IndiaFoxtEcho – F-35 Lightning II for MSFS

(2 customer reviews)

$28.49

Publisher: IndiaFoxtEcho Visual Simulations
Date Added: Jan-03-2022
Updated :Feb-2-2023
Version: 1.2.0
File Size: 2 GB

SKU: IND-135 Category: Tags: ,

Compatible With:

Description

Now Also Available: the perfect companion to the F-35 – America-Class LHA Ships for MSFS and Ford-Class Carriers for MSFS, giving you a realistic place to operate these planes from.

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an American family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole combat aircraft that is intended to perform both air superiority and strike missions.

It is also able to provide electronic warfare and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities.

The aircraft has three main variants: the conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35A, the short take-off and vertical-landing (STOVL) F-35B, and the carrier-based (CV/CATOBAR) F-35C.

Key features of this rendition for Microsoft Flight Simulator are:

    • Detailed representation of the three variants of the aircraft, showcasing individual differences and commonalities
    • Detailed external visual model and cockpit, based on extensive research
    • Realistic pilot interface through the Primary Control Display (PCD) based on real world simulators
    • Liveries for all the air forces and services that are currently flying the F-35
    • Realistic flight dynamics based on publicly available data
  • STOVL capabilities for the F-35B
  • Carrier capabilities for the F-35C (special code to perform assisted takeoff and landing from any static surface)
  • Sound package based on real world recordings

NOTE:

The package only depicts the Vehicle Systems and some essential Mission Systems. The following mission systems are NOT simulated:

  • RADAR
  • DAS
  • EOTS/TFLIR
  • RWR
  • Sensor fusion

Minimum Requirements

  • CPU: 4 cores, 3.0 GHz or better
  • GPU: Nvidia 1060 or better, with at least 4 GB dedicated video memory
  • RAM: 8 GB minimum
  • Hard disk space: 4.50 GB required

Mouse is required for Primary Control Display (PCD) touchscreen interaction.

This product is not endorsed by the Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Review on FlighSim.com: https://forums.flightsim.com/vbulletin-articles/hf/review-indiafoxtecho-f35-lightning-ii-for-msfs-2020-r5819/

Version 1.2.0 –Feb-1-2023
GENERAL:
– Fixed minor AO issue on ejection seat models
– Removed unnecessary duplicate goemetry (Zeroize knob) from all cockpit models
– Cleanup of AITraffic settings
– Cleanup of unnecessary code
– General update of the product manual

SYSTEMS:
– Changed clock code to display 00:00:00 instead of 24:00:00
– Minor optimizations to clock code
– Increased autotrim reaction speed
– Reworked flap system
– TRIM RESET now resets trim on all axis, and toggles FCC if it is switched off
– FLAP LEVER now disables FCC and AUTOTRIM
– If FCC is running (and autotrim is active) the “AUTO” caption appears alongside the trim value
– FCS DEGRADED warning appear if airspeed is above 400 knots and user has disabled FCC
– Defog handle now controls canopy de-icing
– Rewritten Anti-Ice system (now implements Anti-Ice On-Auto-Off modes)
– Added Air Data System Heat (ADS HT) control to ENG page and implemented system simulation
– Tweaks to ENG page
– PHM and ICAWS now report FCS DEGRADED if FCC is switched off
– Fixed bug preventing Oxygent Test and BOS switches to be highlighter by the mouse
– Fixed minor text misalignment in FUEL page
– Cleanup of unnecessary code
– Fixed incorrect altitude variable in PCD HUD pages (page was reporting real altitude as opposed to indicated altitde)
– Fixed bug preventing wind direction from showing on PCD control bar
– Fixed bug preventing input of ALOW altitude in certain conditions
– Changed canopy control code so that it is now impossible to open the canopy if airspeed is above 50 kts
– Rewritten code for automatic speedbrake retraction during touch’n’go (speebrakes will retract if throttle is above 70% travel)
– Solved minor glitch on HUD page
– Added MACH HOLD AT functionality, Mach input capped at 1.60
– Added Backcourse option for AP (does not work too well)
– Fixed minor glitch in AP control interface if on right PCD side
– Autopilot has now default setting of 15000 ft, autothrottle has now a default settin to 400 kts
– Fixed minor bug preventing correct rendering of DAS imagery in some cases
– Added MAP mode to TSD screens
– Added VSD option to TSD screens (INOP, for future implementation)
– Improved interface and rendering of all imagery services
– Tweaked nose wheel steer settings

F-35A:
– Changed base color to multiple liveries for a better match with late Block3 and Block 4 colors
– Fixed reversed characters on landing gear door and other minor details in USAF livery 08-0747
– Fixed reversed characters on landing gear door and other minor details in Australian livery A35-040
– Clean up of F-35I prototype livery
– Updated Italian Air Force 6-01 livery
– Added Italian Air Force 32-13 livery (courtesy of Christoph Tantow)
– Added Royal Australian Air Force A35-001 livery 2nd OCU

F-35B:
– Changed base color to multiple liveries for a better match with late Block3 and Block 4 colors
– Fixed minor modeling and texturing misalignment in Lift-Fan door area
– Fixed minor modeling misalignment in roll post door location
– Fixed minor modeling errors in weapon bay harnessings
– Added U.S.M.C VMFA-242 “Bats” DT-01 livery
– Added U.S.M.C VMFA-242 “Bats” DT-02 livery
– Added Italian Air Force 32-14 livery
– Fixed incorrect AI configuration entry

F-35C:
– Changed nose cone color of VFA-147 and Top-Gun liveries and fixed minor other details
– Miscellaneous improvements to VFA-97 livery

XBOX:
– Fixed minor geometry issue in F-35A (IR sensor leftover from PC build)
– Fixed missing wheelchocks, ribbons and covers from F-35B
– Reduced video memory footprint for better stability

2 reviews for IndiaFoxtEcho – F-35 Lightning II for MSFS

  1. Reid Rowan (verified owner)

    The most fun you can have in MSFS.

  2. Mike Wigley (verified owner)

    Great Aircraft, 3 Variants A, B and C and various Liveries. A/C handles well and the textures and modeling are spot on, no impact on FPS with a reasonable PC, obviously its not as functional as a DCS plane but still for a classified AC its still quite detailed. Sound is a little quiet but Developer is aware and set it to please everyone, there is an update coming 14.01.22 and India FoxtEcho provides good support for their AC’s, its also very reasonably priced.

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