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PMDG Announces 747-400 Queen Of The Skies X

Last updated Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:31:30 GMT
Originally posted on Tue, 27 Jan 2009 08:20:30 GMT

The PMDG 747-400 X is the answer for 747 enthusiasts who demand exceptional functionality and visual appeal ! Stunning photo real cockpit and exterior models combined with an accurate systems functionality. This package includes the passenger and cargo version for FSX.

Product Features

Exterior Model

  • 3D Studio Max 747-400 & 747-400F Models - Accurately modeled down to the smallest detail complete with high resolution textures and three different engine variants
  • Airplane Animations - Hundreds of animated parts on the exterior model bring the 747-400 to life, with realistic gear, flap and slat movement, all passenger and cargo doors operable (with corresponding indications in the cockpit) and all control surfaces moving like their real-world counterparts
  • New FSX Features - the exterior model features new lighting, shine and bump map technology, as well as smooth non-segmented wing flex created with vertex animation as well as visual fuel dump and engine fire effects

Virtual Cockpit

  • Dynamic Virtual Cockpit - Accurate within inches of the real flight deck, complete with photo-real textures, animated switches and knobs and beautiful night lighting
  • w FSX Feature - Internal VC lighting now also visible during the day time
  • Virtual Cabin - In addition to the virtual cockpit, a section of the passenger cabin is represented for a virtual visit

Cockpit Features

  • Panel Perspectives - You can now start flying the 747 from the First Officer's perspective and work your way up to the familiar Captain's perspective; the main panel perspectives provide large display space to provide clear views of the primary CRT or optional LCD displays with all necessary information for flight
  • Complete Avionics - Sharp vector graphic cockpit displays matching their real world counterparts, all EICAS functions and lower displays working interactively with the aircraft's systems, and also displaying three engine variants (RR, GE, PW)
  • Aircraft / Cockpit Systems - Functionality at the highest accuracy, programmed after engineering schematics to ensure everything behaves like on the real plane; 747-400F specific pneumatics systems are correctly modeled and the stabilizer tanks have been remove

Additional Features

  • Failures Module - Set failures at random intervals or target specific systems with variable and progressive damage factors
  • Sound Set - Recorded from the real flight deck, the sounds are complete from the three different variants of powerful jet engines to the fire warning bells
  • Operating Manual - 350+ pages including operating procedures, limitations and more
  • Free Add-on Liveries - Dozens of colorful airline liveries will be made available for download upon product release

Additional 747-400 Details

  • Flight Performance Model - Developed from scratch by our own aeronautics professional, the flight characteristics operate within a narrow margin of operator's specifications
  • Customizable Options - Change units, flight director styles, IRS alignment times, engine variants and more
  • Professional Features - Complete IRS system, Autopilot includes VNAV, LNAV, FL CHG and is capable of performing full autoland in the strongest of crosswinds
  • New Night Lighting Technique - At night, this airliner cockpit will illuminate in all its glory, with three different intensities and complete standardization between the virtual cockpit and 2D panel night appearance
  • Panel State Loading - From cold and dark to cruising level, the airplane can be loaded to be configured in different setups
  • Flight Management Computer (FMC) - Interactive FMC operating to real world standards with highly accurate fuel/distance/time predictions - Functionality includes: SID/STAR Procedures / Two Independent FMCs Operative / IRS Position Interaction / Accurate Cost Index Functionality

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Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at ian.stephens@flyawaysimulation.com.

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