Just Flight : Avro Vulcan B Mk2 : Released

Advised via a press release is the news of the release of Just Flight’s rendition of the Cold War Nuclear Bomber the Avro Vulcan B Mk2. Available from the Just Flight Shop at US$ 59.99. Link to Product Page : Here

Here are the details : We quote –

MODEL

  • Accurately modelled Avro Vulcan B Mk. 2, built using real-world aircraft plans and comprehensive photography of the real aircraft (XM655)
  • Many detailed animations, including:
     – Crew door
     – Bomb bay doors
     – Multi-position airbrakes
     – Multi-stage brake parachute
     – Deployable ram air turbine (RAT)
     – Variable-speed wipers
     – Tilting main landing gear
     – Flying controls (including elevons)
     – Animated pilots
     – Retractable taxi/landing lights
  • A range of payload options:
     – Blue Steel nuclear stand-off missile
     – 1000lb bombs
     – WE.177 nuclear bomb
     – Saddle bomb bay tanks
     – Cylindrical bomb bay tanks
  • Different aerial, refuelling probe and other external parts providing several configurations
  • Olympus 201 and 301 engine nozzle types
  • Ground equipment, including Houchin GPU and Palouste compressor for engine start
  • 4096×4096 textures are used to produce the highest possible texture clarity
  • Bump and specular mapping used throughout the aircraft to produce a truly 3D feel

COCKPIT

  • A truly 3D virtual cockpit right down to accurately modelled ejection seats and screw heads – every instrument is constructed fully in 3D with smooth animations
  • Cockpit textures feature wear and tear based on reference photos taken in the real aircraft to produce an authentic environment
  • Interactive engine start checklist
  • Checklists for every stage of flight
  • Panel state system which will automatically save the panel state whenever a flight is saved and reload the panel state whenever that flight is loaded
  • Aircraft configuration system that will allow you to choose between ‘cold & dark’ or ‘ready for take-off’
  •  with realistic consumption based on altitude – watch the oxygen quantity drop with usage
  • Realistic V/UHF radio unit – save and recall commonly used frequencies
  • Fully functioning magnetic indicators, warning lights and push-to-test buttons
  • No detail is too small – even the option to switch between day and night modes on the landing gear indicator is included!

AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

  • Custom-coded fuel system – fuel tank groups, transfer and crossfeed
  • Custom-coded electrical system

LIVERIES

The Vulcan B Mk2 is supplied with eleven paint schemes covering its life in RAF service:

  • XM655 (XM655 Maintenance and Preservation Society)
  • XL426 (Vulcan Restoration Trust)
  • XH562 (Kiwi roundels)
  • XL361 (anti-flash white)
  • XH538 (white belly)
  • XM607 (Red Flag)
  • XH534 (No.230 OCU, RAF Coltishall)
  • XM600 (No.9 Squadron, RAF Cottesmore)
  • XM607 (Black Buck)
  • XL426 (anti-flash white)
  • XH558

OTHER FEATURES

  • Realistic and accurate flight dynamics based on real-world performance and handling data
  • Authentic sound set
  • Custom sounds for switches, wipers and more
  • Comprehensive manual with panel guide and performance data
  • PSD Paint Kit included so you can create your own paint schemes

System Requirements:

  • Prepar3D v1/v2/v3/v4 or Flight Simulator X (Acceleration, Gold or Steam Edition required)
  • 2.0GHz or any Dual Core
  • 2GB RAM
  • 1GB graphics card
  • Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • 2GB hard drive space