Airbus A320 Family v2 for FSX2 reviews
As an aircraft that really can be managed and controlled in the most effective manner possible, the Airbus A320 family has become one which many people have a lot of time for. Ever since they first appeared on the market away back in the 1980s, the A320 has become a range of aircraft that most people love and respect deeply – and now, you can fly it for yourself. Read more...
- Media Format
- Immediate Download
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X
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- 39 MB
AFS-design have created a truly epic rendition of the A320 family of aircraft, allowing you to fly it and enjoy flying it the most effective way that you can. Every feature has been included and improved to make sure that this makes the most of the FSX resources and delivers a comprehensive and authentic rendition of the real thing in all of its normal glory.
If you want to enjoy something unique and engaging, then the A320 package here is just what you have been looking for as it takes one of the revered series in Airbus history and brings it to life in style.
As an aircraft where the attention to detail and the precision is more important than most, this remake of the Airbus A320 family makes it much easier than ever to buy into the format, control and style of numerous features. Some of the best, most loved changes here will include;
A total reworking of the aircrafts external and internal modelling, with many hours of hard work and change put in to make sure it closely resembles the real thing. This includes virtual cockpits with a friendly, easy to follow co-pilot who is on your side and makes flying much simpler.
Animations are greatly improved to include changes to features such as hatches and cabin doors, flaps, slats and spoilers. Even the animated gears are included to make sure that you really see your aircraft come to life and start to “live the dream” as it carries all of the hallmarks you would have been hoping for.
Extensive and improved lighting features are brought to the table for the first time, delivering a comprehensive and detailed lighting format that provides you with much greater visibility than ever before. This includes beacons, strobes, navigational lighting, landing lights and taxi lights for effect.
The Virtual Cockpit offers a wide range of changes that includes panel lighting for improved visibility, window reflections for added detail, fresh avionics and also radio navigation. All of these features added into the VC make it much easier for your to control and then manage nearly every aspect of the flight itself.
Panels are included which carry both a FMC and GPS system to help you have a better range of bearings over where you are going and what you will be doing in the future throughout the flight. Manage the immediacy in front of you whilst always having one eye on what is ahead.
This aircraft carries many fresh changes and additions that make it feel far more comfortable to be a part of than ever before, including the fact that the models carry an associated ATC-ID sign in the cockpit and the exterior models, adding some much-needed realism.
Engine thrust reversers are included with new animations to improve realism, as well as authentic flight dynamics that will greatly transform the way that you fly and also the way that you tend to operate as a pilot in general. For a progressive change to flight style, try this out!
Another major factor is the introduction of an authentic sound selection that covers the Rolls Royce Trent 900 engine which is being used on the inside. This gives you a much greater and realistic sound to listen to when flying around, further improving the depth and control you have.
New textures are included which add in a 1024 x 1024 texture design complete with specular shining, night lighting and utilizing powerful Alpha technology to really carry the look and feel of the aircraft forward in the right light. The perfect solution for anyone who wants to make the most of these details.
A special addition for this package is the introduction of new taxiways as well, utilizing the special aerodrome of the Finkenwerder in Hamburg, Germany. This is a unique addition that you can really get a nice benefit from, making another extra addition that massively improves flight enjoyment.
With various changes and improvements included in this mod, you will have access to a pleasant flight process that is great fun to be involved with and even more engaging to be a part of. However, this modification still requires an FMC and various changes have been included, such as;
15 new menus to work through that all give you a greater control and appreciation of the system, making it easier to start working with.
Gauges of miscellaneous flight parameters which make it much easier than ever before to enjoy your flights thanks to the various access and control they offer.
Make it easier to fly your aircraft and stay in control, helping you manage the process thanks to having access to flight plans, a vital tool in staying safe during new and complex flights.
Calculation en route to your courses of analogical winds, high level and aerodrome of destination will make sure you can really enjoy yourself moving forward in the cockpit.
Course-gauging and autopilot control is included as another major benefit of using FMC systems from the cockpit – if you need help in improving your overall control of the flight, this is the perfect way for you to do that.
