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FlightFactor Release Boeing 757 v2 Professional Extended for X-Plane 11

FlightFactor have released their ‘extended’ version of their 757 v2 addon for X-Plane 11. The extended version features 2 new variants of the 757, the 757-200SF Cargo and the 757-300 as well as some exclusive features as shown below. If you already own the FlightFactor 757, you can upgrade to the extended version and get a reduced price by logging into your x-plane.org account and going to this page

The Boeing 757 Professional  Extended includes 3 varients of the 757:

  • 757-200 Passenger
  • 757-200SF Cargo
  • 757-300 

Each plane is available with two different engine configurations (P&W and RR).

Accurate flight model, as close as it gets to real performance. Tested by real pilots.Flight model

  • Dynamic and customizable center of gravity that depends on actual cargo, passenger placement and burning fuel in flight.

Fully Functional Professional FMS and EFIS System

  • Custom designed Flight Management Computer, integrated with other plane systems.
  • Terminal procedures from updatable database.
  • Two independent analogue instrument sets for captain and first officer.
  • Two independently simulated EFIS (EADI/EHSI configuration) for captain and first officer.
  • Dual-FMS with two independently working CDUs.
  • Working instrument comparators.
  • Triple IRS and triple symbol generator systems with realistic instrument source switching.
  • Dual air-data computers with custom failure modes and source switching.
  • Independent 2 nav and an ils receivers.
  • Realistic inertial and radio position updating, you can see the individual inaccuracies of those systems.
  • Triple-channel autopilot with realistic dependencies.
  • Fail operational and fail passive autoland with mode degradations based on system failures.
  • Load company routes generated by Professional Flight Planner X (or other compatible programs) directly into the FMC.
  • FMC can be used on external touchscreen or tablet, optimized for the Retina iPad.

Custom cockpit interaction system

  • Adjustable modes for cockpit interaction, you chose what to use for clicks
  • Different cockpit interaction modes, with mouse wheel and right button support
  • In-cockpit tooltips from the manual – you click on the button and see portions of the manual on display
  • In-cockpit life datarefs for cockpit building

Options

  • A very flexible architecture: You chose the set up
  • Different options for many avionics instruments including two types of FMC.
  • Options to composite your own EICAS, EADI and EHSI displays.
  • Most of the options that the real 757 fleet has are included.
  • Many additional options for sounds, cockpit interaction, effects etc.

 Interactive Checklists, Procedures, and auto-helper (Exclusive feature)

  • Full electronic interactive checklists and procedures with automatic action detection.
  • Automatic mode helper  that performs all the actions for you. You just CHECK the items.
  • A tutorial which shows the user what to do and when.
  • An option to have a visual aid on what and when to do in procedures.

Custom Systems and Failure model

  • Detailed and deep simulation of almost every system in the real aircraft.
  • Custom air and pressure system.
  • Electrical system with all AC and DC busses modelled – see which system depends on which bus.
  • Hydraulic system that uses a little fluid when treated correctly and a lot of fluid if used incorrectly.
  • Multistage custom failure system – over 200 more failures than X-Plane. (Exclusive feature)
  • Ability to fix failure by following proper procedure.
  • Persistent failure and maintenance system – Aircraft wear and misuse will carry over to your next flight.

Warning system and radars (Exclusive feature)

  • Fully functional GPWS with all the modes the real plane has.
  • Fully functional terrain radar, with custom database (just like the real plane), a look-ahead warning system and many other features.
  • Weather radar that works like the real thing. Including tilt and gain functions, ground clutter, turbulence detection and windshear prediction.

3D Modeling

  • Accurate dimensions based on exterior drawings provided by Boeing.
  • Very detailed exterior modelling with high resolution textures.
  • Very high resolution 3D cockpit with every switch functional.
  • Spatial rain simulation with high detail.
  • Very detailed passenger cabin graphics including galleys.
  • Additional graphic features: real working oxygen masks both in cockpit and cabin, dynamic window blinds that react to sunlight etc.
  • New and improved wingflex.

Special effects (Exclusive features)

  • Multilayer dynamic reflections on all glass objects.
  • Glow effects on screens
  • Reflective metal and plastic objects in the cockpit.
  • Glossy exterior that reflects the outside.
  • XP weather enhancements like custom windshear.

Custom Sounds (Exclusive features)

  • Two sound pack by BSS for both engines.
  • Several hundred custom sounds.
  • In-cockpit custom sounds.
  • Switches with individual sounds.
  • Many individual system sound inside and outside.
  • Airport environment sounds.
  • Cabin sounds.
  • 3D stereo sound system for engines.
  • In flight cabin announcements.
  • Interactive communication with the cabin crew (reporting misconfigurations and passenger comfort problems).

On Screen menus (Exclusive features)

  • An ipad-like menu popping-up from the cockpit.
  • Custom pages for loading/unloading fuel, cargo and passengers, customizing the CG, calling for pushback and performing maintenance.
  • Ability to customize the plane with winglets, special effects level, wingflex level and set other options to be saved or default.
  • Ground equipment and door pages.
  • Failure monitoring menu.

Extra objects and equipment

  • Working push-back truck – Fully controllable with your joystick.
  • Passenger bus and stairs or optional gate configuration (passengers can be loaded from gate instead of bus).
  • Fuel truck, de-Icing truck, GPU, ground-start units both visible and fully functional with airplane systems.
  • Other ground equipment.

Liveries

  •  7 default liveries included in the package : Air France, American, Boeing House, Jet2.com, Lufthansa, Thomson, VA X-Airways
  •  About 50 additional liveries available separately.

SmartCopilot Compatible

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