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Aircraft Review - Cirrus SR20-G1000 by vFlyteAir

 

Would you fly right around the world in a small 200 hp (149 kW) engined aircraft? Well it can be done, and to be the youngest pilot at 19 years old to do so. Ryan Campbell an Australian did that record breaking attempt in an Cirrus SR22 in September 2013 called "Teen World Flight" (at the time, since beaten by Matt Guthmiller who is only 10 days younger). It took 10 weeks and flying 24,000 nautical miles to complete that journey, it is certainly long way to be cooped up alone in a small cockpit, but it also shows you can fly anywhere if you want to, but if you do get the urge then you would want to try then to keep clear Indonesian airspace...

 

It was a great read of Ryan's book of his world navigation attempt (Born To Fly) and it gives you some background on long distance GA flying, It can be done, but don't kid yourself, it is still highly dangerous even today in our world of GPS flying as the weather is one variable we can never control.

 

But the aircraft was fascinating as well, The Cirrus is a Continental IO-360-ES piston-engined, four-or-five-seat, composite monoplane built by Cirrus Aircraft from Duluth, Minnesota. With a composite airframe. Even though the first flight was in The SR20 was first flown on 21 March 1995 and FAA certification was achieved on 23 October 1998. At the time of the airplane's release, the general aviation industry was badly struggling, and the SR20 was only the first of its kind to earn FAA Part 23 certification in several years. As of June 2015, more than 6,000 Cirrus aircraft had been delivered and for a GA in this era that can be counted as an success story.

 

There are a few reasons for its success, first are the operating costs which are reasonable, a base cost of US$359,900 helps as well, but it is the famous "Cirrus Airframe Parachute System" that can lower your aircraft to the ground that is safety system that has earned the aircraft its plaudits.

 

Feeling the engine go then reduce your speed and pop the parachute and you may live to see another day. It is as clever as the airbags in your car, never needed until you need them. For the record the system has been used 53 times carrying 107 survivors to date.

 

Another Cirrus feature is the Cirrus Perspective avionics suite (by Garmin) with dual 10-inch (250 mm) or 12-inch (300 mm) screens: one primary flight display (PFD) and one multi-function display (MFD). That makes this aircraft a great tourer and excellent for cross country/state flying or if you wish, fly round the world.

 

Performance - Cruise speed: 155 knots (288 km/h) 178.4 mph - Stall speed: 56 knots flaps down (104 km/h) 64 mph - Range: 625 nautical miles (1454 km) 719 miles - Service ceiling: 17,500 ft (5334 m) - Rate of climb: 828 ft/min (4.2 m/s) - Wing loading: 21.0 lb/ft² (101 kg/m²) - Power/mass: 15.25 lb/hp (0.108 kW/kg)

vFlyteAir Cirrus SR20 with the G-1000 avionics suite

 

So I was very interested to see what the Cirrus would be like to fly after reading the book. To put myself in Ryan's position and feel that certain aircraft, it a great ride as we shall see but I have no current plans to round the world in it.

 

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The design of the Cirrus is a typical composite shape of a low frontal area, bulbous cabin and tapered tail, as per course the aircraft is made up of as few external components as possible with the only extra panels needed for external access to service items. The wings are a lighter wing of greater area than the original SR20, and incorporate a carbon-fiber spar for strength. As a design I like the profile and the vFlyteAir has done the aircraft proud with a seriously quality aircraft with great detailing. Composite aircraft can look bland compared to classic 1960's designs, but that is not the case here. it is excellent.

 

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A sprocket located on the lower left of your screen is the "Menu" tab. As menu's go it is quite light in features, but there is a lot to use on there, so you are not wanting. Three selections open doors in the Pilot Door, Passenger Door and side Cargo door. the lovely gull wing style doors are excellent in animation and look, you can open them from the inside as well. The behind the rear seats baggage compartment has a few nice bags in there. You can add a Passenger/Co-Pilot to the right seat and the aircraft's weight will adjust to the extra person for 70 kgs (175 lbs), the other pilot is not removable even when you close down the aircraft, which I always find odd...  sitting there in the complete darkness. Final menu feature is wheel chocks and pitot covers and tags. 

 

There are no "Views" menu so you will have to use the default X-Plane version.

