Sim-Wings Releases La Palma for Microsoft Flight Simulator

March 12, 2021

Aerosoft-aligned developer Sim-Wings has released their latest scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator today with La Palma Airport in the Canary Islands.

La Palma marks the developer's fourth airport for the new sim, after Munich, La Gomera and Ibiza in the past couple of months.

"[This] highly detailed sim-wings scenery offers you the La Palma Airport (GCLA), which has been recreated using its own custom aerial photo and is realistically represented through elaborate retouching and color correction," reads the product description.

"Terraforming allows the airport to be naturally integrated into the standard elevation model, which in turn ensures a seamless transition into the default simulator landscape."

"The runway also comes with a real elevation profile (sloped) to give you the most realistic experience possible."

The airport utilises the following features:

  • Highly detailed scenery of La Palma Airport, Canaries Islands
  • Terraforming to blend airport into default elevation model
  • Runway with real elevation profile (sloped)
  • Custom aerial photo for the airport, elaborate retouching and color-correction for a true display
  • Seamless transition to the default simulator landscape
  • Intensive use of PBR Materials to build realistic surface
  • Detailed taxi, ground lines and stands according to current maps
  • Animated jetways at two parkpositions
  • Many animated Objects, like Windturbines, Weatherstation and Windsocks
  • Weather and Time related Humans and parasols at and around the Terminal
  • Many static apron vehicles
  • Realistic night time dynamic lighting

Sim-Wings maintains that although functional safegates are not included in the scenery at this point in time, as soon as a 'reliable technical solution' has been achieved in the Microsoft Flight Simulator SDK, they will be integrated into the scenery.

You can purchase La Palma for €16.76 EUR (excl. VAT) from Aerosoft's web store.

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