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This program is a really awesome concept, very useful for developers of airports that have small details in the terrain that wouldn't be picked up and represented well by available mesh data, or would react well with the requirement for flat airports. I have an idea though for a huge feature that would make it far easier to use: a 3D view!

I've been playing around with it to see how it works and what its capable of, but it seems like getting things to be shaped just right is a lot of guess work. Having a 3D representation of the data would give the developer an immediate look at what the outcome will be in the simulator, so there's no need for constant reloading. Just something to consider, if it's possible to implement. Thanks!
 

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Thanks for the kudos and the suggestion, Jon. Unfortunately, a 3D viewer is not "in the cards". While I agreed a 3D viewer would be a "huge feature", the development effort involved is equally huge (and doesn't seem warranted in view of the apparently-limited user base) - unless a useable 3D FS terrain viewer has already been developed and is available to me.

Don
 
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