Grand Island Sim St. John’s, Released

CANADA – Grand Island Sim has released CYYT, St. John’s International Airport for Prepar3D V4.4+. The scenery is a comprehensive rendition of the real world airport facility as well as a portion of the surrounding area. Features include an updated airport layout, SODE jetways, seasonal ground textures, custom runway and approach lighting, interior modeling of terminal and helicopter hangar, and a tourist helipad south of the airport property. For those unfamiliar with the area, CYYT is a relatively small international … Read More

Grand Island Sim St. John’s, Winter

CANADA – Developer Grand Island Sim has shared some new winter previews from CYYT, St. John’s International Airport for Prepar3D V4+ (and later X-Plane 11). The screenshots highlight snow textures, winter ground imagery, raised taxiways signs, the GSX deicing pad, and other seasonal attributes. Moreover, with regard to a possible release timeline, the developer notes, “Soon. Most work is complete. Fingers crossed; I will have St Johns in your hands before August.” To view the original preview images and accompanying … Read More

Grand Island Sim St. John’s, Behind the Scenes

CANADA – First announced back in April, Grand Island Sim has posted several new preview images from CYYT, St. John’s International Airport for Prepar3D V4 (and later X-Plane 11). According to Grand Island, most design work is complete and it’s now about getting CYYT “…into the sim and adding some polish. So instead of some unfinished in sim shots, I thought you may enjoy a glimpse behind the scenes so to speak. Still on track to release later this year.” … Read More

Grand Island Sim Announces St. John’s + Zanzibar

CANADA / TANZANIA – Grand Island Sim has officially announced development of two scenery projects, that being St. John’s and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. First, in regards to St. John’s (CYYT), the airport is a relatively small international facility located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Traffic wise, the airport handles approximately 1.5 million passenger per annum with direct service to Europe, Saint-Pierre, various seasonal destinations, and throughout Canada. The project will depict a 2020 layout with applicable real world … Read More