Battle of Britain: Me 109 for FSX
For flight simulation fans, all across the world - and war historians/enthusiasts - you'll no doubt have heard of the Spitfire. This was the RAF's main weapon throughout the Second World War and proved to be the turning point in the Battle of Britain, as it helped to turn the tide and win the Allies the war. Read more...
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X inc. Steam Edition
- File size
- 54 MB
- Just Flight
However, the German equivalent of the Spitfire, the Me 109, was equally impressive in the skies. Seen as the natural nemesis for one another, the Me 109 and the Spitfire must have engaged in countless duels against one another throughout the Battle of Britain and beyond.
This aircraft served across various theatres of war over the years, and was established as a key part of the German aviation vanguard. It was a powerful aircraft, nimble and quick, and was more than capable of delivering massive damage to unaware Allied aircraft. Although it wasn't quite as effective as the Spitfire in a dogfight, it was capable of holding its own and winning when it had strength of numbers.
The Me 109 served in North Africa and Russia as well, and was a key part of the German aviation assaults on these parts of the war. Although the Germans eventually lost the air battles across the Allies, the Me 109 served as a really useful part of the battles that did take place and was, at one stage, the superior aircraft before the Spitfire got it's act together!
This remake, by the ever-impressive Just Flight, gives you all the help that you need in getting to really understand the power and strength of the Me109 from a whole new perspective. Created with true authenticity and an attention to the smallest details, this packs everything in!
What You Get
In this package, you'll gain access to a staggering 17 different kinds of the Me109. Because it was such a versatile fighter and served in so many battles, the variations and styles of this aircraft vary tremendously. If you want to get your hands on every possible kind of aircraft like this, then you really need to try this package out! Inside, you'll get to fly some of the most important styles of the Me109 including;
JG27 Model - This was used in the African campaigns in early 1941, and this was flown by Hans Joachim Mersaille
JG53 Model - Flown by Gruppenkommandeur Hptm. Freiherr Gunther von Maltzahn, this carries the Red band of its specific unit and was flown between August-October 1940
Escadrila M58 Model - Used in Stalingrad in late 1942, the Group Emils carried a Donald Duck emblem on the side of their aircraft
3.J/88 Condor Legion - Flown by the Spanish Nationalists, this carried the Mickey Mouse insignia and was used by Hans Schmoller-Haldy in March 1939
Russian version - One of the few Me 109s that came up against their own, these were supplied during the Soviet-German Pact of 1940
Many other excellent variations of this model are included inside, too, as well as stunning liveries to go with each. If you want to see true authenticity then you absolutely need to try this package out, it gives you all the help that you need in really falling under the seductive spell of the hugely impressive - and varied - Me 109.
This package is covered with so many different styles from the basic styles that were used to bespoke equivalents that were flown by some of the top Pilots in the German army including Major Helmut Wick and Adolf Galland. This gives you an even greater idea of how varied this aircraft was.
Well, in terms of the style of this aircraft, you've likely never used too many like it before! Far more akin to the Spitfire than any typical modern aircraft, this can be a breath of fresh air for those who feel that there is too much going on in modern flight simulation aircraft. Now, you can just relax and take on the flight as raw as it possibly could be; these aircraft were still not too far out of the earliest days of aviation, so they feel far rougher than their counterparts.
This entire package manages to string together fantastic legend that makes the Me 109 one of the most revered aircraft of its time by letting you see it in all of its glory. The flight dynamics have been totally reworked to ensure that this aircraft flies exactly as it would have for any World War II pilot.
Because of this, you can find yourself far more involved in the flight process than you are with the automated machines you might be more used to flying in the modern flight simulation games. This helps to add a nice little layer change to things, and can make it incredibly easy to get used to a more basic form of flying. The Me 109 transports you back into a different timezone entirely, with unerring accuracy.
Everything that you could possibly need to fall into love with this kind of aircraft is included for your own enjoyment. Looking to hit the skies at breakneck speed and see how far these aircraft could really be pushed? Then you need to try this mod out!
It brings back the old Second World War aircraft and allows you to try out a new "old" way of flying, away from autopilots & modern procedure.
Many of the most impressive changes about this model have been the small changes that have been implemented to help bring everything together and seal the whole deal. Some of the most important aspects of making flight simulation feel realistic have been adapted to give you the most comprehensive performance possible. This gives you things like;
A completely reworked model of the aircraft that allows everything to really outshine the vanilla FSX models; the resolution of the textures, the crisp details and the little spoilers and additions that help to complete the look and feel of the project can help
Virtual cockpit has been designed from scratch to make sure that when you first step in through the door, you'll get the absolute maximum that you can from your aircraft. Everything that you could possibly need has been coded in to work just as you require, giving you the full picture
Shadows have been aligned perfectly inside and outside of the aircraft; hours of testing and editing these shadows has been carried out to make sure they look the very best that they can, as well as guaranteeing that they provide you with all the help you need in really buying into the overall presentation
Animations have been totally recreated to give you all of the little things that make flying an aircraft feel special; from the slats that open up to the little sliding doors that move flawlessly inside the aircraft, you'll feel like you are in the real thing
Special effects have been masterfully reworked to deliver exciting gunfire animations and effects as well as smoke that erupts like a volcano from the back of the aircraft while it gets itself ready to do a few hours of hardcore flying, shooting and dodging from whatever you come across!
Created to represent the best parts about Second World War aviation, delivering the most comprehensive experience possible to give you something truly realistic to fly around in. The Me 109 is an often unheralded aircraft in simulators, so this helps you bring to life a true classic without any trouble!
Great sounds have been remade to give you something that suits just like the real thing - the Daimler Benz engine will screech up into action as you start to take off, giving you a far more realistic sounding aircraft that can truly hit the gears and give you something wonderful to listen to as you jet through the skies. The presentation and overall performance come together and this makes it easier than ever to really believe in!
Multiple viewpoints help you really get the most out of the hard work and effort that has gone into creating this awesome aircraft; now you can see it from every angle as you fly, whilst taking in the world around you and enjoying everything that you see, Thousands of new animations and additions are included to make this aircraft more than just a base model that you hop into and fly away in; this takes the whole thing to new levels and delivers a truly satisfying flying experience that really comes together perfectly
A load-out manager to make sure you are taking off into the skies with the right gear for whatever you are going to be getting up to whether it's just simple flight or a bit of dogfighting!
A detailed manual is also included. Interested in learning the rather intricate inner-workings of this spectacular aircraft? Then you'll find everything included in here that you need to become a master of flying this excellent piece of kit with relatively little time spend learning the ropes!
About Just Flight
Based in the United Kingdom, Just Flight, owned by Mastertronic Group has been in the simulation business since the early days of FS2000. Developing in-house creations and publishing flight sim add-ons from third-party developers for various platforms including MSFS, X-Plane, and Prepar3D.
Their latest focus has been on the next-gen platforms including P3Dv5 and Microsoft's latest flight simulator, MSFS (2020) release.
Trusted by thousands of flight simmers worldwide, Just Flight is a household name in flight simulation.
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