The latest addition to the simMarket on-line shop is a fantasy helicopter designed by Mick Posch, or Pixel Cowboys LLC. Mick writes “……Flight Simulator is a great way to simulate real world aircraft and procedures, and do things strictly by the book.
But there’s also a huge untapped potential: Why not use the technology to build the ultimate dream machine? One that can outperform anything in the real world…and let you do things no real world pilot would ever attempt?….”.
Available here at simMarket.
“…… The helicopter you’d buy if you had millions of dollars burning a hole in your pocket…if only it existed! That’s the concept behind the Pyro.
The Pyro is a single place, single engine turbine helicopter. Top speed is 330 knots, with a cruise speed of 300. Tight high-G turns, 360 rolls, insanely steep dives and climbs, and loops are all in its bag of tricks. And though it’s designed mainly with racing and aerobatics in mind, it also makes a great vehicle for sight seeing and just plain cruising around. Want to fly to that new scenery you’ve just installed? Why not choose the chopper that will get you there in no time flat, then let you enjoy the sights with its unparalleled view of the outside world?
Though it’s pure fantasy, it’s as richly detailed and full featured as the most accurately simulated real world aircraft. The goal was to make it a thoroughly believable experience, and it takes its cues from extensive research into existing technology……”.