 

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The cabin design, quality is excellent, extremely good. All surfaces have great realistic textures that would want you to run your fingers along. Molded side and roof fittings are very real, highly realistic...  so you a really lovely cabin with all the fittings.

 

The focus on this aircraft is certainly going to be the G1000 Garmin Avionics suite as it is front and centre, and it does not disappoint.

 

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But the panel instrumentation and switch gear is sublime and very well represented. The layout is quite different from most panels as the G1000 screens are angled toward the main pilot and so is all the switchgear, the co-pilot if he is wanting to fly has only the single-column yoke (stick?) and rudder pedals, and all the instrumentation is on the left hand side, making it hard to fly and certainly on approaches.

 

But I love the layout, it is a beautiful place to be. Incredible detail, highlights are the air-vents. Keystart is on the far left of the panel and Fan, Cool/Heat dials on the right.

 

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The centre raised panel is sheer craftmanship in detail. It hold three areas of switchgear and radio selections.

The top section is the main programming area for the G1000 system in flightplanning, and HDG (Heading), CRS (Course) and ALT SEL (Altitude Selection) knobs.

 

Middle section is the built in "Autopilot" and the lower section is the Garmin GMA 350 radio set. Set lower on the panel is the Oxygen selection and Flap selection in "up", "50%" and "100%" flap.

 

Left of the centre panel in front of the pilot are lower three standby dial instruments in "Airspeed", "Artificial Horizon" and "Altitude".

Above on a shelf are the main rocker switchgear for (L to R) Battery/power (Bat 1 & 2 - Alt 1 & 2 and Avionics), Exterior lighting (Nav - Strobe - Land and Ice), Pitot Heat, Ice Protection (On -Hign) , a MAX Ice setting, Pump and Wind shield heating. Two knobs on the far adjust the panel and interior lighting.

 

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You have to love the design of the single-column yoke, it is very well done with moving innards inside the panel. Most of the pop-fuses work, but not all of them. But still very well featured.

 

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Centre pedestal has a few items. There is a fuel pump three way switch for "Prime", "Normal" and "Boost" and the twin fuel tank gauge is set out below in "28 USGallons". The fuel tank switch is a red pointer below, with left - right tanks and push for off, and you have to watch the gauges through the flight and keep switching the tanks over to use the fuel up evenly.

 

The throttle lever is lovely, in look and feel. The "Single Lever Throttle Control”  automatically adjusts the propeller speed through the use of the throttle lever. There is no separately-controlled propeller lever on the aircraft. To the right is the red knobbed "Mixture" lever with "Rich" to "Lean" adjustment.

 

Garmin G1000

Garmin G1000 avionics suites seem to be popping up everywhere today for X-Plane. This version is certainly very good, but not a completely Garmin system but a variation in the aircraft and noted as a "Perspective system", but close. basically it keeps the X-Plane MAP system in place, which unlike the Carenado 182 G1000 system it simulates which map as well. The X-Plane flightplan system is there as well, which saves time in saving and loading flightplans (fms).

 

You press the "Avionic" rocker switch to power up the system, you first get splash info screens and then they come to life.

 

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Primary Flight Display (PFD)

There is a huge amount of information on the main Primary Flight Display (PFD), you could note it as confusing at first glance. The G1000 PFD is dominated by the huge artificial horizon that covers the whole display. Built in pitch, Rate of Roll (very nice with built in indicators called "Trend Vectors"), speed and altitude tapes (built in Vertical Speed - or +) and lower Heading, with built in CRS (course) and selectable ADF, Nav 1 & 2 needles. The Course selector is also your Nav 1, Nav 2 and GPS selection and built in CDI (course deviation indicator) for runway ILS alignment.

Most items on the screen are accessed by the buttons on the lower panel (Softkeys) that change to the selection required. It can get confusing with the amount of settings and items you can access. Items covered include in "Inset Windows" Map (A smaller version of the main map on the right display), ADF Frequency, Timer/Vr speed References, Nearest Airports, Flightplan and the ADF, NAV 1 and NAV2 settings are displayed on the bottom and left - right of the heading rose, all are switchable to the needles you require.

 

Top of the PFD is an information strip that covers "Engine Power%", Autopilot status, Prev and Current waypoints when the flightplan is activated, Distance to the next waypoint, Est time to next waypoint, COMM 1&2 Frequencies. On the Altitude tape is also top; Altimeter and VVI and bottom Baro pressure.

