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.
What exactly is specularity and how does it work in FSX? On the Coolsky support forum McPhat Studios explains in detail how specularity works on the new upcoming soon-to-be-released freeware American Airlines UHDT livery.
If you are wondering about what other people think about the DC-9 Classic, here are a few comments made by our customers.
Flight One Software, in partnership with CoolSky, are now previewing their soon to be released Ultimate Airliners: The Super 80 Professional product which is a highly advanced aircraft and panel package which simulates a later version of the McDonnell Douglas MD-80. This version includes a more modern glass cockpit, with a full Flight Management System.
Flight One Software, in partnership with CoolSky, have officially released the FSX version of Ultimate Airliners - The Super 80.
This upgrade is more than a simple port over from FS9. For the model and textures, it is a complete rebuild utilizing the latest export tools and FSX materials.