F-5E Tiger II for FSX/FS2004
This package is built around the famous F-5E Tiger II, which is a massive improvement over its original brethren, the "Freedom Fighter". It entered service in the 1970s after the early success of the FF in the 1960s during various combat theatres. Since then, though, this little lightweight supersonic fighter had taken off and provided incredible speed, agility and strength to the military Read more...
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X & Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
- File size
- 60 MB
With more than 1,400 created at one stage this managed to become a wide part of the global air forces, providing many countries with an effective tool to try and defend themselves, many of which are still being used to this day.
In fact, at one stage it was still used as an aggressor fighter at training schools for new pilots. In this package, you get access to the most realistic remake of this aircraft as you possibly can, bringing the whole thing together in truly perfect circumstances with every attention to detail and realism included.
A range of excellent textures are included in this remake of the Tiger II, including;
- Patrouille Suisse
- Swiss AF
- USAF SEA, strike, 2 Mk.83 (4 Mk.83 in FSX)
- USAF SEA, strike, 2 GBU12 Paveway (FSX only)
- USAF SEA, long range
- USAF SEA, post mission
- US Navy, Aggressor
- Singapore AF
This brilliant remake of the Tiger looks rand, managing to capture the native FSX model and updating it incredibly. It comes with all of the typical FSX features such as the bump mapping myself-shadowing and bloom designs. When put together, this all does look truly fantastic. It helps to make the whole image come together and ensures that you can feel comfortable when you are flying around as the aircraft will have all of the real effects and looks that the real Tiger comes with, making it nice and easy for you to get quality and authenticity
The basic model that is included also comes with a stunning, professional self-shadowing virtual cockpit. With so many features to pick rom on the VC and a range of different effects and features, you are left with an aircraft that is a joy to fly whilst having so many different nice little features and additions covering over the virtual cockpit. It does, though, need Acceleration and DX10 Preview Mode installed to ensure that this works
With so many unique options on that virtual cockpit you can give yourself more or less total and utter control of the situation as you fly, with detailed and authentic virtual cockpit additions. When put together, they all work exactly as they should and make sure that the aircraft has all of the requisite animations and mousable controls on the virtual cockpit for you to make the most of as you try control the aircraft
Five awesome textures, made from scratch, are included in this package that really do carry all of the hallmarks of the real thing. Each texture is based on a realistic and authentic design and each truly does look spectacular, if you aren't quite sure where to start in terms of what to go with when you are flying around!
The weapons loadout that has been included in here looks absolutely outstanding. The detailed and the stunning range of weapons is accurate with the real thing, with lots of little additions and changes being the result of many hours of research and planning
An authentic, all-XML 2D panel that uses high-resolution glazing effects on the gauges. As well as this, you have access to a customized range of pop-ups for things like the ECU, autopilot, warning panels and radios. All of this is fully mousable and this, naturally, makes it much easier to handle and to use. This also ensures that you can get the help that you need to start having some genuine fun
The Tiger is known for having a huge range of detail included in it at more or less every turn, giving you access to a detailed and accurate checklist that you can check out as and when you need to use it. The quality of the checklist ensures that you are left with an easy way of understanding how to manage the flight from start to finish; it will take away all of the general flight difficulties that many of us can face when we are flying around
A customized effect is provided for turbine glows, in particular, with three stages of glow for you to enjoy. Additionally, smoke at start-up and in-flight commencement is very commonplace as well alongside wing tips, flag contrails and wing surface vapor flashing. All of this, when put together, makes one of the most convincing and realistic forms of aircraft that you can possibly pick from
A high quality soundset has been made up and added in, using the real sounds of the aircraft from reality to ensure that it all comes together in the most effective fashion possible. When you start using this soundset, you should easily notice the depth and the quality of the sound as it envelopes the whole aircraft, with every sound provided being heard in the crispest detail possible and the most effective sounds imaginable
Animated tailhooks, spoilers etc. making up a massively impressive model that really does look realistic when you are flying around. Thanks to the attention to detail that has bene included in more or less every area of the aircraft it becomes much easier to start controlling the whole aircraft itself
A realistic pilot figure can be turned on/off when you are flying around so if you are looking for an easy way to control yourself and to give the aircraft yet another touch of realism, this might just be the perfect way for you to get started changing it up!
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.
SimShack stock the entire range of Virtavia add-ons and continue to list any new versions or releases announced by Virtavia.
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