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LTFM Istanbul Intl. GWS1.0.1

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LTFM Istanbul Airport for X-Plane 11 (11.30+)
Version GWS1.0 NATURAL (Sloped) and FLAT versions.

This is a slightly enhanced rendition of my LTFM Istanbul (future) Gateway version, furnished with SAM jetways,
DGS panels and marshallers for a better immersion. The new layout includes RWY 18/36 which is due to open next 
week but there are no instruments yet to guide you to approach them. They will be added most probably with the
next update of  AIRAC files. 
Complete layout was redrawn based on more than 100 google Earth Pro hi-res screen shots stitched together and all
ground markings, direction and location signs along with gate/ramp numbers are placed as close to real life as 

As the default X-Plane mesh is still very much outdated along with the mesh created during orthophoto creation
using Oscar Pilote's Ortho4XP, I made a patch file for the airport area using JOSM tool. I used official
AIP charts to obtain the elevations at certain points of the runways and aprons and also used cross section
obstacle charts to create the actual slopes of each and every one of the 5 current runways.

Installation instructions are in the readme files.

Required libraries (thanks to their authors):

- BS2001 Objects Library
- CDB-Library
- Europe_Library
- FJS_Scenery_Library
- The_Handy_Objects_Library
- MisterX_Library
- OpenSceneryX
- SAM_Library and plugin

If you do not already have the libraries used in this package, you may find download links in the Master Library List: 
Else Google is your friend.

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H Buberci

June 14, 2020

What's New in Version GWS1.0.1   See changelog


Natural and Flat options separated to avoid confusion.

SAM revised DGS files shared (with permission from Marten@Stairport)

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Great work for this massive airport. 

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   1 of 2 members found this review helpful 1 / 2 members

first of all it is really beautiful but the hangar and tha glasses at the top of the terminal is not same with the real airport. i hope you will fix it

Response from the author:

Thanks for posting a review and for the rating. This is in no way compareable to the custom scenery that we shared about 18 months ago which is clearly stated in the readme files. Just consider this one as a "1 step higher category" than a Gateway scenery.

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· Edited by yavuz


Hello Hocam,

Thanks for the great scenery, however, the runway and some other places are full of trees. Did I miss anything when installing?

I have just figured it out and now It looks an amazing scenery. It gives a feeling like you are taxiing in the real Airport. Thanks again.


Response from the author:

It must be the scenery loading order from scenery_packs.ini file. Also make sure that you have all necessary object libraries installed properly.

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