Welcome to the second installment of a video series where I show the full process of editing different airports for Infinite Flight. Although many users, both in the community and out, are unaware of it, each airport in the simulator is manually edited by a group of volunteers called IFAET. We individually draw each taxiway, roadway, apron, and taxi marking in a process that sometimes takes several weeks of consistent work. In each part of this series, I will show a full, start to finish time-lapse of the editing process of different airports that I edit around the world along with step-by-step descriptions of what I am doing and a before and after segment at the end. Hopefully, this will not only provide entertainment for people, but help them better appreciate the effort that goes into each and every one of the thousands of edited airports in the sim. Enjoy!
Merrill Field Airport (ICAO: PAMR) is a general aviation airport located in central Anchorage, Alaska and is the largest and busiest of its kind in the state, with almost 1000 based aircraft. It currently has 3 runways (2 asphalt and 1 gravel), a little over 100 hangers, and so many t-stand aprons that it looks like a parking lot! In fact, at 1072, it currently has more spawns than any other airport in Infinite Flight! This is the largest airport project I have ever completed as of yet. It took a total of about 15 hours to finish, all which have been condensed into this seamless time-lapse video. It presented several unique challenges including a public road that basically splits the airport into 2 pieces, and of course, the massive amount of spawns, all of which were individually named in a process that took about 5 hours. It turned out amazingly though, such an improvement from the original!
The fully reworked airport was added in the latest airport update is now available for all to enjoy in Infinite Flight, so make make sure to check it out after you finish the video and tell me what you think! Thanks for watching, and have a great day! If you want to see more videos in this series, make sure to check out this playlist from my channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3ia30R4riuK8FywYJ70aW8OYjgRqmuZk