 

Lower screen information strips covers Outside Air Temperature, Transponder/XPDR, Clock.

If you are familiar with the default X-Plane GNS 430/530 GPS system then the knobs and buttons down the right of the display will be a no brainer. Comm 1&2 selector, CRS/Baro  adjustment, Map range, (buttons) Direct-to, FPL (flightplan), Clear and Enter (ENT). PFD/FMS inner/outer is at the bottom.

 

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If you press the red "Display Backup" button between the displays, it will aggregate the two displays in one left screen. This is called the "reversionary mode" It includes the engine information section (EIS) and activation softkey, the inset map is moved to the right side, the indicators for ground speed (GS) and outside air temperature (OAT) are moved below the speedtape and the “Power” section on the upper bar is replaced by the NAV1/2 frequencies from the MFD upper bar.

Multi Function Display (MFD)

 

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There are two main modes for display on the right hand Multi Function Display (MFD), in ENG (Engine) and MAP modes.

 

Engine Mode

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The ENG (Engine) selection is quite comprehensive, it looks absolutely brilliant as well. There are two modes here as with the "DCLTR" softkey allowing you to "declutter" the display by removing a lot of the digital linage.

 

The EIS here is comprehensive, there are two modes for the EIS, the full page mode (above), and the side tab version.

Engine parameters covered are "Engine Power%", "Engine RPM", "Man In HG" (Manifold Pressure), "FFlow" (Fuel Flow), "Oil" Pressure and Temp. "Engine Temperatures" are covered in CHT ºF and EGT ºF. Anti-Ice Amount (in GAL) and Oxygen Pressure.

 

Electrical output section covers both Current (A) and Bus Volts (V). The Fuel section displays "Fuel Qty" (in GAL) for both tanks, and fuel calculation data in "Used" - "Rem" (remaining), "Time Rem" and "Range" on the remaining amount of fuel in both tanks. I found the fuel data really helpful in planning and in flight on managing your range and fuel tank selection.

 

Map Mode

 

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In MAP mode the EIS moves to its left side tab to give you your main engine and fuel parameters. The rest of the display is the standard X-Plane moving map. A side note that in this display mode you can also activate the inner "Trims" display for Flaps, ELEV and RUDDER Trim.

Nice visual pointers are the two large Nav1 & Nav2 arrows on the large rose, which are great for easy directional heading selection.

Other display options include, charts (you can insert 20 of your own .png charts in the “Cockpit_3D/generic/Rotary/User” folder) and a comprehensive checklist.

 

G1000 Flightplanning.

This Cirrus G1000 system setup is one of the best for creating and entering flightplans. Ease of use is converted to speed in entering the data via buttons, and the flightplan is also saved as a standard .fms file and so can be used in other aircraft or you can insert an already completed flightplan.

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Pressing the "FFP" key on the centre console (also a softkey on the display), will bring up the flightplan screen on the right hand side of the MAP display.

 

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To start to create a new flightplan then press the centre of the "FMS Knob" in the centre of the top part of the main programming panel. This will give you the standard half-moon manipulators in large and small and also note your current GPS position on the display. The large manipulators are used to move down or up a line of your flightplan (segments), the same as your standard GNS GPS. The smaller higher manipulators will open another window to insert the Nav-Aid/Fix (these smaller manipulators have a different action than on the standard GNS GPS). This input is done via the alphabet/numeric keyboard.

 

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You have to select an input of ARPT (Airport), FIX, NDB and VOR to tell the flightplan which nav-aid you want to search for, you can do this before or after you input the nav-aid code. ARPT is default.

 

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If you make a mistake you can use the BKSP (backspace) to go back one digit, which is a real timesaver over the default GNS GPS in which you have to start again from the first digit. CLR will clear the Nav-Aid/Fix.

When done just press ENT (Enter) to enter your Nav-Aid/Fix.

 

Distances can be shown either leg by leg or by cumulative; use the “LEG-LEG” and “CUM” softkeys for changing this option. If the current waypoint has an altitude constraint, the constraint is also shown in the “CURRENT VNV PROFILE” section below the flight plan.

