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Avro CF-105 Arrow released by Xtreme Prototypes

Posted on Sat, 14 Nov 2009 05:45:45 GMT
Avro ArrowThe Avro Arrow remains the stuff legends are made of many years after all prototypes were ordered destroyed just before the aircraft could fulfill its intended role as a new type of high-altitude interceptor against long-range enemy bombers during the Cold War.

The Arrow was a revolutionary aircraft and certainly one of the most advanced of its time. It used computer control and "fly by wire" technology and was capable of flying over Mach 2.0.

The Xtreme Prototypes CF-105 Arrow for Flight Simulator is a chance to experience first hand the sheer performance of a series of aircraft whose advanced systems and cockpit ergonomics were quite a challenge for the test pilots who flew them fifty years ago.

Your CF-105 Arrow add-on will allow you to fly at high altitudes at twice the speed of sound, simulate the procedures required during test flights or reconnaissance and interception missions, and even test the anticipated performance of the mighty Orenda PS-13 "Iroquois" engine that was being installed in the Arrow Mark 2 (RL-206) at the time the Arrow program was cancelled.

Xtreme Prototypes CF-105 Arrow for Flight Simulator Key Features

  • Custom Arrow flight model to simulate supersonic flight at high altitude in FSX and FS2004:
    • High-altitude flight up to 60,000 feet in FSX and FS2004
    • Supersonic flight up to Mach 2.3 in FSX and FS2004
    • Compatible with FSX Acceleration Expansion Pack
    • Functioning afterburners
    • Delta wing flight characteristics
    • Autopilot
    • Good maneuvrability at supersonic speeds
  • Highly detailed 3D exterior models with more than 600 parts, 60 animations, reflective textures and unique markings, based on archive material
  • Two fully functional and highly detailed 3D virtual cockpits with over 900 parts and nearly 200 animated gauges, switches, levers, light indicators and flight instruments with "tooltips"
  • Special visual effects including afterburner flames, engine smoke, wing vortices and aircraft lights
  • Fully animated engine turbine and compressor disks, engine nozzles (petals)
  • Arrow custom sound sets for FSX and FS2004
  • 14 camera definitions or views (FSX only)
  • Ten saved flights based on Arrow test flights and fictitious but anticipated reconnaissance or interception missions
  • Arrow aircraft kneeboard reference tab and check list
  • A comprehensive 60-page user manual inspired from original Avro flight manuals, in a printable PDF format (English and French language versions are included with the software)
Avro Arrow by Xtreme Prototypes

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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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