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NEWS! - Aircraft Update : Boeing 747-200 Classic v1.03 by Felis

 

 

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Felis has again done another significant update to the extraordinary Boeing 747-200 Classic for the X-Plane Simulator. Released back on August 2021, the B742 has become a certified favorite with simulator users, and not without fair comment. X-PlaneReviews MEGA release review is here: Aircraft Review : Boeing 747-200 Classic by Felis Planes

 

This version update focuses on changing the JD GHD (Ground Handling Deluxe) in removing the plugin from the system, but in still available from the plugin menu (shame as it was a good idea, but probably went against copyright?) and a new GPU to replace the removed unit has been added. The Libradio has been updated as has brake cooling which is now active and importantly the ILS LOC signals have been converted from dots to ddm.

 

Notable is to explain DDM (Depth of Modulation) as it is currently a focus in making poor ILS (Instrument Landing Systems) alignment better, and as X-Plane developers are currently converting aircraft from dots to ddm;

 

The difference in the depth of modulation or DDM is used by instrument landing systems in conjunction with the associated airborne receiving equipment to define a position in airspace. DDM is usually expressed in percentage but may also be expressed in microamperes. Instrument landing system ground stations provide radio frequency signals that vary linearly in the depth of modulation from the centre or course line at a rate of 0.145% per meter[citation needed]. The two individual audio modulation frequencies and their associated sidebands are 150Hz and 90Hz. (Wikipedia)

 

Version 1.0.3 (November 17th 2021)

+++ throttles are blocked to go fwd, if any reverse is open
--- removed blocking of reverse, when engine is stopped. 
+++ default battery and avionics added to the electric logic to fix Honecomb Bravo setting avionics to OFF
+++ enabled DME sounds in audio panel logic
+++ added new GPU
+++ removed GPU from the JD GHD profile
+++ gear lever lock in now visible with no power
+++ changed ILS LOC signals from dots to ddm. Works little faster.
+++ reverse thrust is blocked, when throttles are not in IDLE
+++ trim disabled for replay
+++ updated libradio
+++ Emergency lights switch and lamp fixed
+++ ALPHA mode logic in A/T fixed
+++ fixed pitch wheels on the pedestal
+++ remove JD GHD plugin from loading logic
+++ JD GHD GPU is removed. Avaialable from the plugin menu.
+++ Add refill engine oil feature
+++ Added brakes cooling function
+++ visual glitch on gear bay fixed
+++ added variable rolling friction
+++ tuning for taxi turns
+++ flight deck door may be open, when DC ESS power is OFF
+++ fixed commands for NAV radios
+++ Speed brake axis now works
+++ added hidden button under the speedbrake lever to set ARM
 
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The Felis Planes Boeing 747-200 Classic v1.03 update is now available from the X-Plane.OrgStore... Just login to your account and download the new version (1.2GB).

It is highly recommended to read all the documents before flying the B742 aircraft, it's systems are complicated and require study to understand the procedures before using

 

Most of the liveries in production or completed can be found and downloaded here...   742 Liveries (Google Drive)
 

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Yes! the Boeing 747-200 Classic v1.03 by Felis Planes is now available from the X-Plane.Org Store here :

 

Boeing 747-200 Classic

Price is US$70.00

Requirements

X-Plane 11
Windows, Mac or Linux
4 GB VRAM Minimum - 8 GB+ VRAM Recommended
Download Size: 1.1 GB
Current version : 1.0.3 (November 17th 2021)
 

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Update News by Stephen Dutton

20th November 2021

Copyright©2021: X-Plane Reviews

 

(Disclaimer. All images and text in this review are the work and property of X-PlaneReviews, no sharing or copy of the content is allowed without consent from the author as per copyright conditions) All Rights Reserved

 

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