Virtavia B-47E Stratojet

Virtavia B-47E Stratojet

Part Number:Virtaviav-B47
Your Price:$19.95
The Boeing B-47 was the first swept-wing multi-engine bomber in service with the USAF.

It was truly a quantum leap in aviation history, and is the forerunner of every jet aircraft in service today.  As early as 1943, Boeing engineers had envisaged a jet bomber, but were unable to overcome issues with the straight wings of the day.  However, Boeing aero-engineer George Schairer was in Germany and came across some secret wind-tunnel data on swept-wing jet airplanes.  He sent the information back to the United States, where engineers then used the Boeing High-Speed Wind Tunnel to develop the XB-47, which featured swept-back wings.  The B-47 broke a number of records and proved to be a great strategic deterrent during the Cold War era.
The B-47E is an advanced version of the original XB-47, with much more powerful J-47 engines.  A grand total of 2,032 of these aircraft were built, with the last one rolling out in 1956.

Features 
  • Conversion to X-Plane of the popular Virtavia FS9/FSX version, first released in 2006
  • Optimised for XP11
  • Includes FMOD sounds set with custom cockpit sounds
  • vrconfig.txt included for VR users
  • New 'stressed skin' bump-mapping and reflective bare-metal textures
  • Pilot's cockpit is authentically presented (rear cockpit is modelled but lacks full functionality)
  • Many mousable switches in cockpit (lights, starters, shutdowns etc)
  • All instruments are the '3D' modelled type, not bitmaps
  • Authentic flight model with checklist
  • Illustrated manual with explanations of the various functions and quickstart guide
  • FPS-friendly construction throughout - great for VR
  • Animated canopy, bomb bay doors w.deflectors and crew entry with ladder
  • Togglable crew figures

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