We Love VFR - Region 1

#Real-Life #Sightseeing #Handcrafted Exclusive Drag and Drop

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Version 0.4.0b
Initial Release November 01, 2020
Last Updated April 24, 2021
File Size 33.88 MB
Downloads 23,150
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  • Version 0.4.0b April 24, 2021

    Added over 30000 chimneys! So far over 80 models, but there will be more.
    Reworked workflow and code.
    Added tv/radio towers models for a range of 170-250m height.
    Added collisions to almost all models.
    Rewritten airport detection.
    Manually reviewed all chimneys over 280 m and masts over 250 m.
    Manually reviewed all construction sites around airports.
    Added country-specific code, so no more red/white masts in the UK for example.
    Many more small fixes and tweaks.

    DATA UPDATE: 06.04.2021

  • Version 0.3.0b December 31, 2020

    Placed around 1500 radar domes and satellite dishes.
    Added around 33000 tower cranes on bigger construction sites.
    Fixes and tweaks all around. I don't remember the details.
    DATA UPDATE: 29.12.2020

  • Version 0.2.0b November 14, 2020

    Fixed LOD of some mast models. Added over 40 000 masts.
    Added 2 new models for TV towers.
    Added gray variants for TV masts.
    Added masts that were marked as "way" instead of "node" in OSM.
    Fixes and upgrades in algorithms. They should be more precise now.
    Removed all masts placed in airport areas.
    DATA UPDATE: 14.11.2020

  • Launched November 01, 2020

    Initial release of this file just launched. Welcome aboard!

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Will this be compatible with xyz scenery?

Hard to tell. But it can be. My mod is more like autogen expansion, so authors of more local sceneries have to make their mods compatible. Unfortunately, I can't do that. But it's really easy.
The author just needs to add exclusion under his custom object and then you, as a user, need to make sure We Love VFR is higher on the list in the 'Content.xml' file. You'll find that file 2 directories above your community folder. This file tells the sim in which order it should load addons.

Mast/radome/chimney in xyz is not in your mod. Can you add it?

Most likely - yes. You can add it by yourself by editing OpenStrretMaps. More detailed instructions are available at www.puffinflight.com, or report in on our discord
You can also leave me a comment with coordinates and some more details (if it's a mast or chimney try to find out how tall is it).

Why can’t I see obstacle lights from the distance? / Why there is a visible light but not on top of the antenna?

For now, MSFS SDK for lights is very limited. I can’t create a light that will have a source visible from a distance. On the other hand, I can’t remove those red, clearly visible lights that Asobo has put in place of antennas. As soon as they expand SDK, I’ll fix that.

Why do antennas look fuzzy from the distance?

That’s something in the sim graphics engine, that for now can’t be bypassed. Original sim objects act exactly the same. I try to prevent it a bit with LODs, but it won’t be perfect. Maybe the DX12 will fix it someday.


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Pretty empty over here.


That's a very useful mod. Thanks!

Great add on for VFR pilots!

Would it be possible to include Holme Moss transmitter (near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire) in a future update please?

  • Fantastic addon if it would be possible to add antena on hill in Norway ENGM approach from north on (60.3762872, 11.1585142) Name of the hill Mistberget

Just wanted to let you know it needs a fix / update for the Performance Plus Beta / Release, when having this one or / and the other one in then it hangs half way loading into a flight even if I start a flight all the way in San Francisco .

Very good addon. Excelent work!.

Hey, there is a radar dome missing near Bonn in Germany at the Fraunhofer Institut in Wachtberg. Thx for your work!

thank you for those 2 very important addons!

Queston - Would it be possible also to add VOR objects as thezy do not appear in the sim (but s used also as vfr navaids irl). ?

Sometimes, there is an antenna instead, in the sim, but did not see any proper object .

Amazing! Are you planning to add the new smoke effects on the European region also? Keep it up!!!


Have you planned an update of the region 1 to add also the effects of smoke on the chimneys?

Thanks for your work !

Does this add them automaticly or can it be used to build with? Looks cool wither way

Definitely 5 stars, will donate as soon as possible!

Thanks a lot for your great work!

Unfortunately, in Russia, in Voronezh (1 million city) and Murmansk, both TV towers are too small (I have not tested it in other places), it looks no more than 40 meters in height in the sim, but in reality - about 180-220 meters. Please replace them with the one you posted in Belgorod in future updates, if possible.

Amazing! 👍

Very much appreciated! Your work generally made VFR flying a LOT more alive - and realistic. Eyecandy is one thing but using these as pilotage references makes navigation a lot more easier, close to RL experience. Especially for me, around my base AD there are some significant chimneys which are now visible - just like IRL - from 20nm away and help to get back. 😊

Love your work, makes the Sim so crowded!

Hope to see some Smokey chimneys in the future! 🥰

Your mod doesn't appear to be compatible with the latest sim update? Hope it's an easy fix.

Thank you very much, this adds a lot to flying in VR (and VFR). Especially in combination with the german TV towers pack.

Could you add wind turbines? They are pretty defining pieces of landscape and often very visible on hill crests. I saw there are already some turbine packs out there, so the models might be easy to get.

Churches is also something that is hit or miss with asobo, but I guess these are very regionally dependent. For Germany alone, I can think of three models of churches, depending on lattitude. Brick churches for North Germany, Netherlands and Flanders, white plastered churches for middle Germany, Wallonie and Luxemburg, and then union shaped bell towers for the alpine region.

There are cranes on the runway of the Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. Could you delete them?

Are you considering adding power plants to a possible update. I use those quite often as landmarks during VFR


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