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MSFS [GUIDE] How to create custom aerial scenery


I have not had time to personally test this yet, but AFAIK:

* MSFS SDK compilers require source files for terrain imagery draped texture materials to be submitted as (EPSG:4326) GIS projection format

(EPSG:4326): Projection = Geographic (Lat / Lon), Datum=WGS84, Planar Units = Arc Degrees, Central Longitude=0


(EPSG:4326) is to be distinguished from a non-warped (EPSG:3857) GIS Projection format for background maps used to create Airport Facilities Data and/or 3D models:


NOTE: (EPSG:3785 has reportedly been deprecated due to its Pseudo-Mercator spherical- rather than IRL ellipsoidal- Geoid world model:

PS: One might wonder if existing MSFS SDK compilers 'choke' on a USERVAS size of some submitted work sets because of internal re-projection to a required GIS format ? :scratchch

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Thanks for the info GaryGB, but I am not sure how to apply it. Is there something I am doing wrong in QGIS?