Just Flight Releases Massive Update to the F-15 Eagles for MSFS

February 24, 2021
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Announced via their Facebook page, Just Flight has released an extensive update to their F-15 Eagles for Microsoft Flight Simulator, bringing a plethora of changes to the product.

If you weren’t aware, the F-15 for Microsoft Flight Simulator was developed by DC Designs and released back in January, marking the developer’s first product for the simulator.

Included in this update is a completely new sound set for the aircraft, flight model fixes, and much more. You can view the full changelog below.

BUG FIXES (all variants):

  •  Flickering light in virtual cockpits: FIXED
  •  Control column top Ngons: FIXED
  •  Ailerons reversed in VC view: FIXED
  •  Cockpit camera left view error: FIXED
  •  HSI and CDI INOP: Fixed for full VOR/DME navigation
  •  Cold and dark ramp start: FIXED
  •  HSI distance and course read-outs: FIXED
  •  HUD hard to read in bright light: FIXED (see ADDITIONS below)
  •  HUD AoA bracket not visible: FIXED
  •  HDG and CRS knobs not working correctly: FIXED
  •  ILS detection invalid: FIXED
  •  GPS/NAV switch not present: FIXED
  •  Fuel flow indicators inaccurate: FIXED
  •  INOP generator switches: REMOVED (not functioning correctly in MSFS)
  •  INOP master-start switch: REMOVED (Event Master Start All not available in MSFS as a “switch”)
  •  INOP Hydraulic switches: REMOVED (F-15 has engine-driven hydraulic system)
  •  To/From flags missing from HSI: FIXED
  •  Floodlight switch reversed: FIXED
  •  Some internal PBR surfaces not displaying: FIXED
  •  Heading knob working but not animating: FIXED
  •  Toe-brakes too weak: FIXED
  •  F-15D gyro-compass acting like whiskey compass: FIXED
  •  Tailhook handle INOP: FIXED
  •  Tailhook external INOP: FIXED
  •  Rain and snow entering cockpit: FIXED
  •  Throttles not responding at low RPM setting: FIXED

ADDITIONS:

  •  WWise custom sound set from SimAcoustics, unique engine sounds for Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 and Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 plus internal cockpit sounds, sound attenuation, AI sounds, 3D sound and more...
  • Exterior PBR effects enhanced with new metallic texture sheets for a more realistic surface finish
  •  Further enhancements to the aerodynamics and engine files (in collaboration with, and with permission of, expert modders "CodenameJack447", "Severus" and "Silent")
  •  Icing effects added to canopy and windshield
  •  Mild "tint" added to the windshield for better HUD visibility in bright sunlight
  •  Scratches on canopy glass enhanced for greater visibility
  •  Anti-Ice switch added for windshield
  • HUD power switch added to all versions on HUD control panel
  •  Fuel gauge read-out simplified to total fuel weight (pounds)
  •  Hz ADF dial added (KHz dial can also be tapped to change Hz frequency)
  •  Checklists added to the in-sim Dropdown menu

You can purchase DC Design’s F-15 Eagle’s from the Just Flight Store for $40.99.

The source post for this article is available via Just Flight's Facebook page.

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