Orbx TrueEarth Great Britain Central, X-Plane 11, Coming Soon

Orbx has posted the first set of preview images from TrueEarth Great Britain Central for X-Plane 11.  The package represents the second region from the TrueEarth Great Britain series following the recent release of GB South.  Coverage wise, the scenery features 59,383 square kilometres of hand corrected photoscenery and includes metropolitan areas such as Liverpool, Manchester, and Newcastle.  Moreover, the coverage area encompasses various scenic areas such as the Peak District, the Lake District, the North Wales Coast, Snowdonia National Park, the North Yorkshire Moors.

Check out some preview images below.

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Next, see a list of product features.

  • 37,000 square miles (59,383km2) of of hand corrected, crisp, color-matched aerial imagery
  • New autogen technology developed specially for X-Plane 11, allowing thousands of realistic looking UK-themed houses to be placed at a realistic height with minimal impact on performance
  • 72.5 million individually counted trees, ensuring maximum accuracy in forest areas
  • Well over 4 million buildings at the correct height and location
  • VFR landmarks such as masts, windfarms, churches, power-lines, and lighthouses are all accurately placed.
  • Hundreds of custom-modelled 3D POIs
  • Hand-placed and custom modelled landmarks placed throughout the scenery such as bridges, skyscrapers, castles, piers, and monuments – this is especially noticeable in city areas such as Liverpool, Manchester, and Newcastle.
  • Sharp and detailed 10-meter mesh brings out stunning detail in natural features such as hills and beaches
  • Superb watermasking along the entire coastline
  • Accurate road and rail network blended into the aerial imagery with moving left-hand drive traffic.
  • Control Panel option to use photoreal major roads/motorways or synthetic X-Plane ones.
  • Summer season only with full night-lighting supported

To review the complete product announcement including a significant number of preview images, see the source thread via the Orbx forums.  The scenery will be previewed via the Orbx Twitch Channel on November 22, 2018 at 20:00 GMT.

Keep in mind, although not yet previewed, the final product to complete the series will be the North region.

*Images courtesy of Orbx Simulation Systems.

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