Author: Vulcan

Embraer 145 and 135

Regional jet aircraft from the Brazillian company Embraer are now popular for civil and military use. The models are the 135 in American Airlines and the 145 version in British Airways colours. The aircraft have an automatically operating landing gear. This retracts at takeoff speed (240 kph) set in the script. It lowers at speeds below 240kph. The flaps operate automatically after rolling and up to 2oo kph. The speeds for tilting, flap retraction and landing gear retraction on takeoff may be altered in the string table of the config file – speeds are in kph. They do not...

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Sud Aviation Caravelle SE 210

The Caravelle was the first short/medium-range jet airliner produced by the French Sud Aviation firm in 1955. It was one of the most successful European first generation jetliners.  The Caravelle featured the aft-mounted-engines, and a clean-wing design. The aircraft has an automatically operating landing gear. This retracts at takeoff speed (240 kph) set in the script. It lowers at speeds below 240kph. The flaps operate automatically after rolling and up to 2oo kph. The speeds for tilting, flap retraction and landing gear retraction on takeoff may be altered in the string table of the config file – speeds are...

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Vickers VC10 K3 Tanker

The Vickers VC10 K3 is a conversion from the commercial VC10 British aircraft for service in the RAF as a mid air refuelling tanker aircraft. The model will couple with aircraft such as the FA-18 and the F14 Tomcat using the wing refuelling probe. To start the aircraft, use the B key. To deploy the wing fuel probes, use the V key. The aircraft will lift above the track and move to the left to line up with the refuelling connection on the fighters, and extend the probes. The fighters will couple with the rear of the tanker, after...

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Airbus A330 MRRT Tanker RAAF

The MRRT aircraft is a tanker aircraft used by the RAAF to refuel aircraft mid air. The model is designed to refuel fighter aircraft such as the FA-18 or the F-14 Tomcat. The center line refuelling probe, or the right hand wing probe can be used, using the keys to line up the aircraft with the fighters. The fighters couple with the rear of the MRRT and best operations are on a straight section of track. To start the aircraft, use the B key. To deploy the center fuel probe, use the V key. The aircraft will lift above...

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McDonnell Douglas KC 10A Entender

The McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender refueling tanker is based at Travis Airforce Base California.  The aircraft has a top speed of 996 kph and a maximum takeoff weight of 267,600 kg. It carries 4 crew & 160,200 kg of fuel. It is used for inflight refueling of other aircraft.  The aircraft textures are provided by Rob Lawson (Rob725) and the model is listed as a reskin aircraft. Thanks Rob. The model is designed to refuel larger aircraft such as the C-5A Galaxy and the C-17 Globemaster aircraft. It does not couple with the fighters. It has engine startup and...

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