Aerobask Epic E1000, G1000 Edition, Released

After much anticipation, Aerobask has officially released the Epic E1000, G1000 Edition for X-Plane 11.  The aircraft is a highly detailed and accurate rendition of the real world type featuring a custom enhanced Laminar G1000 avionics suite.

For those unfamiliar with the type, the E1000 is a single engine, six seat, high performance composite aircraft capable of speeds of more than 325 knots.  Produced by Epic Aircraft of Bend, Oregon, the model is currently undergoing certification testing.

Check out some release images below – the developer also posted a new video trailer via YouTube.

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Next, see a complete product features list.

Aerobask quality 3D model
  • Completely reworked and re-scaled exterior and interior model
  • New 4K PBR textures
  • 11 stunning liveries out of the box
  • Color-matching interior based on livery
  • White (for painters) and Lo-res liveries available through Aerobask website
  • Smooth and VR-friendly manipulators
Professional Flight model
  • New flight model by X-Aerodynamics
  • Tested by actual owner Gianfranco Somma of Somma Aviation
  • Matches latest certification prototype performance
High quality sounds
  • full FMOD environment by Daniela Rodriguez Careri
  • samples from real PT-6 engine
  • in-game volume control without pausing the sim
Enhanced Laminar G1000
  • Integrates new XP11.30 GFC700 autopilot
  • Custom MFD PT-6 engine parameters (on PFD in reversion mode)
  • Optional mouse, scrollwheel and dialpad support for easy data input
  • Optional keyboard support for dialpad and flight plan input
  • Custom detachable popups with fixed ratio and all optional features above
  • Note: some of the optional features may need VR-mouse at the moment
Deep system emulation
  • Realistic engine startup procedure
  • Implements new XP11.30 boots-based wings and stabilizer de-icing system
  • Implements new XP11.30 oxygen system for emergencies
  • Functional breakers, with configurable reliability
  • Fully simulated MD302 Standby Attitude Module
Special effects
  • Rain and windshield icing using librain plugin from Saso Kiselkov
  • Dynamic reflections
  • custom heat blur effect on both sides
  • custom engine twin-contrails
Other
  • Avitab tablet, with integrated options panel
  • Detachable and VR-friendly 2D options panel
  • Preferences, fuel and payload saved between flights

For more information, additional screenshots, or to purchase, visit the products sales page via the x-plane.org store.  As of the time of this writing, the aircraft is priced at $34.95 USD.

*Images courtesy of Aerobask.

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