• France VFR Announces Obstacles And VFR Landmarks

    France VFR Announces Obstacles And VFR Landmarks

    Obstacles and VFR Landmarks - FRANCE is an add-on for Laminar Research® X-Plane® that covers the entire French territory and adds more than 500,000 obstacles and VFR landmark objects, including almost all the obstacles officially identified by the SIA (Aeronautical Information Service), which have been qualified and geo-referenced. The product is designed to be compatible with all types of overlays including Simheaven overlay complements.

    Technical Specifications

    More than 4000 obstacles identified by S.I.A. including:

    • 1000 radio and television antennas, telecommunications towers
    • 1000 microwave towers and telecom transmitters
    • 200 cooling towers, smokestacks and flares
    • 1500 water towers
    • 90 lighthouses
    • churches
    • thermal and nuclear power plants

    Details of obstacles and landmarks included:

    • 450,000 power towers with red/white markings in the vicinity of airports, representing virtually all High Voltage and Extra High Voltage networks
    • 3000 HV substations
    • 7500 windmills
    • 65,000 churches, cathedrals, basilicas, chapels and religious buildings
    • 55,000 agricultural greenhouse
    • 23,000 castles
    • 11,000 water towers
    • 5000 agricultural silos
    • 12,000 industrial tanks
    • 14,000 antennas
    • 3500 lifts/cable car
    More information and screen shots on France VFR web site:

    www.francevfr.com


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