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Scenery Release : KORD - Chicago O'Hare International v3 by Nimbus Studios


Nimbus Simulation Studios have released an update to their KORD - Chicago O'Hare scenery to v3. Chicago's O'Hare International is already a huge favorite with X-Plane users and this welcome update will only add in more detail and the brilliant X-Plane11 dynamics and features.


First visual impressions...  it is mightily impressive!


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Choice of WT3 traffic and ground routes which are provided, or the static aircraft version are both included. Terminal and gate detail is excellent and now KORD is up there with the very best of American airport sceneries.


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Featured walking animated terminal passengers are not a gimmick...  it works and looks highly realistic!   Note the real time gate signage Information screens that show time, pressure, temperature, destination airport, departure time, delay and the amount of delay time.... impressive and realistic.


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KORD's runways and taxiway textures are now X-Plane11 dynamic, look excellent...  3d taxiways are still present and clutter in ramp and landside is far, far better than the earlier KORD v2. Empty boundary surroundings have also been addressed and the airport feels now fully formed and built in.


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Night lighting is updated and very good if a little heavy handed...


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Full review is to follow soon...  and if you have already purchased the earlier v2 Nimbus KORD, you can upgrade to v3 for $10 less or only US$17.95, the coupon code is on your original KORD invoice at the X-Plane.OrgStore.




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Yes! the KORD - Chicago O'Hare International v3 by Nimbus Simulation Studios is now available from the X-Plane.Org Store here :


KORD - Chicago O'Hare International Airport v3


Price is US$27.95

Customers who own the previous KORD by Nimbus can get this new version for $10 less: Please find the coupon code in your original KORD invoice at the store


  • New 4K orthophotos
  • Terminals with 3D interior and people
  • HDR lights
  • New 4K textures with PBR materials for the main terminals
  • Night lighting
  • New ground textures with PBR materials
  • New high quality vehicles with PBR material
  • 3D trees
  • Parking lots full of cars
  • Ground markings on each gate and runway
  • Numbered jetways
  • 8 runways
  • New NE cargo area
  • Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 5 fully modeled with all concourses
  • South and North Tower
  • Every gate has a start position
  • Files for empty airport or static planes
  • WT3 ready (files included)
  • Airport surroundings represented
Animated Airport
  • World Traffic 3 ready (files included)
  • GroundTraffic (plugin by Marginal)
  • AutoGate plugin with custom highly detailed jetways
  • Animated people inside the terminals
  • NEW!! - Information screens that shows time, pressure, temperature, destination airport, departure time, delay and the amount of delay




News by Stephen Dutton

7th September 2018

Copyright©2018: X-Plane Reviews


(Disclaimer. All images and text in this review are the work and property of X-PlaneReviews, no sharing or copy of the content is allowed without consent from the author as per copyright conditions)


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Dear All,


I bought this scenario last month.

While I program the FMC, I have noticed that there is not ‘’ SID ‘’ : it is appear ‘’ none ‘’.


Do you know why ? It is happen just with KORD, so I gues there is not a problem from the Airacs, which I installed the cycle 1810.

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