LOIG Wucher Ludesch

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1.The Original

The Wucher Helicopter GmbH is an Austrian helicopter flight service. It is the last surviving part of the air carrier Wucher headquartered in Ludesch (Austria).

Wucher Helicopter can be used for different purposes. In addition to 6 rescue helicopters in Vorarlberg Wucher Helicopter runs a fleet of transport helicopters with a payload of up to 5,000 kg and a Helikoptersäge. In addition, experience flights and heli-skiing are available. With 5 locations of Vorarlberg, the Lake Constance region, to Salzburg, Wucher Helicopter covers not only West Austria but also southern Germany, the Principality of Liechtenstein and part of Switzerland. The company is active internationally for disaster relief, fire fighting and for fertilizer and spraying flights.

2010 Wucher Helicopter bought the company Helimatic Saw systems GmbH, based in Cologne, Helimatic is the world-renowned manufacturer of helicopters saws. Since the takeover, the Helimatic GmbH is a company of Wucher Helicopter Group based in Lindau.


Heliport Ludesch, Construction period Phase 1: 2002-2003 and Phase 2: 2010-2011. Investment: 2,5 Millions Euro. Opening was in June 2011.

  • Built-up area: 1800 m²
  • Enclosed space. 20.000 m³
  • Warm-Hangar for maintennance: 600 m² or 5 Helis
  • Cold-Hangar for hangaring: 600 m² or 5 Helis
  • Helicopter painting booth
  • Workshop (300 m2)
  • Stock of spare parts and feedstock (300 m²)
  • office and training facilities (1100 m²)
  • Employees lounges and changing rooms


(Source: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wucher_Helicopter)

2.The scenery

The scene is based on publicly available information and pictures made by our user Philipp, thanks!

The scenery includes night textures and realistic lighting (Only X-Plane 10, 11).






 Radio channel/ Callname

Hangar Ludesch

Special procedures


avoid overflying populated areas near the heliport

 Approach from


east or west

 Departure direction


east or west

(Source: http://old.helipad.org/app/default.asp?padId=1174)

3.Functions (summary)

  • Photorealistic Scenery
  • Compatibel to OSM+autogen V6.0 from PliotBalu
  • realistic ground textures at the Heliport and the surrounding
  • Parkpositions conform to the charts
  • realistic lighting of the Helipad
  • realistic Markings at the Heliport and the apron
  • nighttextures
  • Winter - Textures
  • realistic lighting      *)

*) X-Plane 10+, 11+ only!


Just copy the folder " LOIG Wucher Ludesch 2.0" in the compressed file after unpacking in the "Custom Scenery" - folder.

directory structure:


          Custom Scenery /

                 LOIG Wucher Ludesch 2.0 /

                          Earth nav data and others)

and restart X-Plane.

5.Recommended settings

To visualize all light effects, HDR should be activated. The higher the settings for "texture resolution" and "airport detail" the better the quality of the scenery but the more affect on the FPS ratio.

6.Required Software

X-Plane® Version 11.11+, 10.30+ or 9.7

7.Used Libraries


8.Recommended addons

Although the scenery will work without any addons, we recommend to use the following ones for the whole experience (pictures taken with addons installed):

OSM_Europe_osm+autogen by PilotBalu,
Download: http://simheaven.com/?page_id=23

to have streets and buildings from OSM and autogen where is no coverrage of such data.


Osm_Austria_beta6.0 by PilotBalu

Download: http://simheaven.com/experimental/

HD Mesh Scenery v2 by alpilotx

Download: http://www.alpilotx.net/downloads/x-plane-10-hd-scenery-mesh-v2/

Europe_Library von LyAvain,

Download:  http://simheaven.com/?page_id=14
to see European instead of US buildings.


LAMINAR RESEARCH®            X-Plane®

Ben Supnik                              WED (Version 1.6.1 verwendet)

marginal                                   Sketchup-Plugin

Philipp                                      Photos

made by oe3gsu

If you like this Scenery, we appreciate your donation:

    LOIG Wucher Ludesch 2.0.zip    (XP 11)

    LOIG Wucher Ludesch 1.0.zip

    LOIG Wucher Ludesch 1.0 XP9.zip

    LOIG_Winter.zip               Winter-Textures for LOIG Wucher Ludesch 1.0

Installation: withJSGME (find instructions on http://www.x-plane.at/drupal/Highways ) or

                    direct: overwrite the same files in the appropriate directories (make a backup before!)