- Media Format
- Immediate Download
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X (all versions including Steam Edtion) and Prepar3D v4
- File size
- 380 MB
An aircraft with an incredibly popular reputation thanks to its style and performance regardless of what itís getting up to, the BK-117 is a medium twin-engine helicopter. Equipped with the capacity to be both a support/utility and transport helicopter, this carries a lot of uses within the aviation world and can be the perfect choice for anyone who loves to fly helicopters.
Itís a little different to what you might be expecting, but can make a nice move away from the usual aircraft that most of us tend to pick when we fire up FSX!
Developed by MBB and Kawasaki respectively, this is the best of both German and Japanese engineering Ė its stylistic approach to flying makes it a hugely popular aircraft with support staff, such as emergency services. Nimble to fly and extremely effective at picking up the pace in the skies, this has held a long position within the medical world as the expert choice for anyone who wants to have the best chance of saving lives.
As one of the leading Search & Rescue helicopters in the world, this is used worldwide for many different tasks both on land and sea. Itís incredibly easy to use as a medical helicopter because itís got very little vibration levels when itís in flight, meaning that there is very little disruption to the injures people on-board, whilst making getting them off the helicopter easier than many others allow.
What You Get
Note: To use this package, you need to have the Acceleration Expansion Package installed to use all of the features and make sure it operates exactly as intended
This add-on package gives you access to the B2 variant of this awesome aircraft, giving you four unique configurations that can totally change your flight style and capabilities. Youíll be given access to;
Transport style B2 that is perfect for transporting people across the world Ė looking to start your own air taxi service? This might just be the one for you!
Passenger transport with a larger nose sensor dome at the front to improve the overall performance and quality of the flight
Medevac versions, one with a winch and the other with a nose-sensor dome
Thanks to its versatile nature as an aircraft, itís a fantastically useful piece of aviation history that you can take into many different parts of FSX and get a lot of use out of. Not sure what you should be flying around the world doing? Then these variations should give you some great ideas for missions to look into downloading to further enhance your time flying through the skies in the BK-117.
Everything has been included in this package that possibly could have been, giving you the truly realistic experience and make sure that it feels exactly as it should when you first get in. got real-life experience? Then youíll absolutely love this package, it truly encapsulates everything that is good about the BK-117 and modernizes it completely for simple and effective use in FSX in whatever way that you wish.
All of the high-end visual features that FSX is capable of handling has been included in this package Ė this means that you get the most authentic look and feel possible when you step foot in the BK-117. If you want to make sure that you have the right features included for maximum effect such as bloom and high-quality shadows, then this is just what you need
HD textures included on both the interior and exterior of the aircraft to really bring forth the incredible attention to detail that this aircraft comes with. If you want to see an aircraft really shine and bring out the best of FSX in a graphical sense, then this is it!
A fully working paintkit to make your own liveries!
3D models have been created from scratch using hours of footage and editing to make sure that the aircraft looked just as it should Ė itís so much easier to buy into the aircraft when it looks just as it should. New animations have been included to make sure that everything looks just as it should, with everything from the way that the aircraft starts to react to your every touch to the screen reflecting from the gauges
Audio has been included and reworked using real-life footage to get the right sounds from the aircraft. This helps to further enhance the experience and makes it easier than ever before to get it working at the right style
System procedures are built by-the-book meaning that you get an aircraft that acts and operates exactly as it should in the real world. Also included in this package are PDF manuals that can be read on mobile devices, so you can get all the help that you need in honing your flight skills and becoming a much better pilot ASAP
Easy to follow tooltips that make learning all of the little extras that have been included easier than ever before
2D panels that work inside the cockpit, making sure that you can take off and perform just as you would have hoped for
A completely working ACFS system, albeit with certain limitations Ė FSX does have some barriers that forego certain additions being included, but this works as best as it possibly can, given the system limitations that FSX has
Virtual cockpit that works exactly as it should; with so much study going into the creation of this aircraft, it performs just as it should and gives you every option that it can. The virtual cockpit is also easy to use, allowing simple streamlined flight from the virtual cockpit view Ė this allows making quick changes and adjusting everything that you could need to simpler than ever before
Not only are the panels and instruments within the cockpit far more improved than before, they have been made much easier to use from the virtual cockpit. Now, youíll no longer find using every feature that you should have available to you as easy as it sounds!