Debut: Orbx announce first airport down under

Sam Clark
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Scenery development team Orbx have announced their first Australian scenery package; YBRM Broome Int'l.

YBRM is located in the north-west of Australia, on the coast of the Indian Ocean. It is a popular tourist destination - thousands flock to Cable Beach to see the clear blue waters, or learn about the town's rich history, serving as a pearling base in the 1880s. The airport features a single asphalt runway and is served by Qantas (and QantasLink) and Virgin Australia.

The announcement was made on the Orbx forums just a short time ago - here is what Jarrad Marshall had to say about YBRM:

"I am delighted to lift the lid on our very first Australian destination for XP11 - Broome International Airport! A project I originally developed for FSX a few years ago, Broome has been meticulously brought to X-Plane with the expertise of Mac Ottlinger and Chris Vezirgiannis."

Also attached in the post is a feature list -

  • ‍Superbly-detailed rendition of Broome International Airport
  • Ultra-HD imagery at 7cm/50cm/80cm
  • Professionally colour balanced and edited
  • Includes the entire town of Broome
  • 15 static aircraft unique to YBRM
  • Advanced rendering techniques
  • Dozens of local landmarks & POIs
  • Custom tropical vegetation library
  • Atmospheric dynamic lighting
  • Hand-placed autogen
  • Painstakingly ported to XP11 by Mac Ottlinger and Chris Vezirgiannis

You can find out more about Orbx YBRM at the Orbx forums, or on Facebook. Alternatively, see the rest of the screenshots below!

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