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Carenado PA-28-181 Archer II X Released

Last updated Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:28:20 GMT
Originally posted on Wed, 01 Jun 2011 11:30:17 GMT

PA-28FSX features including external dynamic shadows, internal dynamic shadows on VC, volumetric normal mapping, specular mapping and bloom lights.  Polygon optimized model - Friendly FPS - IFR certification.  Three models: with and without fairings and a mix of both - Four different paints plus a blank texture - Maximum details and realistic textures.

Original HQ digital stereo sounds (44100 Hz) recorded from the original aircraft (new feature of Carenado) - GPS 295 installed in the cockpit

Includes: Interactive virtual cockpit - Full moving parts: Ailerons, elevators, rudders, flaps, rolling wheels and trim tab - Animated sections such as: doors, sun visor, copilot seat and vibrating antenna - Lights: Navigation lights, beacons, landing lights - Transparent windows - 3D modeled pilot and cockpit area - Many details as: pitot, antennas, chocks, pitot cover, baggage area - Custom VC panel and gauges - This model doesn't have a 2D panel - Realistic light effects on gauges - Nightlight effects on panel - Built-in zoom gauges - Separate switches for instruments lights and dome light - Toggle yoke at VC

Full checklist and reference text about the procedures - Realistic performance - Real behavior compared to the real airplane - Real weight and balance - Pilot, copilot and passenger views.

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Carenado's PA-28 for FSX

Carenado's PA-28 for FSX in blue and white colors

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