Sky Simulations McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (for FSX)

Compatibility: Flight Simulator X, FSX: Steam Edition
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The DC-9, built by the Douglas Aircraft Company, is a twin-engine, single-aisle, short-to-medium-range jet airliner. The DC-9 family of aircraft is one of the most successful series of airliners ever built, with a total production of over 2,400 aircraft.

This collection from Sky Simulations covers the entire DC-9 family, with five different models: DC-9: -10, -21, -30, -41 and -51. It also includes the -10F and -33F freighter variants.

See the Detailed Description section below for the full list of features!


AIRCRAFT

  • State of the art replica of the real aircraft
  • This package covers the entire DC-9 family, with five different models: DC-9: -10, -21, -30, -41 and -51
  • Includes freighter variants (-10F and -33F)
  • Hi-res landing lights
  • High definition photorealistic textures
  • Bump and specular maps
  • Dynamic wing-flex
  • Dynamic shine
  • Perfectly simulated loss of hydraulic pressure - elevators, spoilers, landing gear and flaps will be lost without hydraulic pressure
  • Main passenger door, service door, cargo door, forward stairs, ventral stairs (except in the 10 variant) and cockpit windows, accurately modelled and animated
  • Horizontal stabilizer movement based on real aircraft system logic and data
  • Three-position landing lights - retracted, extended off and extended on
  • Aileron and elevator actuated by aerodynamic movement of the control tab
  • Every detail of the aircraft is accurately modelled without affecting the frame rates
  • 3D modelled and/or animated fan blades, pitots, static probe and static ports
  • Moving wipers with two speeds
  • Accurately modelled and animated thrust reversers

Ground mode

  • Ground support
  • GPU and Air Starter unit (detailed model) which interact with the aircraft systems
  • Animated ground crew
  • Catering truck, belt loader and baggage train

Maintenance mode

  • Animations include the engine cowlings, landing gear doors and weather radar

Flight dynamics

  • Flight dynamics tested by real airline pilots and based on many hours in a real DC-9 flight simulator
  • The wing airfoil profile is based in the Douglas wing airfoil DSMA-357/433 -A
  • Can be flown using the real world manuals
  • Perfectly simulated weight and balance in accordance with the real weight and balance manual

Virtual cockpit

  • 3D instruments
  • Realistic cockpit textures and lighting effects
  • Cockpit flood lighting
  • Fully functional and animated virtual cockpit with countless details, features and effects
  • Nearly every knob and switch is operational
  • Two different layouts available in accordance with the type of the aircraft
  • Two colours available: The Original Aqua-Blue and Grey
  • Captain and First Officer windows accurately modelled and animated
  • Every switch, handle, screw, bolt or knob is modelled in 3D
  • Animated main/service exit doors and front stairs
  • Clickable and movable sunshine screens

Sounds

  • Engine sound package recorded during real-world engine run test, outside and inside of the aircraft
  • Fully digital sound environment

2D Panel

  • Two different panel layouts available in accordance with the type of the aircraft
  • Standard and widescreen versions
  • Two colours available: The Original Aqua-Blue and Grey
  • Captain and First Officer Panels
  • Fully operational pedestal and overhead panel

AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

Air conditioning and pressurisation

  • Fully simulated air conditioning system
  • Cockpit and cabin temperature control
  • Simulated pressurisation system
  • Auto and manual modes

Fuel

  • Fully operational fuel system
  • Boost fuel pumps
  • Crossfeed valve

Communications

  • 2 NAV radios
  • 2 VHF radios
  • 1 or 2 ADF receivers depending of the model
  • S-mode transponder

Electrical

  • Fully simulated electrical, AC and DC systems
  • Operational APU and ground power unit
  • CSD, APU and engine instruments for monitoring

Hydraulic

  • Fully simulated hydraulic system
  • Interacts directly with airplane's control surfaces
  • Hydraulic pumps and instruments

Flight instruments

  • Attitude Deviation Indicator (ADI)
  • Altimeter
  • Radio Altimeter
  • Horizontal Situation Indicator (HSI)
  • Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI)
  • Airspeed/Mach Indicator
  • Vertical Speed Indicator

Engines

  • Complete set of engine instruments
  • EPR RAT with manual selectable bugs and TRC on DC-9-51

Pneumatic

  • Fully simulated pneumatic system
  • Pneumatic indicators and crossfeed handles
  • Operational and interactive pneumatic external unit (air starter)

Ice protection

  • Engine, airfoil, tail and windows anti ice systems

Fire protection

  • Fire detection system
  • Fire loops
  • Fire handles
  • Warning sounds

Autopilot

  • Accurately simulated Sperry SP-50A AFCS
  • Flight mode annunciator
  • Altitude alert

Miscellaneous

  • GPWS, warning and caution sounds
  • Take off configuration warnings and sounds


DOCUMENTATION
  • Flight operations manual
  • Step-by-step tutorial

System Requirements:


  • Flight Simulator X or FSX: Steam Edition
  • 3.0GHz or any Dual Core
  • 2GB RAM
  • 1GB graphics card
  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP (32-bit or 64-bit) 
  • 1.5GB hard drive space
$35.00
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Sky Simulations McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (for FSX) Sky Simulations' DC-9 collection for FSX includes five different models and also two freighter variants, all impressively modelled to a very high standard. Two different virtual cockpit layouts and also 2D panels are available, depending on the type of the aircraft.

Among the aircraft systems which are fully simulated are the hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic systems, and the aircraft feature a fire detection system, anti-icing, fully operational fuel system and GPWS.

Download size: 152MB (learn about downloads)

$35.00
In Stock
Earn 230 points with this purchase