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File Name: YPAD Adelaide Airport Photoreal (XP10)

File Submitter: chris k

File Submitted: 30 Nov 2012

File Category: DSF Scenery Packages

X-Plane Version(s): X-Plane 10

YPAD Adelaide Airport Photoreal Scenery (XP10)

Version 1.3 Release
Mar 03, 2013

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Features:

  • Photo-realistic terrain at 15cm/pix resolution
  • Accurately modeled Taxiways, Tarmac, Markings, and Signage
  • Accurately modeled Control Towers and Field Support buildings
  • Complete X-Plane 10 Compliant ATC/AI Taxi Flow System
  • Accurately Modeled Airport grounds and 3D Object placement
  • Customized HDR Lighting w/accurate light-stand models and positions
  • Customized HDR Lit Windsocks for landing visibility
  • Customized Terminal Entrance and Passenger drop-off zone Signage
  • Customized Gate Number Lighting
  • Customized Hangars and Localized Signage
  • Customized Runway Hold-Short Lighting
  • Animated Jetways and Autogate DGS System (xp10_32bit only for now)
  • Animated Terminal Doppler Radar
  • Animated Service Vehicles
  • Accurate Field Obstacles, Gables, and Bollards
  • Custom Forests, Trees, Vegetation, Grass, and Reeds
  • Customized (Non-Autogen) Terminal Roadway Lighting
  • Current Advertising and Billboard Signage
  • Downtown Adelaide (CBD) Buildings
  • Custom vehicles, parking lots, and associated vehicle HDR lighting
  • Accurate Helipads, Lighting, Markings, and Training Areas
  • Full "Gritty" Texture Support
  • And most important... 4 Different Restaurants to Choose From! (See if you can find them all)


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New in 1.2:

Removed artifact on orthophoto (Tile 12-6 near terminal gate).
Refactored ISDGLibrary

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New in 1.3:

New taxiway and runway edge grass; Gives a nice soft touch to the scenery.
Replaced Windsocks with Australian Style Windsocks w/HDR Lighting.
Added new Long Grass and Reed Areas via Facades; Little-to-no FPS Impact.
Added Yellow Warning lighting in key ares (Incursion Hotspots as per AIP)
Added guidance markers for main tarmac/ramp entrance/exit areas
Updated ISDG Library
Updated Autogate 1.40 (with LIT night textures)

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Scenery and 3D Object work:

Copyright © 2012-2013 by the ISDG (International Scenery Development Group)

All other derived materials are Copyright their respective rights holders, used with permission.

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Who Are We:

Ropeless - Orthophoto Guru, ATC Taxi Flow Master, HDR Lighting Overlord, and Photoshopping Machine.
SkyFlyer - Photoshopping, 3D Signage and Modelling, Stenciller, and our Local "Man on the Ground" who owns a nice camera.
Sethesus - 3D Modeller, Animations, and Johnny-on-the-spot for most of the custom objects you see.
Chris K - WED Addict, Taxiway paver, Object Rotator, Scenery Assembler, Gardener.

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Derived Object and Scenery Credits:

- Barry (Baz) Roberts: Original AussiePak1 Objects fixed for XP10 and re-textured
- GaryBKK (Gary): Containers and Ships
- Walterblenny (Al): AWSS Tower
- Nearmap.com: Orthophotos under Free Derivative Creative Commons Licence

ISDGLibrary/Forests/tree_textures:
Copyrights are owned by Andras Fabian, Albert Laubi, and Laminar Research. They are used unmodified with permission of Andras Fabian.
See ISDGLibrary/Forests/tree_textures/README.txt

ISDGLibrary/Forests/grass:
Contains material produced by "Simon W.".
Used under the licence implied in:
ISDGLibrary/Forests/grass/How to grow grass.pdf

ISDGLibrary/Objects/vehicles:
Car and truck objects sourced from "Vehicle Library Extension" http://forums.x-plan...showfile=16812.
Also in "New auto traffic" http://forums.x-plan...showfile=15244.
Used with permission from Jeff M. (Joyfulsongsters) and Cami de Bellis.
See ISDGLibrary/Objects/vehicles/README.txt

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Requirements:

- X-Plane 10.20 or better (http://wiki.x-plane.com/beta)
We know the art library in the 10.20 beta runs may change, if it does, we'll issue a fix.

- OpensceneryX 2.0 (http://opensceneryx.com/)

- A Modern Video Card with MINIMUM 512Mb VRAM.
This scenery (Plus X-Plane 10) use ~500 Mb of VRAM when loaded at "very high" with compression enabled.

- You will want to run this scenery at "very high" or "extreme" Texture Resolution.

- X-Plane 10.20 64-bit and 1 Gb VRAM Video card is recommended for the Higher Texture resolutions.

