Now Available, Just Flight Piper PA-38 Tomahawk

Just Flight has released the Piper PA-38 Tomahawk for both FSX and Prepar3D. Developed by the in-house design team at Just Flight, the aircraft is a fully featured representation of the real world type including PBR materials (P3DV4.4+) and “exceptionally accurate and detailed modelling throughout!”

Please see below for a full product features list.

Model

  • Accurately modelled PA-38 Tomahawk, built using real-world aircraft plans and comprehensive photography of the real aircraft
  • Numerous animations including passenger doors, cockpit window, sun visors and engine exhaust
  • Ground equipment including chocks and tie-downs
  • HD textures are used to produce the highest possible texture clarity
  • Bump and specular mapping used throughout the aircraft to produce a truly 3D feel
  • PBR materials (requires P3D v4.4 or later)

Cockpit
  • A truly 3D virtual cockpit right down to accurately modelled seat belts and screw heads – every instrument is constructed fully in 3D with smooth animations
  • Authentic fuel and RPM gauge needle ‘wobble’
  • Dimmable instrument lighting
  • Cockpit textures feature wear and tear based on reference photos taken in the real aircraft to produce an authentic environment
  • Interactive engine start checklist
  • Interactive checklists for every stage of flight
  • Panel state system which will automatically save the panel state whenever a flight is saved and reload the panel state whenever that flight is loaded
  • Aircraft configuration system that will allow you to choose between ‘cold & dark’ or ‘ready for take-off’
  • Fully functional and comprehensive IFR-capable avionics fit
  • Flight computer panel with useful information such as fuel burn, endurance, speed and wind speed/direction
  • Flight1 GTN and GNS integration in the virtual cockpit (Flight1 GTN/GNS sold separately)

Aircraft systems
  • Custom-coded electrical system with functional circuit breakers for isolating instruments and systems
  • Functioning carburettor heat and primer controls, including primer simulation for cold weather operations
  • Failures including spark plug fouling, limited battery life, vapour lock and more
  • Refill menu for quick and easy refilling of fuel and oil, and recharging of the battery

Liveries

The PA-38 Tomahawk will be supplied with ten liveries.

    • G-BNKH (UK)
    • G-BMVL (UK)
    • G-BNNU (UK)
    • N2432G (USA)
    • N7803Q (USA)
    • D-EEQI (Germany)
    • C-GTAO (Canada)
    • F-HVFA (France)
    • PH-MEC (Netherlands)
    • VH-UFA (Australia)

Other features

  • Realistic and accurate flight dynamics based on real-world performance and handling data, and input from pilots
  • Authentic Lycoming O-235 sound set
  • Custom sounds for switches, doors, primer control, wind noise and more
  • Comprehensive manual with panel guide and performance data
  • PSD Paint Kit included so you can create your own paint schemes

For more information, additional release media, or to purchase, visit the product sales page via Just Flight. As of this writing, the aircraft is priced at $41.99 USD.

Keep in mind, the model is also coming to X-plane 11.

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