FS2004 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird By Stephane Masset
FS2004 Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird. The Lockheed SR-71 is an advanced, long-range, Mach 3 strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the Lockheed YF-12A and A-12 aircraft by the Lockheed Skunk Works. By Stephane Masset and Pierre Marchadier / Gmax Academy.
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- 9.59 MB
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- Free (Freeware)
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The archive gasr71.zip has 117 files and directories contained within it.
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|Filename/Directory||File Date||File Size|
|Lockheed SR-71A.air||10.09.06||8.41 kB|
|Go to Fly Away Simulation.url||01.22.16||52 B|
As a tentative fan of things like the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird due to its tremendous killing power, I was quite reticent to try this mod out. It’s something that feels quite tough on the eyes as much as the mind as it’s so incredibly fast, but it’s stunning precision and awesome design was enough to sway me to finally give it a go.
After several years of ignoring all mention of the Blackbird, I downloaded this excellent remake by Stephane Masset and Pierre Marchadier. Both lads have done a fine job on this package, and it shines for an FS2004 model.
The whole design is spot on, capturing those little things that make the entire aircraft seem like another level up in terms of the quality of the design or the fresh nature of the way that it gets presented online. In short, the whole thing is right up my alleyway!
The shape and the format of the aircraft is brilliant, and makes it nice and easy for people like myself to get into the way that it flies. It’s safe to say that this package is a bit more volatile than the civilian aircraft that I was more used to!
The nature of the whole aircraft, though, also was a bit of putting at first. However, within a few days of making humiliating errors and never being able to get to grips with the package meant that I started to hit my stride and have some fun as I take off.
Now, my flights were quicker than before and more accurate than they used to be, making it much easier for me to land the aircraft in the first place and actually have some fun as I courted around the skies seeing what the world had for me. The entire set, though, is something that I would highly recommend to anyone who wants to get to grips with something as outrageously volatile as the SR-71.
The dynamics of the flight here are, from various comparisons with official stats, just about as good as you are going to get in FS2004. It’s not a replica in every fashion but anything that could have feasible been included has been, bringing the whole thing together and making sure that the package being presented is one of the most comfortable to fly around with when you are out there at this moment in time, making a massive difference.
Indeed, the aircraft has been recreated to ensure that it flies with the detail and the precision of the real thing and that is the first thing that really felt important to me. It’s even capable of hitting up to Mach 3 which on FS2004 can feel a bit crazy at times!
The entire set, though, does a fine job of representing the Blackbird in the most impressive manner – the whole set, in general, look the best that it possibly can without making you feel too out of your comfort zone – even as someone who never usually tries out models like this, I would highly recommend it.
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