No Money Mondays: Elstree (EGTR) by NKDesign

By
Alex John
April 29, 2019

London Elstree is a small aerodrome in Hertfordshire, and very close to London Heathrow. The airport is used by single and twin-engined light aircraft, as well as helicopters.

NKDesign has spent more than five months working on his representation of the airfield, and the impressive result can be seen below:

Every object that is part of the scenery is custom-made, including the textures. The Physically Based Rendering (PBR) textures on the ground and the buildings, plus pre-rendered ambient occlusion, adds to the high overall immersion of the airport throughout:

In addition, NKDesign’s EGTR is designed to blend with Orbx’s TrueEarth GB South. Whilst the latter may not be free, the combination of the two helps create a seamless blend between the two.

The aerodrome is available for free here, but with half a year of work invested, do consider donating to NKDesign too!

Features of NKDesign’s London Elstree:

  • High res volumetric grass/vegetation
  • Every object, texture has been custom made - no libraries required
  • Tons of individually placed objects, all with pre-rendered ambient occlusion
  • Stunning application of PBR throughout
  • Designed to blend seamlessly with Orbx TE South (and Ortho)

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