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TorqueSim SR22 Development Update May 2020

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Developer TorqueSim announced the SR22 before the release of their BN-2 Islander. With the release of that aircraft now firmly in the hands of X-Plane 11 users, TorqueSim has now turned their attention back to their SR22. In their latest development blog, the team has discussed RealSimGear integration, an update on the 3D modelling and texturing and more.


As mentioned, the first thing on their list was integration with RealSimGear. It’s no secret that the team has been working with RealSimGear to make this the best experience for users of that hardware. As quoted from their website, “the RealSimGear Cirrus Perspective hardware package will work out of the box with the new aircraft providing a fully integrated and easy to configure home training solution […].” Users will be able to practice real-world flight checklists, flows and more with the hardware. You can learn more about the RealSimGear G1000 + Cirrus Perspective Package here.

Beyond that, a status update was given on various parts of the aircraft’s development. The 3D modelling and texture work is almost complete with the developers commenting “model has full 4K PBR texturing, with accurately replicated materials throughout.” TorqueSim then made several statements regarding engine modelling. From an extensive oil system to engine knock (not ever seen in X-Plane before), this is a highly detailed and system-rich aircraft from TorqueSim. The actual update is a lot more detailed and can be read on their forum post.

Finally, the team wanted to comment on the built-in electrical system. They have described the system as a “low-level physics simulation” having now implemented various behaviours and functions. This new logic allows for the many different states of the SR22 to be dynamically simulated at runtime.

The team’s blog post concluded with the news that they have a brand new website (easier to find everything) and split development blogs away from the main website to the new subdomain.

As always, we’ll continue to watch development progress and will let you know when new things come to light.

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Torquesim SR22 Development Update 5

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Weeks after weeks, Torquesim keeps updating us about their SR22 development progress. This week's update is about the aerodynamics of their upcoming general aviation plane. The aerodynamics model of the Torquesim SR22 has been created by an external developer called X-Aerodynamics. They are known for their previous works on the Aerobask DR-400 and DA-62 as well as  many other addons
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TorqueSim SR22 Development Update 4

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TorqueSim has taken the habit to update the community on the progress of their SR22 on a regular basis. The 4th update starts with a statement concerning the COVID-19 situation and further elaborates their approach to the engine behavior model. Covid-19 Statement The TorqueSim team is currently monitoring the situation, and since the team works from remote places, they have
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TorqueSim SR22 Development Update 3

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The team at TorqueSim has shared their latest development update which highlights the progress being made on the SR22 in development for X-Plane 11. The update this week wasn't significant in terms of details, but the team did say that this week the team has integrated the 3D model into the sim, making it a huge milestone for the team.
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TorqueSim SR22 Week 2 Development Update

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Torquesim X-Plane developer has shared with us their Week 2 development progress update on their upcoming Cirrus SR22. The previews concentrates on the interior and on the electrical system. The latter is paramount on the SR22, since it drives most of the features of this aircraft, from the autopilot and instruments package to deicing the windshield and prop. Hence, a
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TorqueSim SR22 Development Update

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After being announced last week, TorqueSim has given us a small development update on their upcoming aircraft: The Cirrus SR22. The development update started with an exciting announcement, namely, that the SR22T will come bundled with the SR22. This turbocharged version of the plane sacrifices some load capabilities as well as the air conditioning in order to gain higher cruise altitudes and faster cruise speeds. It also has a three-blade prop instead of a four-blade prop.
The development update also showed off some of the work that has been going into the programming of the G1000 avionics suite. The screenshots show a custom engine page, a custom engine sidebar and a custom checklist.

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Eaglesoft Development Group Publish Cirrus SR22 Turbo On Simmarket

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Eaglesoft has recently published their Cirrus SR22 G2 turbo aircraft for the 32-bit ESP platform on simmarket. The US-built piston GA aircraft is powered by a Continental IO-550-N engine, has a range of over 1,000 nautical miles and is used by several flight schools, charter services and Air Forces as trainers. Eaglesoft's rendition of the aircraft comes with many features
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