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Dawson Design and Virtavia : Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King released!


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Dawson Designs and Virtavia have released for X-Plane the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King.


One of the most iconic Helicopters ever produced is now available in a kaleidoscope of detail, versions and liveries.  Comes as the "Regular" version and also a "Commando" version.




Features include:

  • The cockpit is modeled in ultra-realistic detail and features full night lighting textures & effects.
  • High quality 3D cockpit with many custom gauges and much greater functionality over FSX.
  • Included are 20 beautifully detailed liveries each with customized external features that change automatically depending on your livery selection
  • High quality 3D model complete with realistic spec, shine, and custom bump mapping to bring every rivet and surface to life.
  • Many custom features have been simulated using SASL plugin, giving much greater functionality than is available through X-Plane alone.
  • Custom startup system
  • AFCS - Automatic Flight Control System
  • Animated doors and ASAC radome
  • 3D exterior lighting designed to make full use of HDR mode
  • Full independent night lighting
  • Instrument reflections
  • Custom built Hover indicator gauge
  • Detailed User Manual and Pilots Checklist
  • Sling load compatible with custom sling loading gauge
  • Extra cargo crate included for sling load action!



Cockpit is highly detailed and fully functional.


Other great features are:


Smart Menu Technology

  • Smart Livery
  • Quick access to doors - GPU
  • Views - FOV - Sound volume
  • Stability control

Liveries and versions include:

  • 'Regular' Sea King with 17 paints and 9 variants
  • 'Commando' version with 3 paints and 1 variant





Highly detailed the Sea King has amazing array of features and quality.




The Dawson Design and Virtavia : Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King is now available from the X-Plane.Orgshop: Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King


Price is US$35.00


Technical Requirements:
Windows XP , Vista, 7 or 8 (32 or 64 bits) or MAC OS 10.3.9 (or higher) or Linux
X-Plane 10.20+. 32 or 64 bit. (X-Plane 9 is not supported)
4GB RAM- 512Mb + VRAM Recommended.
Current version: 1.0 (last updated November 13th 2013)



Developer Sites : Dawson Designs and Virtavia

Support forum : Sea King Support forum


X-Plane Reviews will be reviewing the SH-3 Sea King and the review will be available soon.


Stephen Dutton


14th November 2013


©X-Plane-Reviews 2013



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