Scenery for Victoria, Canada, Area

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Scenery for South-West British Columbia, Canada

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V i c t o r i a P l u s
Version 8 for FSX/P3D for ORBX FTX PNW Users

Scenery for Victoria, Canada, Area
(payware, FSX, P3DV1, P3DV2)
Contributors: Jon Patch, Larry Robinson, Holger Sandmann, Ron Zambrano

Purchase from your favourite distributor!

Purchase:
Flightsim Store
SimMarket
Support: VictoriaPlus  PNW

Note: this is a free upgrade for current paid owners who bought directly from this website between May and August, 2014: you can ONLY UPGRADE AT THE FLIGHTSIM STORE, NOT AT SIMMARKET:
log in to the Flightsim store (or create an account) using the same email address you used for your PayPal payment when you purchased directly from me. 
Go ahead and select VictoriaPlus for purchase, and you will find it available at a price of $0.00. 




Exclusively for owners of ORBX Pacific Northwest, this product adds key features of the Victoria area to PNWFor Microsoft FSX SP2/Acceleration and Lockheed Martin Prepar3d V2.2 or higher.  This product is a treat for VFR, floatplane and heli flyers.
  • Custom buildings, waterfront and objects for Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Photoreal Inner Harbour seawall
  • Radar domes on Mt. Newton and Mayne Island
  • Updated Ogden Point Terminal with new textures
  • New and improved buildings
  • Corrected locations for many antennae
  • Improved landclass over PNW
  • Triple installer allows installation to all your sims in a single package
Floatplane facilities:
  • CAP5 Victoria International Floatplane Base, requires CYYJ (2014), below
  • CAX6 Ganges Floatplane Base
  • CMAP Maple Bay Floatplane Base
  • CYWH Victoria Harbour Floatplane base
Heliports:

  • CBF7 Victoria - Camel Point Heliport
  • CBK8 Victoria Jubilee Hospital Heliport
  • CBW7 Victoria General Hospital Heliport
  • CBZ7 Victoria - Shoal Point Coast Guard Heliport
  • CMBH Mount Belcher Heliport
AI craft and traffic (with Larry's addons, below):
  • DHC-2 floatplane and traffic (Harbour Air, Kenmore Air, Pat Bay Air)
  • Pilot boat which travels to rendezvous with Larry's static freighter, the Tai Harvest
  • MV Norwegian Pearl cruise ship
  • Victoria Harbour Ferry
Companion Products:

V a n c o u v e r P l u s
Version 3 for FSX
Scenery for South-West British Columbia, Canada
Cities, Landscape,CYPK and CYNJ
(payware,FSX)
Contributors: Jon Patch, Holger Sandmann, Ron Zambrano, Hamaguchi Matsui




Purchase: Silvercloud Publishing
Simmarket
Support: Vancouver+ Support
Review (V2): AVSIM


Detailed scenery for Vancouver and region, including the Fraser Valley, Fraser Canyon, Howe Sound and Whistler. Includes:
  • 46,000 sq km of urban, rural and wilderness terrain
  • City of Vancouver and its suburbs, harbour and adjacent cities and towns, featuring many well-known buildings and landmarks, hundreds of bridges, seaplane bases, the Cleveland Dam, refineries, tank farms, 200+ marine lights, marinas, antennae, greenhouses and barges
  • SkyTrain LRT
  • 50cm photoscenery for downtown Vancouver and Tsawwassen
  • Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (CYPK), a few kilometres to the east along the Fraser River, complete with all the real buildings including the flying school, 30 cm multi-seasonal photoscenery
  • CYNJ, Langley Regional Airport, with custom buildings and multi-seasonal 30 cm photoscenery for surrounding area
  • Accurate coastlines, lakes, islands, roads, rivers and glaciers and ski runs: Whistler-Blackcomb; Cypress Bowl, Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour just north of Vancouver; Hemlock Valley, east of Vancouver; and Mount Baker in Washington State.
  • Ships, lighthouses, marine lights, AI cruise ships, pilot boat and small vessels.
  • AI helicopters, seaplanes (DHC-2 (37 repaints), DHC-3 Otter (2 repaints), DHC-3 Turbine Otter (5 repaints) and DHC-6 Twin Otter (5 repaints)), and GA aircraft travelling throughout the region
  • 19 improved airfields, 7 AI-capable seaplane bases, 11 abandoned or private airfields and 13 heliports, 3 of which are on elevated platforms
  • Automated "freezing" of lakes in winter at higher elevations
  • Ambience: road traffic, sounds, animated birds
  • Full compatibility with ORBX FTX Pacific North West and FTX Northern Rocky Mountains

V i c t o r i a P l u s
Version 7 for FSX

Scenery for Victoria, Canada, the Southern Gulf Islands and the US San Juan Islands
(Freeware, FSX)
Contributors: Jon Patch, Holger Sandmann, Ron Zambrano


Download: VicPlusPart1.zip
VicPlusPart2.zip

Download both and unzip into the same folder.
Support: Freeware Support



The award-winning scenery for FS9 is now available for FSX with many improvements:
  • DHC-2 AI Beaver model now included with 37 liveries and extensive AI flight plans
  • Streams now included
  • Detailed road network, minor roads selectable
  • Esquimalt and Nanaimo railroad
  • Expanded coverage:  further north to include Duncan, more of the Gulf Islands, and to the east to cover the entire San Juan Islands
  • Number of marine lights increased from 20 to nearly 300
  • Many new broadcasting antenna locations and corrections
  • Moving traffic on major roads and highways
  • New Canadian airfields: Duncan (CAM3), Hudson Island, James Island, Sidney Island
  • Corrected locations and orientations for 16 US fields, plus two unlisted fields new to FSX
  • Five new AI-capable US floatplane bases
  • New more detailed landclass
  • 10m elevation mesh in FSX multi-LOD format
  • More accurate shorelines and lakes
  • Many new objects including marinas, static boats and CFB Esquimalt with warships
  • New custom static ship: Canadian Coast Guard Sir Wilfred Laurier
  • Ultimate Terrain X Canada and USA compatible
  • For compatibility with ORBX PNW see this link.
... plus the great features of the FS9 version.  Note due to model availability, an AI helicopter is no longer included.  Owners of Vancouver+ for FSX will see helicopter AI traffic.