 

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Use the small manipulators to go back into the entered waypoint to set the Altitude that is changed by pressing the ENT button and then the curser moves to the VNV box and then you can input the altitude via the numeric keyboard, then press ENT again to enter the Nav-Aid/Fix/Altitude.

 

Sometimes I found you have to go back up a segment with the larger manipulators to re-input the altitude? (but I think it is bug?)

You then use the large manipulators to move down or up a line of your flightplan to input or to correct a Nav-Aid/Fix.

 

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The flightplan does not scroll up or down, so to see more of the flightplan you have to go to a new page and follow on from the bottom of the last page. Repress the "FMS Knob" to exit.

Save the completed flightplan in a clever way as a standard .fms file by clicking on the lower SD card on the side of the display, to load a flightplan then press the upper SD card.

It takes longer to explain this flightplan system than to use it. If you have your list of Nav-Aid/Fixes handy, then it takes no time to input the waypoints and quickly create a flightplan. The button input system is a real timesaver compared to the small manipulator input on the X-Plane default GNS/GPS, you will load this aircraft just to create flightplans quickly and then save them...

 

Flying the Cirrus SR20

First thing you notice sitting in the pilot or front passenger seat is the blinds on the roof reduce your visual view forward. Not that bad but they do infringe down into the windscreen view, revolving them up the other way does help (a little). 

 

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The one thing that you like about the Cirrus is that it is not a complicated aircraft, it is easy to do anything. Mixture up and select a fuel tank from the left or right tanks, boost fuel switch on, lighting on, and turn the key and the Continental IO-360-ES bursts into life.

 

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If the front view is slightly restricted by the high glareshield and the low blind then the side view is not, so that helps with turning and taxiing the aircraft.

 

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I like the sounds of the Cirrus. Sounds are custom, and they really give a great feel to the aircraft, smooth and not overbearing, so you can travel for a distance and you do not get that whining sound in your head that is tiring.

 

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The aircraft is nice to taxi, easy to trek out to a faraway runway. Your vSpeeds are right in front of you, setting you up for the right rotate speed. Yes there is a slight left pull when the power goes on, but that is easily corrected. The aircraft has plenty of power but requires a little longer run than you usually require to get to the Vr 83knt speed.

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The lower speed zone is marked on the PFD, and so are the vSpeeds, it really can't get easier than that, only a slight pitch is required to go flying. The aircraft does have a tendency to be very tight around the centre of gravity, so you can find yourself easily slightly banked either way, and you have show a lot of balance to keep the aircraft level, but that is not saying the aircraft is nervy, but it is quite the opposite in being a really nice aircraft to fly...  you soon feel very comfortable in the design.

 

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There is no searching for the Autopilot controls which are grouped on the centre console, so activation and setting the heading is a another easy task, I also like the close by knobs for adjusting the HDG (Heading), CRS (Course) and ALT SEL (Altitude Selection) which saves so much time in quick adjustments because you don't have to travel all over the panel to do each. GPS selection on the CDI softkey, and NAV on the autopilot panel and your flightplan is locked in.

 

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You cruise just above the 150knts mark (153knts) and no doubt this is a nice cruiser of an aircraft. Engine performance is visually excellent and as noted the fuel outputs are great for flight management.

 

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Flying eastwards along the Hawaiian chain, you feel very confident...  fly around the world?, yes you could.

 

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Yes there is a lot information on the PFD, but you can choose to declutter the the screen and fly on the basics. For myself, I like all the navigation aids working to my advantage, so the ADF and VOR2 needles give me my aim to the airport on PHOG - Kahului Airport, but to get there I have to do a sharp left turn and fly right down a valley right across the island of Maui.

 

Selecting the altitude and adjusting my vertical speed to reach the correct point of approach to runway 02. A note the V/S adjustment arrows don't appear until you select the V/S button. The power output is also a great tool to select just the right amount of power for any climb, but more useful on descending.

 

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Two stage flaps ("50%" and "100%") are just right with nice drag to control your speed without making you climb when deployed, but you still have get the power right to keep the speed liner

 

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Again the aircraft is nice in the final approach but watch the roll and keep it level. Touching down means getting your speed as low as you must. Stall speed is 56 knots, but you have to find anything around just over 60knt so you don't bounce on the runway, the Cirrus will easily skip and bounce if you are not aware of it. Run off the speed and your there.

 

Cirrus Airframe Parachute System

The safety parachute system is built into the roof just above the pilots and front seat passengers position.

