JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
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  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
  • JUSTFLIGHT - F4U-1 CORSAIR BIRDCAGE FSX P3D
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Probably the most recognised US Navy aircraft of WWII, due to its distinctive folding cranked-wing design, this Corsair has been built over the most accurate plans available, including original factory plans and drawings. The 'Birdcage' nickname is due to the copious cockpit glazing framing which was replaced in other versions of the Corsair with a single-piece blown canopy.

This highly detailed model features a fully functioning virtual cockpit, intricate cowl flap mechanisms, oil cooler and intercooler doors, wing folding mechanics, tail hook, animated bomb and drop tank release and more. An additional external model depicts the F4U-1B clipped-wing variant of the Corsair which was flown by the Royal Navy, who clipped the wings for easier storage in its cramped hangar decks and for better stall behaviour.

  • Accurately modelled F4U-1 Corsair, designed using real-world aircraft plans
  • Additional clipped wing F4U-1B Royal Navy external model included
  • Six authentic paint schemes:
     - No. 15 ‘Daphne C’, flown by Capt. James N. Cupp of VMF-213, Munda, September 1943
     - 17-F-13 in the tri-colour scheme as it appeared aboard the USS Bunker Hill with the US Navy VF-17 units in 1943
     - No. 576 ‘Marine’s Dream’, flown by Major Gordon of the ‘Flying Aces’ VMF-222, December 1943
     - No. 18 ‘Bubbles’ of VMF-124, flown by Lt. Bill Crowe
     - 5A British Royal Navy F4U-1B with clipped wings
     - RNZAF NZ5201, recently restored and resident in New Zealand
  • Numerous animations including canopy, cowl flap mechanisms, oil cooler and intercooler doors, wing folding mechanics, tail hook, animated bomb and drop tank release
  • High definition textures are used to produce the highest possible texture clarity, and bump and specular mapping are used throughout the aircraft to produce a truly 3D feel
  • Beautifully detailed Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp radial engine
  • Realistic radial stereo sound set
  • Authentic animated virtual cockpit
  • Accurate flight dynamics
  • Detailed and animated cockpit in exterior model
  • Cockpit sounds such as switches, knobs and levers
  • In-game options - special configuration panel allows for seat height adjustment and view angles in the VC and the removal of the pilot when on the ground
  • PDF manual including flight guide
  • PSD paint kit

Click here for a zoomable panoramic look round the Corsair cockpit! (Many thanks to Greg McKenzie in New Zealand for passing this on to us!)

In 1938 the US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics issued request for proposals for a ship-borne fighter aircraft. Vought-Sikorsky answered the call with a proposed design powered by a 2,000hp twin-row, 18-cylinder radial from Pratt & Whitney known as the ‘Twin Wasp’, one of the most powerful aero engines of the period.

In the first year of production, 1942, Vought produced 178 F4U-1s. These aircraft soon found their way to front line duty in the Pacific Theatre, immediately flying combat missions in 1943 with the US Marine Corps based in the islands. The first combat mission was carried out by VMF-124 on February 11th, 1943. The Corsair served with great distinction throughout the remainder of WWII and later in the Korean conflict. Later variants of the Corsair were employed by other international forces such as the French and Argentine navies, flying on into the 1950s and 1960s. Over 12,000 were eventually built and many airworthy examples still exist in private ownership.
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DELIVERY METHOD
DIRECT DOWNLOAD
FILESIZE
377MB
REGISTRATION KEY
Registration key after purchase, see order details page in customer account
DEMO DOWNLOAD
NOTES
An active internet connection is required for activation.
REQUIREMENTS
Flight Simulator X (Acceleration, Gold, Steam Edition or SP2 required) or Prepar3D v1-4
3.0GHz or any Dual Core
2.0GB RAM
512MB graphics card
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP (32-bit or 64-bit)
600MB hard drive space
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MP DESIGN STUDIO - AEROSPATIALE GAZELLE SA342 FSX P3D
delphine Echassoux
Awesome bird! The cockpit’s vibrations in flight, terrific sounds and maneuverability at medium and full speed are extremely immersive. Delicate to fly at slow speed, it will require patience to break in and that’s also part of the charm. Cold start procedure works fine, even if the documentation doesn’t explain how to proceed. The documentation is well illustrated but not explanatory, anyway. It’s very easy to find guides online for anyone interested in starting this model from scratch. F-
or an FSX helicopter and all the known problems related to helicopters’ implementation on this platform, the designer did a fantastic job with this model. And, on a side note, his communication is excellent. I had several detail questions which I asked by mail. They were answered within an hour with joined pictures to illustrate the main points. Kudos and Bravo!
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Its so good i love it and so much to can have free this nice job thanks a lot
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Alexander Arlow
Having purchased about every major study-level aircraft released in the last 15 years, I have to say that I am truly impressed with this one. Leonardo has managed to deliver a well rounded, fps-friendly, study-level aircraft created in an era were glass cockpits and steam gauges meet. On the plus side: -) Intuitive view switcher allowing to get through the flightdeck with ease -) Easy controlling of the ND by using the mousewheel and the right mouse button while hovering over the ND -) Ground and cabin OPS simulated -) Loadmanager / flight- and fuelplanner allows for proper flightplanning -
Negative: --
) External sounds are lackluster - a proper high quality soundset is highly recommended -
Be aware though: Tutorials are available on YouTube only and the manuals are not as comprehensive as you would expect from a study level sim - therefor it is only recommended for advanced simmers. Ver-
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Excellent! Extensive systems simulation, handles well and it's easy on FPSs. World class. Worth every penny.
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The only best available VOCI scenery for FSX and P3D.
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I agree with you Jack Brown! Very good work. Create and continue ...
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Jack Brown
This is the best, most real to life aircraft you will ever buy for your sim. Complete with excellently crafted 4k textures, real to life flight model, superb support staff, and full documentation for a true study sim experience, this sim could probably get your DC-9 type rating! How does it compare to PMDG? Well, it certainly has every feature in the aircraft and again, in excellent 4k textures, plus something PMDG does not have, a full on load manager that could replace Simbrief or PFPX that directly inputs your planned data into the aircraft in the sim. Even if you're not a fan of the MD-80 series, this plane provides a good challenge, different from any other airliner you may have flown, it will probably be the best virtual aircraft you will ever buy.
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