USA scenery Posted by rschider
on July 17 2009 17:52:34
Below you can see an overview of the scenery.
Simply move cursor over the block you like to download and click on it.
The row and column numbers shows you the block relative to the origin block.
The size of each block is about 250 MB.
After downloading, unzip the block to the scenery folder of silent wings.
Have fun, Rudi (rschider)
5 Comments ·
geoffdon July 28 2009 02:41:22
A big thanks for the USA scenery. I've only downloaded 3S0E so far. I live in the Tehachapi area now and it's great to be able to fly the sim from Mountain Valley and Cal City where I usually fly my Libelle now. Also really enjoyable to be able to fly from Crystal and El Mirage where I mostly flew over the years. Even Minter Field where I soloed a 2-22 off the winch on my 14th birthday in 1958. It's ashamed the sim won't let me winch launch off the taxiway at Los Alamitos AAF where we taught the CAP cadets to fly gliders.
The scenery and terrain modeling is great. I can follow Sand Canyon all the way up and pick out our property at the base of Sugarloaf NE of Tehachapi. The only thing missing are all the windmills to check surface winds.
I did most of my soaring out of Crystal and El Mirage until we moved up here and all the landmarks are there. I can even find our old favorite house thermal over the wash east of Crystal on most sim flights.
Downloading 2S0E now to relive some of those flight up the Owens Valley to the Bishop area. Is block 3S1E in the future to pick up Perris and Hemet and maybe one block further South to get Skylark and Warner Springs. Sorry, I don't mean to be greedy. What you've done so far is AWESOME.
rschideron August 01 2009 00:27:15
Nice to hear you like it
block 3S1E is now online
geoffdon August 02 2009 17:45:51
Thanks on 3S1E. I'm anvious to get it downloaded. The geological landmarks are fabulous. I was amazed at how realistic Red Rock Canyon is and the Sierras above Independence and Lone Pine (including Mt. whitney) are by far the best I've seen in any simulation.
Bobon November 26 2011 18:36:03
wow lot of work, beautiful results, can't wait til you get to the East Coast where I fly...(1N7)
lstandishon October 10 2012 02:34:49
The western USA scenery is great, thanks! I'd like to put in a request for scenery for Florida, if you have a chance to do it.