An ecclectic mix of airports, applications, utilities and other freeware "stuff" for MS Flight Simulator
CYYJ (2017)
A FlightSim FS9/FS2004 and FSX add-on providing accurate, detailed coverage of the Victoria, British Columbia, Canada International Airport and surrounding area including the Canadian Coast Guard and floatplane complex at nearby Pat Bay and the adjacent industrial parks. It is compatible with both versions of Ultimate Terrain, BC Roads and EVI Shorelines for FS9 and Orbx's FTX PNW for FSX.

CYYJ (2017)

Status and Known Issues

Current Release: Version 7.06

Issues/Problems in Current Release: - No Issues reported.

Applies to Issue Workaround/Update
P3Dv3/4 Use of custom lighting causes Simconnect to "missbehave" when the first lights come on (at dusk or under pilot control) resulting in a crash of the user aircraft. Download and install Patch 1.


Issues/Problems in Earlier Versions (All fixed in Version 7.05)

Applies to Issue Workaround/Update
FS9 The texture for the large paved area at the Pat Bay CCGS station is not properly applied. Download and install CYYJ 7.01 Patch 1 or install latest release.
All The floatplane ramp at CAP5 is not useable by the user aircraft. Download and install CYYJ 7.01 Patch 1 or install latest release.
FSX/P3Dv1 Effects folder (same as for FS9) omitted from archive. Copy the contents from the FS9\Effects folder in the archive into your FSX/P3dv1 Effects folder or install latest release.
P3Dv4 LM made the asphalt taxiway texture in P3Dv4 much darker, effectively reversing darker- and lighter-colored paved areas Install latest release.


Please be aware:

Applies to Issue Workaround
FS9 Car Spinning on Bumper: The standard Rwy12 libraries contain three demo files named ExtraObjects_demo.bgl, ExtraObjects_demo_A16N.bgl  and ExtraObjects_demo_FS9.bgl  which display a large number of vehicles (including one car spinning on its front bumper) and other objects in the area just east of the CYYJ main terminal. CYYJ (2014) excludes all these objects. However, certain add-ons including, reportedly, VOZ and Southern California Scenery Enhancements v2.0, incorporate/call these library files. Ensure CYYJ (2014) has higher priority in the Scenery Library than any addon that calls these libraries. Alternately, locate and delete these troublesome files from those libraries. (They do not appear to serve any useful purpose.)


CYYJ (2017) is "freeware". As such, support is limited. However, I will respond to your queries/problem reports - at least with an acknowledgement - and make a reasonable attempt to resolve any problems reported. Please do not report problems/issues in other than the latest release.

Should you wish to report a problem or other issue in CYYJ (2017), please use THIS LINK. But, before doing so, please confirm that CYYJ (2017) really is at fault by selectively enabling/disabling other add-ons in your Scenery Library that may interact with CYYJ (2017) to see if the symptoms change. And, remember, a picture is often worth 1000 words. So, don't be shy about attaching one or more screenshots.

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