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  1. 6 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    You asked.. you got Like buttons added to the forums. @RD_1 I will not tolerate people talking to each other like they owe you something. This man has dedicated his free time to make something to give to you for free, let's keep that in mind shall we? This is NOT open for discussion either young Rhys
  2. 6 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    The map is designed to be driven around, not looked at from a helicopter. Its provided "as is" and is a convert from OMSI1 days with gradual improvements being made. Its easy to say a full rebuild would be better, and it probably would, but remember is a free map, provided by me giving up my own free time when balancing a full time job and bringing up a family. If you don't like it that's fine, don't drive it.
  3. 5 points

    What are you working on?

    A mysterious partly finished coach seen on the motorway
  4. 5 points

    OZx v3.5 Upgrade

    Version 1.00


    OZx is proud to introduce OZx_AUS 3.5, our latest upgrade to the Australian virtual bush flying experience! This package includes over 18 new airstrips, a heliport, a 2016 listing of oilrigs and over 20 points of interest around Australia, from the harsh, sun burnt inland areas of Queensland and New South Wales, to the scattering of many Visual Reference Points (VRP) and airstrips around Sydney, South to Strahan in lush Tasmania, and right across to picturesque salt lakes in Western Australia. From small bush strips like Quilpie and Marulan to regional airports such as Bourke and Hay, this package will suit whatever your taste is! OZx 3.5 is the result of many hours of effort from our developers and testers. This package is a testimony to each of their efforts, and we all hope you enjoy this new scenery as much as we did creating it!   The OZx Team, July 2016 Installation Instructions 1. Download and run the two OZx_3.5 Installer files. The installer will find your FSX or P3D root folder automatically. (Note - Do not install in any sub folder.) 2. Ensure that “OZx_AUS” & “OZx_LIB” are enabled in the FSX Scenery Library and above FTX 3. Check the “OZx_Extras_Readme.pdf” file in your “Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\OZx\User_Docs” folder and install any items of interest. OZx_v3.5_Manual.pdf
  5. 5 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    Gentlemen, Let's keep things civil if we can. This community is a broad church of ideas. Feedback is always welcome, but bear in mind that whether the author wishes to respond to it or adopt it is their own choice. Many of us old farts don't do too well with Feedback Loops. We weren't taught that way... One thing I feel I must reiterate is that most of us are doing this as a hobby, not for mercenary reasons. We have our own timeframes and motivations. Please be supportive of the efforts of others. Also, @RD_1 , I think you need to realise is that various members of this community are at different parts of their lives than you are and this is a whole different list of priorities. Whilst I leave this out this sort of thing usually, I for example have two children under 10 and a full time job, a marriage, and pathetically oldman style social life, which sounds a lot like @mrmoose @bear76 and many other folk on here. I can only suggest that at 20, I may have thought I had a lot going on, but strap yourself in as you have so much to look forward to - qualification, marriage, children and so on and so forth. Whilst it may not have been your intention, using words like "rectify, ridiculous and major concern" can seem inflammatory when it is your own project under the microscope. I haven't brought out the red ink here, I don't think I need to, this is old ground. Play nice gents.
  6. 4 points

    OZx YPKS Parkes NSW

    Version 1.0.0


    Parkes is a well serviced Airport that has an Aero Club, a Training School, aircraft maintenance business, and a refuelling agent, all operating on the airport grounds. Parkes most famous land mark is man made, the CSIRO Radio Telescope is located 25kms north of town on the Newell Highway. Parkes is also the home to the annual Elvis festival. Approximately 32,000 passengers pass through Parkes Airport each year Installation: Extract the Parkes airport folder to your addon scenery folder and activate in FSX. The OZx folder contents need to go into the OZx_Lib folder to ensure all objects are visible. Thanks to the beta testers - Bruce, Flukey, Gazza, TerribleT, Aussiman, and anyone else who I have forgotten who helped in this airport. Thanks also to soarfly concepts for the use of their airport lighting objects in this airport. Craig
  7. 4 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    I think we just need to remember one of the assumptions I have to live by: All people at any given point in time are doing the best they can.
  8. 4 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    I cannot agree more with you @Chuckinho, I have thought for a very long time on this forum that peeps have absolutely no regard for what people produce for this community, nor the circumstances they endure in order to produce it. I think @RD_1 would do well to notice the fact that the map is freeware, and at no time were peeps charged to test a beta. Ok, That may be a bit below the belt, but for someone to come out and criticse a freeware map in that manner is no better. @RD_1 is producing a payware map, thats fine, let the peeps that want to pay for it do so, but I hope for his sake every single i is dotted and every single t is crossed otherwise there could well be people demanding their money back. He should also know that throwing out comments like that does nothing but make him look unprofessional. Just like @Chuckinho, I too have children. I have four of them (3 under 7), and am on my own with them, so whatever time I spend contributing to the Manly Map is well and truly done in my sleep time. Very few on this forum have any thought or any regard for others circumstances, when they start demanding things, or throw criticisms in buketloads. In my day, they were called 'gimme pigs' and unfortunately as far as i am concerned the term today has never had more meaning. @mrmoose Mate, awesome job you have done here. You have delivered again, just like you did before. It is up to you how much critique you take on board, but remember, you don't get paid for this.....
  9. 3 points

