Released, Just Flight Avro Vulcan B Mk2 + Expansion Pack

Just Flight has released the Avro Vulcan B Mk2 strategic bomber for FSX and Prepar3D.  Developed by Just Flight’s internal development team, the aircraft is a highly realistic representation of the real world model.  Moreover, in addition to the base package, Just Flight has also released an expansion pack which includes the air-to-air refueling variant as well as the maritime radar reconnaissance variant.

Check out some release images below.

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Next, see a product features list for both the base package and expansion pack.

[Base Package]

MODEL

  • Accurately modelled Avro Vulcan B Mk. 2, built using real-world aircraft plans and comprehensive photography of the real aircraft (XM655)
  • Many detailed animations, including:
    • Crew door
    • Bomb bay doors
    • Multi-position airbrakes
    • Multi-stage brake parachute
    • Deployable ram air turbine (RAT)
    • Variable-speed wipers
    • Tilting main landing gear
    • Flying controls (including elevons)
    • Animated pilots
    • Retractable taxi/landing lights
  • A range of payload options:
    • Blue Steel nuclear stand-off missile
    • 1000lb bombs
    • WE.177 nuclear bomb
    • Saddle bomb bay tanks
    • Cylindrical bomb bay tanks
  • Different aerial, refuelling probe and other external parts providing several configurations
  • Olympus 201 and 301 engine nozzle types
  • Ground equipment, including Houchin GPU and Palouste compressor for engine start
  • 4096×4096 textures are used to produce the highest possible texture clarity
  • Bump and specular mapping used throughout the aircraft to produce a truly 3D feel

COCKPIT

  • A truly 3D virtual cockpit right down to accurately modelled ejection seats and screw heads – every instrument is constructed fully in 3D with smooth animations
  • Cockpit textures feature wear and tear based on reference photos taken in the real aircraft to produce an authentic environment
  • Interactive engine start checklist
  • 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’
  •  with realistic consumption based on altitude – watch the oxygen quantity drop with usage
  • Realistic V/UHF radio unit – save and recall commonly used frequencies
  • Fully functioning magnetic indicators, warning lights and push-to-test buttons
  • No detail is too small – even the option to switch between day and night modes on the landing gear indicator is included!

AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

  • Custom-coded fuel system – fuel tank groups, transfer and crossfeed
  • Custom-coded electrical system

LIVERIES
The Vulcan B Mk2 is supplied with eleven paint schemes covering its life in RAF service:

  • XM655 (XM655 Maintenance and Preservation Society)
  • XL426 (Vulcan Restoration Trust)
  • XH562 (Kiwi roundels)
  • XL361 (anti-flash white)
  • XH538 (white belly)
  • XM607 (Red Flag)
  • XH534 (No.230 OCU, RAF Coltishall)
  • XM600 (No.9 Squadron, RAF Cottesmore)
  • XM607 (Black Buck)
  • XL426 (anti-flash white)
  • XH558

OTHER FEATURES

  • Realistic and accurate flight dynamics based on real-world performance and handling data
  • Authentic sound set
  • Custom sounds for switches, wipers and more
  • Comprehensive manual with panel guide and performance data
  • PSD Paint Kit included so you can create your own paint schemes

[Expansion Pack]

MODEL

  • Accurately modelled Avro Vulcan B K.2 and MRR, built using real-world aircraft plans and comprehensive photography of the real aircraft
  • K.2 air-to-air refuelling variant with Hose Drum Unit (HDU) and animated hose
  • Maritime Radar Reconnaissance (MRR) variant with air sampling pods

LIVERIES
The Vulcan K.2 is supplied with four paint schemes:

  • XM571 (50 Squadron)
  • XL445 (50 Squadron)
  • XJ825 (50 Squadron)
  • XH558 (50 Squadron)

The Vulcan MRR is supplied with two paint schemes:

  • XH560 (27 Squadron)
  • XH534 (27 Squadron)

If you’d like to review the original release announcement, see the source post via the official Just Flight Facebook page.  For more information regarding the base package as well as the expansion pack, visit the applicable product sales page.

*Images courtesy of Just Flight.

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