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Aircraft Release : Grumman Tiger AA-5B by VflyteAir

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Aircraft Release : Grumman Tiger AA-5B by VflyteAir

 

VflyteAir have released a new aircraft to accompany their earlier release of the Grumman American AA-5 Traveler (). This aircraft is the Grumman Tiger AA-5B

 

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The Tiger was the final variant of the AA-5 line. The Tiger was designed by Grumman engineers and was first produced in late 1974 as the 1975 model.

 

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Grumman Tiger AA-5B is now Available from the X-Plane.OrgShop : Grumman Tiger AA-5B

 Price is only US$26.95

 

FEATURES

  • Super High Resolution model and textures
  • Superior detailed modeling
  • Realistic flight instruments
  • Custom stereo sounds recorded from a real Tiger
  • Fully animated model
  • 3-D Custom Propeller
  • 28-page Owner's Manual included
  • Original copy of 1978 Tiger POH included
  • ILS-capable
  • 180 HP, 51 Gals. Usable Fuel

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AVIONICS

    S-TEC System 30 ALT Autopilot (Wing Leveler, Heading, NAV1/NAV2 and Localizer/Glideslope modes with Altitude Hold)

    JPI EDM 700 Engine Diagnostics Monitor with individual CHT/EGT readouts (selectable by cylinder)

    Garmin MD200-306 CDI for NAV1

    Terra TRI-NAV C digital CDI for NAV2

    Garmin 430 GPS coupled to S-TEC Autopilot

    Autopilot is NAV1/NAV2/GPS selectable

    Airspeed Indicator with Pressure Altitude Scale (adjustable)

    Garmin GTX 327 Transponder

 

The Tiger was the outcome of the same redesign work on the AA-5 Traveler that resulted in the 150 hp (110 kW) Cheetah and it was originally little more than the same aircraft with a Lycoming O-360-A4K 180 hp (130 kW) engine, resulting in a 139-knot (257 km/h) cruise speed. Gross weight was increased from the AA-5/AA-5A's 2,200 lb (1,000 kg) to 2,400 lb (1,100 kg) on the Tiger. Externally the Tiger looked much like the AA-5 Traveler and AA-5A Cheetah so once again Grumman’s marketing department came up with a distinctive decal package to differentiate the design – this time a "galloping tiger". While the earlier AA-1s and AA-5s did not change much from year to year the AA-5B Tiger underwent almost continual improvement. As with the AA-5A, the AA-5B was continued in production by Gulfstream when they purchased Grumman's American division. Gulfstream ceased production of all piston-engined aircraft in 1979 and the highly successful Tiger design went out of production after 1323 aircraft had been delivered.(wikipeida)

 

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There are 8 liveries (and a white paint livery)

 

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Technical Requirements:

Windows Vista or Windows 7 (32 or 64 bits) or MAC OS 10.6(or higher) or Linux

X-Plane 10.20 (or higher) - 32 and 64 bit compatible

Multi- Core 2 GHz - 4GB RAM/1GB VRAM- 500MB available hard disk space

Version 1 (last updated April 27th 2014)

 

Stephen Dutton

 

29th April 2014

 

Copyright©2014: X-Plane Reviews

 

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