Scenery update and more


#1

Fellow pilots,

We have been hard at work over the past few months to continue improving Infinite Flight.

Today we are pleased to announce that we are expanding our existing 15m imagery coverage. The new dataset contains ~500GB of new imagery (around 30% more coverage).

The best thing is that it is available now, with no bulky download necessary, at no cost to all our Infinite Flight Pro Subscribers. All you need to do is relaunch Infinite Flight and start flying from/to those newly covered regions (you might have to clear your scenery cache in Settings -> General -> Clear Cache).

Here are the main changes:

  • Africa is now 100% covered
  • Russia coverage is almost complete
  • Madagascar + Indian Ocean islands are now covered.
  • Many islands in the Pacific Ocean are now covered.

In order to give you an idea of what changed, below is the current coverage area compared to the new one:

Current 15m coverage:

Updated 15m coverage:

Some pictures of the new areas:


Moorea / Tahiti


Cape Town


Kilimanjaro


Reunion Island, French Department, East of Africa)


Madagascar


Midway Atoll


Bora Bora


Coast of Namibia


Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana


Falklands


Sandwich Islands

We should be able to add the rest of the world (including South America) by the end of the year. The regions that we don’t have yet are usually regions with heavy cloud cover that are harder to process.

Note that we also updated our Navigation Database and added the new content from the Airport Editing Team.

We hope that you enjoy this update as much as we do! As always, take a second to rate the app if you haven’t already.

One more thing…

As you know, we have been working on a new CRJ. Its release is taking longer than expected due to the higher quality standard we have adopted for our upcoming aircraft.

We have many performance issues to solve before we are able to add this “new generation” of aircraft to Infinite Flight and ensure a good experience on all devices.

In the meantime, we have been developing a couple more aircraft. We actually have a very small teaser for one of them showing one aspect of the new level of quality you can be expecting (I am sure you will quickly recognize what aircraft it is):


We can’t wait to show you more!

Happy landings.


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#3

Wow! Great job FDS! Keep up the great work!


#4

Does anyone recognise the aircraft yet?


#5

@77W Nope haha. Just waiting for someone to point it out. 🤷‍♂️


#6

Just amazing! Well done!


#8

Yes, the Pacific Ocean is covered!


#9

Wow, 30% is quite a lot to cover. Very Well Done FDS, Keep It Up!!


#10

I’m pretty sure it’s the A-10.


#11

'fantastic news…Anyone guess the aircraft?


#12

I hope that my iPad will not burn for those stunning sceneries.


#13

Oh DANG! This is so exciting! Can’t wait for all these updates!


#14

Didn’t they say the next aircraft after the CRJ was going to be a turboprop though?


#15

Where’s south america?
Other than that, great job!


#16

The plot thickens??🤔


#17

Please.

Read the post. It’s there.


#18

Stunning! This sim keeps getting better and better with each update


#19

I think it will be a GA aircraft. Before (and after) the CRJ poll was taken there was a mass outcry for a couple, so I think those prayers may have been answered…


#20

Is it the Saab 340 or EMB 120?


#21

That could well be a good shout.


#22

Just wait and see. Patience will get you more information than guessing. 🙂