Boundless Releases an Update for Birmingham Scenery (XP11)

Boundless have today, without any prior announcements, released an update for their rendition of Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane 11. Bringing the scenery to version 2.1, the new update brings a plethora of improvements and bug fixes.

These include, for example, greatly reduced file size, improved performance, added more details to the scenery and custom ground traffic, or improved ground textures and markings around the airport.

The night lighting and vegetation present around the airport was improved in the new update as well.

The scenery can be purchased through the developer’s store for approximately €16.25. The update has been sent out to stores and so should be available to be downloaded within the next couple of days depending on the stores.

Birmingham Airport (EGBB) is an international airport serving the city of Birmingham, England. The biggest operators at the airport are Jet2.com, TUI Airways, and Ryanair serving flights throughout Europe. However, long-haul flights to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, North America, and the Caribbean are also operated from the airport. Annually, over 12 million passengers visit the airport.

Changelog (v2.1)

  • Greatly reduced file size
  • Improved performance
  • Added more detail to NEC area
  • Added custom road traffic (includes UK specific vehicles)
  • Added custom airport ground traffic (real airline / ground handling companies)
  • Improved forests / tree models
  • Improved night lighting
  • Various minor bug fixes applied
  • Improved ground textures
  • Improved ground markings



Author: George

I've been a flight sim enthusiast for some time now, and I've always enjoyed flying to various destinations all over the world. My favourite airport is by far Corfu with its scenic and challenging approach. I founded FSNews in May 2019.

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