FS2004 USAF B-58 Hustler
This aircraft was the first operational nuclear bomber capable of supersonic speed, built in 1956; it won a lot of performance records and influenced heavily the cold war. The model was realized using FSDS2 and is my first model; it has many animated parts, original 2d panel and a full dynamic vi...
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|Filename/Directory||File Date||File Size|
|B58 Hustler||03.08.03||0 B|
|B58 Hustler||03.08.03||0 B|
|B58 Hustler.mdl||03.06.03||597.22 kB|
|B58 Hustler.air||03.08.03||12.85 kB|
|B58 over RiodeJ.jpg||02.21.03||91.45 kB|
|Go to Fly Away Simulation.url||01.22.16||52 B|
Having decided that my old FS2004 listings were a bit outdated and really in need of some upgrading and improvement, I decided to download this remake of the B-58 Hustler to see how it would feel flying around in that, instead. It’s a rather popular aircraft and lots of people have told me its well worth trying out and seeing what it’s made of. This package, then, offered a nice little revamp on an aircraft I was a big fan of so it was naturally an easy choice to download this and see how it would have felt using it in an older simulator.
I have to say that I was thoroughly impressed with the performance and the quality of the aircraft. Although I’m not one for war, being able to fly the first nuclear-ready aircraft was a truly amazing feeling and it gave me such a sense of how powerful an aircraft like this could be. The fact it was capable of hitting supersonic speeds made it even more impressive, giving you a truly interesting rendition of this kind of aircraft and the sheer power that it happens to have under that hood. I was blown away, though, by how easy it was to fly even at fast speeds.
The fact it was so fast was something that the enemies of the time, the USSR, felt really wary of. This package, then, gave the USAF the confidence they needed to know that if things got really bad they had the speed – and the power – to do some serious damage right away. The massive range of additions inside from the moving parts to the 2D panels all work in tandem with one another to bring it all in line with one another perfectly, capturing that depth and detail perfectly.
The whole thing just looks on another level at times, to be honest. Even though it’s made for FS2004 it has a very unique and interesting look to it that still manages to scrub up well in today’s more refined world – the whole thing is just spot on, really! The animated parts, the 2D panels, the virtual cockpit…what’s not to love? The whole thing looks brilliant and really does capture that specific look and feel so spectacularly. Add in the brilliant sounds, too, and you have an aircraft that runs perfectly well, is accurate in terms of performance and matches the real-life counterpart very well indeed.
I found flying the aircraft was very easy and a genuine privilege given how simple it was to take control of even the most basic and simplistic of functions. In truth, the whole thing worked out more or less how I had been hoping and I have to say that I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone. With a good few hour already put in with this model I know I’ll be spending more time in the near future trying to perfect and master it’s general level of performance, which really is quite different to what I’m used to – and for that reason, you need to try it!
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