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#Real-Life #Sightseeing #Buildings United States Drag and Drop
This is my very first attempt at modifying a stock airport ,which had generic textures, with something more customized. I used the MFS SDK of course, and all stock objects with the SDK . 

"1c5" , Clow Airport, is in Bolingbrook, Illinois, which is a western suburb of Chicago. It also houses a small restaurant called 'Charlie's with an outdoor patio , and an 'Illinois Aviation Museum" and a flight school. Just next to this small airport's parking lot is a small mini-golf course, which i recreated also . This airport is surrounded by industrial warehouses and some commercial lots such as Lowe's and Home Depot. 

I work about 5 mins from here and reside in Chicago, so I really wanted to lovingly recreate this airport as it really is. Since this is my 1st attempt, some things ( like the hangar types and roofs) are not exactly like in real life, but i tried to use the stock hangars in the MFS SDK to get as close to real as possible. 

I also really wanted this airport to feel like it is a living, breathing airport, from people and pilots walking around, to small aircraft parked, to the surrounding area seeming more lifelike, with 3d cars and trucks in the parking lots ( these will be visible when you practice trafic patterns from the single Runway 18/36. 

I also recreated a water tower which is right next to this airport, and is a VFR reference.
Hope you enjoy ! 

To install, just drop the folder into your 'Community' folder, and thats it!

Next on my list are trying to customize other Chicago area airports ( KMDW Midway airport is next on my list), and others such as KDPA ( Dupage airport), KLOT ( Lewis Unviersity airport),  Schaumburg Regional, etc. 

Adnan Arif 
[email protected]

Pretty empty over here.

Pretty empty over here.

  • Version 2.0 January 03, 2021

    I fixed some of the taxiway parkings, missing airplanes; and also brightened up the aprons to make them look more true to life. Also resized the windsocks a bit more, and added a few more parking spots.

  • Launched November 15, 2020

    Initial release of this file just launched. Welcome aboard!

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Nice Job
November 27, 2020

GPS Coordinates 41.695527, -88.128513

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    January 26, 2021

    I got my PPL and CFI here! Thank you for making this!!

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    kingnothing75 replied Author
    January 27, 2021
    You're welcome ! I work down the road from here , and sometimes me and my boys have breakfast at Charlie's in summer. Someday ihope i can get my PPL here , or maybe KMDW! This was my first SDK designed/ re-edited airport and though buildings are not exact, at least its way more accurate than the generic airport.
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    January 03, 2021

    Thank you.

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    November 15, 2020

    This is great!

    Is Chicago Executive / KPWK on your to-do list?

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    kingnothing75 replied Author
    November 15, 2020
    Yes, i want to fix all the Chicago airports! Was thinking of doing Midway first, but thats a big project. I think i will have a quick look at Chicago Executive and see what it needs. Thanks for trying this out!
    kingnothing75 replied Author
    January 04, 2021
    Just finished chicago Midway, KMDW. Now am going to start working on Chicago Executive airport after a few days break.
    tortillachip replied
    January 16, 2021
    Awesome, you rock man!
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    November 15, 2020

    Are you a (hobby?) photographer? Not only created you a beautiful scenery, your screenshots are superb too!

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    kingnothing75 replied Author
    November 15, 2020
    Thank you, i love the focus/ depth of focus function in MFS, really makes some of those photos look great!

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