KSFOHD v2 Released

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KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

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KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby Mir // FlightBeam » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:13 am

KSFO-HD owners are in for a treat. KSFO-HD v2 is coming soon. A short list of major new features:

- Exclusively uses Flightbeam Manager (no Addon Manager/Couatl required)
- Massive framerate performance improvements
- Dynamic Lighting (P3D v4)
- New, stable volumetric Floodlight glows (P3D)
- SODE Jetways (including functional dual jetways)
- Major ground texture improvements, including specularity

Of course, this update is completely free.Check back soon for more details, including release date.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby stevefocus » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:18 am

Amazing shots Mir, this is why all your scenery is a must buy, your always looking to improve.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby johnny_gitara » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:39 am

This is just AMAZING! If you need people to test it like what we did with MSP I am happy to apply :)
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby amoise » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:08 pm

OMG! :D That looks AMAZING!!!
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Postby ual763 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:19 pm

Will the new taxiway textures include the little pink circles that MSP has? Just asking because SFO has them in real life also!
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby B777ER » Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:20 pm

Be really nice to fly back to SFO in p3dv4. Although no interest in Dynamic Lighting. On a 1080Ti and it still kills frames. Glad we can shut it off via the manager.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby pmb » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:15 pm

What a great time for flightsimmers we are blessed to live in.

Thanks a lot, Michael
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby AaronMyers » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:24 pm

Fantastic news, thank you!
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby yakyak » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:50 pm

Hi there,
As this is not necessarily a "new" product, will it be released for FSX?

Best regards.

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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby rafikihd » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:58 pm

Wow!
It looks amazing! Thank you for the great work and always trying to improve!

Will this release fix the problem with AES Duplicated Gates? or it is not contemplated?

Thanks,
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Postby CX 747-400 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:17 pm

WOW Mir!!! Stunning!!!

Congrats, you just made all the high end developers that we all love look like they are still designing for FS98. :lol:

I had to take a double take at the previews, I thought they were real photos of SFO.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby almostatys » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:25 am

Hi! Thanks for update!

Will taxi lines at hangar area and green markings near taxiways?
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby DhruvK » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:21 am

Fantastic! Can we expect runway 29 and the associated Air Canada company charts to be included? :mrgreen:
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby Rose72 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:51 am

WOW... Mir, what PTA preset and HDR settings? please share...
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby lwilmott » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:47 pm

Mir, you are a prince among men, or women, although that would make you a princess. Anyway, you certainly know how to take care of your customers.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby Mir // FlightBeam » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:14 pm

Thanks all for your comments, I'm glad to hear there is interest since this took a huge chunk out of routine production with no return on investment expected.

Rose72 wrote:WOW... Mir, what PTA preset and HDR settings? please share...


I've had quite a few people on Facebook ask as well. I use totally custom PTA/HDR/Reshade settings. I'd be glad to post them right when I release v2.

DhruvK wrote:Fantastic! Can we expect runway 29 and the associated Air Canada company charts to be included? :mrgreen:


Yes absolutely, I made sure to convert Taxiway Charlie into a runway. It's pretty narrow, short with a low expectation of survival, but a good challenge for seasoned Air Canada pilots :D

almostatys wrote:Hi! Thanks for update!

Will taxi lines at hangar area and green markings near taxiways?


Sorry, those changes are not included.

rafikihd wrote:Wow!
It looks amazing! Thank you for the great work and always trying to improve!

Will this release fix the problem with AES Duplicated Gates? or it is not contemplated?

Thanks,
Best Regards


With v2 you can just turn off AES. SODE jetways work quite nicely and support dual jetways as well.

yakyak wrote:Hi there,
As this is not necessarily a "new" product, will it be released for FSX?

Best regards.

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Yes absolutely, this is for FSX as well, albeit a few less features. Unfortunately the FSX conversion is what is keeping this release from happening as there are some issues.


OK.. I think I answered all questions. Back to the cave :shock: :D
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby amoise » Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:58 pm

Mir // FlightBeam wrote:


OK.. I think I answered all questions. Back to the cave :shock: :D


Hey Mir...when you are down there see if you see any Dragon Glass. ;)
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KSFO-HD v2

Postby itay5344 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:38 am

Hello
The screenshots looks amazing.
Will the KSFO-HD v2 be free for costumer with KSFO-HD ?
Waiting for an answer
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Re: KSFO-HD v2

Postby garrettprs » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:44 pm

itay5344 wrote:Will the KSFO-HD v2 be free for costumer with KSFO-HD ?
Thanks ;)


Yes.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby B777ER » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:40 am

Mir // FlightBeam wrote:Yes absolutely, this is for FSX as well, albeit a few less features. Unfortunately the FSX conversion is what is keeping this release from happening as there are some issues.


I'm glad you were one of the signatories on that future development memorandum. As a P3Dv4 user, this dual sim development cannot end soon enough for me. Aggravating to know we could have this likely now if wasn't for that ancient FSX.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby garrettprs » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:43 am

Well put, Eric.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby scubaboy » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:46 am

Mir // FlightBeam wrote:Thanks all for your comments, I'm glad to hear there is interest since this took a huge chunk out of routine production with no return on investment expected.

Well, maybe not expected, but happening - I just picked up KSFO-HD based on seeing the v2 previews, so I think it will generate new sales!
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby amoise » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:25 am

B777ER wrote:
Mir // FlightBeam wrote:Yes absolutely, this is for FSX as well, albeit a few less features. Unfortunately the FSX conversion is what is keeping this release from happening as there are some issues.


I'm glad you were one of the signatories on that future development memorandum. As a P3Dv4 user, this dual sim development cannot end soon enough for me. Aggravating to know we could have this likely now if wasn't for that ancient FSX.


Agreed. It was sad to say goodbye to my FSX install but after I few days with P3Dv4, I have not missed it one bit. Out with the old in with the new. Focusing resources on the new platform is a good decision for both the developer and the consumer.
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby WayneGeorge » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:37 am

This is so exciting to see Mir! I really hope we also see updates for DEN, IAD, PHX too! :D
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby Mir // FlightBeam » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:57 am

Thanks for your comments 8-)

scubaboy wrote:
Mir // FlightBeam wrote:Thanks all for your comments, I'm glad to hear there is interest since this took a huge chunk out of routine production with no return on investment expected.

Well, maybe not expected, but happening - I just picked up KSFO-HD based on seeing the v2 previews, so I think it will generate new sales!


Always appreciate the support, thanks!
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby amoise » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:10 am

I am very curious as to how the transition to the new system (FB Manager) will work.
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Postby yosm4 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:26 am

Very nice to see that you deliver such great service! Thank you for that!

Hope you will also consider doing some African airports as no one is making them! (Golden opportunity to be a pioneer!) some suggestions: FAOR, HAAB, FACT.

Thank you for your remarkable work!
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Re: KSFO-HD v2 Previews and info

Postby precious62b » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:03 pm

OMG!!! Amazing pics
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