21.4.2020 – 09:51z

TorqueSim to release BN-2 Islander this Friday

TorqueSim has today annouunced via their Discord server a release date for their BN-2 Islander rendition for X-Plane 11. BN-2 Islander is a regional airliner and utility aircraft. It can take up to 9 passengers and has a 730 nautical mile range and 140 knot curising speed.

The aircraft will be released this Friday, on April 24th, and it will feature, for example, full PBR 4K texturing, highly detailed 3D model, custom avionics and systems, high-fidelity FMOD sound pack, custom load manager or upcoming RealityXP products support. The aircraft was developed in cooperation with real pilots to make sure the flight model is as real as it gets.

Feature list

  • 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 lighting
  • 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! See some of the liveries here
  • Long-term support, as well as additional features and updates planned, including RealityXP Support

Source: TorqueSim website and Discord server

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