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Best Format to Export from Blender? Basic Starting Tutorials?

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Hi all!

I'm trying to model from scratch my home airport in Blender, which is coming along very nicely. I did once get the new building I modeled to show once in P3D V4.5, but this sim is a completely different beast it seems with developing.

Can someone please help me and point me in the right direction as to:

What file export to save my blender files in for compiling for MSFS
What program is used to compile for MSFS

I would appreciate it. I suck at google and couldn't find much, and the tutorial videos I find don't seem to explain much about the exporting from blender process.

Thanks again everyone, I intend 2021 the year to be that I finally get something created for MSFS. And to be my home airport. I have plans on redoing all of Rhode Island's airports. I have a contact at the Airport Management that allowed me access whenever I need photos for reference, etc, so its finally going to happen, with all of your help of course.

Thank you so much in advance. Just to show I'm not wasting your time, here's an image of the new KSFZ Old Terminal rendered.

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If interested in working for my team at OCD Studios, feel free to contact me if you are interested in helping with the compilation aspect, but I prefer to learn as well how to do it instead of people just doing it for me. Payment will be in free product. (I'm new, so can't do cash payments)
 

Cédrice

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france
What file export to save my blender files in for compiling for MSFS
What program is used to compile for MSFS
I directly compile my gITFs in Blender from the Vitus tool "Blender2MSFS toolkit"
Others do differently and go through MCX (not yet tried)
 
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I directly compile my gITFs in Blender from the Vitus tool "Blender2MSFS toolkit"
Others do differently and go through MCX (not yet tried)
Thanks as well for your input, and it is fully appreciated. I'm not brave enough to try the MCX Format just yet, but who knows, maybe someday as well. LOL
 
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Thanks for the links above. I am also trying to fix the airports around my home city of Chicago. so far, ive done a nice job of adding buildings, hangars, control towers, but these are all stock models in the SDK and dont look like the real life models. Now im trying to make custom 3d objects in blender, and put them into my existing airport packages. (hopefully i can add models to an existing SDK package ?
 
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