NEPAL / CHINA – Sasa of LimeSim has published the official product features list from the upcoming Lukla – Mount Everest scenery package for Aerofly FS2 (now known as Lukla – Mount Everest – Extreme). The package features a large coverage area including Mount Everest and Lukla Airport as well as a number of additional airfields and helipads in the region. Please see below for the complete breakdown.
- 5 high detail airports with all buildings and clutter objects like vegetation, people, animals, vehicles and more:
- VNLK Lukla
- VNSB Syangboche
- VNPL Phaplu
- VNKL Kangel Danda
- VNRT Rumjatar
- 7 generic airports with details like tower positions, ground layout and thrilling hand edited terrain:
- VNKD Man Maya Khanidanda
- VNBJ Bhojpur
- VNTR Tumlingtar
- VNRC Ramechhap
- VNJI Jiri
- VNTJ Taplejung Suketar
- VNLD Lamidanda
- 12 helipads, most of them in very high altitudes
- A whopping coverage area of 200×200 kilometers
- Detailed hand edited mesh terrain
- More than 380 thousand cultivation buildings
- More than 60 million (!) individually placed trees in their respective vegetation areas (e.g. shrubs in the alpine areas, tropical trees in the valley rain forests)
- A hand edited and georeferenced combination of satellite imagery with higher resolutions around the core areas (see maps)
- Modelled points of interest like hanging bridges, stupas etc.
- Detailed mesh with rock and glacier outcrops around Mt. Everest Basecamp making helicopter landings there as challenging as they really are.
- Extensive manual with custom made maps and airport charts
- Free bonus: Semi fictional to be build large “Tingri Airport” north of Mount Everest
- CONS: Not a single airport with a flat runway
Keep in mind, although coverage is primarily in Nepal, a small portion of China is included as well. Moreover, the package is also planned for Prepar3D and possibility X-Plane 11 although there is no specific timeline.
To read the complete post by Sasa, jump to page 8 of the official preview thread via Aerosoft.
For those interested, the project has been previewed extensively since last October.
*Image courtesy of LimeSim and Aerosoft.