October 27, 2014: Sonderborg X updated to ver. 1.2
An update Sonderborg X is now available. Here
is a list of changes and fixed issues in ver. 1.2
Fixed an issue with missing shadows on ground polygons in P3Dv2
Adjusted ground terrain colors
Fixed an issue with a missing hangar in P3Dv2
New threshold marking texture
Fixed an issues with missing runway edge lights and approach lights in P3Dv2
October 14, 2014: Danish Airfields X - Endelave v.1.1 released
Danish Airfields X - Endelave v.1.1 is a highly detailed scenery of the island of Endelave situated in the Kattegat Sea in eastern Jutland, Denmark. The scenery features a photorealistic ground scenery (30 cm/pixel) with seasonal variation and an accurate and highly detailed rendition of Endelave Airfield (ICAO: EKEL), the small, private airfield, well-known by pilots from all over Europe. In 2014, Endelave Airfield celebrated its 50th anniversary. Danish Airfields X - Endelave v. 1.1 is a major update to the original scenery which was released in 2010. For FSX SP2/Acceleration and Prepar3Dv2. Ver. 1.1 is a free upgrade for customers, who purchased the original scenery. Please note: Before installing v. 1.1 you must first uninstall any previous versions of Danish Airfields X - Endelave. Read more.
May 30, 2014: Danish Airfields X - Nordborg released
Danish Airfields X - Nordborg for FSX Acceleration/SP2 Prepar3D v2 is a highly detailed scenery of Nordborg/Pøl Airfield and the city of Nordborg situated on the island of Als in southern Denmark. The airfield has a 666x30 meter grass runway with runway direction 06/24. The airfield is privately owned but is open to all pilots during VMC. The airfield is home to Nordals Flying Club, which has 70 members. In 2014 the club will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Nordborg Airfield is located just 1.2 NM north of the city of Nordborg, which has just over 6000 inhabitants - and its own castle, Nordborg Castle. The first Nordborg Castle was built in 1152, probably by Danish king Svend Grathe. The castle was originally called Alsborg and was built on an island in Nordborg Lake. The present main building was built in 1909. Today the castle is used as an "efterskole" (independent boarding school). The castle itself is not open to the public, but you can take a walk in the garden. Danish Airfields X - Nordborg features: Highly detailed scenery of the airfield and the city of Nordborg, 35 km2 photorealistic ground scenery (28 cm/pixel) with seasonal variation, seasonal change tool, volumetric grass, flowers, custom ambient sounds, hundreds of hand placed autogen houses, farming buildings and trees, high quality building textures based on photos taken on-site by Vidan Design, dynamic GA AI traffic (FSX only), custom modeled objects, cars, farming buildings, warehouses, residential buildings. The ground terrain is color matched to blend with default FSX/P3D terrain textures.
February 11, 2014: Bornholm X released
Bornholm X for FSX SP2/Acceleration is a major update to Vidan Design's “Bornholm Airport X”-scenery which was released in April 2011. The scenery features a detailed scenery of Bornholm Airport (EKRN, RNN) and the city of Rønne, situated on the Danish Baltic Sea island of Bornholm. The scenery includes highly detailed models of all airport buildings with high resolution textures and a new photoreal ground terrain with season- and night variation (covering the airport and the city of Rønne). The scenery also features custom modeled objects, airport vehicles and cars, custom made volumetric grass and other vegetation, custom modeled farming buildings, warehouses, residential buildings and much more. The airport has been recreated in extreme details and the scenery includes many high resolution textures (2048x2048 pixels) based on hundreds of photos taken on-site by Vidan Design and images kindly provided by the staff at Bornholm Airport. Bornholm X is designed to be used on a standard FSX Acceleration/SP2 installation with default FSX ground textures.
