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Microsoft Flight Simulator Twin Otter Gets Release Date & Details; F-35 Lightning II Released

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Twin Otter Gets Release Date & Details; F-35 Lightning II Released

Today a relevant new add-on aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator has been released, while launch details for another have been revealed.

Today a relevant new add-on aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator has been released, while launch details for another have been revealed.

We start with Aerosoft’s de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, which we learn will be released on January 19.

The pricing will be €29.95 plus applicable VAT, and below you can find the list of avionics (compatible with mods)

  • Garmin 530 all-in-one GPS/Nav/Comm solution
  • Garmin 430 all-in-one GPS/Nav/Comm solution
  • Bendix/King KR-87 ADF Receiver
  • Bendix/King KT-76C Transponder
  • Bendix/King KAP140 Autopilot
  • Intercontinental Altitude Alerter
  • Collins 913K Autopilot Controller (used as repeater for the KAP140)
  • Bendix/King KMA Audio Selector
  • Collins FD-112V Flight Director

On top of that, we also get the final list of models and liveries:

  • DHC6-100 Floats Passenger (Westcoast Air C-FGQH)
  • DHC6-100 Wheels Cargo (Norway Airforce MXJ_67-062)
  • DHC6-100_Wheels Passenger (Fuerza Aerea de chile 940)
  • DHC6-300 Amphibian Passenger (Viking Air N153QS)
  • DHC6-300 Floats Passenger (Trans Maldivian 8Q-TJM)
  • DHC6-300 Floats Passenger Short Nose (Trans Maldivian 8Q-MAV)
  • DHC6-300 Ski Cargo (British Antarctica Survey VP-FBB)
  • DHC6-300 Tundra Wheels Cargo (Air Inuit C-GKCJ)
  • DHC6-300 Tundra Wheels Passenger (Norlandair TF-NLC)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Cargo 3 Blade Prop (Aklak Air C-CDHC)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Cargo 4 Blade Prop (Aklak Air C-CDHC)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Skydiver (Perris Valley Skydiving N-708PV)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Passenger (Solomons Airline H4-FNT)

On the front of releases, IndiaFoxtEcho launched its F-35 Lightning II, which is now available on SimMarket for approximately $28 plus applicable VAT. Other stores will follow while we learn that (predictably) the launch on Microsoft’s official marketplace and Xbox may take a while.

Separate packages with static aircraft carriers should be available in the next few days.

  • Detailed representation of the three variants of the aircraft, showcasing individual differences and commonalities.
  • Detailed external visual model and cockpit, based on extensive research
  • Realistic pilot interface through the Primary Control Display (PCD) based on real world simulators
  • Liveries for all the air forces and services that are currently flying the F-35
  • Realistic flight dynamics based on publicly available data
  • STOVL capabilities for the F-35B
  • Carrier capabilities for the F-35C (special code to perform assisted takeoff and landing from any static surface)
  • Sound package based on real world recordings
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