 

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Push the panel to deploy the parachute...   But make sure your airspeed is as low as possible, and if not it will...  act like a parachute and drag the aircraft almost vertical on its tail.

 

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And if you think the aircraft is going to do a slight touch soft landing...  then it isn't, it is a crash, so make sure your insurance is still paid up!

Aircraft lighting

 

vFlyteAir have modeled the lighting on the Cirrus using X-Plane's parameterized lighting. But externally its horrible.

 

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You get large blobs of light at a small distance and it varies from tight to huge at different angles, at night flying it looks like you have a flashing UFO on each wing. In the daytime it is not much better.

 

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Really close up it is not too bad and the spread from the landing lights is good, but otherwise I fly with as much external lighting off as I can.

 

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Internally in the cabin it is thankfully much better. One adjustment knob sets the instrument brightness although the standby instruments could be a little brighter, and the other knob adjusts a nice red glow.

 

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There also two switchable spot lights on the forward roof, the buttons are hard to see as the blinds cover them up, but they are are very effective. There are two more lights middle roof, again very good but the rear seats are in darkness?  A slight change of the middle spot light throw rearwards would have done the trick and lit the rear as the front spots cover the front area well.

 

Liveries.

There is default vFlyteAir livery and nine authentic liveries based around a single theme, with only one (G-CIRU) a single red upper body colour. All liveries are 4K quality and as noted authentic of real aircraft as Cirrus has a special painting system that covers the painted aircraft for the best slipstream flow efficiency. 

 

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Summary

First impressions always count, some aircraft can deceive in that they can take time to show their excellence, but others have an instant effect and you love them immensely immediately. This vFlyteAir Cirrus SR20 fell easily into the latter category.

The quality immediately hits you and you love it, and the cabin and that panel is simply overwhelmingly good. Beautiful textures abound, it is a very, very nice place to fly.

The aircraft is nice fly as well, I was completely and easily at home very quickly and enjoying the performance and handling, all round here the Cirrus is a great aircraft.

 

The Garmin G1000 is of course debatable. The purists will note that although 90% of the system is a great G1000 system, there is still that 10% of X-Plane map and flightplan background that is still in there. Without doubt the benefits certainly totally outweigh the negatives, but simulation is about authenticity, in replicating the real world systems. One huge bonus is that this system with the keyboard input is one of the best and certainly fastest way to create GNS GPS flightplans, overall the system is very good.

 

For the quality and features this is a great price for this aircraft at well under US$30, so a great investment.

 

Negatives and only the external lighting spoils what is an exceptional aircraft, otherwise I loved it immensely, a really nice aircraft to fly, be in and enjoy one of the best four seater propeller cruisers in X-Plane...  would I fly the Cirrus around the world like Ryan Campbell in this aircraft, certainly that is possible with this avionics suite, and there would be very much worse ways to break flying records...

Overall a really nice aircraft.

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The Cirrus SR20-G1000 by vFlyteAir is available from the New X-Plane.Org Store here :

 

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And is priced at only US$27.95

 

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Features

 Flight Display (PFD)

  • Artificial Horizon with high-resolution attitude indicator, flight director and roll scale
  • Speedtape with custom display of reference speeds
  • Altitude tape with custom vertical velocity indicator and minimums display
  • Enhanced HSI with turn indicator and three fully configurable bearing pointers for GPS, NAV1, NAV2 and ADF
  • Switchable inset windows for timer/references, minimums, wind, ADF, map, nearest airports, and flight plan
  • Cirrus-style top bar with power setting, frequencies and detailed GPS & autopilot information

On the Multi Function Display (MFD)

  • Engine information system with switchable trim status
  • Detailed system page with engine parameters, declutter mode, used fuel, remaining fuel, remaining range, remaining time, anti-ice & oxygen gauges, density altitude, temperatures, ISA deviation
  • Custom user interface for creating and editing flight plans (accessing X-Planes navdata and default FMC)
  • “Nearest” page for airports, navaids and related frequencies
  • Cirrus-style top bar with destination window, frequencies and GPS information
  • X-Plane default map with weather radar and traffic warnings with custom icons
  • Interactive checklists and user-definable charts

System-wide specifics:

