Update! MSFS2020 - EGKK Gatwick Airport Scenery , England - V.23.1.28 [4K]

Version 23.1.28
  • Ai now using Alpha holds for 26L
  • Northern runway lights turned on in case of VATSIM switching runways
  • PAPI lights adjusted to correct locations
    Version 10.8.26
    • Saint Michaels Church modelling and textures
    • 140s completed parking lines
    • 160's parking lines and linked to taxiway system
    • Taxiway point fixed runway 26L FR Ai block point
    • Custom ILS removed.
    • RemoveallILS unticked in Airport SDK selection
    • Default Gatwick ILS now activated
    • material library has now, as if by magic, become usable with SU11. So missing apron markings on 140s now showing
    • All Parking bays on 140's now connected to taxiway network.
    • Hold shorts N,P,Q,R taxiway points now NORMAL, may help Ai to continue
      Version 10.8.11
      • Magvar changed to 0.5 degrees East for ILS localiser line up
      • Continuation of taxiway lines
      • Parking Centre lines
      • Custom IRL Taxiway signage
      • Optimised Southern Trains.. cut to 8 carriages each. Just a standard MSFS texture, but colour picked from photos
      • Fuel hydrant upgrades to Cavotec Derico on all jetway stands. More subtle red hatch markings.
      • More progress to Detailing of 170-180
      • Tony's Takeaway Mobile cafe WIP
      • Virgin Hangar Security Box
      • Main apron texture tweaks
      • Lots more goodies to come
        Version 9.9.8
        • Rebuilt package post WU5
        • Apron texture replaced, pink problem removed
        • ILS alignment checked with LittleNavMap. No changes needed
        • Pink Fix
          Version 9.9.3
          • 150's Detailing
          • Cargo shed model 1/2 km long (WIP)
          • Full Package rebuild with SDK 0.12.0 with Supa spuds help in the comments
          • This resulted in Removal of a loose texture folder hence the drop in Package size
          • Package now built from World /Sim Update 4 SDK 0.12.0
          • Taxiway Point Holdshort Mike 1 designated a hold short (Hello, ATC are you there?)
          • Nothing Major
          • Glitch in the centreline near stand 5 fixed.
          • Apron texture changed to a more realistic yellow shade as a base to build on later
          • Beginnings of Ground Radar station south side of main runway
            Version 9.9
            • 40's drive through stand area detailing with Gimp apron texture markings.
            • Runway touchdown markings customised and main rectangles shifted to correct locations.
            • Custom Runway marking edges
            • Feeder centrelines from taxiways to runways improved.
            • PAPI lights for 26L/08R relocated to correct location.
            • Grass Island areas tidied up with 3D grass with smoother edges with minimal falloff. (WIP)
            • Taxiway centre lines and lights aligned better throughout (WIP)
            • Gimp apron texture replacements for stand numbers (continuing)
            • Better looking skidmarks on runway

            Version 9.6
            • Completely New design Guidance system- testing on stand 64-68 Centreline green dot, keep in middle. Left or right only at the moment A320/787/737/CRJ (WIP)
            • Nose wheel stop point and taxi line for unique pushback stand 38
            • Detailing 500's and 60's done
            • South Terminal Multi-storey Car parks x3
            • Kilo straightened out
              Version 9.4
              • Monorail is back. Triple carriage on northern line. Single carriage at the moment on southern line
              • Pier 5 pier correct model with stand plates now aligned
              • Emirates limo bubble ramp now aligned correctly to terrace level and cars at level
              • Wavy wall retexture
              • Small hill at the end of QA taxiway re implemented
              • popup Ai building on Juliet Deleted
              • Taxiway marking to stand 101 corrected
              • Flattening Polygon now re done
              • -FR exit centre line corrected and straightened up.
              • -Stray blue lights on taxiway Juliet near stand 15
              • -Removal of A380
              • -More modelling of North terminal (Silver buidings)
              • -Detailing Progress 560-564 zone, extra modelling needed
              • -Muddy area covered in 3D grass near FR exit
              • -Jetway links removed from stands 1,2,3 and replaced with static custom jetway backend
              • -Emirates Premium bubble drop-off north terminal
              • -Modelled car parks- 3 types. Beginning with with type 1, duplicated across to all 5 multi-storey structures, just to clear the lumpy Ai (WIP)
              • Taxiway crossing to Boeing Hanger added
              • Taxiway Tango to Virgin Hanger straightened up
              • Stand Guidance attachment posts corrected
                Version 9
                • North Terminal structures rescaled and adjusted to correct heights.
                • Detailing up to stand 559
                • Static Emirates A380 temporary placement on stand 558
                • Completely Remodelled airbridge.
                • Modelled PBR material Hessian Fabric Easyjet x3 Hangers with parking H9L, H9C and H9R. Lufthansa and easy jet prefab buildings
                • Detailing on 551
                • Old ATC tower near Virgin Hanger
                • Corrected main ATC tower (Floating above ground, outer grid structure correction)
                • Corrected Pier 6 Glass
                • Straightening of Taxiways P,J,K,QA. Lighting and taxiway line corrections.
                • Ai building taken out near fire training plane, modelled replacement
                • Twin engine GA asobo simodject positioned above Bing Baked in texture of GA fire training plane, and grass covered
                • (Asobo simoject planes like to pop in and out of ground as you get close
                • due to excitement)
                  Version 6.0 > Version 3.0
                  • Title change from Full Edit to Ultra Ultra
                  • Pot plant raised from under platform in Station
                  • Airbridge tweaks
                  • Airbridge escalators
                  • Animated escalator Pier 6 (needs more work)
                  • Pier 6 stands 103-113 Detailing done
                  • Taxiways straightened
                  • Work in progress which is not easy with the 'new' SDK
                  • Some blue side taxilights are missing on Juliet, will correct in next update
                  • Taxiways straightened using thin black border behind centrelines, some areas need more work
                    Version 3.0 > Version 8.0
                    • Now Fully recreated runway/taxiways/apron lights + everything and more than the previous V8
                    • Detailing now includes complicated area of 46-48
                    • stand 46 walkway remodelled
                    • Automated Emirates Container Stack nr 46
                    • Stand 103 added
                    • Refuelling truck relocated to more central area
                    • Glass fixed 46-54, now tinted on inside and out
                      Version 8.0
                      • EGKK Fire Training Aircraft
                      • BA Hanger
                      • Pier 1 4K Bricks update
                      • South Terminal adjustments and Textures
                      • Airbridge Less dark textures and glass
                      • Inside Gate number corrected Pier 6
                        Version 7.9.5
                        • Virgin Hanger- fits 747-400. Asobo 747-8 will not fit fully, 5 metres longer
                        • A380 stand 558 added- jetways inop ATM
                        • ATC tower lowered slightly
                        • Added detail to airbridge ends
                        • Added detail to 500's jetty stairwell pods on 500's
                        • Pls Note.. some safedocks need adjustment on 552/553/557/558 due to rework
                        • Glass Panel Hotfix Pier 2
                          Version 7.9.4
                          • Centre Line T bar end terminations on every pier stand
                          • Gate 101 shifted and new centreline in place
                          • Poliigon Concrete Blocks Generator 4K Textures for Pier 2 and airbridge supports. (more additions later)
                          • More work on North Terminal added details and re levelling building heights using Google Earths NEW telemetry data as a visual reference aid
                            Version 7.9.3
                            • All Jetty Stands safedocks and stop markers for A320/747/787
                              Version 7.9.2
                              • Test Introduction of Stop Markings on
                              • 13,15,17,19,21,23
                              • Stand 23 is calibrated with its own safe dock
                              • 13-21 are not yet calibrated and checked but with a bit of luck they will match with the safedock stop
                              • This is particularly useful for the Dreamliner where visibility of the safedock disappears near stop point due to H.U.D and low windows. In VR you can duck to see the safedock but in normal 2D you can now finish the taxi on stand in external view and capture the stop marker
                              • Fixed Green Flickering Taxiway Lights
                              • Fixed aliasing Blast Barriers at end of Kilo
                              • Fixed Taxiway crossing light illumination, now one way
                              • Added Welcome Metalwork structure to North Terminal Roundabout
                              • Package built after todays VR Sim Update
                                Version 7.9
                                • 81 Safedocks Now Calibrated
                                • KA Taxiway sign put in correct place
                                • Airbridge glass corrected in one area
                                Version 7.8
                                VR and Precision stand Guidence at the Gatwick Mod. V7.8 is here
                                Airbus or smaller stands 140-145
                                Pier 6
                                Airbus or smaller 104,105,106,107,109,112,113,101
                                747 or smaller 102
                                Pier 2
                                Airbus or smaller 10,11,12,13L/R,14,16,18,20,22,24,28
                                747 or smaller 13M,15,17,19,21,23,27
                                Dreamliners may be a bit tail out on 13M,15,17,19,21,23. But 747 are as snug as a bug in a rug
                                stand 25,27 747 ASABIR (as snug as a bug in a rug)
                                Pier 5
                                Airbus or smaller 48L,49 L/R,, 50 L/R, 51 L/R,52 L/R, 54 L/R
                                747 or smaller 49M,50,51M,52M,53,54M

