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AH / Just Flight : Stinson L-5 Sentinel Released !!!

Aeroplane Heaven together with Just Flight have released the Stinson L-5 Sentinel. Here is the blurb from the Just Flight Product Page and a single screen. We will bring our own screens later today of the product. In the mean time :-

MODEL

  • Built over the best plans available and from factory engineering drawings
  • Highly detailed down to individual rivets and fabric effects
  • Many unique animations including aileron droop
  • Fully animated, highly realistic pilot and observer
  • Removable engine cover reveals the detailed Lycoming engine
  • Animated doors and drop-down Perspex windows
  • Fully detailed interior visible with all controls and fittings
  • Weather covers and pre-flights included

COCKPIT

  • Highly realistic rendition of a WWII period Stinson cockpit
  • Unique ‘shake’ on airframe at engine start and idle
  • Unique needle tremble on engine start and low speed idle
  • Realistic engine start procedure with prop stutter
  • ‘Cold and Dark start function using switch
  • Specially animated aileron droop function in combination with flaps
  • Wear and tear, dust and scratches throughout cockpit
  • Working rear observer’s controls
  • All wires and pulleys for control surfaces are animated
  • Full period radio suite
  • Animated doors and windows

TEXTURES

  • Highly detailed High Definition texture set with weather and wear effects
  • Pro quality Paint Kit available to download here (216MB)

FLIGHT DYNAMICS

  • Authentic flight dynamics built using factory data and contemporary pilot records

LIVERIES
The Stinson L-5 Sentinel is supplied in the following seven liveries:

  • ‘Dangerous Liaison’ – Serial No. 4268591
  • US Coast Guard  OY-1 – Serial No. 98168
  • US Marines VMO6 – Serial No. 03968 ‘WB’
  • Swiss Air Force  A-96 – this machine was force-landed near Porrentruy by its pilot, 2nd Lt Roy G. Abbot in late 1944 and was later repaired and used by the Swiss Air Force
  • US Army machine – Serial No. 42 98989. Stinson L-5s played a key role in the Normandy D-Day landings in 1944 and later. Black and white Invasion stripes were painted on all Allied aircraft so that ground forces would not confuse them with enemy aircraft.
  • KJ420 of the Malaya Command Flight, 1945 – the RAF South East Asia Command operated Stinsons during WWII.
  • The United States Air Force re-designated all of its L-5 Sentinels in 1962. The new designation was U-19A. This example, serial No. 4298633 is from that period.

MANUAL

  • An illustrated colour cockpit guide with flying notes is included.

Source : Just Flight Product Page

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