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Call for photos and data: Misty Fjords FSX

Saturday, December 15th, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

The long conversion and upgrade process for Microsoft Flight Simulator addons continues, as we convert to FSX and enhance products in the process.  I will be assisting Holger with Misty Fjords: my task is to re-create the following airfields:

  • CYPR – Prince Rupert (we’ll likely do a bit of the cruise ship docks as well)
  • CZST – Stewart
  • PANT – Annette Island
  • PAKT – Ketchikan (likely include cruise ship terminal as well)

If you have any photos of these fields, or data, we may be able to use this information.  Even better if you live in one of those areas, and can take photos at our direction, that would be awesome.

Release date for this product is not set, and is certainly some time away.

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  1. Larry Dowell
    Saturday, December 15th, 2007 at 6:03 pm

    Hi Jon. I am assuming you meant email address and not home address.
    I have a few pics of the ketchikan area that I took while on a cruise from Seattle. I’d be more than happy to share what I have.
    Larry
    AKA, Edge

  2. Saturday, December 15th, 2007 at 6:50 pm

    I’ve sent you an email, Larry, thanks!

  3. Dick Boley
    Monday, December 17th, 2007 at 5:28 am

    Will the Ketchikan airport be done with the three levels? I did that with SBuilder a year ago but had to use roads for the taxiways up to the runway. I could not get the flattens fitted properly so the erase key was used.

    Regards,
    Dick

  4. Monday, December 17th, 2007 at 8:16 am

    Hi Dick,

    It’s not so much three levels, as you know, as sloped. We are considering options as to how we might implement this unique feature, it’s quite cool.

  5. Friday, January 25th, 2008 at 12:37 pm

    Has anyone considered making Boundary Bay for FSX? V+ has CYPK so why not CZBB?

  6. Friday, January 25th, 2008 at 12:45 pm

    Yup, we’ve considered it. The airports we choose are based on (a) user requests, (b) whether we have a volunteer who is willing to create a relationship with the airport authority and take thousands of photographs and (c) whim. And maybe (d) amount of effort.

  7. Tom Hibben
    Sunday, July 27th, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    Hi Jon,

    I have several pictures of the cruise terminal, waterfront and Creek Street.

    More than glad to send them to you. They are pretty good quality and about 17MB total.

    Tom

  8. Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 at 7:35 am

    Great, Tom, thanks! I’ll chat with you offline.

    Jon

  9. Morgan
    Sunday, March 15th, 2009 at 4:18 am

    Any updates on a release date for FSX?

  10. Sunday, March 15th, 2009 at 7:47 am

    Misty is in line behind Tongass Fjords (which is close to release, if not released), and FTX NA BLUE from ORBX. Drop by http://forums.simflight.com/viewforum.php?f=231 and query there, Holger will likely be able to give you more accurate info. Thanks for your interest …

  11. morgan
    Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 at 4:19 am

    Thanks for the info!

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