- Charts for YPAD: http://www.airservic...com/aip/aip.asp

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This scenery is designed to work best with:

Vehicle Library Extension (http://forums.x-pilo...n-xp9xp10-isdg/)
FlyJSim Asphalt Textures (http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=16270)
SkyMAXX sky colouring using "Vivid Skies" (http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=15821)
BeachMAXX Ocean Textures (http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=17311)
Autogate DGS System (http://forums.x-plan...s&showfile=5038)
Wide Taxiway Line Markings (http://forums.x-pilot.com/index.php/files/file/406-wide-taxiway-markings-library-replacement/)

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Still to fix:

- Some buildings are still a little too "glow in the dark" at night.
These are converts from AussiePak1 which were toned down, but could use some better lighting.

- Lost the edge grass facade functionality in the 10.20 betas. Bug report submitted.

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License:

This scenery is Postcard-Ware. Send us a postcard if you like the work! We'd love to hear from you.

See the included README.RTF for our address.

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Contact us @ X-Pilot.com:

chris k
ropeless
skyflyer
sethesus
karingka

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Other ISDG Group Member's Sceneries:

YSSY Sydney Australia - http://forums.x-pilot.com/index.php/files/file/78-yssy-sydney-australia-airport-photo-scenery-xp10/
YSCN Camden Australia - http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=14867
NZCH Christchurch NZ - http://forums.x-pilot.com/index.php/files/file/122-nzch-christchurch-airport-photo-scenery-xp10-isdg/
KPDX Portland OR USA - http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=11248
KRMN Stafford VA USA - http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=15638
Glenelg, South Australia - http://forums.x-pilot.com/index.php/files/file/345-glenelg-south-australia-near-ypad-xp10/
KSEA Seattle WA, USA - http://forums.x-pilot.com/index.php/files/file/321-ksea-seattle-photoreal-underlay/
KBOS Boston, MA, USA - http://forums.x-plan...&showfile=15851

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Copyright © 2012-2013 by the ISDG (International Scenery Development Group)

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HI Chris,

 

Very nice work! Thank you!.

 

The scenery seems to work, however I get a warning during the load saying that the scenery might not work correctly. I am running X-Plane 10.11

 

A snippet from the Log:

 

 

0:00:41.092 E/SYS: +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
0:00:41.092 E/SYS: | Error loading the scenery package:
0:00:41.092 E/SYS: | Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/
0:00:41.092 E/SYS: | The scenery may not look correct.
0:00:41.092 E/SYS: | Please see the log.txt file for detailed error information.
0:00:41.092 E/SYS: | (io_dsf.cpp:657)
0:00:41.092 E/SYS: +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
0:00:41.092 E/SCN: Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/Earth nav data/-40+130/-35+138.dsf:
0:00:41.092 E/SCN: Unable to locate object: lib/g10/US/industrial/light/SiteOffice3x10.obj
Failed to find resource 'lib/g10/US/industrial/light/MineralsPile.obj' at 'Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/lib/g10/US/industrial/light/MineralsPile.obj'
Failed to find resource 'lib/g10/US/industrial/light/MineralsPile.obj' at 'Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/custom objects/lib/g10/US/industrial/light/MineralsPi
le.obj'
0:00:41.092 E/SCN: Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/Earth nav data/-40+130/-35+138.dsf:
0:00:41.092 E/SCN: Unable to locate object: lib/g10/US/industrial/light/MineralsPile.obj
Failed to find resource 'lib/g10/US/industrial/light/SandBunker.obj' at 'Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/lib/g10/US/industrial/light/SandBunker.obj'
Failed to find resource 'lib/g10/US/industrial/light/SandBunker.obj' at 'Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/custom objects/lib/g10/US/industrial/light/SandBunker.o
bj'
0:00:41.092 E/SCN: Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/Earth nav data/-40+130/-35+138.dsf:
0:00:41.092 E/SCN: Unable to locate object: lib/g10/US/industrial/light/SandBunker.obj
Failed to find resource 'lib/g10/US/commercial/sign_park_chevrons.obj' at 'Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/lib/g10/US/commercial/sign_park_chevrons.obj'
Failed to find resource 'lib/g10/US/commercial/sign_park_chevrons.obj' at 'Custom Scenery/YPAD Adelaide Airport Photo Scenery/custom objects/lib/g10/US/commercial/sign_park_chevro
ns.obj'
 
Your Sydney (YSSY) scenery loads fine for me. Any ideas?
 

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That's a bummer since 10.20 is still in beta, oh well, it appears to load ok, I gather there will just be a few things missing here and there at the airport... Do you have any plans to do Melbourne or Brisbane airports in the future?

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10.20 should be out of Beta soon. We use many of the new art assets found in the new builds to flush out the scenery.

 

No Plans for Brissy or Mexico yet.

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