New in Bornholm X:New photoreal ground terrain covering Bornholm Airport and the city of Rønne. New highly detailed scenery of the city of Rønne. New remodeled terminal building, now reflecting the current real world terminal building. New ground polygons with new high resolution textures. New autogen buildings and trees. Custom made volumetric grass, bushes and flowers. Hundreds of handplaced trees. Realistic snow textures. Seasonal change tool. Danish static GA airplanes. Animated birds. New airport vehicles
October 29, 2013: Sonderborg X published by Aerosoft
Aerosoft has published my Sonderborg X scenery. It is now available at the Aerosoft download shop. Sonderborg X is a realistic and highly detailed rendition of Sonderborg Airport (EKSB, SGD), located on the island of Als in Southern Jutland close to the Danish-German border. Sonderborg Airport has several daily flights to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (EKCK, CPH). Sonderborg X features a 40 cm/pixel photoreal terrain and high resolution building textures based on hundreds of photos taken on-site by Vidan Design. You can find lots of screenshots and more information about Sonderborg X here. Remember to also read these excellent reviews of the scenery.
October 1, 2013: New website
Welcome to Vidan Designs new website. I hope that you like the new design and that the site is working without problems in your favorite browser. If you are experiencing any problems with the new site please feel free to contact me. To celebrate the launch of the new website I have released my first payware scenery, Danish Airfields X - Rarup from 2009, as a free download. You can get your copy at simMarket. Make sure that you also get my other freeware danish sceneries here.
July 5, 2013: Danish Airfields X - Tunø released
Danish Airfields X – Tunø is a realistic and highly detailed scenery of the island of Tunø and Tunø Airfield. The island of Tunø is a small idyllic and beautiful island in the Kattegat Sea, situated between the larger island of Samsø and the east coast of Jutland, ca. 25 kilometers southeast of Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city. The island of Tunø covers an area of 3.52 km ² and has 118 inhabitants. The island of Tunø is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora and fauna. No cars are allowed on Tunø, so you either have to walk, cycle or grab a "Traxa", a “Tractor taxi”, to get around. The airfield on Tunø is a small private airfield. Landing and takeoff at Tunø Airfield requires great care from the pilot. The landingstrip (07/25) is only 309 meters and is sloping towards the beach. Tunø has only one village, Tunø by. Here you can visit the church, which dates back to the 14th century. The tower functions as both a church tower and a lighthouse. On the island of Tunø, you will a find rich and varied bird life, and in the sea around the island you can see both seals and small whales. Danish Airfields X – Tunø is designed to be used on a standard FSX Acceleration/SP2 installation under DirectX 9.
July 4, 2013: FSXPage review of Sonderborg X
FSXPage has reviewed Sonderborg X and has awarded the scenery with the FSXPage Silver award. Read the full review here.
June 4, 2013: Rays Aviation review of Sonderborg X
Rays Aviation has reviewed Sonderborg X and rate it a full house of 5/5 Stars: "This is in my opinion one of the best sceneries of Danish airports made for flight simulator". Read the full review here.
May 29, 2013: Sonderborg X update available
An update to Sonderborg X is now available. The update includes improved vehicle models and it solves a problem with missing cars on parking lots in FSX SP2. More information here
May 22, 2013: Sonderborg X released
Sonderborg X is a realistic and highly detailed rendition of Sønderborg Lufthavn/Sonderborg Airport (EKSB, SGD). The airport is located on the island of Als in Southern Jutland, a few kilometers from Sønderborg City, next to the beautiful Augustenborg Fjord, and not far from the Danish-German border. The airport has several daily flights to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (EKCK, CPH). The route is operated by Danish Air Transport, DAT. The flying time between Copenhagen and Sønderborg is about 40 minutes.
March 14, 2013:: New Sonderborg X preview images posted
New images of the upcoming Sonderbog X scenery posted on the forum and on Facebook.
