ORBX announced LOWI for X-Plane – with heliports

The company is finally releasing the amazing scenery for Innsbruck, but with a few twists – including some goodies for our community.

ORBX LOWI Innsbruck for X-Plane

LOWI is coming to X-Plane, with a vengeance.

ORBX went the extra mile to further build on top of the work they already had done on the FSX/P3D version and expanded the scenery a bit more.

In this scenery we will find a region of around 8.000km2 (around 3,090 square miles), encompassing the core of the Austrian Alps and a quite a big area southern Bavaria.

But that’s not all. ORBX decided to add something for the helicopter community. Along with the airport, amazing cityscape and gorgeous mountain area, we will also find 3 heliports:

  • Hat Tux (Alpin 5) Heliport LOJT - Rescue heliport hidden deep in a valley south-west of Innsbruck. Perfect for exploring the further reaches of this scenery;
  • University Hospital (Uni Klinik) Heliport LOIU - rooftop hospital heliport in the heart of the city;
  • Flight Rescue Centre OAMTC Heliport LOJO - major Christophorus/Police heliport adjacent to the airport;

ORBX developer Jarrad Marshall (who is a confessed helicopter pilot), said that “the team added these heliports having the helicopter flight simulation community in mind”. He also added that “helicopters are one of the best ways for people to enjoy our work”.

Spot on.

There’s still no date of release or a price set yet but, meanwhile, we can take a look at the sick job ORBX and Jarrad did on this scenery.

For more information and screenshots, check out the ORBX official forums.

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About Sérgio Costa

Sérgio has been a flight simulation enthusiast for nearly 25 years. His passion with helicopters developed during MSFS 2000 when he discovered the complexity of these aircraft and the challenge it was to control them. Since then he has been primarily a helicopter flight simmer, trying his best not to crash and kill all his virtual passengers. Sérgio is HeliSimmer.com's editor and writer and one of the Three Grumpy Simmers, a YouTube series and Podcast produced together with YouTubers Bel Geode and NovaWing24, obviously dedicated to flight simulation.

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