  • X-Plane autopilot with ROL, HDG, NAV, APPR, ALT, V/S, IAS modes and detailed status information
  • Custom calculations for ground speed, true airspeed, fuel & ranges, bearings and distances
  • Reversionary mode with engine information system and system summary (reacts on fuse & MFD failure)
  • Hypoxia is simulated at above 12,500’ cabin altitude. The screen will begin to dim if you are flying above 12,500’ MSL. Use the OXY switch on the lower center console to turn on oxygen supply and avoid hypoxia!
  • Oxygen supply is simulated – you have approximately 3 ½ hours of usable oxygen on board. The oxygen supply will begin to deplete slowly when the OXY switch is ON
  • Anti-Ice fluid is simulated – there are 3.5 gallons of anti-ice fluid available. The supply will deplete when anti-ice switch is ON
  • ICE lights are modeled – use the ICE light switch to inspect the wing leading edges for ice build-up at night
  • The Cirrus BRS® parachute recovery system is modeled – click on the BRS handle on the cabin ceiling to deploy the parachute in case of emergency. NOTE: Engine should be OFF, and airspeed should be below 120 KTS when deploying the parachute!
  • Cirrus “Single Lever Throttle Control” is modeled – the SR20 automatically adjusts propeller speed through the use of the throttle lever. There is no separately-controlled propeller lever.
  • Customized HDR night lights – there are four dome lights inside the cockpit that will provide white flood lighting with HDR on in your rendering settings
  • Custom exterior lighting – all lights on the exterior (landing lights, strobe lights and navigation lights) are modeled using X-Plane parameterized lighting.
  • 10 Factory liveries provided – because Cirrus uses a special heat-resistant paint for their airplanes, the 10 liveries provided are based on Cirrus originals.
  • Custom sounds – try opening the passenger or pilot door while the engine is running!

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Installation :   Download file size is 420.60mb to your X-Plane - GA Aircraft Folder. Installed file size is 420.50mb

Documents :  There is excellent documentation with a full tutorial, a avionics tutorial and a third document that covers the features of G1000 avionics system.

 

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Requirements : X-Plane 10.40+ (any edition) - Windows, Mac or Linux - 64bit mode -1Gb+ Dedicated VRAM Video Card
Current version: 1.0 - Last updated on October 12th 2015

Developer Support Site : Support forum for the SR20

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Review by Stephen Dutton

16th October 2015

Copyright©2015: X-Plane Reviews

Review System Specifications:

 

Computer System:  - 2.66 Ghz Intel Core i5 iMac 27”- 9 Gb 1067 Mhz DDR3 - ATI Radeon HD 6970M 2048 mb- Seagate 512gb SSD 

Software:   - Mac OS Yosemite 10.10.1 - X-Plane 10 Global ver 10.42

Addons - Saitek x52 Pro system Joystick and Throttle : Sound - Bose  Soundlink Mini : WorldTraffic Plugin

Music - Lots of Dire Straits - Chris Rea - Eric Clapton

Scenery or Aircraft

- PHJR - Barbers Point USCG, Hawaii by Fred De Pues  (Fred-E-NETS sceneries are currently being updated to the X-Plane-Org)

- PHOG - Maui, Hawaii by joyfulsongster (X-Plane.Org) - Free

 

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Guest Geoffrey G. Allemand

I bought this plane few dans ago. Really cool aircraft, easy and smooth to fly. Its Perspective avionics is good. It allows you to fly pretty long range with AP easily. My favorite general aviation aircraft! Worth its price! 

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I'm kinda bummed on buying this.  It doesn't have any instrument procedures in it????  I feel like I was a little misled given they tout that you can program flight plans so why is the the rest of the G1000 navy procedures not there?

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1 hour ago, Guest said:

I'm kinda bummed on buying this.  It doesn't have any instrument procedures in it????  I feel like I was a little misled given they tout that you can program flight plans so why is the the rest of the G1000 navy procedures not there?

I note in the review the Cirrus has "not a completely Garmin system but a variation in the aircraft and noted as a "Perspective system", but close. " which means it is not a direct copy of the G1000 system but a hybrid version of the system, so if you want a full G1000 system then this is not the aircraft for you. If you want that sort of precision then say the Aerosoft CT182T Skylane G1000 HD Series which is a full G1000 suite would be the better choice. SD@X-PlaneReviews

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