                                More waves of stands in V7.9..
                                Any pilots with parking issues are very gratefully recieved, off centre line issues or tweaks i need to make to the stop points do let me know..

                                HOW TO USE AGNIS STAND GUIDENCE
                                Just left red light visible - Too far to left
                                Just right red light visible - Too far to right
                                Both red lights visible/flickering. Green and orange bars visible= dead centre
                                AS the aircraft gets closer to stop point the size of the orange/green bars reduces and the red bar becomes visible.
                                When the green/orange bars disappear, means STOP

                                Version 7.7
                                Merry Christmas
                                Added Taxiway Green Lights
                                Fixed airbridge mesh and adjusted escaltors
                                Brickwork textures improved , less glassy.
                                Xmas Theme with icicles, Rudolf and Santa, and a few snowman 26L/08R exit points..
                                Temporary Theme until New year

                                Version 7.6
                                Helpful critical comment made in a youtube video 
                                Smooth Shade Normal Autosmooth used extensively through airport to give smooth appearence to any round objects with lowered polygon count. i.e cones, posts, bollards, gpu cable and wheels, ecsalator in Pier 6.
                                Roof Texture fixed on a roof in the North Terminal
                                Reducing glassy reflections on brickwork... working on it

                                Version 7.5
                                -Optimised and added textures to ATC. Replaced complicated support structure with Corrugated Normal Map texture on simple cylinders.. 66% reduction in Model folder size. PBR texturing and carpets including the radar blades
                                -Optimised Pier 2 Replaced Modelled facia with corrugated Normal map texture
                                -Pier 6 Interior (stands 101-109) and airbridge escalator WIP. Zero Mesh (minimum), extensive PBR textured faces created by Blender knife and loop cuts on simple cube mesh..(WIP)
                                -Changed most taxiway markings to a softer appearance using Alpha Clip Noise mask.. and disseminated meshes to minimum.
                                -Premiere Inn mostly fixed texture interactions..
                                -Added PBR textures to most roofs and added details (WIP).

                                Version 7.4
                                Maximum Optimisations complete.
                                Absolutely fly's.
                                Textures fixed.
                                Platform texture at railway station improved.
                                Completed taxiway markings (221)
                                100% Mesh Optimised, The wavy wall was the last model, ended up being one of the biggest optimisations.. 30 sections total 30MB, now cleaned up.. total payload 3.4MB
                                Stand 162 does not exist, now corrected to 160 L/MlR
                                More textures added to roofs, now that i understand UV unwrapping..
                                Updated Fixed GPU's
                                Added Clutter to 50's
                                Optimised and smoother crash barriers
                                Name changed to 'Gatwick Airport EGkk Ultra' to avoid confusion
                                So many other updates to write down i cant remember.
                                I will now resume weekly schedule of updates every Friday.

                                Extract folder into Community Folder as gatwick

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