December 19, 2012: Randers Airfield update
A new version of Randers Airfield EKRD is now available. The 1.1 update includes new apron, taxiway and runway textures, new building textures and new ground textures with seasonal variation. The update also includes new 3D grass, more trees, a new season change tool and custom made GA AI traffic. Please see this forum post for more information
December 12, 2012: Sønderborg X
Vidan Design has started work on the next release, Sønderborg X, a detailed scenery of Sønderborg Airport ESSB, SGD for Flight Simulator X. Sønderborg Airport (EKSB, SGD) is beautifully located on the island of Als in southern Denmark, a few kilometers from Sønderborg City and not far from the Danish-German border. The airport has several daily flights to Copenhagen Airport EKCH. The route is operated by Danish Air Transport (DAT). Stay tuned for preview screenshots!
December 10, 2012: Freeware Aarhus Airport X ver. 1.1 now available
A new version of the freeware scenery Aarhus Airport X is now available. In version 1.1 the apronlight has been improved and most of the night textures has been replaced. Download the new version from the freeware page
November 8, 2012: Danish Airfields X - Sindal patch available
This patch fixes a problem with ground polygons not displaying correctly when the scenery is used together with the freeware scenery Denmark Map X 2.0. Please see this forum post for more information.
October 25, 2012: Bornholm Airport X - Update available
An optional update to Bornholm Airport X is now available. Please see this forum post for more information.
Danish Airfields X - Saeby ver. 1.1 available
Danish Airfields X - Saeby ver. 1.1 available. A new version of Danish Airfields X - Saeby is now available. Version 1.1 fixes a problem with buildings disappearing when they are near the edge of the field of view. Also, the photo terrain textures has been adjusted to better blend with the default ground textures and to better match FSX season changes. To install the update, you must log into the SimMarket account that you used when you purchased the scenery, download the installer and run it again. You do not need to uninstall Danish Airfields X - Saeby before running the new installer.
Danish Airfields X – Sindal for FSX released
Danish Airfields X – Sindal is a realistic and highly detailed rendition of Sindal Airport (IATA: CNL ICAO: EKSN) , the northernmost airport in Denmark, situated on the top of the Jutland peninsula between Frederikshavn at the Kattegat Sea and Hirtshals at the North Sea coast. The scenery features a 19 cm/pixel photoreal terrain with day/night and seasonal variation, uniquely modeled airport buildings, custom made farm buildings, objects, vehicles and ai traffic. The airport has been recreated in extreme details and the scenery includes many high resolution textures (2048x2048 pixels) based on hundreds of photos taken on-site by Vidan Design. Sindal Airport EKSN is a municipally owned airport which was established in 1977. The airport has a 1200 meter long asphalt runway. The airport is home to Sindal Flying Club which was establiched in 1985. The airport is also home to the ScanTech aircraft maintenance facility which has specialized on HawkerBeechcraft and Cessna Citation piston and turbine powered aircraft. The scenery is designed to be used on a standard FSX Acceleration/SP2 installation under DirectX 9.
May 28, 2012: FS-Flightcrew.de review
The german FS website fs-flightcrew.de has reviewed Danish Airfields X - Saeby: "Dieses kleine Flugfeld ist ein Must-Have für alle VFR-Flieger." Read the review here:
March 28, 2012: Danish Airfields X - Saeby released
Danish Airfields X - Saeby is a highly detailed rendition of the small private airfield Saeby Ottestrup EKSA located southwest of Frederikshavn in northern Jutland. Saeby Ottestrup airfield offers a relaxed and quiet rural atmosphere for general aviation pilots. Situated in northern Denmark with both Norway and Sweden within relatively short range, the airfield is the ideal destination on a scandinavian GA round trip. The airfield has a 650m marked grass runway with lights and a 1000m glider area. The scenery features a 19 cm/pixel photoreal terrain with day/night and seasonal variation, uniquely modeled hangars, custom made farm houses, objects and vehicles. Product page
Januar 26, 2012: More reviews
