15.1.2021 – 10:53z

UPDATED: Boundless Updates Birmingham, Announces Shannon Airport, and Releases Irish Helipads (XP11)

Boundless Simulations, known as well as simply Boundless, have in an email sent to FSNews Team made numerous announcements including product updates, releases, and announcements.

First of all, it was said, that their existing rendition of Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane 11 has received a major update to version 2.0 featuring improvements as well as fixes and new features. These include, for example, added 3D grass, added gate numbers as ground markings, improved terminal interior, or fixed misaligned runway lights. As usual, the complete changelog can be found below.

The scenery can be purchased through the Boundless website for approximately €21.40.

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Following that, Boundless has as well announced, in the email, the release of Irish helipads scenery for X-Plane 11. As well as other sceneries, this scenery has been developed in partnership with Ciano35 for the past months and brings 12 highly detailed helipads to Ireland. A full list of them can be found below. The scenery does not only cover the helipads themselves but the close vicinity as well.

The scenery can be purchased through the Boundless website for approximately €11.20.

As mentioned in the introduction, two new sceneries were announced as well, both for X-Plane 11. They are Shannon Airport (EINN) and Palm Springs Airport (KPSP). It was said, that Shannon Airport (EINN) scenery will be developed again in partnership with Ciano35 and feature HD custom made buildings, partial terminal interior, orthoimagery, or PBR textures, for example.

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In regards of the Palm Springs Airport (KPSP), it is going to be the first scenery released by Boundless that is not in the usual UK & Ireland region. However, it will offer users the same experience as they got with past sceneries.

UPDATE 15.1. 1640z: The development of Palm Springs Airport (KPSP) scenery has been officially cancelled. The information was sent to us through email, directly from Boundless.

Changelog (Birmingham v2.0)

  • Fixed runway lights misaligned
  • Fixed sharp ortho cutoff behind GA area
  • Improved terminal interior
  • Added Gate numbers as ground markings
  • Added 3D Grass
  • Added new PBR Static ground service vehicles (Jet2 / Swissport)
  • Added new HD GA Static Aircraft at GA Area
  • Added full Autogate Support, marshallers, Jetways, Guidance Systems
  • Reduced file size

Irish Helipads (locations)

  • Blacksod Lighthouse, Co. Mayo
  • Drogheda GAA pitch for Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Co. Louth
  • Letterkenny Universitu Hospital, Co. Donegal
  • Mayo University Hospital Castlebar, Co. Mayo
  • Sligo University Hospital, Co. Sligo
  • Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
  • University Hospital Galway, Galway City
  • University Hospital Kerry, Tralee Co. Kerry
  • University Hospital Limerick, Co. Limerick
  • Waterford Rugby Pitch, Waterford City
  • Wexford RFC, Co. Wexford

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