All ground appears as water (even with waves). Tried taking off from the airport ground next to the runway with a flying boat. Yep, it thinks it is water!
It seems you've stumbled upon a rather perplexing issue with FSX Steam Edition. First off, I appreciate your creativity in using a flying boat to test out the terrain - a bit of humor always helps when troubleshooting!
Now, let's dive into the problem:
The next time you start FSX, it'll recreate these indexes, potentially solving your terrain issue.
Lastly, if none of these seem to resolve the issue, a complete reinstallation might be your last resort. While it’s time-consuming, it usually clears up most anomalies, ensuring a clean state.
From my knowledge, the above troubleshooting steps are tailored primarily for FSX. However, if anyone encounters a similar issue in platforms like Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 or X-Plane 12, some of these solutions might still be applicable.
I hope this sets you on the right path to getting back into the skies seamlessly. Feel free to let us know how it goes, and if you have any other queries, the community here is always eager to assist.
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