Eaglesoft : Citation XLS+ Gen 3

Eaglesoft have launched the latest version of their Citation XLS in the form of Generation 3. Looks very nice, but carries a hefty price tag of US$ 119.95 so it should at least be as accurate as any PMDG product for this price!

Here are the specs : We quote –

Eaglesoft Citation XLS+ Extreme Generation Three is built for the “Advanced” Flight Simulator Enthusiast who wishes to own a “More Realistic Citation XLS+ 560 with Advanced Operation and Features Set” regardless of costs.

Aircraft Feature List

  • Multiple High Quality Corporate liveries included
  • Accurate and Finest Quality Model using 3DStudio Techniques
  • Accurate wing views from the luxurious Executive/VIP Cabin
  • Animated Pilot, Animated First Officer
  • Accurate animations of Flaps, Speed Brakes,Thrust Reverser’s
  • Accurate Reflective Textures, Dynamic Shine, Luxurious Night Lighting
  • Accurate and extremely realistic Flight Dynamics to FL 450 and 442 kts
  • Truly immersive sound experience based on real world Citation XLS+ Sounds
  • Accurate systems modeling of Hydraulic, Electrical, Oxygen, Pressurization
  • Accurate animations of Landing Gear, Air Stair, Passenger Door, Cargo Door
  • Accurate and Finest Quality Virtual Cockpit and Executive/VIP Luxury Cabin

Cockpit Feature List

  • Exclusive: TCAS 4000 II: Accurate Traffic Avoidance System
  • Exclusive: Accurate 100% realistic APU used in Cessna Training
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 CNS Integrated Radio System w/Auto Tuning
  • Exclusive: CAWS: Accurate Collins Proline 21 Caution and Warning System
  • Exclusive: TAWS: Terrain Avoidance and Awareness System Display Available
  • Exclusive: Luxurious Cabin w/Flight and Destination information on “Airshow”
  • Exclusive: Accurate Ground Proximity Warning System: GPWS Aural Warnings
  • Exclusive: Dynamic Avionics Suite with revolutionary Hyper Gauge Technology
  • Exclusive: Accurate, detailed, and realistic Collins Proline 21 Avionics Suite
  • Exclusive: Photo Realistic 2D and VC panel with 4 10 x 8-inch Collins Proline 21 Screens
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director w/FADEC
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director w/LNAV/VNAV
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director system includes WAAS and LPV Approaches
  • Exclusive: Flyable from Captain or First Officer seat in interactive Virtual Cockpit
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director w/2 types FD Bar
  • Exclusive: Popup Instrument Screens for improved legibility and multi monitor support
  • Exclusive: Accurate interactive Virtual Cockpit: Nearly every switch and knob available
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Flight Management System 3000 w/GPS are standard
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Flight Management System 3000 supports RealNav Data Base

Flight Management System Feature List

  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director system w/FADEC
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director system w/2 types FD Bar
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director system w/LNAV and VNAV
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Autopilot/Flight Director system includes WAAS and LPV Approaches
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Flight Management System 3000 supports FS Data Base
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 Flight Management System 3000 supports RealNav Data Base
  • Exclusive: Collins Proline 21 CNS Integrated Radio System w/Auto Tuning
  • Exclusive: Supports Custom Holds
  • Exclusive: Supports Custom Waypoints
  • Exclusive: Supports Vertical Direct To: VNAV
  • Exclusive: Supports Intercept, and Direct To Mode
  • Exclusive: Supports waypoint sequencing, discontinuity
  • Exclusive: Extremely realistic in operation and functionality
  • Exclusive: Supports updated Airways

Systems Feature List

  • Exclusive: Accurate, 100% realistic APU used in Cessna Training
  • Exclusive: Accurate Systems include Pulsed, Alternating Landing/Taxi Lights
  • Exclusive: Accurate Systems include FADEC, GPWS, Ice Protection  and System Tests
  • Exclusive: Accurate Systems include Electrical, Hydraulic, Oxygen, and Pressurization
  • Exclusive: Full Authority Digital Engine Control [FADEC] Requires Sim Connect 10.0.61259.0
  • Exclusive: Accurate Systems include Air Conditioning, Bleed Air, Over Speed, Stall Protection

Pre-fight Utility Feature List

  • Exclusive: Supports saved Cold/Dark Startup conditions and Engine Covers
  • Exclusive: Displays “Eye Candy” such as Safety Cones, Executive Red Carpet
  • Exclusive: Supports Weight and Balance selection from the Preflight Utility Screen

Support and Documentation Feature List

  • Exclusive: Dedicated Citation XLS+ Extreme Support Forums
  • Exclusive: Revised and improved Full Documentation from Desktop Shortcut Icon
  • Exclusive: Dedicated Citation XLS+ Repaint Kit to create your own favorite liveries

Source : Eaglesoft product page