The Airfoil Labs team have released a major progress updated with respect to their upcoming Beechcraft King Air 350 project for X-Plane 11. The update offers not only a detailed description regarding development progress but also a large number of preview screenshots. To date, the previews look excellent with plenty of attention to detail. Systems work also appears to be coming along nicely. Without a doubt, this is sure to be a must have when released! The King Air 350 is the perfect aircraft for regional hops and bouncing between your favourite airports. Check out a small selection of development screenshots below.
Next, let’s take a look at the progress description according to the developer.
We would like to inform you about the progress of the project we are focusing our efforts on to.
Thank you for your enthusiasm and interest for this aircraft. We are pushing it as quickly as we can : ) and are excited about sharing it with you all asap.
*MAIN 3D MODELING – DONE
*PBR TEXTURING CONVERSION – DONE
*LIVERIES DEVELOPMENT – IN PROGRESS
*ANIMATIONS INTERIOR/EXTERIOR – 95% DONE
*HIGH RESOLUTION EXTERIOR DETAILS OBJECTS – DONE
*GROUND OBJECTS – DONE
*NEW MORE RELIABLE WALK SYSTEM WITH GRAVITATION AND OBJECTS (SCENERY AND AIRCRAFT) INTERACTIONS! – DONE
*3D PEOPLE – DONE
*PILOT ANIMATIONS – DONE
*LIGHTS OBJECTS AND ANIMATIONS – DONE
*MANIPULATORS – DONE, NEEDS TUNING
*ICING EFFECT ON LEADING EDGES – DONE
*COMMANDS REGIONS SYSTEM FOR MANIPULATORS – IN PROGRESS
*BASIC FLIGHT MODEL – DONE
*DETAILED FLIGHT MODEL TUNING – IN PROGRESS
*FMOD SOUNDS SYSTEM – IN PROGRESS
*ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MAIN LOGIC – DONE
*OTHER AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS – IN PROGRESS
*AVIONICS – IN PROGRESS
*MENU SYSTEM – IN PROGRESS
*AUTOMATED CHECKLIST SYSTEM – IN PROGRESS
*INTERIOR GLASS EFFECTS AND TEXTURES – TO DO
*INTERIOR LIGHTNING – IN PROGRESS
Stay tuned for more, we will continue to track this project and post additional updates as they are released. To view the full selection of screenshots and see the developers original posting, check out the King Air project page as listed via the Airfoil Labs website.
*Images courtesy of Airfoil Labs.