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Daniel Du Preez

Gulf Air A9C-AH is now available here

 

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Hugo Bicho

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Robin Locher

May I ask again?
@John Tavendale are you planing a EWG Livery?
Thanks very much 
Robin

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John Tavendale
32 minutes ago, Robin Locher said:

May I ask again?
@John Tavendale are you planing a EWG Livery?
Thanks very much 
Robin

Not right now, sorry

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Stu Antonio

Cockpit and cabin windows seem „more transparent“ hence darker than others, is this intentional or is it an indication that I messed something up? :)

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Daniel Du Preez
50 minutes ago, Stu Antonio said:

Cockpit and cabin windows seem „more transparent“ hence darker than others, is this intentional or is it an indication that I messed something up? :)

They are slightly darker - we tried to make them lighter to make hte cabin shades appear whiter behind the glass but then it just looked wrong.

 

Next WIP

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Christoph Sebek

You`re on a roll. Great lineup, very nice. :wub:

Thanks for your hard work chaps ! ^_^

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Stu Antonio
30 minutes ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

They are slightly darker - we tried to make them lighter to make hte cabin shades appear whiter behind the glass but then it just looked wrong.

Thanks man! Do you by any chance have your settings/visual add-ons etc. posted anywhere in order to get close to the look of those awesome screenshots? :) 

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Daniel Du Preez

Hi Stu,

I don't but it's pretty much stock P3Dv5 with no shader addons and HDR disabled.

 

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Stu Antonio
13 minutes ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

Hi Stu,

I don't but it's pretty much stock P3Dv5 with no shader addons and HDR disabled.

 

Ok thanks...  !

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Daniel Du Preez

Qatar Airways A7-AHB is now available here:

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Robin Locher

I love the Accurate LH Wings:)
But I think the text has to be between the line like this.

@John Tavendale

Do not walk outside this area

Or Am I wrong

 

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Daniel Du Preez
22 minutes ago, Robin Locher said:

I love the Accurate LH Wings:)
But I think the text has to be between the line like this.

@John Tavendale

Do not walk outside this area

Or Am I wrong

 

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Hi Robin,

The problem is that the wings are both mapped to one texture that's mirrored (shared between left and right wings) so you can't paint the text onto the wing texture itself as it'll be reversed on one side.  Instead the FSL uses overlays which are only mapped to a specific part of the wing and does not extend as far out as the text requires so you'll have to live with it as is I'm afraid.  Sometimes we have to deviate from reality due to the model / texture mapping implementation.

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Robin Locher

Ah okay thanks :)

I would be very happy, and many others if there will be a Eurowings livery :)

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Pascal Ad

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1 hour ago, Robin Locher said:

Ah okay thanks :)

I would be very happy, and many others if there will be a Eurowings livery :)

Check out Hugos LH package. He included the proper text on the wings but keep in mind its mirrored on the other side. :)

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Robin Locher

I am hoping for a EWG one.. with the new paintkit:)

It just looks much better

No matter of the text on the wings

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Hendrik Schall
7 hours ago, Robin Locher said:

I am hoping for a EWG one.. with the new paintkit:)

It just looks much better

No matter of the text on the wings

Yes, EWG would be awesome! It would look fantastic with this paintkit!

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John Tavendale

Good things come to those who wait ;)

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Koen Meier
1 minute ago, John Tavendale said:

Good things come to those who wait ;)

that is definitly true.

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Robin Locher

I know I know :)

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John Tavendale

I was planning to see if I could do EWG justice.. but will be delayed. Need to travel to attend to a medical issue and will be away for the next few days

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Rafal Haczek
1 hour ago, John Tavendale said:

Need to travel to attend to a medical issue

Stay healthy and have a speedy recovery, John!

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Stu Antonio
11 minutes ago, Rafal Haczek said:

Stay healthy and have a speedy recovery, John!

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Daniel Du Preez

Next WIP.  A painful experience indeed, especially in 4K.  It's also not complete yet even after 2 days of painting and adjusting all the patterns and triangles to intersect correctly.  The geometry involved here doesn't quite fit with the FSL due to the fact that the rudder is too small on the FSL and the vertical stab doesn't meet the fuselage in the right position but I'm getting there!  The patterns and intricate details of this livery is not a joy to paint and align and I hate it :ph34r:

Remind me to never do Air Malta again :lol:

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Christoph Sebek

Impressive art. :wub: Admire your patience. ^_^

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Rafal Haczek

Thank gods we have Daniel!

1 hour ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

Remind me to never do Air Malta again

No way!

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Daniel Du Preez

More teasers of the fruits of my utter frustration :lol:

She's nearly there - I've done most of the geometry align work now.  The only things that remain now is to create the patterns on the fuselage triangles where needed and adjust the belly logo to match IRL (may not be possible).

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More patternwork completed this morning after another painful session of aligning :lol:9H-AEP-3.thumb.png.b3d73e92633a37d28a05b2821ce14e46.png

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Now there is pretty much just the green and orange patternwork left on the lower fuselage then she'll be out (finally!)

 

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Till Lukas

Wow! Amazing stuff.

I would love to see a Jetstar livery!  That metalic shine :wub:

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Daniel Du Preez

After almost a week of excruciating faffing and alignment work, Air Malta 9H-AEP is finally available here :)  There are some areas where I couldn't replicate the IRL bird due to extreme texture distortion (mosly on belly areas at the rear) but it should be a fairly accurate representation of 9H-AEP.

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I gave this one a lot of "rivet rash" as it shows quite easily on this frame.  Most of the line work now done apart from nose and tail area and then it's onto the belly logo.  I also got the grey looking fantastic using PBR metallic effects :D

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This frame from Flickr:

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NilsUnger

Shame there is no way to make the window blinds brighter. Although I like the idea of them being dynamic, my old setup definitely pleases me more visually. 

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