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UHD Mesh Scenery v1 – Japan released!


As of today, the UHD Mesh Scenery v1 series has a new region: Japan The main differences (and improvements, compared to HD Mesh Scenery) are: High resolution DEM elevation data. Based on the AW3D (© JAXA) 30m data,  and where AW3D has holes, filled up with SRTM 1sec (30m) data. Latest landclass data based on the “AVNIR-2 high-resolution land use land cover map 2016 February release (version 16.02)” (© JAXA) Massively increased mesh density … by roughly factor 2.5 to

HD Mesh Scenery v3 – South / Central America released!


A new addition to the successful donationware HD Mesh Scenery v3 series has been release. This time, covering the rest of the American continent: Central America South America All usual “parameters” of the already existing HD Mesh Scenery v3 apply to this scenery too. Special topics to be noted: This new region was primarily made possible by teh ESA CCI Landcover data the South/Central America extension is based on latest (end of October 2015) OSM data 4 already existing HD

UHD Mesh Scenery v1 – new regions RELEASED!


After the first batch of UHD Mesh Scenery tiles released in February 2015, there is now a new set of additional regions to be enjoyed. They are: Northern Washington state (west of the already existing Montana UHD region) Canadian Rockies (between 49N and 55N … from the Pacific to the plains around Calgary – quite a big area ) Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden) Pyrenees in Europe They are all using – just like before – 30m / 1sec resolution data (either

HD Mesh Scenery v3 – Himalaya released!


A new addition to the successful donationware HD Mesh Scenery v3 series has been release. This time, covering the top of the world, the Himalaya “region”! All usual “parameters” of the already existing HD Mesh Scenery v3 apply here too. Special topics to be noted: coverage is 6 “big tiles” (6.3 Gbytes), but not entire 10×10 degree areas. The covered area extends: from 70E to 100E, and 24N to 38N! land cover data comes from a GLCN project (and this

UHD Mesh Scenery v1 for X-Plane 10 released


After the successful release of “HD Mesh Scenery v3” last December, the new “UHD Mesh Scenery v1” tries to push the limits of the X-Plane 10 scenery engine even further. The general characteristics of “UHD Mesh Scenery v1” are identical to those described in HD Mesh Scenery v3. The main differences (and improvements) are: 30m resolution DEM elevation data instead of 90m DEM data. (once more) massively increased mesh density … by roughly factor 2.5 to 3! This is not

HD Mesh Scenery v3 for X-Plane 10 released


After more than a year, the free (donationware) HD Mesh Scenery v3 replaces the previous v2 scenery package! Covered Regions (see coverage on the download map below): Europe (Canaries included) North America (USA, Alaska, Canada) Japan Hawaii NEW: Australia The HD Mesh Scenery v3 is a complete replacement for the default Global Scenery in X-Plane 10 for all covered regions (it includes mesh, landclass, forests, road/railroad networks, all water features and autogen data)! The v3 is an update of the

PREVIEW video: X-Planeplane10 HD Mesh Scenery v3 (region: Canada)


There is a first preview – this time a video on youtube (instead of “just” screenshots) – for the next, “version 3” of the HD mesh Scenery “series”. Planned release is around the end of 2014. It will be more of an evolution – instead of a revolution – over the current “version 2” bringing: many fixes (see known issues list for HD mesh Scenery v2) landclass improvements increased resolution (yes, the mesh res will increase a bit again) and

Japan HD Mesh Scenery v2 (+ tree lines) released!


As of today, you can download additional files from the HD Mesh Scenery v2 and Tree Lines project, covering entire Japan! X-Plane 10 HD Mesh Scenery v2 X-Plane 10 Tree Lines and Farms V2 Highlights of the major improvements in Japan are (more in depth details about the technical details of HD Mesh Scenery v2 can be found on the download page): updated OSM data vastly improved landclass data additional tree lines