    YBSU - Sunshine Coast - Progress shots (FSX/P3D)

    Just a couple of shots showing a little progress being made.. Still along way to go but I think this one might be my best yet!
  10. 3 points

    WA FIFO mines Pilbara

    In support of WA month over at Vatpac (Australia's online community for Vatsim) I created a couple of FIFO Airports for a calendar event.. Here they are now for all to share whether you fly online or offline which includes 4 FIFO Airports located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia Airports are: YANG - West Angelas Airport YCWA - Coondewanna Airport YFDF - Fortescue Dave Forrest Airport YCHK - Graeme Rowley Aerodrome All for Airports see regular service by Qantas and its Charter Partners as well as Virgin Australia and its regional Partners utilising F70/100, B717/738 and A320s to and From Perth international (YPPH)
  11. 3 points

    Fresh Install of P3D v3....

    I shouldve done that however during this process,some how my old keyboard broke in half, and my monitor's screen cracked on impact with something and i somehow needed 4 stitches its frustrating to say the least, i have to thank the wife because she brought the PC back inside while i getting my shotgun and sternly reminded of what would happen if i popped off a few rds in the backyard mate i had some great dummy spits during the process
  12. 3 points

    General Screenshots + WIP repaints

    MAN Lions city LHD.
  13. 3 points
  14. 3 points
    I highly doubt that it'll matter by 2025, as Lotus will be old software (consider that OMSI 1 itself is a little over 5 years old). As for multi-platform support, I can see on the Lotus facebook page that you asked them on 5th October and were told by the developers that they are preparing multi-platform support. You've since asked the same question here countless times, and I'm really struggling to see what you are expecting us to say. As they have told you, they are going to support multiple platforms. There's no need to ask the same question again.
  15. 3 points

    General Screenshots + WIP repaints

    SYPTE Autosan H9-35:
  16. 3 points

    OZx YSBK Bankstown NSW Australia

    Version v2


    OZx is proud to bring you Bankstown Airport (IATA: BWU, ICAO: YSBK), a general aviation and business park located in the city of Bankstown, 22 km (14 mi) from the central business district of Sydney, Australia. It is the second biggest airport in Sydney. The airport is situated on 313 ha (770 acres) of land and has three parallel runways, several apron areas, a small passenger terminal and a business park, home to over 170 businesses, including many fixed wing and Rotary flight schools. Contents include a readme document for install procedures By Robert Fluke (Flukey), Ben Odonnell (FBK289) & Garry Moore(GAZZA)
  17. 3 points

    OZx v3.5 Upgrade

    Thank you ALL for your efforts in creating this master piece, I just realised it is going to be 10 years for OZx next year... 10 years of friendship and fun using all the glorious freeware you guys make... thank you so much !
  18. 3 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    I think you've totally disregarded anything that I have suggested. Yes, OMSI maps are intended to be mainly be driven on, but scenery is also important. Especially if you're driving through areas that have little to no scenery. You use the term 'freeware' which most OMSI Projects are, compare it to Cotterell, which too is freeware, there is a major difference in quality, taking into account that the map is fictional. Many of us hold down full time jobs/social life's/families with our projects so don't take this as a personal attack. I work full time myself. I simply suggested ways that I personally believe Hertfordshire can improve, the standard for UK maps has changed a lot from the OMSI 1 days owing to Cotterell. I think you personally should be more open to feedback and less open to everyone just agreeing with you. At the end of the day, you shouldn't put a map out there if you're not willing to hear the pros and cons of it. Dismissing it as 'if you don't like it, don't drive it' after I offered friendly advice is just ridiculous. But cool, I'll fly away with my 'helicopter' good day
  19. 2 points