Mutley's Hangar reviewer Rob Scott has reviewed Bornholm Airport X: "The airport buildings and layout [...] have been re-created in exacting detail from the rusting container behind one of the buildings to the glider strip alongside the main runway". Read the review at Mutley's Hangar. FLIGHTSIM.DK has publiched a review of Danish Airfields X - Herning: "Hvis du flyver GA i Danmark så er Herning Flyveplads nok ikke til at komme uden om! Og dette add-on tilføjer alle de detaljer og den præcision til Herning som standard udgaven mangler!" Read the review at FLIGHTSIM.DK
December 17, 2011: Vidan Design product updates:
Vidan Design has updated several products including Bornholm Airport X, Danish Airfields X - Herning and a number of freeware sceneries: Bornholm Airport X: Updated to version 1.1. A number of minor issues in Bornholm Airport X has been resolved. To install ver. 1.1, simply download the installer again, run it and follow the instructions (only needed if you purchased Bornholm Airport X before Dec. 16, 2011). Danish Airfields X - Herning: Updated to version 1.1. An issue with missing textures in Danish Airfields X - Herning has now been resolved. To install ver. 1.1, simply download the installer again, run it and follow the instructions (only needed if you purchased Danish Airfields X - Herning before Dec. 16, 2011). Danish Airfields X - Endelave: The installer will now install Danish Airfields X - Endelave in the Vidan Design folder inside the main Flight Simulator X directory. Manual updated. Before installing this version, please uninstall the canopy.dk version using the uninstaller or by using Windows Add/remove programs. Danish Airfields X - Rarup: The installer will now install Danish Airfields X - Rarup in the Vidan Design folder inside the main Flight Simulator X directory. Manual updated. Before installing this version, please uninstall the canopy.dk version by using the uninstaller or by using Windows Add/remove programs. Freeware: New installers: New Vidan Design installer versions of Aarhus Airport X, Aarhus X (City of Aarhus), Danish Airfields X - Grenaa and Danish Airfields X - Hadsund now available here: http://www.vidandesign.com/freeware.htm. All manuals updated. If you want to use the new versions it is recommended that you first remove the old "zip-versions".
November 20, 2011: Danish Airfields X - Herning review
Rays Aviation has reviewed Danish Airfields X - Herning: "I give the scenery a 5/5-Star rating and I thank Vidan Design for creating this specific scenery – YOU have done a really superb job by creating EKHG with this level of quality, detail and realism." Read the review here
November 13, 2011: Bornholm Airport X review
The new Danish flight sim site flightsim.dk has made a thorough review of Vidan Design Bornholm Airport X. Read the review (in Danish) here.
November 13, 2011: Bornholm Airport X review
The new Danish flight sim site flightsim.dk has made a thorough review of Vidan Design Bornholm Airport X. Read the review (in Danish) here.
November 11, 2011: Danish Airfields X – Herning released
Danish Airfields X – Herning is a realistic and highly detailed representation of Herning Airport EKHG (Herning Lufthavn, also known as “Skinderholm Flyveplads”). Danish Airfields X - Herning features custom modeled runway, apron and taxiways, custom modeled objects, fuel stations and airport vehicles, 3D grass vegetation, custom made ground textures with night/day and season variation - and much more. Herning Airport EKHG is situated just north-east of Herning in central Jutland. The airport was established in 1943. During the Second World War occupation of Denmark the airfield was used by the Luftwaffe as a dummy airfield to divert attention away from “Fliegerhorst Grove” (Karup Airbase/Karup Airport),located just 7 NM north of EKHG. Today, Herning Airport is one of Denmark's busiest GA airports and home to several flying clubs, among them is one of the most active gliding clubs in Denmark, Herning Gliding Club. The airport has a 1200 meter asphalt runway, a grass runway and a glider strip.
August, 2011: Stanislaw Drzewiecki piracy
Stanislaw Drzewiecki of Drzewiecki Design has made illegal use of Vidan Design Bornholm Airport X textures and preview screenshots to make his Bornholm Island 2011 scenery. I have contacted Stanislaw Drzewiecki and asked him to remove the textures from his scener. Please see this page
July 28, 2011: Danish Airfields X- Herning preview images.
