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News! - Now Released! - XP11 Aircraft Upgrade for Carenado 690B Turbo Commander

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News! - Now Released! - XP11 Aircraft Upgrade for Carenado 690B Turbo Commander

 

Carenado have released their X-Plane11 version of their lovely 690B Turbo Commander. This is a slightly different aircraft to their original release in the: Quick Flight Review : AeroCommander Shrike 500s by Carenado here. I do remember one thing, it was a very nice aircraft to fly, and be in.

 

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The aircraft comes with all the X-Plane11 updated features, and more.

 

Special Features

  • Version 1.0
  • Only for X-Plane 11
  • State-of-the-art configurable FPS-friendly logic system.
  • Fully VR compatible
  • Full PBR (Superb material shines and reflections)

Features

  • Specially designed engine dynamics for XP11.
  • Flight physics optimized for XP11 standards.
  • Ground handling adapted for XP11 ground physics.
  • Physically Based Rendering materials and textures throughout.
  • PBR materials authored with industry-standard software used by the film and gaming industries.
  • X-Plane GNS530 (FPS friendly)
  • Support for RealityXP's GTN750* (integrated into 3D cockpit, when available).
  • Goodway Compatible.
  • Realistic behavior compared to the real airplane. Realistic weight and balance. Tested by several pilots for maximum accuracy.

 

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From these release images the 690B Turbo Commander does look quite different from the earlier version, so it will be interesting to compare them.

 

The recommended system requirements are:
Windows XP - Vista - 7 -10 or MAC OS 10.10 (or higher) or Linux
X-Plane 11
CPU: Intel Core i5 6600K at 3.5 ghz or faster.
Memory: 16-24 GB RAM or more.
Video Card: a DirectX 12-capable video card from NVIDIA, AMD or Intel with at least 4 GB VRAM (GeForce GTX 1070 or better or similar from AMD)
525MB available hard disk space

 

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Included in the package

  • 5 HD liveries
  • 1 HD blank texture
  • 690B Normal and Emergency Procedures PDF
  • 690B  Performance tables PDF.
  • 690B Quick reference table PDF
  • 690B System Reference Guide PDF
  • Recommended Settings XPLANE 11 PDF.

 

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The 690B Turbo Commander is a new release for X-Plane11 and is available here from Carenado: 690B TURBO COMMANDER

 

Price is US$37.95

 

The aircraft should be released on the X-Plane.OrgStore soon.

 

Images are courtesy of Carenado

 

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News by Stephen Dutton

26th June 2018

Copyright©2018: X-Plane Reviews

 

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