10.5.2019 – 21:38z

Colimata Concorde FXP released in Early Access

Developer Colimata has released Concorde FXP for X-Plane 11. Concorde is one of the few aircraft nearly everybody recalls. Beside the Boeing 747, Concorde is one of the most iconic airplanes of all time. Now we can hear the roaring sound of engines during takeoff in our home simulators!

With more than 1000 click regions and 4k cockpit textures, Concorde FXP is looking really good so far. But you may ask: Why is it in early access?

Why in early access

The question is pretty easy to answer. The developer Colimata basically wants to hear some kind of a feedback from the community before releasing a stable version product.

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Colimata has introduced some really good and innovative features to their product. 700+ custom lights for Warning lamps and Gorgeous, dimmable night lighting (Instruments, panels, consoles, floods, etc.), Full use of PBR, 3D passenger cabin, 4k cockpit textures including 100’s of texts and markings and many others!

Full Feature List

3D COCKPIT

  • Super detailed 3D cockpit
  • Front panel, center panel, roof panel, side consoles, Engineering
  • 4k cockpit textures including 100’s of texts and markings
  • Incredible level of interactivity
  • More than 1000 click regions (switches, quick access areas etc)
  • 700+ custom lights for:
    •  Warning lamps
    •  Gorgeous, dimmable night lighting (Instruments, panels, consoles, floods, etc.)

EXTERNAL MODEL

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  • Detailed 3D model of the aircraft
  • Opening passenger and cargo doors plus service panels
  • Very detailed engines
    •  Including moving ramps, intake/spill doors
    •  Animated primary and secondary nozzles
    •  Engine cowl doors can be opened
    •  Mounted engines
    •  External 3D model of Olympus 583 engine
  • Detailed landing gear
  • Many utility vehicles included (tankers, conveyors, catering, etc)
  • Full use of PBR
  • Beautiful 4k textures including normal maps

FLIGHTMODEL

  • Refined flight model
  • Subsonic and supersonic speed ranges
  • Mach 2 capable (twice the speed of sound)
  • Takeoff and Landing with Concordes unique attitude
  • Plugin driven custom engine parameters
  • Plugin simulated vortex lift forces and ground effect forces


SOUND

  • fmod 3D sound
  • Dozens and dozens of sound effects
  • Audio advice from Copilot, Engineer and Pilot
  • A dozen different sound spaces

IN ADDITION

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  • Basic Autopilot (more is in development)
  • 3D passenger cabin
  • Extensive Graphical User Interface (scaleable in size), with features like:
    •  Flight Preparation
    •  Aircraft management:
    •  Virtual flight engineer
    •  Custom content
  • 2 liveries included
  • Many more in the livery download section

UPDATES

  • Regular software updates (download in the forum or on colimata.com)

MANUALS

  • ‘10 essentials’ manual included (55 pages)
  • Quickstart manual (coming in summer)
  • Full manual (coming in summer)

Because of early access you can now buy the Concorde FXP from X-Plane Store for a discount price $49.95. The price will change to $59.69 when it is fully released

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