Lupedelupe! This is what I currently have in FSX, maybe some shots like these please?

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Re: X-Plane 11

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