Great news for many flightsimmers waiting for a really good Airbus model, one that would finally get the plane on par with some of the existing Boeing models for FSX, comes from Lefteris Kalamaras at Flight Sim Labs. “…… Following the March 2010 release of the highly acclaimed Aerospatiale Concorde-X, Flight Sim Labs, Ltd. (FSLabs) is pleased to announce that its next project will be the A320 commercial jet airliner.Â The A320, currently under development, will be the first release of FSLabs’ “A3xx Master Series” line of products for Microsoft Flight Simulator X…..”.“…. The FSLabs A320 will include an entirely custom animated external model, a complete 2D panel set and a fully immersive 3D virtual cockpit, allowing the flight simulator pilot an in-depth experience of this very popular aircraft.
Additional planned features for the FSLabs A320 include a robust Flight Management and Guidance System (FMGS) with proper SID/STAR tracking; lateral and vertical flight management which follows the ARINC 424-19 specification in full detail; the entire range of aircraft systems; and the complete custom Fly-By-Wire implementation featured in the actual aircraft.
The FSLabs A320 will be the pinnacle of simulation fidelity in add-on aircraft for Microsoft FSX and will reach a broad market ranging from the beginner in glass cockpit airliners to the simulation expert who wishes to enjoy a virtual environment that is unparalleled in the desktop simulation world.
More information on the A320 will be forthcoming in the company’s forums …”.