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ORBX Release FTX YHBA Hervey Bay Scenery

Posted on Thu, 03 Jun 2010 20:02:09 GMT

YHBA FSXKnown for their high quality flight simulator scenery packages, ORBX have now announced their YHBA Hervery Bay Scenery add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator X.  The scenery represents their aiport in stunning high quality detail.  It also includes the highly detailed Marina area scenery with full autogen, beaches, islands and much more.

Orbx Simulation Systems is pleased to announce the immediate availablility of FTX YHBA Hervey Bay Airport, its first scenery using new state-of-the-art digital imagery captured directly from the aircraft to hard disk.

Situated on the coast of Queensland, the town of Hervey Bay is serviced by a modern airport which has seen rapid growth recently to cater for the tourists visiting nearby Fraser Island or watching the whale migration out to sea. The scenery is the most detailed ever released by the Orbx team with using 15cm/pixel imagery at the airport and marina and 60cm/pixel imagery for the overal township and surrounds. The detail on the ground is such that you can drive a vehicle around on the roads and peek into shop windows, walk along the piers or boardwalks or even land a helicopter at the marina pontoon.

Included with YHBA is the FTX Aero tool which provide spectacular bump mapping detail to ground textures. The scenery includes full GA AI traffic, GPS nav approach support, superbly detailed gmax modeled terminal, hangars, ground vehicles and gmax poly runways and aprons. YHBA caters for commercial airliners such as B737, Dash8, E90 plus all variants of GA and commuter aircraft.


  • Airport in 15cm/pixel with gmax poly runway
  • HD textures on all airport buildings
  • Highly detailed airport industrial estate
  • Full GA AI traffic included
  • Entire Hervey Bay township included
  • Incredibly detailed Marina scenery
  • Beautiful waterways, beaches and island
  • Full autogen and water masking for rivers
  • Includes FTX Aero for HD bump mapping
  • Includes Control Panel for detail settings
  • Includes 100km sq of photoreal imagery!
  • Includes a full Audio Sound Pack

ORBX's FTX YHBA Hervey Bay Scenery for FSX
ORBX's FTX YHBA Hervey Bay Scenery for FSX

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at


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