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NEWS! - Scenery Release : KSAN International Airport, KNZY Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego by FunnerFlight

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NEWS! - Scenery Release : KSAN International Airport, KNZY Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego by FunnerFlight


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San Diego was always a tricky scenery scenery to do, do one aspect in KSAN "Lindbergh Field", and in the other areas in San Diego downtown and the huge Naval Base here would feel wanting...  several developers have had a go at it, but ultimately any San Diego scenery could never live up the ultimate promise.


Scenery developer FunnerFlight or Jeff Mueller of LAX and PHNL fame has however is giving the challenge of San Diego a go in recreating the impossible, in all three aspects of KSAN International Airport, KNZY NAS North Island and Naval Base San Diego that make up the full area. And at a sub-US$20 price, you get value as well.


Notable is that the download consists of two files, KSAN (263 Mb) and KNZY (626 Mb), and both are loaded into your X-Plane "Custom Scenery Folder". Also notable is that that the scenery can be heavy on your system requirements, both a minimum 8Gb Graphic Card and 16Gb of RAM are both the requirements for this scenery.


San Diego International Airport, formerly known as Lindbergh Field, is an international airport three miles (4.8 km) northwest of Downtown San Diego, California, United States. KSAN is the busiest single-runway airport in the world.
The airport's landing approach is well known for its close proximity to the skyscrapers of Downtown San Diego, and can sometimes prove difficult to pilots for the relatively short usable landing area, steep descent angle over the crest of Bankers Hill, and shifting wind currents just before landing. San Diego International operates in controlled airspace served by the Southern California TRACON, which is some of the busiest airspace in the world. KSAN has 2 terminals, with a total of 48 gates.  Each terminal has 2 concourses. 
Coast Guard Air Station San Diego is near the southeast corner of the airport. The installation originally supported seaplane operations, with seaplane ramps into San Diego Bay, as well as land-based aircraft and helicopter operations using the airport's runway.
Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) is located at the north end of Coronado Island in San Diego Bay and is the home port of several aircraft carriers of the United States Navy. The installation also hosts nearly all of the Pacific Fleet's helicopter squadrons, several fixed-wing squadrons, multiple Naval Air Reserve activities and is home to both the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest and the headquarters for Commander, Naval Air Forces. It is part of the largest aerospace-industrial complex in the United States Navy, the 57,000-acre (230 km2) Naval Base Coronado. 
Naval Base San Diego is the second largest surface ship base of the US Navy. It is the principal homeport of the Pacific Fleet, consisting of over 50 ships.
This triple scenery package contains:
  • KSAN and KNZY (Naval Air Station North Island) airports
  • Naval Base San Diego
  • Over 12,000 objects
  • 9 Amphibious Assault Ships
  • 4 Cruisers
  • 9 Destroyers
  • 7 Littoral Combat Ships
  • Aircraft = F-18 fighters, MQ-8C Fire Scout, MH-60 Seahawk, and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters; VTOL aircraft:  F-35's, Harriers, and     V-22 Osprey... and a few others.
  • Ship building yards and cranes
  • Major Hotels
  • Coronado Bridge
  • 50 sq mi of Ortho photography (Thanks to USGS).
  •  Many animations of ships, aircraft, submarines, and other less known things that go bump in the night!








Options include Ortho or Laminar runways and animated traffic and shipping. 



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Yes! San Diego KSAN & KNZY Naval Station by FunnerFlight is now Available from the X-Plane.Org Store here :


KSAN International Airport, KNZY Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego


Price Is US$19.95



X-Plane 12 only

Windows, Mac or Linux
4 GB VRAM Minimum. 8 GB+ VRAM  recommended 
Download size: 275 MB (KSAN) + 660 MB (KNZY)
Current version: 1.0 (February 11th 2023)



News! by Stephen Dutton

13th February 2023

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