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#Real-Life #Photogrammetry #Sightseeing Canada Exclusive Drag and Drop
V1.3 - Added hand crafted Golden Ears Bridge near Pitt Meadows Regional.

V1.2 - Replaced the google based Lions Gate Bridge with hand crafted blender model.  Also added "necklace" light effects.  Also was able to get the vehicle traffic to follow the bridge road.

V1.1 - Added hand modeled bridges
  • Port Mann Bridge
  • Alex Fraser Bridge

V1.01 - Corrected some textures and tweaked some lighting.

V1.0 - Scenery update for bridges in and around Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.  Includes:
  • Burrard Bridge
  • Cambie Bridge
  • Granville Bridge
  • Iron Workers Memorial Bridge (and adjacent RR bridge)
  • Lions Gate Bridge

Pretty empty over here.


Pretty empty over here.

  • Version 1.3 January 12, 2021

    Added Golden Ears Bridge

  • Version V1.2 January 09, 2021

    Replaced Lions Gate Bridge google model with hand crafted model

  • Version 1.1 January 02, 2021

    Added 2 new hand modeled bridges, Alex Fraser Bridge and Port Mann Bridge

  • Version 1.01 December 29, 2020

  • Launched December 28, 2020

    Initial release of this file just launched. Welcome aboard!


Pretty empty over here.

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34 Comments
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    Minhbui
    January 13, 2021

    Beautiful ! your Bridges are indeed beautiful !

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    Bony
    January 12, 2021

    V1.3 top job again. Thank you.

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    scorpionbc
    January 12, 2021

    Fantastic! I just installed V1.3 and took off in my trusty C172 and flew from Pitt Meadows and checked out the Golden Ears bridge addition and west to New West and then off to the Second Narrows and west to Lions Gate and around to the Burrard street and downtown bridges. Superb work! Thanks for the pearls! The night lighting effects are excellent! You should really add a "Buy me a coffee" button to your posting, I for one would like to show my appreciate for your magnificent work. Thanks again to listening to us and updating. You made the Vancouver flying experience excellent!

    It would be great if the Queensborough and Skytrain bridges in New West were added as well as lighting for the north shore mountains' ( Cypress, Grouse, Seymour). Those lights are almost as iconic as the pearls on Lions Gate bridge ;-)

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    FreakyD replied Author
    January 12, 2021
    Thanks. Im starting to figure out how to build adequate bridge models in blender and get the sim car traffic to recognize it.
    I looked at the queens borough bridge and didn't see anything special about it that warranted modeling. Same deal with the sky train bridges.
    The north shore lights... not sure what you're referring to. So you have pictures? Are they bridge related?
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    HighburyYVR replied
    January 19, 2021
    No, the North Shore light are not bridge related. They are ski hills. I can't speak for scorpionbc of course but I think he asked you since you are working on the area. I agree that they are an iconic part of Vancouver's skyline though even if they are not in the scope of your project.

    https://i1.trekearth.com/photos/44154/van-skyline-night-vgh-yello.jpg
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    PropellerBC
    January 12, 2021

    Excellent mod, thank you so much!

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    fearlessfrog
    January 11, 2021

    Thank you very much for doing this - great job!

    A few of the Eastern arrivals in CYVR come in via Pitt Meadows, so would it be possible to take a look at doing the Golden Ears Bridge one day? It would be a really useful landmark on the Fraser to add to this great scenery addition. Thanks again!

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    FreakyD replied Author
    January 11, 2021
    In work right now... keep an eye out for updated version.
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    fearlessfrog replied
    January 12, 2021
    Excellent - thank you!
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    KodiakJac
    January 09, 2021

    Excellent!

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    Bony
    January 06, 2021

    Perfect. Thank you

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    cakequest
    January 04, 2021

    Love it! If we could get lights on the Lions Gate that would be incredible. Also if you could look into adding the Golden Ears Bridge in that would be awesome!

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    FreakyD replied Author
    January 04, 2021
    I've been playing around with that. There must be some secret Asobo sauce that allows lights to show up at distance that peons like me do not have. When I add in lighted spheres, they look great as long as you are 100 ft away. Beyond that, they are not visible. I have a few more ideas to test involving blender scaling. I know that model scaling is a key factor in how MS spawns assets (small scales render at larger distances). So, I'm going to model a 100ft sphere with 1:1 scaling then scale it way down until it's a 6" sphere.
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    onlyforbrian
    January 02, 2021

    thank you, thank you, thank you

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    FreakyD replied Author
    January 02, 2021
    You bet... enjoy. Will circle back to this scenery package in the future.
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    onlyforbrian replied
    January 02, 2021
    Yes... I noticed taking off east out of CYVR, just a mile from takeoff, there is a small island with 2 bridges that look like default.
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    raadmn
    January 02, 2021

    good work , but why the stadium / arena and some details got disappeared with this update? it was there before.

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    FreakyD replied Author
    January 02, 2021
    My sim has no such issue. Both Rogers Arena and BC Place are present for me. So I cannot say. See added picture from the east side looking west.
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    raadmn replied
    January 02, 2021
    that s weird , everything is gone , i updated the file and replaced it with the old one in my community folder and nothing is there anymore . any idea what it could be?
    thxxx anyway
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    FreakyD replied Author
    January 02, 2021
    Try this... delete my scenery file from the community folder. Restart your machine. Start flight sim. Exit flight sim. Reinstall my scenery file. Restart flight sim.
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    raadmn replied
    January 03, 2021
    I tried no luck , but i will wait for your next update if your planning on it.
    thank s for ur help
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    JackLarkin
    January 02, 2021

    The picture of the Alex Fraser you added looks spectacular. Can't wait to see it in the sim. Great job.

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    manny
    December 31, 2020

    I came here to see in this list the bridges connecting CYVR. Hopefully you would do those. Thanks

    :)



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