Sunderland Flying Boat for Microsoft Flight Simulator X & 2004

Sunderland Short flying boatFirst Class Simulations designed the Sunderland Flying Boat add-on. It is available via CD-ROM and is compatible with both Microsoft Flight Simulator X and FS2004. This particular simulator add-on is priced pretty moderately and is a good choice for those interested in giving a flying boat a try. For those already familiar and experienced with these types of aircrafts, the Sunderland Flying Boat is still a great deal of fun and gives these individuals an opportunity to test and improve upon their skill set.

The Short Sunderland, known as the flying boat, is one of the most impressive of its type. It had a major role in the Second World War. Its job was to engage in U-Boat hunting. It was also dependent upon to transport supplies and men, as well as to participate in search and rescue missions. After the war, there was still a need for the Sunderland Flying Boat. It was used by the British North Greenland Expedition to transport supplies into the Artic Circle.

The Sunderland Flying Boat add-on pack includes a pretty impressive recreation of the Sunderland K III. This plane is very well regarded. First Class Simulations has been able to design a very detailed and accurate Sunderland simulation. All aspects of the plane are true to form. This includes the plane’s cockpit and rest areas for the crew. This very authentic simulator add-on is a joy to fly and will provide pilots with a pretty remarkable experience.

The Sunderland simulator can be flown on numerous missions and the selection of liveries is good. This is a great pick for those pilots looking to put their skills to the test. This is a high quality add-on that has been designed exceptionally well and includes an accurate depiction of the Sunderland Flying Boat.

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Sunderland Short flying boat in Microsoft Flight Simulator X
Sunderland Short flying boat in Microsoft Flight Simulator X

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has 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.

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