Hawker Hunter Flight Simulator X 2004 Add On Game PC
The Hunter perhaps the most impossibly beautiful aircraft ever assembled. No not assembled - but sculpted as though from a single block of aircraft grade aluminum. Designed by Sir Sidney Camm an engineer whose designs span biplane to jump jet the Hunter is a remarkable machine. The Rolls Royce Avon will propel you at Mach 0.94 at sea level and let you climb at no less than 10 500ft/min to 'touch the face of God' at 51 000ft. The Hunter is a true fighter of the cold war its merits still demonstrated by continued service with the Test Pilot school at Boscombe Down and of course a popular sight with 100 000s at many an air show!
The AlphaSim Hunter simulation is compatible with FS2004 with the FSX version including subtle reflectivity bump mapping self-shadowing and bloom and even signs of weathering. The static realisation includes the cockpit ladder engine covers and pitot tags. The speedbrake is restricted to operate only with wheels up - just as in the real Hunter. The simulation covers 7 unique variants and 8 texture sets including the Black Arrows and the famous Swiss air force examples where the pilots were often part-time and the runways empty motorways! Inside the hunter is a special place. No glass cockpit here no fly-by-wire avionics or 'plastic' aeroplane. This is the real thing. Be it the 2D panels or the virtual cockpit the realistic dark military finish looks particularly purposeful but not intimidating. Perfectly simulated by AlphaSim the Hawker's designers clearly thought about this panel - unlike perhaps those of Jaguar's E-type!
Most of the systems will be very familiar to the general aviation pilot and in fact the Hunter is legal on a PPL. The realistic all-xml 2D panel custom pop-ups for autopilot electrics and radios and in addition to the printed manual a PDF guide to all the features. Within the FS2004 variant the VC includes rain effects in FSX night illumination of the gauges and with SP2 self shadowing.
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