The DC-9 is equipped with the Sperry SP-50 Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS), which is a gyroscopically controlled electromechanical system. The DC-9 is an old school aircraft and the autopilot installed in this aircraft is very much old school too. If you are used to flying with modern autopilots, you will find that this autopilot works a bit differently than the other autopilots you may be familiar with.
FSX, Prepar3D, X-Plane – who won the battle for flightsim supremacy last year? It has been said that “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. With that in mind, let’s have a look at the 2014 Avsim Demographic Survey.
The DC-9 Classic comes with these 6 liveries in the release package:
I wanted to show you this screenshot of the virtual cockpit to give you an idea of what kind of level of detail you can expect to see in the DC-9 Classic. This is McPhat Studios' first virtual cockpit and they are going all the way on this one to make sure it stands out from the crowd. If you know McPhat Studios, then you know that these guys are all about the details and this project is no exception.
Many of you have been asking me, for quite some time now, “what is Coolsky up to?”, “what is the new product?”. Normally when it comes to new projects, I like to keep things under wrap for as long as possible, until I am comfortable showing screenshots and I know the release date. However, when it comes to the latest project I’m working on, I guess some of the guys were just too excited about this project and couldn’t hold back. The cat escaped the bag!
Flight1/Coolsky’s acclaimed Super 80 aircraft is now out in a double-aircraft boxed edition for FSX.
Now includes both the Classic and Professional Editions!
The Boeing MD-80 first saw service in the 1980s, attracting airlines from around the world from launch. It continues in regular service today, with both ‘Classic’ and ‘Next Generation’ cockpit incarnations providing reliable and efficient operations around the globe.
This ‘Ultimate Airliners Edition’ of this popular and critically acclaimed airliner for Flight Simulator X now includes the original ‘Classic’ Super 80 and the later Super 80 Professional releases of Coolsky’s MD-80 airliner.