Abacus Flight Deck 5 for FSX/FS2004

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Abacus Flight Deck 5 for FSX/FS2004
Media Format
Microsoft Flight Simulator X & 2004

Now available for Flight Simulator X and Flight Simulator 2004, Carrier Strike Force, one of the most exciting programs simulating actual aircraft carrier operations!

The Carrier Strike Force software will give you the chance to take the helm of three new aircraft, and take off from three new aircraft carriers. If you choose to take off from the Charles de Gaulle, the powerful catapault will propel your strong Rafale M airbone without any down time.

When you are landing, a strong tail hook will be there to catch the steel cable, bringing your fast-moving aircraft to a smooth stop. You can also fly the brand new F-35 JSF and the Harrier in vertical flight, taking off from the HMS Illustrious and the USS Bonhomme Richard. In this add on, you'll have access to all new equipment from the military, including the USS Bonhomme Richard, the French Charles de Gaulle, the British HMS Illustrious, the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and the AV-8B II Plus Harrier. Oh, and you'll also be able to pilot the exciting Rafale M aircraft!

When you use Carrier Strike Force with Flight Simulator X, you will have access to some incredible features, such as taking off and landing from a moving aircraft carrier, adding a unique new challenge to the flight simulator experience.

Flight Simulator X also provides a launch that is incredibly accurate, and a recovery that is astonishingly detailed, by making full use of the 3WireX technology. You will also have access to five great missions and six open ended mini training missions when you use the software with Flight Simulator X.

The missons will take you all over the world. One of the most exciting is the Mig Crisis, when you will have to deal with a rogue state trying to take away your territorial waters, and sends Mig aircraft after your aircraft carriers. You will also have to defend the Charles de Gaulle carrier in another mission, as enemy aircraft descend upon it from far away.

These missions make Carrier Strike Force an incredibly detailed and exciting experience!

Manufacturers Description

Flight Deck 5 delivers the thrills and excitement of taking off and landing on a working flight deck: the nerve wracking adrenalin rush of authentic deck operations with AI traffic on and above the carrier.

Based in the Bay of Bengal, the English Channel, the South Pacific, Coastal San Diego and the Persian Gulf, the USS Gerald R Ford is the host for all your launch and recovery operations.  But remember, mastering the use of the powerful catapult to get you airborne and the tail hook to bring you to a screeching halt is just the beginning.  You’ll also need to become skilled at flying the following seven aircraft:

•    F/A-18C HornetTM
•    F/A-18E Super HornetTM
•    E-2C Hawkeye
•    S-3B Viking
•    SH-60 Seahawk
•    C-2A Greyhound
•    EA-6B Prowler

Flight Deck 5’s technology updates include (FSX) a moving aircraft carrier, missions, super accurate launch and recovery using 3WireX technology & (FS 2004) Static carrier, simplified catapult/recovery operations and 200 pre-saved flights. Flight Deck 5’s (FSX) special animation updates include (Aircraft): HUD, tail hook, folding wings, cowl flaps and afterburners; (Aircraft Carrier): Navaids, AFD, AI traffic and wake effects. 

Fly these brand new FSX carrier missions which feature exciting action and narration from the deck of the USS Gerald R Ford:

•    Basic Carrier Training
•    Maverick Missile Practice
•    The Sonobuoy Mission
•    Day of the Waterspouts
•    Crisis in the East
•    Over 40 mini training missions

Flight Deck 5 is produced under license from Boeing Management Company. Boeing F/A-18C HornetTM and F/A-18E Super HornetTM are among the trademarks owned by Boeing.


Customer Reviews

Rated 3.5/5.0 based on 2 customer reviews

 - 03/16/2013

5 of 5 Stars!

If your into aircraft/aircraft carriers, even if your a first-timer this is the adrenaline rush for you! The take-off and landing features are awesome not too mention the vast improvement to graphics too! This is by far one of the the best buy products on the market. I bought this product six/seven years ago and I still can't get enough of flying missions on this product a lot of todays flight-sim websites have add-ons for this free of charge. Excellent with FSX-Acceleration and a must-have-product!

 - 12/14/2007

2 of 5 Stars!

Not as good as i had hoped. If the aircraft miss the deck they dive through it rather than crash

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