[jhb_airlines] Re: VFGM scenery/UK 2000 query

  • From: "franklyn fisher" <ff006c5886@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2005 19:14:23 +0100

Gerry
Lets hope it is on the banks, not in, it gets pretty muddy when the tide is
out.
Check out our latest lister J Bowditch, he landed there weekend before last
in a Microlight from Bristol!
Medway resident
Frank F
Any chance I could have a copy to add to my Rochester addon.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gerry Winskill" <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 05, 2005 5:24 PM
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: VFGM scenery/UK 2000 query


> Bumpy and sloping runways are quite common. Bent runways? I've just
> finished Stoke Airfield, on the banks of, if not in, the Medway. The
> runway is a gentle continuous curve. That's in line with the description
> in Lockyears and the field's own website. Can't wait to try it!
>
> Gerry Winskill
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
>
>
> Bones wrote:
>
> >Until MS give us the ability to create sloping runways we are going to
have
> >to live with this.
> >
> >Airfields have to be flattened so that the runways and taxiways don't
> >produce bouncing. The flatten produces a hardened surface. You can ignore
> >flattens for grass runways as these are naturally bouncy and this is what
> >Gerry has emulated so successfully in his private strip work.
> >
> >Very few airfields are really flat so creating a flatten command is a
> >horrible necessity. The result is a plateau or a trough - this being
worse
> >for airfields with a large vertical variation. Hopefully MS might start
> >looking at this in FS2006 - it's well overdue now.
> >
> >bones
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of franklyn fisher
> >Sent: 04 September 2005 19:21
> >To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: VFGM scenery/UK 2000 query
> >
> >
> >Mike
> >Most of MS airfields seem to be on a plateau, with at least 3 escarpments
> >around, I know for a fact that EGTO (Rochester) only drops away on one
side,
> >
> >but then it is on the top of one side of a deep valley, and it does not
drop
> >
> >away on the north and east side as in the MS scenery.
> >Frank
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