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Talkeetna Airport, Alaska (PATK)

Some libraries are required for this scenery to display as intended! Please see Dependencies! Although somewhat minor, this scenery will not display 100% as intended when using with any package in Julysfire's Talkeetna, Alaska Area Airport/Scenery Pack. See Known Conflicts for more info! Talkeetna has...

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Some libraries are required for this scenery to display as intended! Please see Dependencies!

Although somewhat minor, this scenery will not display 100% as intended when using with any package in Julysfire's Talkeetna, Alaska Area Airport/Scenery Pack. See Known Conflicts for more info!


Talkeetna has been rebuilt from the ground up with custom textures for the runway, aprons and gravel areas. Tree placement in the vicinity of the airport has also been completely redone, now exposing the marsh area to the east of the airport, as it should be. The scenery utilizes mostly default models, but does include some custom models, with plans for more in future updates.

Full features include:

  • Custom Runway, Apron, & Gravel Textures.
  • Overhauled tree placement in the vicinity of the airport.
  • Default and some custom models.
  • Overhauls the Matanuska-Susitna river, uncovering numerous gravel bars.
  • Reworked road placement around Talkeetna.
  • Includes the Talkeetna Village Airstrip (AK44).
  • Includes Christiansen Lake Seaplane Base (AK8).
  • Includes the Talkeetna Railroad Bridge POI.

Requirements

Installation

The included "esd-talkeetna-patk" folder should be placed into your MSFS "Packages\Community" folder. The scenery will load the next time you start Microsoft Flight Simulator.


NOTAMs
  • A river flatten present in Julysfire's packages causes conflicts with the terraforming done at each end of the Talkeetna railway bridge.
  • Some elevation differences have been spotted along the runway at Talkeetna Village Strip.

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Compatibility
Sim Update 10
Initial Release
November 14, 2020
Last Updated
4 month(s) ago — 1.1.3

Version

1.1.3

File Size

4.35 MB

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  • Updated to version 1.1.3

  • Updated to version 1.1.2

  • Updated to version 1.1.1

  • Updated to version 1.1.0

  • Updated to version 1.0.9

  • Updated to version 1.0.8

  • Initial File Release


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© Emerald Scenery Design - All rights reserved. Any reupload or redistribution of this file without the author's prior written consent is forbidden. This Microsoft Flight Simulator add-on was created by Emerald Scenery Design and shared in Scenery Enhancements » Regional Airports for Microsoft Flight Simulator.


18 Comments

For some reason when I load in most of the runway and taxiways at the main airport have a black and white checkerboard pattern on them. Any idea what would cause this? Other than that the scenery looks great.

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ahunterg95

1 year(s) ago / Thanked by rotornut44

Well worth a watch if you haven't seen it already! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p2BxTmWHaA

I'm not sure if ORBX's 5-meter mesh will cut it, but hopefully an improvement.

I watched it yesterday then over and over until I could roughly mark out a flight plan to help with the first flight... Then today, I flew it after downloading Talkeetna!

Great work on the scenery Christopher, love the addition of the seaplane base!

Nice work! I'm wondering if something got broken in 1.15.10 though. For some reason the "Talkeetna" lettering that should be painted on the ramp doesn't show up. I can see the faint outline, but the yellow paint is no longer there. This used to work; I *think* this stopped working after the last update. I've tried running only this add-on in the community folder with the same result.
thank you for this package.
silly request but I'm just curious, do you have plans to add Talkeetna Air Service's hangar (the one of Don Sheldon) in the Talkeetna Village Airstrip?
I think Sheldon deserves it 😊
again, great work.
Very nice...thank you!
Yes it's archived with 7-Zip.. but can be unzipped with either 7-zip or Winrar etc. (ESD's zip works fine.)
Hi, It won't unzip.

  • Version 1.1.3 June 07, 2022

    Folder name and file structure has changed in this update. Please remove the old package from your Community addons folder to ensure there are no conflicts!

    - Changed folder name & file structure!
    - Fixed duplicate beacon tower.
    - Fixed runway surface incorrectly labeled as Concrete at the Village Strip.
    - Replaced default windsocks with EOLib model.
    - SU9 changed the way that polygons are saved and compiled. This update incorporates those changes.

  • Version 1.1.2 November 19, 2021

    - Excluded road traffic from runway at AK44.
    - Fixed default runways not being excluded at AK8.
    - Fixed multiple taxi point/path issues at all 3 airports.
    - Fixed trees growing through hangar at PATK.
    - Removed some parking spots at PATK that could not easily be connected to taxi paths (A requirement as of SU7).
    - Replaced helipad painted lines "H" with helipad apron at PATK.
    - Reworked and added terraforming to Christiansen Lake to smooth out some bumps in the water.

  • Version 1.1.1 October 20, 2021

    - Added a fuel parking spot (Now that the default fuel objects can finally be excluded).

  • Version 1.1.0 September 09, 2021

    - Compatibility improvements for julysfire's Talkeetna, Alaska Area Airport/Scenery Pack.
    > Increased terraforming poly/rectangle priority to 6 (Although, little difference was observed).
    > Removed terraforming from a few lakes where elevation conflicts were observed.
    - Fixed an issue where water wasn't properly excluded for a gravelbar.

  • Version 1.0.9 July 28, 2021

    - Added static aircraft at Christiansen Lake.
    - Added some more clutter around Alaska Floats and Skis.
    - Fixed some water polygon blending anomalies.
    - Removed some 2D aircraft footprints from view in the default aerials.
    - Replaced a few more docks on Christiansen Lake.
    - The Railroad Bridge is now a part of Emerald Object Library. (Please grab the latest update!)

    !! This is a stand-alone update. Completely remove any old versions of this scenery to avoid conflicts!

  • Version 1.0.8 May 09, 2021

    - Added a couple previously hidden gravel bars.
    - Added water to the missing areas on the big island, just West of Talkeetna.
    - Excluded stray vegetation on many gravel bars.
    - Fixed a few floating Hangars at Talkeetna.
    - Fixed an area where water was overlapping the shoreline.
    - Fixed missing apron text at Talkeetna.

Frequently Asked

Questions? Find your solution here.

Why don't I have any Apron/Runway textures?

Please be sure to install Emerald Object Library. As of v1.0.7, custom textures are no longer included with the Talkeetna scenery, but are now a part of Emerald Object Library.

This has been done to minimize the number of duplicate files in ESD sceneries.

Donations

These users have donated to rotornut44 to keep him making awesome add-ons everyone can enjoy.

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Andrew

70 USD

I have always really appreciated and admired the incredible work you have done in FSX, P3D and now MSFS. You have a real tallent for scenery design and a great eye for detail! It is reflected in the lengths you go to bring life and realisim to the scenery you create. Hope this helps a little and keep up the great work!

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Elijah

5 USD

Thank you for bringing a little TLC to my home area. :)

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