Relive the glamour days of jet travel, the Boeing 707 is an American four-engine commercial passenger jet developed by Boeing in the 1950s. Its name is most commonly spoken as 'Seven Oh Seven'. Boeing delivered a total of 1010 Boeing 707, which dominated passenger air transport in the 1960s and remained common through the 1970s.
New Version for X-Plane 11 and new Variant (B707-320)
- New model designed for X-Plane 11
- New: Now includes the B707-320 variant
- New: JT3D inlet doors open at high thrust settings by increased suction at
slightly irregular speed to each other since they were spring loaded
- New: Reverse thrust from both the rear sliding piece with clamshell doors as well as air blown out of the 16 front blow back doors
- Detailed 3D cockpit including flight engineer panel, with high-res textures.
- Night lighting includes separate knobs for instruments, captain & F/O panels and overhead light
- Set of pilot, copilot and flight engineer (you can show/hide copilot & F/E with a button in the cockpit or a custom key; pilot is only viewable from the exterior view)
- Yokes can be hidden: just click on it!
- 9 view presets included to reach easily flight engineer panel, navigational panels, radio, overhead, etc?
Navigation systems include:
- New X-Plane 11 standard 3D FMC with 2D pop-up window
- 2D X-FMC (provided separately)
- 3D CIVA with 2D pop-up window (provided separately), to navigate like the early days before GPS was available
- Standard VOR-NDB navigation
- Fully operable autopilot in the style of the early 707 planes, meaning that the functions are split in two between the pedestal and the front panel
- Operable flight engineer panel with many systems available. However plane can be flown without using the flight engineer panel
- Functioning radar with TCAS
- Anti-ice system
- Radio stack with Com 1/2 Nav 1/2 and ADF 1/2
- Fuel panel includes 7 separate tanks
- Fuel transfer panel: tanks are coupled to allow transfer between left, right and center tanks
- Ground power unit system with highly detailed 60?s style ground support vehicles
- Complete checklist provided to replicate a cold and dark starting procedure
- Conway engines with flared noise surpressors
- Irregular slat retraction and extention modeled as in the real plane
- Detailed landing gear and wheel wells
- Wing flex including all 4 engines flex
- Vortex generators modeled
- Flight tested by retired retired 707 captain Charles Raines, retired 707 first officer Alex Stanton.
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