After many months of excitement, iniSimulations has released their long awaited Airbus A300-600R(F) for X-Plane 11. Following its announcement in February, the eyes of the community quickly fell upon the developers’ first aircraft. The aircraft originally started as a one man project by Roger39 in September of 2017, on X-Plane.org’s aircraft development forum. After the ensuing progress (mainly focusing on modeling and texturing), iniBuilds took the jump and brought the aircraft onboard for development in 2019, forming the iniSimulations division.
iniSimulations’ main message to simmers is that their Airbus A300 flies like it would in day to day operations (on the line), rather than how manuals say it would. In real life not everything goes as planned, and with the help of real A300 pilots their rendition acts like the real world counterpart “on the line”.
The aircraft has been teased several times over the previous months with continuous progress updates on the in-depth systems simulated in the aircraft. iniSimulations' first aircraft ever comes with a substantial and lengthy feature list including a detailed FMS, 4K PBR Textures and custom sound sets unique to both engine variants modelled (full feature list found below).
The developer is also working on an A380 for X-Plane, the last previews of the aircraft were shown in March where the developer had been working on the exterior 3D, find the details in our previous article.
Although the release today only initially includes the Freighter variant of the aircraft, a passenger variant of the aircraft is also in the works, the latest progress shared can be found in the image below. The passenger version will be a free extension that will be part of a future update.
High Fidelity Systems
Remarkable Visual Quality
Be sure to watch out for Threshold's full review of the aircraft and watch Threshold's first look video on our YouTube channel.
iniSimulations’ A300-600R(F) is available to purchase on iniBuilds’ own site for £69.99, or roughly US$91.35. Prices will vary depending on your country of purchase + any applicable goods and services tax.
Thanks to Bjørnar | TheWingedViking in the Threshold Discord server for letting us know about the release.
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