F-111 Aardvark for FSX
The F-111 was first brought to the table as an advanced equivalent of the "swing wing" style that has become so popular. With the turbofan engines and the stunning, sleek design this aircraft manages to carry class, power and efficiency all in the one location. Read more...
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X inc. Steam Edition
- File size
- 128 MB
It has been used for many years and was operational until 2011, when the Royal Australian Air Force finally retire their own editions.
Now, you can fire into the cockpit of this amazing remake and see just how the Aardvark would have felt to fly whether you are engaged in combat, scouting or anything in-between.
In this package, you get five unique variations of the Raven included, with the FB-111A, F-111C, F-111E, F-111F, F-111G and EF-111A Raven all included in here. Alongside these unique variations and additions, though, you'll find that it also includes a range of additional liveries that include;
- FB-111A 'Sleepy Time Gal' , 509th BW
- FB-111A 'Spirit of the Seacoast', 509th BW
- F-111C A8-138 camo, 1 Sqn. RAAF
- F-111C A8-125 grey 2007 Anniv., 6 Sqn. RAAF
- F-111C A8-125 grey 2010 Anniv., 6 Sqn. RAAF
- F-111E 77th TFS, 20th TFW, Upper Heyford
- F-111F 524th FS 'Hounds', Cannon AFB
- F-111F 'Miss Lyberty II', 48th TFW, Lakenheath
- F-111G 'Boneyard Wrangler', 6 Sqn. RAAF
- F-111G 428th FS 'Buccaneers', Cannon AFB
- EF-111A Raven, 430th ECS, Cannon AFB
This package comes with not just one totally reworked and customized virtual cockpits; it comes with FIVE! These brilliant additions all look outstanding and give you the authentic control layout for the switches and gauges of each of the five provided models, giving you incredible functionality and control when flying
Additionally, each model comes with awesome functionality with a huge range of actionable switches and knobs included to keep the whole thing working in tandem and giving you the most realistic response possible as you fly around the skies, using the various knobs and additions to keep yourself flying safely
Four unique multi-mode radar types are added in so that you can get the best kind of scouting done possible as you fly, whilst also ensuring that you have access to as many different functions as you could possibly need regardless of what needs done
Additionally, a new Terrain Following Radar and multi-function display system have been included so that you can get as much visibility and information as you possibly need to fly safely
Extra multi-display radars are included within the EF-111A version to fit in with the additions that it has had included in the real world edition
High-resolution gauges are added in that all come equipped with various alpha channels that really do look outstanding, making the aircraft so much simpler to manage
A multi-mode HUD has been included so that you can get the layout and the format that you feel works for you the best, ensuring that you never find yourself off course too often or doing anything that you normally should not be as you fly, giving you much more control over the aircraft than you've ever had in the past
Authentic red glowing lights are added in so that when you are flying at night you have the ultimate level of visibility possible, ensuring that you can manage separate flood and instrument switches along the way to improve visibility
Various loadouts are added in her so that you can get the kind of detail needed - whether it's the Mk82 Snakeye or the GBU-15 you'll find that you have access to a whole range of unique combat variants that carry lethal weaponry; some of them are also fully nuclear active!
This makes use of the original FSX model of the Aardvark and totally reworks and improves it to make sure it flies with precision, depth and detail to mix and match the best of both worlds. It looks outstanding and flies with all of the hallmarks of the original aircraft
Not sure what to do when you are flying? Then check out the provided in-flight checklist so that you never need to get confused and lost again when trying to navigate one of the most complex fighters of the modern era, with each checklist section broken down for easy understanding
Still unsure? Then make the most of the brilliant PDF manual included. With 63 pages of detail and information included, you should have no problems getting to grips with this aircraft thanks to the massive array of detail that it brings to the table, putting everything together in genuine harmony
Customized afterburner effects included, with two types of afterburner cans added so that you'll get the effect and see the effect at the same time. Correctly animated petals are included both internally and externally, too, giving you that true feeling of what an afterburner is capable of when used properly!
The wing tip vapor trails are included, which will move when you swing the swings. It looks outstanding and really captures that immense level of detail as you would want it
Working fuel dump functions have been added on, too, alongside the vapor trail from fuel outlets if you ever use them when you are flying. It's these little features that add together and look so authentic when flying - alongside the brilliant dump and burn effect, you'll get to see what it's really like to use each and every feature on here
The high quality SFX sound set included is hugely important, too, as it helps to easily capture and portray the aircraft in the way that you would have hoped for as you started to move forward
Realistic pilots look outstanding as you fly, creating the true effect of what it can be like to fly the aircraft and also by removing the horrible ghost pilot feeling that many models suffer from
Realistic recreations of the canopy, tailhook, speedbrakes, spoilerons, bomb bay doors, re-fueling receptacle, afterburner petals, Triple Plow 1 translating cowls and Triple Plow II blow-in doors and the Pavetack pod to really add unprecedented detail when you are flying
Layered paint-kit included so that you can make your own liveries and change the design to fit with your own needs, if you know what you are doing in Photoshop!
Founded in 1999 by Phil Perrott and originally named Alphasim who developed freeware aircraft for FS2004/FSX. Now rebranded as Virtavia who now publish payware add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Prepar3D based on the old heavily modified Alphasim stock.
Virtavia has a focus on military aircraft add-ons compatible with FSX, Prepar3D, and X-Plane. Focusing on historic and modern military aircraft, their add-ons have been well received by flight sim pilots and rated highly.
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