25.4.2020 – 12:50z

TorqueSim releases BN-2 Islander for X-Plane

TorqueSim, an X-Plane 11 developer known for their aircraft like Pocket Rocket or the upcoming SR22, has released their rendition of BN-2 Islander.

Recently, we’ve made an article regarding the release date, as expected, it was released on Friday – 24th of April 2020. The BN-2 Islander is a twin-engine regional airliner and utility aircraft, that is still widely flown today.

The main features of this aircraft are for example highly detailed 3D model, PBR 4K textures, custom systems, custom avionics, FMOD soundpack, carefully tuned and tested flight model, custom C++ plugin using X-Plane SDK and much more. The full feature list is listed below the screenshots.

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The aircraft can be bought on the X-Aviation website for $39.95 for Mac and Windows only.

Features

 • Highly detailed 3D model
  • Full PBR 4K Texturing
  • Custom Systems, including:
     • Fully custom electrical system, simulating the circuit breakers, buses, generators, and battery
     • Custom fuel manager
  • Custom Avionics, including:
     • KFC225 Autopilot
     • GTX345 Transponder
     • KR87 ADF
     • M800 Chronometer
  • High-fidelity FMOD sound pack, with sounds recorded from the real aircraft
  • Carefully tuned and tested flight model based on real-life performance data and input from Islander pilots
  • X-Plane GNS530/GNS430
  • AFM G5 Integration (requires a copy of the AFM G5 plugin)
  • Custom Load Manager
  • Persistent systems (switches return to the state which they were left)
  • Fully custom C++ Plugin using the X-Plane SDK
  • Includes 9 initial liveries, a blank livery, and paint-kit, with many more liveries to come after release!

  • Long-term support, as well as additional features and updates planned, including RealityXP Support

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