Released, Just Flight Beechcraft Model 76 Duchess

Just Flight has released the Beechcraft Model 76 Duchess for both FSX and Prepar3D.  The model is a highly detailed and accurate representation of the real world aircraft.  According to Just Flight, “Our brand new Duchess Model 76 for P3D and FSX is now on sale – eleven paint schemes, a fully functional IFR-capable avionics fit with WX-8 Stormscope and Century IV autopilot, custom-coded systems and much more!”

Check out a selection of project images below.

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Next, see a complete product features list.

Model

  • Accurately modelled Duchess, built using real-world aircraft plans and comprehensive photography of the real aircraft
  • Numerous animations including passenger and baggage doors, storm window, sun visors and engine exhausts
  • 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
  • Authentic labelling and placards based on those found in the real aircraft

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 RPM gauge needle ‘wobble’
  • 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 including:
    • KMA 28 audio selector unit
    • GNS 430 COM/NAV 1 radio and GPS
    • KX 165 COM/NAV 2 radio with 32 channel saving compatibility
    • KR 87 ADF receiver
    • KT 76A transponder unit
    • WX-8 Stormscope
    • Century IV autopilot
    • HSI and ADF gauges
    • KDI DME indicator with HOLD functionality
  • 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 systems:
    • Engine management
    • Electrical system (battery, alternators, functional circuit breakers)
    • Fuel system (fuel pumps, selectors, crossfeed)
    • Hydraulic/landing gear system (including emergency extension)
    • Century IV autopilot
    • Environmental (cabin heating/ventilation controls)
  • 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 Duchess comes with eleven paint schemes:

  • G-BZRT (UK)
  • G-GCCL (UK)
  • G-BNYO (UK)
  • G-WACJ (UK)
  • N671R (USA)
  • D-GIGY (Germany)
  • F-GCLJ (France)
  • C-GTYG (Canada)
  • VH-HKI (Australia)
  • EC-INC (Spain)
  • ZK-JED (New Zealand)

Other features

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

To review the original release announcement, see the source post via the Just Flight Facebook page.  Alternatively, to learn more, review additional screenshots, or to purchase, visit the product sales page via Just Flight.  As of the time of this writing, the aircraft is priced at $41.99 USD.

Keep in mind, a separate version for X-Plane 11 is currently in the works.

*Images courtesy of Just Flight.

One Response

  • Do you offer a training cockpit poster size of 36″ wide by 42″ high for the BE-76 Duchess? If so can you inform me of the cost and lead time for shipping. Contact details are below.
    Thank.

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