V a n c o u v e r P l u s
Version 1.1 for FS9/FS2004


Scenery for South-West British Columbia, Canada
Part 1: Cities, Landscape and CYPK
(payware, FS9)
Contributors: Jon Patch, Holger Sandmann, Ron Zambrano


Purchase: SimMarket
Support: Vancouver+ Support
Review (English):
AVSim





Detailed scenery for Vancouver and region, including the Fraser Valley, Fraser Canyon, Howe Sound and Whistler. Includes:
  • 30,000 sq km of urban, rural and wilderness terrain
  • City of Vancouver and its suburbs, harbor and adjacent cities and towns, featuring many well-known buildings and landmarks, hundreds of bridges, seaplane bases, the Cleveland Dam, refineries, tank farms, 200+ marine lights, marinas, antennae, greenhouses and barges.
  • Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (CYPK), a few kilometres to the east along the Fraser River, complete with all the real buildings including the flying school, AI traffic etc.
  • Accurate coastlines, lakes, islands, roads, rivers and glaciers and ski runs: Whistler-Blackcomb; Cypress Bowl, Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour just north of Vancouver; Hemlock Valley, east of Vancouver; and Mount Baker in Washington State.
  • Ships, lighthouses, marine lights, AI cruise ships, pilot boat and small vessels.
  • AI helicopters and AI seaplanes travelling throughout the region
  • 19 improved airfields, 7 AI-capable seaplane bases, 11 abandoned or private airfields and 14 heliports, 3 of which are on elevated platforms
Version 1.1 has 52 improvements or additions, which resolve some outstanding issues, and add:
  • additional floatplane types (DHC-3 Super Otter, and DHC-6 Twin Otter), new repaints and additional AI schedules
  • new Canada Coast Guard helicopter repaint and flight
  • miscellaneous changes and improvements to aircraft flight models, effects, and configuration
  • airport fixes/improvements including removal of hold short marks, improved CYPK buildings, AFCAD parking changes and more
  • new buildings: The Melville, Bental V, HR Macmillan Space Museium, Park Place, Flying Beaver at CAM9, CYHC control tower on Granville Square
  • SkyTrain transit bridge
One pilot wrote, "As a commercial floatplane pilot with thousands of hours flying in southwestern British Columbia I must express my complete satisfaction with Vancouver+.  I would recommend this product to anyone who enjoys VFR flying in Microsoft Flight Simulator.  The level of detail and sense of immersion is second only to the real flying I do in this part of the world.  Thank you."


Victoria
Version 6 for FS9

Scenery for Victoria area, Canada
(freeware, FS9)
Contributors: Jon Patch, Holger Sandmann


Download: vicenh06.zip
Support: Freeware Support



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Click here or on the image at right for full details. In addition to the many features of previous versions, we've added an automatic installer and configurator by Ken Peters, improved the landclass, added new objects (Empress Hotel, Legislature, Johnson St. Bridge and many more), added harbour markers, and the Patricia Bay government facility.  There's a slew of new small airfield and many new floatplane facilities.  Owners of Vancouver+ will get many real-world flights amongst these.  There are 7 new heliports, 2 including traffic (Van+ users only).  We've also worked to ensure full compatibility with Don Grovestine's newly released  CYYJ (2007).

Included are revised shorelines, landclass and 38m mesh and buffer meshes for South-Eastern Vancouver Island; boat docks with static boats, seaplane docks and terminal buildings for Harbour Air, Kenmore Air and West Coast Air; simple representations of the Johnson and Bay Street bridges; a number of generic buildings simulating the converted warehouses that front the harbour; piers, buildings, breakwater and other components of the Ogden Point Terminal; dock, service building and pilot boats of the Pacific Pilotage Authority; Odgen Point Cafe and Dive Shop; marine navigational lights for Victoria Harbour and area, including Esquimalt harbour and Oak Bay; antennae location corrections for the area; Centre of the Universe observatory, Elk Lake Boathouse, Christ Church Cathedral; AFCADs included: updated Victoria Harbour (CYWH) seaplane base, updated Camel Point Public Heliport (CBF7), Victoria International Seaplane Base (CAP5); updated AFCADs for the ship and boat traffic (SEA1, VIC1, VIC2, VIC3); AI craft models and repaints (Cruise ships are repaints of Asuka model by Mitsuya Hamaguchi: MS Amsterdam of the Holland America Line travelling from Victoria to Vancouver, MS Summit of the Celebrity Cruise Line travelling from Seattle to Victoria); S-61 Sea-King helicopter in Helijet colours; Pacific Pilot custom vessel working from the Pilot dock; 22, 30 and 40 foot vessels plying the harbour and nearby Straight of Juan de Fuca.  Effects included for lights, water, smoke effects.  Several flights are offered, including two flights for owners of the Aerosoft Beaver (not required).  Ultimate Terrain compatible (not required).  Users of Misty Fjords will also get additional cruise ship traffic: the Island Princess and the Volendam alternating with the Amsterdam and Summit.  Replaces viflat.zip, ve4_tr1.zip, vicenh02.zip, vicenh03.zip, vicenh04.zip and vicenh05.zip.  Detailed documentation included.  For support visit the support forum.  By Jon Patch and Holger Sandmann. 




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