[jhb_airlines] Re: Netherlands

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 17:21:38 +0100

Looks totally different!

You've put your finger on the right spot as I still have the NL2000 scenery
installed. As you rightly say it is going to be a pig of a job to remove
this but I'd better get started.

bones

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 24 July 2005 16:26
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Netherlands


I'm happy to say that mine doesn't seem to look like that. Bearing in
mind I'm using a third part EHRD, not Default, mine looks as in the shot at
http://www.homepages.mcb.net/gwinsk/ROTTERDAM.jpg
You haven't still got traces of that awful Netherlands 2000, or whatever
it was called? It wreaked havoc with my system and was difficult to
completely remove all traces.

Gerry Winskill
gwinsk@xxxxxxx



Bones wrote:

>Arggghh. It must have captured the link rather than the image URL. Just
>tried again and it did the same thing. Hang on..
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>http://www.homepages.mcb.net/bones/jhb/Repaints/PMDG737.jpg is the
>correct link but if you don't trust it <g> just go to the JHB Aircraft
>page where I have been updating some of the pictures.
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>bones
>(with only three hours of freedom left)
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>bones@xxxxxxx
>http://fsaviation.net
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
>Sent: 24 July 2005 07:59
>To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Netherlands
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>Err...the download seems to be replacement textures for the pmdg 737.
>Gerry Winskill gwinsk@xxxxxxx
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>Bones wrote:
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>>I don't know if it is me or not but I took a trip over to Holland
>>today when testing an aircraft. The photo scenery looked very good
>>indeed (at
>>first) but then I saw something odd. Town edges were a bit too straight
>>lined and woods and other objects to well defined.
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>>A closer look at Rotterdam revealed that the city was wrapped in
>>repetitive bitmaps and the sharp city edges chopped this off mid
>>street or even mid house. The truth slowly dawned that all I am
>>looking at is very well made landclass scenery, not photo mapping like
>>in the UK. I eventually ran across a true photo texture just north of
>>EHRD but it was poor quality and I had to almost on top of it before
>>it would show. The edge of this photo texture didn't blend into the
>>surrounding landclass at all well.
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>>The landclass is extremely well made and it is very detailed -
>>probably the best I have seen. However, although good it does have a
>>slightly artificial air to it and you feel you are looking at a
>>synthetic landscape - I think it's the sharp edges for cities,
>>coastlines and woods that create this impression. True that the
>>landclass is photo textured BUT it isn't true photo mapping as has
>>been done in the UK.
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>>I've taken a screenshot of the scenery at
>>http://www.homepages.mcb.net/bones/04fs/download/JHB%20PMDG737.zip .
>>The photo texture is to the left of the picture (under that aircraft
>>nose) and the landclass starts abeam the rear of the engine pod.
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>>For the huge number of bitmaps loaded I would have thought more areas
>>would have been photo textured. However, if that had been the case it
>>would have been pointless to have created such detailed landclass.
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>>Anyone else find the same of is my setup?
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>>bones
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>>HC@xxxxxxxxxx
>>http://fsaviation.net
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