    ANZAC Day

    While we prep our uniforms/suits or iron our shirts for tomorrow/today Remember one thing, yes we Australia didint win World War 1 or World War 2 Unlike some countries who wear that on t shirts or rave about how much they contributed because of the number of material and men One thing is for certain the United States and the English have nothing compared to the Australian serviceman Fact: in World War 1 Australians where the first country to stop a major German advance in France and with the aid of the Kiwis gained and held more terrain that was harder than any other nation against the Turkish on their home soil. Australia was the only country who was able to sail through the Dardanelles where countless British battleships failed and sunk. We where the only country who was able to take a fortified town by a cavalry charge Fact: in World War 2 Australia was the first country again to stop and hold out against a German advance even Rommel said he wished he had soldiers like Australians and kiwis. Because of the Rats of Tobruk, Rommel wasted countless men and resources trying to push them out and it allowed the KIWIS to flank and cause horrific casualties on the German Desert Coprs who to date never tasted defeat this act of defiance allowed the British 8th army to move forward Fact: Australia was again the first country to stop a major Japanese advance, forcing them to withdraw. PNG wasn't achieved by regular soldiers but rather part time reservists who was know as Chocos, these were truck drivers and storeman and other POGs who held out on some of the most horrible terrain known to man until reinforced by full time Australian units Fact: more bombs fell on Darwin than Pearl harbour Australia was bombed the most by the Japanese however we cant compare ourselfs to places like london and malta and russia however all you hear about is pearl, Darwin wasnt a base it was a town, was main post office in Honolulu wast bombed or schools or good old bobs farm? So while the Brits, Americans and the Russians call themselves the victors of both world war, yes that may hold a lot of weight in the argument Remember Australia pulled off more firsts than the 3 superpowers, sometimes with the aid of our mates the kiwis You don't need all the technology or manpower because Australians have proved that you just need heart and mate ship and you will defy the odds The funny thing about Australian Servicemen and Women, We dont fight to win! we fight for the guy next to us and the chance to stick it up the opposing side. Thats what Australians are known as top fighters and piss takers There's Countries made of 10000000000s of ants and theres Countries consisting of a few honey badgers But either way conscripts or not, we as a small nation compared to others including the superpowers achieved some unbelievable feats that they failed to achieve... You can train for forces for, but you cant train them like an Australians, we are one of kind military Whether you approve of war or not, its not a day to glorify it, its to think and be grateful for the acts of many
  20. 2 points
    Ian Warren

    ANZACS 2017

  21. 2 points

    Anyone remember this ?

    Too much special fx for me..i.e. too much blurring into focus etc. Music is good though. Just my very subjective opinion, each to their own:)
  22. 2 points

    Fresh Install of P3D v3....

    What an entertaining thread. Thank you guys and gals...you're brilliant. But I do sympathise and admire your tenacity. I think I'd have just packed it all in and read my Paperwhite more. John
  23. 2 points

    Fresh Install of P3D v3....

    Hum the song "If I Only Had Time" as you work ... here's some of the lyrics ... So much to do If I only had time, if I only had time Dreams to pursue If I only had time they'd be mine Time like the wind Those are hurrying by and the hours just fly Where to begin There are mountains I'd climb, if I'd time Relax and enjoy mate Cheers Alan
  24. 2 points
    Mr Drive

    OMSI Maps : Vlietburg V6.5

    A new and very last update (V6.7) is coming soon!
  25. 2 points

    Still Going on Nambucca

    Learning takes time, thank bloody christ there are only 3 buildings
  26. 2 points

    Can you lend a hand?

    Good Luck. OMSI 1 isn't a third of the game OMSI 2 is. Anyone who would make you a bus would probably do it for OMSI 2 if at all. Do you not own OMSI 2? If you have money to pay for a bus, I would suggest buying OMSI 2 Building a bus is a massive undertaking...
  27. 2 points


    So Recently got my new PC. Just took it for a test run using P3D 3.4, Ants Watts Bridge scenery, Milviz bell 407 and Realtime Weather. Because im greedy, all sliders were maxed and HDR was off.. I enjoyed the flight and thought I would share the parked pic below.
  28. 2 points

    YBSU - Sunshine Coast (New project early progress)

    The following 2 images are a progress update (IN THE SIM) on Flukeys Sunshine coast Airport and awesome terminal building The following image is a advanced render of Flukeys wonderful terminal for Sunshine coast Airport. The vegetation is not included in flukeys model. Since I have a new powerhouse pc for flightsim, this is the LOD that I will be adding to sceneries. This certainly showcases the fantastic work Flukey has done to date and his on going contribution to OzX and the Flight sim community. Thanks Flukey you rock.. (Click on image for a larger View)
  29. 2 points

    General Screenshots + WIP repaints

    Volvo 8900. Don't expect it to be released however...
  30. 2 points

    What are you working on?