This package does a great job of translating and further improving the qualities of the interior of an aircraft, utilizing various features and formats to make sure that the aircraft not only flies most effectively, but provides you with a cockpit which includes;
Two main devices to improve your flight control and style – Primary Flight Displays, and Multi-Function Displays. This does a great job for helping you understand, detail and control the movement forward with each aircraft. Not only will you be seeing progressive change and improvement, you’ll have greater control than ever.
You’ll also have access to two totally switchable EICAS displays to further improve your control and credibility in the cockpit. These new changes include offering you EICAS displays for important values such as FUEL, ENGINE, DOORs and MAP to help you stay on track and make sure you’re taking smart decisions in the skies.
Central consoles are included with the FMC to also give you access to radio sections with transponders, trim wheel, throttles as well as engine controls. These vital parts of flight management and control are included to help you stay on the right track and manage efficiently.
Upper panels are also included, each panel carrying around 100 deposited switches in total. This makes a huge difference to the overall presentation and control that you have over the rest of the flight, ensuring that you can control and master your flight performance and dialogue with ease moving forward.
Seatbelts are also included alongside a no smoking sign which has a really distinct acoustic sound – this makes a huge difference to the overall presentation and style of the flight, making you feel far more at home when you are in the cockpit as it adds even further to the ambience and atmosphere.
Autopilot features are added in to give you access to ILS, FD, ALT, VS, HDG, NAV, SPeeD, Mach, Loc, Autothrottle / Master and QNH features to help you fly even more carefully in the future. These various cockpit controls really improve your grip on the flights success.
As a major part of typical aviation today, this package introduces a new and engaging way of looking at your aircraft with new liveries. Each of the new liveries added in here do a wonderful job of promoting and controlling the look and feel of your aircraft, offering many new looks that come from some of the most popular names in aviation, including;
- Industrie House - A318, A319, A320, A321
- AIR BERLIN - A319, A320
- Germanwings - A319
- Lufthansa - A318, A319, A320, A321
- SWISS - A318, A319, A320, A321
- Air France - A318, A319, A320, A321
- easyJet - A319
- Grundlack - A318, A319, A320, A321
- LAN Airlines - A318, A319, A320
- United Airlines - A319, A320
- US Airways - A319, A320, A321
- China Airlines - A319, A320, A321
- British Airways - A318, A319, A320, A321
- Qatar Airways - A319, A320, A321
- Repaint Texture - A318, A319, A320, A321
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Rated 4.0/5.0 based on 2 customer reviews
AFS Designs brings you a beautiful simulation of the entire Airbus A320 family of planes for Microsoft FSX customers. The file size is only 39MB and can be downloaded online.
The A320 is a medium range passenger airplane developed by the aircraft fabrication company Airbus. It is the first plane in the Airbus family to introduce fly-by-wire and side-stick control systems. The seating capacity is about 220 passengers and it can fly at a top speed of 537 mph. The IAE V2500 engines provide an incredible thrust of 120 kN and it can fly at a maximum service ceiling of 41,000 feet.
The A320 family includes the A318, A319, A320 and A321 and it is one of the fastest selling jet planes in the world. Some of the A320 features include an interactive cockpit with a friendly co-pilot, autopilot, multiple consoles and a flight management computer. The virtual cockpit contains a joystick for aileron controls and a pedal for rudder control. Important flight information like vertical speed, air pressure, heading indicator, turn coordinator and barometric readings are displayed on multifunctional displays.
The autopilot has a GPS and ATC call in feature and detailed checklists are included to help the pilots. There are multiple switches for instrument lighting and navigation and it can be turned on or off easily by simply pressing it. There are three different consoles in the A320: the center console, upper console and the lower console. The center console has a radio compass, UTC clock, ECAM display, auto brake switch, main gear lever, primary flight displays and mode switches.
The lower console has a trim wheel elevator, thrust levers, spoiler retracts, parking brake, retract flaps and the flight management computer. The upper console has multiple switches for beacon lights, taxi lights and landing lights. The flight management computer brings down the workload of the pilots by automating a wide range of tasks.
The A320's optimized wing design, advanced technology, and low maintenance costs make this a great plane for long distance flights.
3/5 Verified Purchase
was a tad disappointed i spent 30$ aud on this and it was my first payware and disappointed i could've gotten a freeware of equal quality or one that is better
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