Released, Just Flight + Aeroplane Heaven P-47D Thunderbolt

Aeroplane Heaven via Just Flight has released the P-47D Thunderbolt for FSX and Prepar3D, this is to be a Just Flight exclusive release.  The Thunderbolt is a classic World War II era fighter aircraft affectionately known as the ‘Jug’.  Interestingly, the model was actually one of the heaviest fighter aircraft of the war.

The official release images look excellent and truly representative of this beautiful vintage aircraft.  Check out a selection of release captures below.

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I’m really enjoying the recent trend towards the development of older retro aircraft, I’ve always been a fan of reliving aviation history!

Please see below for an official features list.

  • 15 high quality authentic liveries, covering the United States Army Air Force, Royal Air Force and Brazilian Air Force
  • Multiple innovative animations and an optional realistic animated pilot figure
  • Extensively equipped and highly detailed virtual cockpit
  • Colourful nose art
  • Modern high-resolution textures
  • Separate cockpit gauge lighting
  • Channel pre-selector controls (NAV 1 only)
  • Gun firing effects with visible gun casings and smoke
  • Load-out control for wing stores, ‘cold & dark’ start-up and show/hide pilot
  • Choice of centre panel options: not used, gunsight or radios
  • Selectable wing options: pylons only, wing fuel tanks of 75/108/150 gallons and 500lb/1,000lb bombs
  • Authentic engine sound set including cockpit sounds such as switches, clickable knobs, pumps etc.
  • Two flight models are supplied – an easy-to-use switcher utility lets you switch between the Pro-Flight version with authentic flight characteristics and the simpler Easy-Fly flight dynamics for those with less experience of this type of heavy high-performance aircraft
  • PDF colour manual that includes extensive information on cockpit usage and the engine starting operation
  • Professional quality paintkit (650MB) available

To review the official release announcement, visit the Just Flight Facebook page.  To learn more or to purchase, jump to the official product page.  The aircraft is currently priced at $24.99 USD.

*Images courtesy of Just Flight.

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