CAPTAIN SIM - XLOAD

CAPTAIN SIM - XLOAD

PID: 2687
Available since: 12/03/2007.
Publisher: Captain Sim
Sold by Captain Sim
EUR 11.89
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REQUIREMENTS * - PC with 1.5 GHz equivalent or higher processor * - 256 MB of system RAM * - 64 MB DirectX 9 compatible video card * - 500 Mb of free space on the MS FS hard drive * - Microsoft® Windows® XP SP2 / Vista * - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X Acceleration* * - Internet access (for installation/ re-installation)
Please note, we are unable to support technical issues appeared on systems that do not conform to the minimum system requirements.
* - XLoad can be installed on Microsoft® Flight Simulator X. But the following limitations apply:
- No FSX Acceleration F/A-18 sound
- No FSX Acceleration F/A-18 VC
- No FSX Acceleration F/A-18 2D Panels

The 'XLoad' Expansion Pack delivers two new planes such as the F/A-18D and the F-117A.

KEY FEATURES:

F/A-18D
    • Highly detailed and accurate model (two-seater)
    • Carrier Enabled (assisted takeoff and arrested landing)
    • Interactive External Stores
    • High resolution and accuracy textures
    • 75 Animations
    • Animation Control Panel
    • Exclusive Effects
    • 6 Missions
    • Repaint Kit
• Exterior Model
Highly detailed and accurate 3ds Max9® Exterior Model with 75 Custom Animations:
- Radome
- Radar Dish
- Radar Unit
- Gun Loading Hatch
- Gun Ammo Belt
- Ladder
- Dust Excluders (2)
- Wingfold (2)
- Airbrake
- Engine Nozzle Covers (2)
- Engine Nozzle (2)
- Refueling Probe
- Canopy
 
- Pilots' Heads, Arms x2, Legs x2 (10)
- Cockpit throttle, pedals, control stick (8)
- Engine Intake Covers (2)
- Wheel Chocks (6)
- Launch Bar
- Tailhook
- Various Loads for 9 External Stores (9)
- Flaperon (4)
- Rudder (2)
- Stabilizer (2)
- Landing Gears (3)
- Landing Gear Doors (10)
 

Liveries
   Highly Detailed Exterior Model is available in the following 4 liveries:
 - Canadian Air Force (Tiger Meet)
 - Swiss Air Force
 - Finnish Air Force
 - Kuwait Air Force

All Xload F/A-18D liveries are compatible with FSX Acceleration F/A-18 liveries and vise versa.

• Interactive External Stores
   -
9 External Stores Stations • Wide Selection of External Stores:
    - Fuel Tank (3 max)
    - AIM9 Sidewinder (2 max)
    - AIM7 Sparrow (6 max)
    - Mk84 Bomb (4 max)
• Interactive Load Control
    - Load ordinance in various combinations using Load Control Panel.
    - Drawing of selected ordinance real time. 
    - Fuel quantity, fuel weight, ordinance weight and drag, and the center of gravity recalculated accordingly. Note evident banking to the starboard (loaded) wing in image below.

The following additional* 2D Panels are included for the F/A-18D:

• Load Control Panel
  - Choose and load ordinance in various combinations;
  - Drawing of selected items real time;
  - Save selected load;
  - Fuel quantity, fuel weight, ordinance weight and drag, and the
    center of gravity recalculated accordingly

 • Animations Control Panel
    Provides easy and convenient control of model animations.

    Carrier Ops features included.

* - If MS FSX Acceleration Expansion Pack is installed, all of the Acceleration F/A-18 2D panels like 2D HUD and GPS are available for the XLoad F/A-18D with no manual editing required.

F/A-18D Interior

If MS FSX Acceleration Expansion Pack is installed, all features of the Acceleration F/A-18 interior model and systems (VC) are available for the XLoad F/A-18D exterior model with no manual editing required.

Features of the XLoad F/A-18D exterior model are synchronized to work with the Acceleration F/A-18 VC*.

* - The Acceleration F/A-18 VC is available for the front seat only.

F-117A Nighthawk
    • Highly detailed and accurate model
    • Carrier Enabled (assisted takeoff and arrested landing)
    • Interactive Internal Stores
    • 35 Animations
    • Animations Control Panel
    • 4 Missions
• Livery
   Highly Detailed Exterior Model in USAF livery.

• Interactive Internal Stores
   - 2 Internal Stores Stations.
   - 2 GBUs.
   - Load ordinance in various combinations using Load Control Panel.
   - Drawing of selected ordinance realtime.
   - Aircraft weight and the center of gravity recalculated accordingly.

• Animations
   35 Custom 3D Animations of the Exterior Model:
 - Dust Excluders (4)
 - Refueling Receiver
 - Canopy
 - Wheel Chocks (2)
 - Engine Intakes (2)
 - Launch Bar
 - Tailhook
 - Flaperon (4)
 - Stabilizer (2)
 - Landing Gears (3)
 - Landing Gear Doors (5)
 - Drag Chute
 - Drag Chute Doors (2)
 - Bomb Doors (2)
 - Internal Stores Pylons (2)
 - GBU (2)

Additional* Animations and Load Control 2D Panel is included for the F-117A:
• Provides easy and convenient control of model animations.
• Carrier Ops features included.
• Internal Stores Control:
  - Choose and load GBUs in various combinations;
  - Drawing of selected items real time;
  - Save selected load;
  - Aircraft weight and the center of gravity recalculated accordingly.

* - If MS FSX Acceleration Expansion Pack is installed, all of the Acceleration F/A-18 2D panels like 2D HUD and GPS are available for the XLoad F-117A with no manual editing required.

F-117A Interior
If MS FSX Acceleration Expansion Pack is installed, all features of the Acceleration F/A-18 interior model and systems (VC) are available for the XLoad F-117A exterior model with no manual editing required.

Features of the XLoad F-117A exterior model are synchronized to work with the Acceleration F/A-18 VC.

 

Ten transition flights are included in the 'XLoad' pack:

F/A-18D Transition Program:

    • Flight 1 (Day, VMC): Introductory flight. The F/A-18D is ready to launch from an aircraft carrier catapult, fly a pattern, and return to land on the carrier deck.
    • Flight 2 (Day, VMC): You are on final. Improve your arrested landing skills.
    • Flight 3 (Day, IMC): Check-ride. You are three-quarter mile. Call the ball.
    • Flight 4 (Night, VMC): The F/A-18D is ready to launch from an aircraft carrier catapult, fly a pattern, and return to land on the carrier deck.
    • Flight 5 (Night, VMC): You are on final. Perfect your arrested landing skills.
    • Flight 6 (Night, VMC): Final Check-ride. You are three-quarter mile. Call the ball.

F-117A Carrier Ops Transition Program:

    • Flight 1 (Day, VMC): Introductory flight. The F-117A is ready to launch from an aircraft carrier catapult, fly a pattern, and return to land on the carrier deck.*
    • Flight 2 (Night, VMC): F-117A is ready to launch from an aircraft carrier catapult, fly a pattern, and return to land on the carrier deck.*
    • Flight 3 (Night, VMC): You are on final. Perfect your arrested landing skills.**
    • Flight 4 (Night, VMC): Final Check-ride. You are three-quarter mile. Call the ball.**

* - WARNING: The F-117A is less powered than the F/A-18D. Takeoff assistance REQUIRED!
** - Caution: The F-117A requires more attention on final and landing than the F/A-18D.


All flights are available via: Missions ('Show saved missions' must be checked) > Category: Military > Title: Carrier Practice
or:
Flights > Category: Military > Title: Carrier Practice

F/A-18D  Screenshots: