The good natured flight characteristics made it a perfect club glider for the experienced gliders. Once all this is done, installation of the product is complete. Each Variometer will be explained in more detail below. Sum mary The Discus is the first commercial glider add-on ever produced in the history of Microsoft Flight Simulator, and I believe that it has set a very high standard for those that hopefully will follow. In contrast with some other aircraft, the spoilers on the Discus are variable.
External Model The external model captures the graceful lines of the real aircraft wonderfully. The vario is designed to take the sink rate of the glider into account, and shows when the external air mass is rising or sinking - vital information for the long-distance glider pilot. I have been thoroughly impressed with the Discus. And it's all done to such a level of detail they include the actual real manuals for the gliders and the main instruments. It was produced in Germany between 1984 and 1995 and around 850 aircraft are still flying.
Though it is no longer a top contender for the prices the progress in gliders in the last 10 years is nothing short of amazing , it is still a high performance glider with a 42 to 1 glide ratio. Once ordered, the website provides a link to download the installer, which weighs in at about 115 Mb. The Cockpit The virtual cockpit The Discus is not supplied with a 2D panel, so all of your time will be spent in the virtual cockpit. After reading the manual, I started using Aerosoft's C4. Including the actual manuals for the real instruments is a masterstroke as it shows the amount of work and accuracy that have gone into creating the Discus. With its distinctive swept back leading edge it was rather revolutionary when it was produced and it totally dominated the standard class sailplane racing throughout the 1980s and won the 1985, 1987 and 1989 World Gliding Championships. The installer is responsible for setting up not only the aircraft itself, but also the WinchX! When the needle points down, it means you are in sinking air and you must do the opposite.
A vario or variometer is a highly sensitive vertical speed indicator with some special features. This product is unique and nothing like it has ever been made before! If this is not to your taste, a simple click of the mouse removes him. Also included is an instrument called the C4 Competition. It was produced in Germany between 1984 and 1995 and around 850 aircraft are still flying. However, all other aspects of the aircraft are so good that these minor complaints are quickly put into perspective. The Gliders — Inside the Cockpit First Impressions Once you hit the Fly Now! A heavier glider will fly faster over the ground, but will require stronger thermals to gain altitude.
Instrumentation The instruments are comprehensive with 3 variometers vario in the models which are much more accurate than the default instruments. External Modelling Like the inside, the outside is equally as impressive. This product is available for download immediately after confirmation of receipt of payment. This particular version, the K Model, was one of the most popular of the Discus range. Â Winch X installs after the main installation and there is an option to set various towing parameters.
Once these settings have been applied, you're one step closer to Flying the Discus. Again another flawless instrument in this greatly detailed cockpit. . It is still produced in the Czech Republic in low numbers. This is a very complete project that will give you all options modern glider pilots got. There are several variations provided, each of which offers a different wing layout - the span varies and some are fitted with drag-reducing winglets. This plane has been out for a while.
There are ten models included but they can be divided into three base models. This seemed like a rather ambitious move to me, so I checked out the original manuals before using Aerosoft's C4. Included are models with both German and English tail-numbers and cockpits. Add power too quickly and the nose will pitch down. System Requirements The requirements of this add-on are fairly normal. With its distinctive swept back leading edge it was rather revolutionary when it was produced and it totally dominated the standard class sailplane racing throughout the 1980s and won the 1985, 1987 and 1989 World Gliding Championships.
The later models though many are retrofitted had winglets that made the performance and handling better. The later models though many are retrofitted had winglets that made the performance and handling better. The textures show the registration of the glider, and the competition number on the tail. To extend the engine and get it running is quite simple, and the manual includes checklists for you to use. This is a small piece of string that is attached to the canopy directly above and in front of the pilot's head.