Flightbeam/iBlueYonder Release Portland International (KPDX)

Alex John
Monday, August 26, 2019

The collaborative effort between Flightbeam and iBlueYonder has resulted in their Portland International Airport (KPDX) released for X-Plane 11.

Confirmation of the airport came at the end of January, with many teasers along the way. This is their first joint project in X-Plane.

KPDX is the largest airport in Oregon and served by almost all major U.S carriers.

The scenery includes:

  • Large orthophoto area covering the airport grounds
  • Hand-crafted models and textures based on extensive photography
  • Custom dynamic jetways powered by Scenery Animation Manager (SAM)
  • SAM marshallers at all gates
  • The new Atlantic Aviation FBO with SAM-powered opening hangar doors
  • Dynamic vehicle animations, including the Tri-Met Max light rail
  • X-Plane PBR materials
  • Detailed multi-layered custom ground poly
  • Local businesses such as Cascade Station shopping area
  • High-Definition textures for maximum sharpness and fidelity
  • New version of the Flightbeam Manager utility specifically designed for X-Plane

The scenery is available for US $29.99 at the Flightbeam's website here.

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