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Shigeru Tanaka Releases Sky Mini

Posted on Mon, 26 Apr 2004 00:29:48 GMT

Newly released by creative aircraft designer Shigeru Tanaka is the Sky Mini Gold & Platinum. The aircraft is an original homebuilt midget modeled after the 1952 Sky Baby. For full details, click on Read More.

Aircraft designer Shigeru Tanaka has just released here his new FS2004 package, Sky Mini Gold & Platinum.

Sky Mini Gold & Platinum, original homebuilt midget models after Sky Baby the world's smallest homebuilt biplane in 1952. This package, precious metal series, contains 2 independent models in dynamically shinning pure Gold and cool Platinum.

Highly detailed models featuring smooth animations of control surfaces, rolling wheels with shock absorbing motions on ground and steering tail wheel. Pilot figure finely made down to fingers with head turning in sync with left/right turns. Effective use of reflective textures for streaming dynamic shine. Reflective outside glass and inside glass with subtle cloudiness and distortion for airtight glass closed cockpit ambience. Real-looking rotating prop rendition. Handmade original 2D panel with flight map, GPS, autopilot via radio stack, and ATC available.

Omnidirectional 3D virtual cockpit with crisply working gauges, throttle rod, steering rod, and rudder pedals, in gorgeous interior amenities with a skylight window, and a special feature behind each pilot seat - "Beauty and the Beast" in a set.

Delightful flight dynamics for both comfortable sky walk at moderate speed, and powerful aerobatic flight at full throttle with smoke trailing effects. Clear and crisp stereo Cub sound package by Aaron Swindle included via friendly consent.

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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. 

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