COLIMATA's Concorde FXP Released as Early Access

By
Alex John
Friday, May 10, 2019

The famous jet that graced the skies above the Atlantic Ocean with British Airways and Air France for almost thirty years, Concorde, has been developed and today released for X-Plane 11. The supersonic airliner will continue to be developed by the developer COLIMATA through updates leading to a full version.

The aircraft was developed over two years and updates were posted periodically, later frequently, to its release in this thread. It costs US $49.95 as of time of writing, discounted from its presumably full price of US $59.69.

The features list is as follows:

3D COCKPIT

  • Super detailed 3D cockpit
  • Front panel, center panel, roof panel, side consoles, Engineering
  • 4k cockpit textures including 100’s of texts and markings
  • Incredible level of interactivity
  • More than 1000 click regions (switches, quick access areas etc)
  • 700+ custom lights for:
  • Warning lamps
  • Gorgeous, dimmable night lighting (Instruments, panels, consoles, floods, etc.)

EXTERNAL MODEL

  • Detailed 3D model of the aircraft
  • Opening passenger and cargo doors plus service panels
  • Very detailed engines
  • Including moving ramps, intake/spill doors
  • Animated primary and secondary nozzles
  • Engine cowl doors can be opened
  • Mounted engines
  • External 3D model of Olympus 583 engine
  • Detailed landing gear
  • Many utility vehicles included (tankers, conveyors, catering, etc)
  • Full use of PBR
  • Beautiful 4k textures including normal maps

FLIGHTMODEL

  • Refined flight model
  • Subsonic and supersonic speed ranges
  • Mach 2 capable (twice the speed of sound)
  • Takeoff and Landing with Concordes unique attitude
  • Plugin driven custom engine parameters
  • Plugin simulated vortex lift forces and ground effect forces

SOUND

  • fmod 3D sound
  • Dozens and dozens of sound effects
  • Audio advice from Copilot, Engineer and Pilot
  • A dozen different sound spaces

IN ADDITION

  • Basic Autopilot (more is in development)
  • 3D passenger cabin
  • Extensive Graphical User Interface (scaleable in size), with features like:
  • Flight Preparation
  • Aircraft management:
  • Virtual flight engineer
  • Custom content
  • 2 liveries included
  • Many more in the livery download section

UPDATES

  • Regular software updates (download in the forum or on colimata.com)

MANUALS

  • ‘10 essentials’ manual included (55 pages)
  • Quickstart manual (coming in summer)
  • Full manual (coming in summer)

Concorde is available for purchase from x-plane.org here, for US $49.95.

Thank you Tyler (TestFlight) in the Threshold Discord server for notifying us of its release.

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