Carenado Releases Piper PA28R Arrow III for Microsoft Flight Simulator

March 5, 2021

Earlier today, multi-sim developer Carenado released their rendition of the Piper PA28R Arrow III for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The developer brings the “most popular low-wing retracting gear aircraft of all times” with realistic flight systems, customized PBR textures, accurate flight dynamics, and much more.

A full list of features for the airplane is as follows:

  • 2 default GNS430.
  • Custom S-TEC 55 autopilot.
  • Custom KR87 ADF.
  • Custom BK KN62 DME.
  • Default GTX330 transponder.
  • Engine and wind sound effects when opening doors and windows.
  • Original HQ digital stereo sounds recorded directly from the real aircraft (engine, knobs, switches, buttons, and different elements).
  • Realistic flight dynamics compared to the real airplane. Realistic weight and balance. Tested by several pilots for maximum accuracy.
  • Physically Based Rendering (PBR) materials and textures.
  • PBR materials authored with industry-standard software used by the film and gaming industries.
  • Tablet interphase for controlling static elements, pilots, opening doors, etc.; and starting options such as cold and dark and ready to taxi.

The PA28R Arrow is “a very versatile aircraft suitable for family, work or recreational purposes”. A “single engine, four seats, 201 HP, a cruise speed of 138 KTS, and a maximum range of 850 NM” are the spotlight features.

Currently, the aircraft can only be purchased from the Microsoft Flight Simulator Marketplace for USD $29.05 or GBP £20.99.

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