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x-plane VSKYLABS Releases ICON-A5

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VSKYLABS Aerospace Simulations has officially released their ICON-A5 for X-Plane 11. Part of their 'Test-Pilot' series, the aircraft is designed to make use of X-Plane 11.30's experimental flight model, and is accompanied by many features.

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The aircraft is an American light single engine amphibious aircraft, ideal for sports-related flying. Its folding wings and car-like cockpit allows anybody to easily fly and store the aircraft, as well as fly it nearly anywhere around the world with short takeoff and landing distances.

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Project Main Features:
  • The most comprehensive VSKYLABS Project up to date.
  • VSKYLABS 'Test-Pilot' Project designed X-Plane 11 latest cutting edge flight dynamics model. 
  • Highly defined flight dynamics model of the ICON-A5, built around the powerful, native X-Plane 11.30+ 'Experimental Flight Model' environment (must be selected in the General settings window in X-Plane 11).
  • 'Built for  VR' (Virtual Reality) Ready (of course it is a joy to fly in 2D...).
  • Unique aspects of the ICON-A5 are simulated and are part of the flying experience along with the unique and authentic systems, cockpit panels and display systems.
  • Highly detailed, fully animated aircraft exterior and interior 3D model.
  • Fully functional, authentic A5 Angle of Attack display system.
  • Unique and authentic iconography, embedded into the display systems in the cockpit. 
  • CAP system (Ballistic Parachute system)  modeled along with automatic gear retraction upon activation.
  • Bilge water build-up and purge system are modeled.
  • Removable cockpit windows.
  • The A5's unique custom designed, authentic Landing and Taxi lights.
  • Custom built PFD Companion and a fully functional Autopilot system included.
  • High quality, animated pilot figure for highly immersive experience in 2D/VR modes.
  • Built-in Avitab Plugin compatibility (AviTab plugin is not included).
  • FMOD Sounds.
  • The project is under constant maintenance and development, updates are free.
  • Highly responsive VSKYLABS support forums.

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Grab the aircraft over at x-plane.org for US $32.95.

Follow VSKYLABS Aerospace Simulations on Facebook here

 

 

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