Orbx Niš-Constantine the Great Airport Released for MSFS

November 27, 2020

Serbia's second-largest and second-busiest airport has been the first project of Orbx in-house developer Rasha Tucakov for Microsoft Flight Simulator - it's also the first time Niš has featured for the scenery development company, with no Prepar3D or X-Plane 11 rendition available, LYNI is native to MSFS.

"Jam-packed with beautiful custom aircraft, vehicles and objects exclusive to this project (including a host of obscure Soviet-era static aircraft and helicopters), this project is a true labour of love from Rasha," reads the product description. "Using innovative texture-mapping techniques (building upon techniques seen with Graz and Bryce Canyon), the airport balances extremely high PBR detail with clever performance optimization."

Niš is also promised to be the first of many Balkans destinations from the developer, though the names of the next projects are not yet public.

The following feature list was provided for the scenery:

  • A complete airport & cityscape package
  • Beautifully detailed rendition of LYNI Niš Constantine the Great Airport in Serbia
  • Dozens of landmarks and POI across the city
  • Charming bespoke details
  • Plenty of unique static aircraft and GSE, including Soviet-era aircraft and helicopters
  • Custom weather-influenced ground polygon with unique textures and markings
  • Innovative new texture mapping techniques for high detail and optimization
  • Custom-edited navaid data to correct faults with the default database
  • Complete dynamic & emissive lighting
  • Sloped runway
  • Full PBR
  • Completely ready for AI
  • Detailed approach to runway 29

Tucakov's Niš marks Orbx's second scenery release this week, with Newcastle for X-Plane also becoming available. The Microsoft Flight Simulator version of that scenery was also expected out at the same time, however, that has not come to pass.

You can purchase Niš Constantine the Great Airport for $22.99 AUD (approx. US$16.95 | €14,22 | £12.68) from OrbxDirect.

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