[jhb_airlines] Re: Netherlands

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 17:37:33 +0100

No problem there as that folder is empty on my system. I don't use the
default Add-On folder at all.

It's that weird control panel thing I am more worried about..

bones

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 24 July 2005 17:29
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Netherlands


 From memory, I recall the bits I couldn't remove were eventually
unearthed in FS9\ Addon Scenery \ Scenery.

Gerry Winskill

gwinsk@xxxxxxx


Bones wrote:

>Looks totally different!
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>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.
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>bones
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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 16:26
>To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Netherlands
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>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.
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>Gerry Winskill
>gwinsk@xxxxxxx
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>Bones wrote:
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>>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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