Sky Simluations MD-11 v2 Released

Sky Simulations bring their McDonnell Douglas MD-11 to P3Dv4. Myself, like many others, have been dying to get their hands on an MD-11 for Prepar3D version 4. Well, we are in luck! Sky Simulations, who…

Posted: 18-Oct-2018 @ 21:59z
Sky Simluations MD-11 v2 Released

Sky Simulations bring their McDonnell Douglas MD-11 to P3Dv4.

Myself, like many others, have been dying to get their hands on an MD-11 for Prepar3D version 4. Well, we are in luck! Sky Simulations, who brought us the DC-9, have released the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 for P3Dv4. A large number of features have been added to this new version. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11, successor to the Douglas DC-10, first flew in January of 1990 and was produced between 1988 and 1997 still under the McDonnell Douglas name, until Boeing purchased the company and continued the production for another 2 years before finally ending the MD-11 production. The MD-11 was the last wide-body tri-jet configuration to ever be produced. It is now only in cargo service with major cargo airlines such as FedEx and UPS. It’s last commercial flight was operated by KLM between Amsterdam’s Shciphol and Montreal.

Sky Simulations’ MD-11 features a large number. Ranging from a brand new fuselage to accurate GPWS (Ground Proximity Warning System) sounds. The new MD-11 has been completely rebuilt form the ground up with redesigned systems. Whilst there are no night light previews, you can expect sublime night lighting in the VC to properly give the immersion of flying at night. Sky Simulations have added their own static ground equipment much like the features in the PMDG 747 QOTSII. At the click of a button, catering services and ground equipment will appear and give the feel that you are loading your aircraft. A GPU (Ground Power Unit) is included in this feature as well and it does exactly what it is meant to do. Engine sounds have been recorded from a real MD-11 from both the exterior and interior of both GE CF6-80 and PW PW4460 engine varients. The flight dynamics too have been completely redesigned and tested by real world MD-11 pilots and are claimed to be accurate to the real aircraft. Along with that, you can feel the weight of the aircraft if it has a heavy load on board. Accurate weight and balance sheets are also included within the large manual that comes out of the box with the aircraft.

You can buy the Sky Simulations MD-11 on the SimMarket website for FSX and P3D v2 v3 and v4 for 41.99 Euro.

Features:

-AIRCRAFT
State of the art replica of the aircraft.
Two different engine variants GE CF6-80 and PW PW4460, both in passenger and cargo versions.
NEW! FUSELAGE.
NEW! WINGS.
NEW! ENGINES.
NEW! DYNAMIC FLEXIBLE WINGS.
NEW! LANDING GEARS.
REDESIGNED CARGO BAYS.
NEW HIGH RESOLUTION TEXTURES.
NEW 3D Fan Blades.

Fully operational 3-positions landing lights (retracted, extended off and extended on).
Every detail of the aircraft is modeled accurately and does not affect the frame rates.
Ground power unit (GPU).
3D modeled PITOTs, Static probe, Static ports.
Moving wipers (2 Speeds).
Accurately modeled and Animated thrust reversers.

-GROUND MODE
GPU interacts with the aircraft systems.
Animated Ground personnel.
Catering Truck, Stairs Truck and Cargo Loaders.

-MAINTENANCE MODE
Engines, Landing gear Doors and Weather Radar.

-FLIGHT DYNAMICS
Flight Dynamics tested by real airline pilots and performance based in many real-world comparisons.
Fully reliable in flight manuals, performance and climb.
Perfectly simulated weight and Balance in accordance with the weight and Balance Manual.

-VIRTUAL COCKPIT

Totally new Virtual cockpit!!
NEW! 3D INSTRUMENTS.
NEW! VC NEW LIGHTING EFFECTS.
NEW! HIGH-RES PHOTO REALISTIC-BAKED TEXTURES.
NEW! Cockpit instrument backlight.
NEW! Cockpit Flood Lighting.

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