The first preview images of Danish Airfield X - Herning has been published. Herning Airport EKHG is a small Danish airport located 4 NM northeast of Herning in central Jutland. Please go to the forum to view preview screenshots of Danish Airfield X - Herning.
July 19, 2011: New patch for Bornholm Airport X available
A new patch for Bornholm Airport X is now available. Patch 2 is an optional patch that resolves a number of small issues in Bornholm Airport X. Please go to the product updates page to download the patch.
July 1, 2011: More Danish Airfields X sceneries under development
Vidan Design has begun work on three new "Danish Airfields X"-sceneries for Flight Simulator X: Sindal Airport EKSN and Sæby Airfield EKSA, situated in the northernmost part of Jutland, and Herning Airport EKHG situated in central Jutland. More information and preview screenshots will be posted on the Vidan Design forum and blog.
April 21, 2011: Bornholm Airport X released!
Vidan Design has released Bornholm Airport X. Bornholm Airport X is a realistic and highly detailed rendition of Bornholm Airport EKRN, (formerly Rønne Airport), situated on the Danish Baltic Sea island of Bornholm. Bornholm Airport X features custom made taxiways, aprons and runway with high resolution textures, highly detailed models of airport vehicles, objects and ground support equipment, custom made lights and ground terrain textures with night/day and season variation. Bornholm Airport X also features a scenery of the islands main city, Rønne. Features: Accurate and highly detailed rendition of Bornholm Airport EKRN. High resolution runway, apron and taxiway textures 3D runway-, apron- and taxiway lights Custom made realistic ground textures with night/day and season variation High resolution photorealistic textures on all buildings and vehicles with day and night variation Custom made Gmax models of objects, cars, ground support equipment and airport vehicles Dynamic road traffic Rønne city scenery Manual in English
Januar 13, 2011: Bornholm Airport X update
More buildings and features has been added to the upcomming Bornholm Airport X scenery. Please go to the forum to view the latest screenshots of Bornholm Airport X.
December 21, 2010: Bornholm Airport X - Preview screenshots
The development of Bornholm Airport X for Flight Simulator X is progressing well. Ground textures, airport markings, ground polygons and several models of buildings are finished. The latest preview screenshots of Bornholm Airport X can be seen here.
Nov. 12, 2010: Danish Airfields X - Randers
Vidan Design has released Danish Airfields X - Randers. The scenery is a realistic and detailed representation of Randers Flyveplads (Randers Airfield) EKRD, located just north of the city of Randers, Denmark. The scenery features high resolution runway and taxiway textures, custom made realistic ground textures with night/day and season variation and custom made Gmax models of objects, cars and buildings.
September 25, 2010: Bornholm Airport EKRN for FSX
Vidan Design has started work on a new Bornholm Airport EKRN scenery for FSX. The scenery will be based on brand new photos of the airport, which is located near Rønne, the main city on the island Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. For more news and updates on this project, please visit the Vidan Design Forum
September 16, 2010: Danish Airfields X - Randers
The next release in the Danish Airfields X-series will be Randers Airfield EKRD. Randers Airfield is located in the eastern part of Jutland, and the airfield is used by both commercial and general aviation traffic. You can follow the development of the scenery in this thread.
September 4, 2010: Canopy.dk is now Vidan Design
Vidan Design is the new name for canopy.dk. Vidan Design will continue the development of the popular Danish Airfields X series for FSX. Vidan Design will provide customer support for all titles published by canopy.dk. Canopy.dk was established in 2009 by John B. Jensen and has released a number of addon sceneries for Microsoft Flight Simulator, both freeware and payware products. Vidan Design is using the newest developing tools and the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator SDK (Software Development Kit). Vidan Design aims at creating realistic and up to date scenery products of the highest quality, while at the same time ensuring that the products have minimal impact on computer performance. The name "Vidan" comes from a contraction of the words "Virtuel" (Virtual) and "Danmark".