From the studios of Lionheart Creations comes another sleek and fluid styled beauty, the high tech, shapely Diamond Star DA40 ‘XLS’ Edition by Diamond Star aircraft Corporation
This flight simulation model package comes with 6 different aircraft registries with variations of interiors, animated pilot, full detail and animated VC cabin, which also sports a brilliant ‘soft lit’ interior for great night flights. Also featured is the Garmin G1000 glass panel instrument system with revised, new high detail bezels and featuring the built in version Auto Pilot system ‘in’ the G1000 MFD unit.
To top off the list, this complete, new package also comes in full FSX ‘and’ Prepar3D formats, with the dual FSX created model sets, new FSX technology textures/materials that feature bloom, reflection qualities, new soft glare and countless other new material capabilities. All textures in the FSX installer are full DDS format.
For those that are student pilots and lovers of modern, new, fresh looking, sleek General Aviation aircraft, this might be for you.
The cockpit of the Diamond Star DA40 has been reconstructed with extreme attention to accuracy. From the panel, to each gauge, to the bezels of the Garmin system to each engine control knob and also the sophisticated rudder pedals.
- High technology Garmin G1000 glass panel system with built in Auto Pilot. These have gauge
- code refinements, features such as wind direction, pattern entry selection, enhanced frame
- rates performance, and many other features and upgrades.
- New sound system that features clickable ‘audible’ sounds in the cabin area
- FSX and Prepar3D ‘pure’ models and textures for both simulators
- Fully animated control surfaces
- Wing Flex, where the wings slowly bend upwards as you increase airspeed
- Wing vibration when the engine is running
- Soft glow interior cabin/cockpit illumination, mimicking soft lit overhead lighting
- Fold down rear seats, click to flip down, as like the actual aircraft for added storage capabilities
- Smooth cabin modeling
- High resolution textures for extreme detail of interior, panel, and fuselage
- Animated pilot that feature ‘roaming sight’
- 6 Different paint schemes
- Removable / Hide-able wheel skirts
The paint kit for the DA40 is built into the download. You will find it labeled ‘Paintkit’ in the aircraft’s folder in FSX or P3D.
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