    Today I began a new project pack of repaints. Breng Arhnem/Nijmegen (dutch cities). This pack will include the breng and Brengdirect MAN Lion's city bus, The CNG citaro Facelift (the CNG tank from morphi is not the same as what they have for real unfortunately but close enough. ) The Citaro Facelift G (half real repaint). The facelift G does not have a CNG tank. Yes I know of the mod from Finlay but that has a lot of problems with repaints which I have tried and failed to get it working and the Citaro G from Alterrr.
  31. 2 points

    General Screenshots + WIP repaints

    Hi guys, I've made a dirty-old repaint on the Ikarus 260.04..Just for fun..:)
  32. 2 points

    Version 1.0.0


    This folder contains a repaint for the A2A Wings of Silver Lockheed L-049 Constellation. It shows L-1049 N6504C (c/n 4166) in the first colours of Seaboard & Western Airlines, an all-cargo company based in new York that started in 1946 with DC-4's, but in 1954 bought 9 L-1049 Constellations, of which N6504C was one. It was leased to BOAC for one year, in 1955, being painted in BOAC colors, but retaining its US registration. The aircraft traded hands several times with the last owner being North American Aircraft Trading and registered as 5T-TAC. In 1968 while being used in the Biafra Airlift the aircraft was destroyed in Nigeria. Repaint by Jan Kees Blom, based on the paintkit by A2A.
  33. 2 points

    YBHI-Broken Hill - Released Jan 2017

    Been very busy with pool and renovations and Xmas as well. It's almost done and it's in its fourth round of testing. Hopefully we have ironed out the issues now. You'll be the first to know , and I'll send you a private message to let you know first.
  34. 2 points



    his folder contains a repaint for version 3 of the Douglas C-47 by Manfred Jahn and colleagues in the colors of C-47 N21769 of Wien Alaska Airlines, as it looked in the late '40's. Originally c/n 25634 was a R4D-6, which was bought by Wien Alaska Airlines in 1946 for flights from Fairbanks. It flew with at least until 1964, when it made an emergency landing in Point Barrow. It later saw service with Aero Retardent Inc. as N777DG, Pacific Galactic as N777PG and finally with Woods Air Service as N777YA before being sold to Bush Air Cargo, its present owner. I painted this version earlier. It is still flying in Alaska. Repaint by Jan Kees Blom for Manfred Jahn's C-47 version 3, based on the paintkit by Gman5250.
  35. 2 points

    [MAP] Manly ACT THREE

    Intersection of Forest Way and Mona Vale Road
  36. 2 points

    C400R (Enviro 400) available

    The Citybus 400 Regional (Enviro 400) is available over at Fellowsfilm. Idk if they have plans to upload it here, too, but I noticed nobody has mentioned it here so thought I'd give a heads up. The C400 is a single-door, right hand drive decker based on an Enviro 400 (it's a spin off from the London DLC so trademarked branding's been removed).
  37. 2 points

    YSBK - RWY Issues

    With all due respect feel free to take the time to design it yourself!! People should be happy that some of us are still willing to take the time in continuing to create freeware products.. Quite frankly Ive designed this (plus other airports) for myself anyway and for me the runways dont cause issues so I couldn't care less about others!!! If you are that disappointed there is a program called ADE and you can activate the default runways by unticking the transparent section then add markings as you see fit. with all due respect!
  38. 2 points


    Elias and friends .... This is just phenomenal !!! ... When I first approached this forum I had no idea that such an outcome would have been possible !! I can hardly wait to land once again at "RaysField". Even brought a tear to my wife`s eye !!! Ray.
  39. 2 points

    France Photoreal scenery

    I finished the last afcads for the German airports in the FrancePR scenery. Scott will release them on this site soon. If someone will find an airport that I have overlooked , please inform me. So I can make that afcad. happy flying Joop
  40. 2 points

    YSBK - Bankstown has now been sent for testing!

