Carenado Releases Fokker 50 for X-Plane

By
Keizo Ono
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Just over a month since its debut, Carenado has released the Fokker 50 for X-Plane 11. The Fokker 50 joins the Saab 340B, B1900D, and Dornier 228 in Carenado's ever expanding field of X-Plane regional aircraft.

Here's the feature list for the Carenado Fokker 50:

  • High-end 4k PBR (Physically-based Rendering) graphics throughout, with ultra-realistic materials rendition (Dynamic reflections, realistic metal and dielectric materials, etc.)
  • Fully customized in-depth annunciator logic/aural warning logic, throttle logic with functioning reverser gates.
  • Optimized for VR.
  • Integrated FMS with detachable pop-up window (Laminar default)
  • Custom Autopilot with detachable pop-up window
  • Rain effect support* (Librain support also includes visual ice effects on windows).
  • In-depth FMOD sound design implementation, including distance effects, realistic prop blade reversal effects, etc.
  • RealityXP GTN750 support (with 3D panel display support)
  • Custom electrical system/Starter Logic/Fuel System/Bleed Air System/Hydraulic Logic
  • Extensive VR support
  • Extensive HDR lighting with gimballed 3D lights and dynamically illuminated ice lights for amazing night lighting effects.
  • Includes pressurization system.
  • End-user customizable via Manifest.json file.
  • Goodway compatible
  • Engine design optimized for XP11.30’s jet engine model

The Carenado Fokker 50 is available on the Carenado webstore for $39.95 (USD) and can be found here. It will likely be available on other stores in the near future.

To view previous articles about the Carenado Fokker 50, click here. To view previous articles about other Carenado projects, click here.

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