Cessna Turbo 206H Stationair HD Series for X-Plane1 reviews
- Media Format
- Immediate Download
- X-Plane 10.40 (or higher)
- File size
- 277 MB
Now version 3.3.
When it comes to flying an aircraft, you always want it to feel as close to the real thing as possible. This usually takes a fair bit of testing and messing around, as you adjust settings and features to try and get the thing to fly as closely as possible. However, unless you are someone who truly understands flight dynamics and how to manage them this can be a bit of a chore; even if you do enjoy that side of things, it’s very time consuming to find that consistent level of accuracy time and time again.
Instead, another solution awaits you; the excellent designs by the likes of Carenado can give you all the help that you need in taking things further. This will make a significant difference and help you get things moving forward in terms of becoming a far more rounded pilot – realism is vital to learning.
When you start to get this kind of service and consistency that downloads such as this provides you can find that flight simulation is a whole lot more fun. Created to resemble the real thing as much as any flight simulator will allow, this can be the perfect choice for anyone who wishes to start improving when flying an aircraft whilst also giving them the most enjoyable experience possible.
By blending excitement and realism into one neat little package, Carenado have created a really direct and enjoyable aircraft that you can quickly get to grips with and use with ease.
This recreation of the Cessna has been made to give you a total representation of what this aircraft is supposed to look like. No corners have been cut when taking into account the most vital parts of the overall design and shape of the aircraft, delivering a truly authentic design
3D gauges within the aircraft cockpit make it nice and easy to take off with confidence that you know what the aircraft is actually telling you. It can be easy to get lost within the overall flight and these 3D gauges stand out to give you excellent visibility
A HQ digital stereo sound system that has been recorded from the real thing directly and used to represent the sounds exactly as they would have been expected to sound if you were to be flying one of these aircraft in real life
Two excellent options provided in Cold and Dark, as well as ready to taxi, to ensure that you can start your simulation off in the right manner. This can make a big difference to the overall flight and make it much easier to start off properly
The panels are all completely customizable, too. This gives you a great level of flexibility over the whole thing and this can make it really easy to control and manipulate to look as much as you could possibly need
You can also edit things like the instrument reflections and even the static gauges to ensure that everything is as easy to look at as it can, and so that you can get the most comprehensive flight experience possible when using this
The aircraft flight dynamics have been closely modeled on the real thing so that you can get the most realistic experience possible. This makes a massive difference when you want to take off and try to follow the examples of the real aircraft – it allows you to fly with far more confidence and belief every time you take off
The balance and weighting has been made to be extremely accurate also. This makes it a lot easier to get things going in the way that you originally intended, as well as making sure that you can fly this thing as accurately as possible
Tested by real pilots, it represents the closest recreation of the Stationair that there is – so if you need to have realism, try this
The night light effects on the panel and the cockpit have been created flawlessly so that you can have a fair amount of extra visibility when flying during the night
5 HD liveries that match the effects and style of the real life aircraft, bringing everything together in a realistic and detailed format that looks absolutely fantastic. With these liveries, you get an aircraft that can be varied and look different every time you set off into the skies
Got a modeling skill of your own? Then you can create awesome liveries with some artistic license of your own. You get a blank HD livery to work with that allows you to get that specific logo or brand that you want to fly under!
1 model of the Cessna Turbo 206h, complete with one person added onboard to give you that extra level of effect. It’s easier to fly an aircraft when you have someone within the aircraft alongside you, and this does an excellent job of adding that extra little layer of realism
A range of quality emergency checklists including Emergency Checklists, Normal Procedure Checklists, Performance Tables, and References. This will help you keep on track with everything you need to know to fly the aircraft in the right way. Getting those little techniques down is vital, and this can help you do just that
A manual designed to help you get the full control of the aircraft through the Autopilot reference book that is provided. This is a great way to get yourself moving forward and using some of the more advanced features the Cessna brings to the table for you
A document that gives you all of the most recommended settings. The designers know what works best with this project and you’ll be able to get something that ensures your flight simulator can accurately represent what the original designers had been looking for when this was first being created
All of this is provided to you in PDF format, too, so you can easily read it by using something like Adobe Acrobat or even Google Chrome
Rated 5.0/5.0 based on 1 customer reviews
Flight Simmers using versions of X-Plane 10.21 or higher now have access to Carenado's latest addition in their HD Series, the Cessna Turbo 206H Stationair. This light aircraft is described as “the sport utility vehicle of the air” by its manufacturer and while that was previously hard to prove, without access to one of course, with Carenado's true-to-life model now available as an immediate download, you can be the judge.
The stunning model is beautifully crafted with Carenado's usual attention to detail and brilliant textures. Every little detail can be seen clearly and, due to the texture resolution, a lot of the detail holds up well when you zoom in. Five different liveries are included, so there is most likely something to suit everyone’s tastes. If in doubt, there is always a blank texture that you can use as a template to design your own custom livery. Various mapping techniques are employed to enhance the textures and make them really stand out. Light rolls over the wings and the fuselage, and bloom in just the right places adds an almost cinematic quality to the visuals as a whole.
Special effects like the volumetric side view on the propeller, that dynamically adjusts in size depending on the engine speed and view point, add a further level of depth and realism that is always appreciated. A bigger contributor to this is perhaps the high quality digital stereo sounds, that have been recorded directly from the real aircraft. Although it may be secondary its intended purpose, the sound set works to seamlessly blend all the other elements together, resulting in a tangible aircraft that is a joy to fly.
While you have a few visual elements that you can customize, such as window transparency and instrument reflections, the real choice comes in the form of the Cold and Dark option. Do you want to start of on the runway, with everything ready to go? Or do you want to start off at absolute stage one, and have to go through all the necessary steps manually. It's a worthwhile challenge that can certainly make for a more engaging flight, overall. But with such accurate flight dynamics, stunning visuals and realistic lighting effects, it's really not difficult to get completely immersed in the experience, whichever option you choose.