    It shouldn't be too long, not due to any bugs, testing is going well nothing major has jumped out its just I'm on holidays at the moment enjoying some time away with my family so more then likely it'll be a mid September release...
  41. 2 points
    Sorry to UK players that we don't have a Facelift E400 yet (Not in our development plan yet :P). Please enjoy the E500MMC first. =D Dennis Enviro 500 MMC V2.0 Release Note Models included in this package: 12m E500MMC: ATENU2 - ATENU134, ATENU136 - ATENU802, ATENU840, (LWB) 95XX 12m E500MMC (Facelift bodywork): ATENU803 - ATENU839, ATENU841 - ATENU1118 12.8m E500MMC: 3ATENU1 - 3ATENU22 12.8m E500MMC (Facelift bodywork): 3ATENU23 - 3ATENU140 12.8m E500MMC (Facelift bodywork) with RAS: 3ATENUW1 12m E500MMC hybrid: ATH1-3 IMPORTANT NOTES TO PLAYERS: 1. Route display of all E500MMC models (including original and facelift models) follows a new standard. Samples should be put in "\Vehicles\Anzeigen\HANOVER_ORANGE_FULL". Please go to "E-Display Maker" page to generate your own display. 2. All announcement files should be placed at a common folder "\Vehicles\A_COMMON_Announcements". This directory will also be used in our future buses. Please move your own announcement files to the said directory. 3. Please be reminded to copy all fonts files to the OMSI font directory. 4. You are highly recommended to remove all previous versions (except announcements and hof files) before installing the new version. 5. For facelift bodywork, there is a plain white template in "\Vehicles\Dennis_Enviro500MMC\Texture\Advert_FL\". Please follow the template to add your own repaint. 6. The trial version of the hybrid bus (ATH) is included in this update. Credit to PJ (hkbfc) for the exterior texture. 7. LTE models are no longer available. Installation 1.Put all the folders into OMSI directory. 2.Please refer to our Dennis Enviro 400 for installations of route display files and announcement files. Many thanks to my team members KT4404 MB Workshop and Naphthalene for their time and efforts. Credits to Nokia_HK_fans, PJ. and MV9453 for their route displays, repaints and photos respectively. ****A small reminder for you. We have prepared hof and display files for GG2, HK Kowloon East city and HK West Kowloon City. You just need to put the announcement files to \Vehicles\A_COMMON_Announcements\ and you can drive the above cities happily and safely. Facebook page: www.facebook.com/winsomes.omsi.studio/ www.winsomes3dstudio.com
  42. 2 points

    Version 1.0.0


    Transdev 2016 - Volvo B9TL - Wright Gemini 2 This is version 1 of the Transdev Repaint Pack. The liveries that are included are the completed/fully launched versions of the real life buses within Transdev Harrogate & Blackburn. Liveries that are included are: 36 - Riding. Redefined. X41 - Red Express Transdev Harrogate & District - The Harrogate Bus Company CityZap Requirements: The most recent version of the Volvo B9TL - Wright Gemini 2 (download on this forum in the Vehicles section) as the interior will not function without the latest versions Repaints by JJM2914 - Any Questions, please PM me via the forum. Enjoy.
  43. 2 points



    Textures for Manfred Jahn 's Douglas C-47 V3.12 beta depicting VH-MMA Air North
  44. 2 points

    What are you working on?

  45. 2 points

    What are you working on?

    Now that is a vehicle destined for expresses, an upgrade of interior alongside a Cummins LT10 and 5 speed ZF..........Bliss!
  46. 2 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    I'd like to express my great thanks to @MMoose as Hertfordshire, in particular Welwyn Garden City, is my favorite area in real life although I don't live in the UK, and this map is one of the reasons why I decided to get a new computer that runs OMSI and hence my return to the gaming community since the MM2 era! I might do a few mods to the map in future if I have the time and, of course, if @MMoose doesn't mind. I was actually going to update the renown for this map but sadly I didn't have the time to do so. Still miss the old days when 300/301 were run by Sovereign using the Renowns which were much more comfortable and enjoyable to ride on IMO!
  47. 2 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    Discussion ended. Move on!
  48. 2 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    What's said, has been said and is in the past. In other words lets continue the future beyond this discussion. Otherwise we will have 20 pages of who said what and that's not needed.
  49. 2 points
    Mr Drive

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    Yes, i know that fact from Vlietburg. I think i know the reason for that. It happens when you changed the object into an other object. Sometimes that happens to me. I have a object (the busstopcube) still active, and then want to place a new object but forget that the busstop is still selected so the moment i click on the new one the cube is changed into something els. The moment i see my mistake i change it back it but has lost all functions by then. It's the way the criticism is given and more important; the hidden message behind the criticism, if you know what i mean. In that case you have to adjust the docking distance... but yes, Busstops that are to close to each other have effects on the pax at the stop.
  50. 2 points

    OMSI Maps :: Hertfordshire V4 [RHD]

    Hard refresh mate