Discover the Land of the Big
Horizon Simulation is delighted
to announce the latest addition to its hanger of highly accurate, photographic
scenery enhancements for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002/2004.
If you’ve already enjoyed the
stunning sceneries of England & Wales and San Francisco & Sacramento, you’re
going to love where we’re taking you next… It’s time to take flight once again
over the Land of Opportunities and enjoy the State where everything is bigger
and bolder… Land of the Big Rich!
We invite you to fly over the twin
city metroplex of Dallas/Fort Worth, home to a multi-billion dollar oil
industry, the world famous Dallas Cowboys, and of course JR Ewing! On top of all
this, Dallas/Fort Worth plays host to the 6th busiest Airport in the world (DFW
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s
like to fly high above your home town, exploring and experiencing views normally
reserved for the wealthy and the feathered, now’s your chance to soar the skies
above Texas and fulfil that fantasy. With this incredible scenery upgrade you
can visit your home, your school, your office, or just enjoy the spectacular
scenery that Dallas/Forth Worth has to offer – all in your favourite flight
simulator and from the comfort of your own home!
9,300 square miles of scenery let
you discover this massive Texan metropolis in breath-taking photographic detail
– fly further and for longer than with any other scenery add-on of Dallas/Fort
Recreate flights all over the DFW
metroplex in true photographic detail…
Using the best aerial photography
and the most accurate terrain data available, VFR USA gives you unparalleled
scenery quality and allows you to recreate flights all over Dallas/Fort Worth
and the surrounding area in true photographic detail!
For rookie pilots, VFRUSA is so
realistic that it can be used to practice the navigation techniques taught as
part of a private pilots license, to become familiar with new flying areas, and
to plan routes for real.
Photographic Scenery: 9,300mi
(24,000 km) of stunning aerial photography at better than 4.8m/pixel
resolution, showing every home, street, town, tree, and river in the scenery
Terrain Mesh: A 30m elevation model
is provided which includes every lump and bump of terrain in the coverage area,
adding depth to the photographic scenery and giving you recognisable terrain
with minute topographic detail.
Interactive Water Bodies: Hand cut
lakes and rivers provide moving, reflective water textures, and give you the
chance to test your skills landing float planes in your local creek!
NEW Night Lighting!: Horizon’s new
custom night light technology provides you with incredibly realistic night
lighting effects to allow you to practice flying VFR even when the sun goes
down, or simply to enjoy captivating scenery on your IFR flights at any time of
day or night.
Buildings: To complete the picture,
Horizon’s developers have repositioned hundreds of buildings, bridges and other
3D objects provided with Flight Simulator to fit with the photographic scenery
and to further enhance your simulation experience with Microsoft Flight
FS2002/FS2004, Windows 2000/XP/ME/98, 700 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM, 32 MB
graphics card, 400 MB Hard Disk space, DirectX 8.0a.
FS2002/FS2004, Windows XP Pro, 1 GHz processor (or faster), 512 MB+ RAM, 64+ MB
graphics card, 1.8GB MB Hard Disk space, DirectX 9.0a, or later.
Developed by Horizon Simulation Ltd.
Made in Great Britain.
Includes aerial photography supplied
by AirPhotoUSA, LLC.
Horizon Simulation Ltd, 2005.
Aerial photography Copyright AirPhotoUSA, LLC 2003-2005. All Rights Reserved.
Full details of the Horizon range
can be accessed at
About Horizon Simulation
Horizon Simulation is a pioneering
software specialist that leads the world in the development of highly detailed
and accurate virtual models of the real world for use in training and gaming
A British company, based in London,
Horizon works with the best international data suppliers to create highly
innovative and immersive scenery upgrades for the world’s most advanced flight
simulations. Horizon’s products give simulator pilots the same views from their
virtual cockpit that real aviators enjoy in flight, providing fascinating
landscapes for the casual user and a large amount of training value to private
and professional pilots around the globe.
Horizon’s operations in the
professional simulation industry for both civilian and defense clients assures
that its consumer products are always at the forefront of the development of
virtual modeling. Insight from these professional liaisons is used to conceive
new software upgrades for consumer simulators, which are tested and used by some
of the world’s most revered flying establishments.